New Marlborough’s one-lane bridge may be shut for 1 year

New Marlborough’s one-lane bridge may be shut for 1 year

NEW MARLBOROUGH — An existing one-lane bridge that runs over the Whiting River is slated to undergo reconstruction next year, but some residents are wary about construction going on during the winter. The proposed project calls for widening the roadway and adding guardrails to the overpass on Campbell Falls Road, but according to the Massachusetts […]

W.E.B. Du Bois legacy committee hopes to rename middle school

W.E.B.  Du Bois legacy committee hopes to rename middle school

By Christopher McDermott GREAT BARRINGTON— W.E.B. Du Bois’s 150th birthday and an accompanying festival has passed, but a committee focusing on his legacy hopes to have a statue, school or street in the civil rights icon’s hometown bear his name. The Du Bois legacy committee, co-chaired by Gwendolyn Hampton-VanSant of BRIDGE and Randy Weinstein of […]