­­­­Letter: The Hydration of a Generation

­­­­Letter: The Hydration of a Generation

 By Samantha Watson It is amazing how a reusable water bottle can capture the essence of a generation. We squeeze in sips between the bells, rushing to class with our canteens at our fingertips like a baton held in the last leg of a relay race. We slide into our desks, just barely making […]

Voters uphold bottle ban, reject repeal

Voters uphold bottle ban, reject repeal

By Christopher McDermott GREAT BARRINGTON — The town is still set to ban retailers from selling single-use plastic water bottles starting May 2019, after a clear majority of voters cast their support for the ban for the second time in four months at a rowdy special town meeting in Monument Mountain Regional High School’s auditorium. […]

Vote will uphold or rescind the bottle ban

Vote will uphold or rescind the bottle ban

GREAT BARRINGTON — For the second time this year, residents will cast votes on whether or not single-use plastic water bottles should be sold in their town. Great Barrington will hold a special town meeting on Aug. 6 at 6 p.m. in Monument Mountain Regional High School’s auditorium. The meeting was scheduled after resident Laura […]