Great Barrington Airport withdraws from special permit talks

Great Barrington Airport withdraws from special permit talks

GREAT BARRINGTON – The town’s airport debacle is over – for now. On July 10, during a Select Board public hearing, Walter J. Koladza Airport officials – alongside their attorney – withdrew their special permit request, one they have been defending under heavy fire for five meetings. The airport will now, as it has been, […]

Raucous airport hearing ends in continuation, again

Raucous airport hearing ends in continuation, again

GREAT BARRINGTON – “Where we at?” Select Board Chairman Sean Stanton asked at the Walter J. Koladza airport hearing June 12. He received no answer from his fellow selectmen. A short answer, however, was obvious: nowhere fast. “Definitely assume we’re not voting on this tonight,” Stanton later said. “… So far we’re not getting this […]

Airport manager: planes “targeted” for vandalism

Airport manager: planes “targeted” for vandalism

GREAT BARRINGTON – Two Berkshire Aviation Enterprises planes were recently damaged in an act of vandalism, according to airport manager Kenneth Krentsa. A corresponding police report lists the offense as malicious damage of property. The two planes – both of which are 1946 Piper J-3 models, owned by the airport for flight training purposes – […]