Couple seeks to create community arts hub

Couple seeks to create community arts hub

By Christopher McDermott SOUTH EGREMONT — A Newton couple has opened up a new arts center in the former Red Barn Antiques location, and they’re hoping to highlight a wide range of artists alongside artworks from husband Hank Kearsley, who has a 70-year history of teaching and telling stories through his works. “We want to […]

Egremont school gets waiver until next August for ADA work

Egremont school gets waiver until next August for ADA work

By Cory Willey EGREMONT — The town has been granted a temporary waiver to bring the South Egremont Village School up to current accessibility standards set forth by the Americans with Disabilities Act. The waiver — granted by the Massachusetts Architectural Advisory Board — allows temporary relief from the ADA regulations for the building until August 2019, by which time the town […]

Egremont approves borrowing $535,000 for road repair design

Egremont approves borrowing $535,000 for road repair design

By Cory Willey EGREMONT — Ninety or so voters approved every article on the Annual Town Meeting warrant Tuesday night, including the approval of the Southern Berkshire Regional School District’s budget and the borrowing of $535,000 to be put towards the design of the $9.3-million Mount Washington Road repair project. Among the 23-article warrant, Egremont […]

Lt. Gov. Polito visits South County towns to discuss broadband and more

Lt. Gov. Polito visits South County towns to discuss broadband and more

By Cory Willey, Christopher McDermott & Joel Williams Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito paid a visit to several South County towns on Tuesday to discuss a number of topics, including broadband, infrastructure, education and emergency services. In Egremont, Polito was accompanied by state Sen. Adam Hinds, D-Pittsfield. Broadband was the dominant topic of Polito’s 45-minute visit. […]

Legal Notices: Week of 3/09/2018

Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial Court Berkshire Probate and Family Court 44 Bank Row Pittsfield, MA 01201 CITATION ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION Docket No. BE18P0126EA Estate of: James Lee Wallin Date of Death: 01/06/2018 To all interested persons: A Petition for Formal Probate of Will with Appointment of Personal Representative has been filed by […]

Legal Notices: Week of 3/02/2018

EGREMONT CONSERVATION COMMISSION Egremont Conservation Commission will hold a public hearing 3/8 at 7:30 pm at Egremont Town Hall, 271 Rt.71, on a Notice of Intent (NOI) by Danielle Emlaw, 65 Main St., regarding tree removal and trimming on wetlands protected land bordering Karner Brook. Filing may be viewed at Town Hall between 7:30 a.m. […]

Egremont still seeks answers from Charter on broadband

Egremont still seeks answers from Charter on broadband

EGREMONT — As final negotiations for the town’s cable franchise agreement with Charter Communications draw ever closer, the town has at last received answers about the company’s planned broadband network and accompanying service. Some questions, however, still remain. The technology committee discussed those answers and identified remaining areas of concern during a public meeting Monday, […]