Two housing authority members accused of open meeting violation

Two housing authority members accused of open meeting violation

GREAT BARRINGTON — Complaints of alleged open meeting violations have fueled the divisiveness among the four-member Housing Authority. A formal complaint against two board members was filed on Tuesday, Oct. 1, alleging them of stalling the procedures of prior meetings. Madonna Meagher, assistant to the executive director of the Housing Authority, is accusing board members […]

Housing Authority agrees to diversity training in wake of racial slurs charges

Housing Authority agrees to diversity training in wake of racial slurs charges

GREAT BARRINGTON — A diversity training program is in the pipeline for the Housing Authority following last week’s special meeting to discuss a board member’s alleged misconduct. At the Sept. 10 meeting, Housing Authority member Jackie Sinico was publicly accused of using racial slurs when referring to minority tenants at Flag Rock Village. Sinico denied […]

Barrington board requested to probe racial slur charges against town housing official

Barrington board requested  to probe racial slur charges against town housing official

 GREAT BARRINGTON—The chairman of the Housing Authority is asking the select board to remove a member of the Housing Authority who allegedly used racist slurs towards tenants.  A Housing Authority special board meeting intended to discuss the alleged misconduct of board member Jackie Sinico was ended abruptly when two of the four board members walked […]