Almost 200 people came to discuss what to do with the ‘Housy Dome’

Almost 200 people came to discuss what to do with the ‘Housy Dome’

HOUSATONIC — Although the future of the former Housatonic Elementary School building is still uncertain, many residents of the village have a clear vision they want for the future — one that’s thriving. At a community meeting held at the Housatonic Community Center, or more commonly known as the “Housy Dome,” residents of both Great […]

Housatonic School reuse panel on fact-finding tour

Housatonic School reuse panel on fact-finding tour

GREAT BARRINGTON —Efforts to redevelop the former Housatonic Elementary School seemed renewed after members of a newly formed committee toured the building. Tasked by the town’s selectboard to conduct a formal review of potential reuse scenarios for the building, the Economic Development Committee visited the space and discussed their observations at their meeting on Tuesday […]

Housatonic School reps, BCC talk plans for collaborative workspace grants

Housatonic School reps, BCC talk plans for collaborative workspace grants

By Christopher McDermott GREAT BARRINGTON — The Select Board voted to endorse four different plans seeking state funding toward collaborative workspaces for small businesses, including proposals from the new owners of the former Country Curtains factory and planners for the Housatonic School. Town planner Christopher Rembold explained, “MassDevelopment supports small planning for actual workspace grants […]