House Bill 4272 reported out of committee as ‘favorable’ after area residents offer testimony at State House hearing

House Bill 4272 reported out of committee as ‘favorable’ after area residents offer  testimony at State House hearing

GREAT BARRINGTON — After testifying in Boston at the Statehouse last month, Leigh Davis has been checking the website for the General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts daily. And this past week, the Great Barrington Selectboard member said she learned of some “good news.”Davis attended the Monday, Jan. 27 hearing led by Joint Committee […]

Fulcrum withdraws its cannabis cultivation and manufacturing site proposal

Fulcrum withdraws its cannabis cultivation and manufacturing site proposal

GREAT BARRINGTON — After several months of continued public hearings and meetings that included disapproving outcries from neighbors, a cannabis cultivation and manufacturing business has withdrawn its application to set up shop in Housatonic — for now.Fulcrum Enterprises LLC’s legal representation, attorney Kathleen McCormick of Great Barrington-based McCormick, Murtagh & Marcus, submitted a request to […]

Town considers buying controversial trucking property

Town considers buying controversial trucking property

By Christopher McDermott GREAT BARRINGTON — Town leaders discussed in executive session the possibility of buying or leasing the O’Brien trucking property at 11 Roger Road that has been at the center of two pending appeals cases against the town, according to the agenda description of the meeting. “What the town wants to do is […]