New Marlborough artists on exhibit

New Marlborough artists on exhibit

The perspectives of seven artists from New Marlborough have been crafted together into an invitational mixed media show that’s currently on display. Dozens flocked to the 22nd annual New Marlborough Artists Show on Friday for its opening reception at the Meeting House Gallery. The show provides a way to follow artists and their point of […]

Division Street bridge closed to vehicular traffic indefinitely

Division Street bridge closed to vehicular traffic indefinitely

HOUSATONIC — Division Street bridge will be closed to vehicular traffic by Friday, Sept. 6, at the state Department of Transportation’s recommendation.Though the deteriorating bridge, built in 1950, has been on the town’s radar for some time, the recommended closure came as a bit of a surprise, said Great Barrington Town Manager Mark Pruhenski.A load […]

Lee couple to take their taste buds on a trek

Lee couple to take their taste buds on a trek

LEE — Each year, student loan debt continues to rise. Now reaching the highest it has ever been, the U.S. has more than 44 million borrowers that owe over $1.5 trillion in student loan debt, according to the U.S. Federal Reserve. An annual report by online student loan marketplace, Student Loan Hero, shows that the […]

Sixth annual Bike-N-Fly fundraises for rotary

Sixth annual Bike-N-Fly fundraises for rotary

By Matthew Tonis GREAT BARRINGTON — A plane sits idly on the runway behind John Benedict, the former president of the Rotary Club of Great Barrington. In front of him are about 85 cyclists, waiting for his signal. After thanking the participants and giving instruction and announcements about the day, at just about 9 a.m., […]

Fresh Air Fund connects NYC kids to Berkshire families

Fresh Air Fund connects NYC kids to Berkshire families

By Cory Willey GREAT BARRINGTON — Every summer, children from New York City take the long bus ride to the Berkshires to spend a week or two with a family who opens their home, eager to share our fresh mountain air and wide open spaces with those more used to a city skyline. This year […]

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 […]