Charter-Spectrum slammed by residents who want broadband

Charter-Spectrum slammed by residents who want broadband

EGREMONT — Residents packed the Board of Selectmen meeting room on Monday to give their thoughts on Charter’s proposal to provide a high-speed, broadband network to the town. Attendees of the meeting were highly vocal in their support of Fiber Connect, a local provider vying for the opportunity to provide a high-speed fiber network to […]

Egremont selectmen question legality of closing town school

Egremont  selectmen question legality of closing town school

EGREMONT — The town’s Board of Selectmen has decided to seek advice from legal counsel before proceeding on the Southern Berkshire School Committee’s proposed plan to suspend the elementary program at the South Egremont Schoolhouse. News of the proposed suspension comes just months after the town approved approximately $250,000 in repairs and upgrades to the […]

Legal Notices – Week of 02/24/2017

LEGAL NOTICE In accordance with Chapter 71, Section 38N of the General Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the citizens of the towns of Great Barrington, Stockbridge, and West Stockbridge are hereby notified that a Tentative Public Hearing will be held on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the Monument Valley Regional Middle […]

Neighbors wary of airport plan to add three hangars

Neighbors wary of airport plan to add three hangars

GREAT BARRINGTON — Opponents of the Great Barrington Airport’s expansion project — and there appear to be many — will get another chance to weigh in on its controversial plans after the Select Board voted to continue the public hearing on the airport’s legal status. Dozens of opponents and supporters of the airport’s proposal for […]

Legal Notices – Week of 02/17/2017

TOWN OF SANDISFIELD NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING CONSERVATION COMMISSION On Tuesday, February 28, 2017 there will be a public hearing at 7:45 P.M. at the Sandisfield Town Hall located at 66 Sandisfield Road (RT.57) held by the Sandisfield Conservation Commission on a Notice of Intent filed by Alice Boyd (414.76.3) for the purpose of building […]

So. Egremont School to undergo an estimated $200,000 in major repairs

So. Egremont School to undergo an estimated $200,000 in major repairs

EGREMONT — The South Egremont School will undergo an estimated $200,000 in repairs in the coming months, primarily to replace the historic building’s foundation. The building will need to be raised eight inches higher than it currently stands, and the foundation will be fully replaced as well as the doors within the building, according to […]

Broadband installation to begin soon in Egremont

Broadband installation to begin soon in Egremont

EGREMONT — While town officials continue to look at options to connect homes and businesses with high-speed internet, one private sector firm has jumped ahead. Fiber Connect, a Berkshire County-based internet services provider, has not only completed its “make ready” work, but the company has begun running new fiber lines in the town this week. […]