Spartans hang on to defeat Eagles

Spartans hang on to defeat Eagles

SHEFFIELD — When it came to gut-check time, Monument Mountain’s Tyler Wade was able to step to the challenge as Wade was able to pitch the Monument Mountain Spartans to a complete game 3-2 victory over the Mount Everett Eagles Thursday afternoon. With the bases loaded and two outs in the bottom of the sixth […]

Baseball in the Berkshires open satellite exhibit in Lenox

Baseball in the Berkshires open satellite exhibit in Lenox

LENOX — On a miserable rainy Saturday afternoon, Lenox resident Jessica Cote and her family walked through the doors of the Lenox Historical Society to visit the brand new History of Baseball in Lenox satellite exhibit put on by the Baseball in the Berkshires Museum. “I think it’s important, it might not be down, all […]

Braves pull away from Spartans

Braves pull away from Spartans

  GREAT BARRINGTON — The Monument Mountain Spartans just couldn’t seem to get over the hump. After cutting the deficit down to one twice in the second half, first off of a Noah Helmke three point play to start the third quarter and then later in the game about halfway through the fourth quarter, Graham […]

Spartans swimming splits with PHS

Spartans swimming splits with PHS

PITTSFIELD — It came down to the final race, but the Monument Mountain Spartans boys’ swim team came up short in the final swim meet before Berkshire Individuals meet at Simon’s Rock that will be held this Saturday. The Generals defeated the Spartans 50-44 after the quartet of Conner Hayford, Matt Miller, Conor Mooney and […]

Monument-Drury game suspended

Monument-Drury game suspended

NORTH ADAMS — It had all the makings of a classic. That is until humidity caused condensation to form on the court making the floor unsafe to continue playing. The Spar­tans held a 38-33 lead with 7:30 remaining in the third quarter when the game was stopped. Play was halted 30 seconds into the third […]

Task force: Public’s perception of us a ‘misconception’

Task force: Public’s perception of us a ‘misconception’

The Berkshire County Education Task Force is suffering from an apparent public relations and identity crisis: the BCETF says, means and presents “A,” but the public hears and sees it as “B,” according to several task force members. Task force member Carl Stewart, who is also chairman of the Southern Berkshire Regional School District School […]

U.S. Rep. Richard Neal talks Berkshire County economy woes

U.S. Rep. Richard Neal talks Berkshire County economy woes

It’s a tale of two regions, if you will. The Boston Globe, in one of its latest headlines, describes it as “Tourism booms but locals struggle.” The Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, a public charity in Sheffield, calls it “mixed news” in regards to jobs and unemployment. The second part of the Globe’s headline makes it […]

Monterey officials curious about schoolhouse action

Monterey officials curious about schoolhouse action

SHEFFIELD — The Monterey Select Board is seeking a decision regarding the future of the Monterey School from the Southern Berkshire Regional School District School Committee. In a letter to the committee dated July 19, the members of the select board requested that the SBRSD School Committee come forward with its plans for the kindergarten […]