Great Barrington Selectboard votes to keep Lake Mansfield Road open

Great Barrington Selectboard votes  to keep Lake Mansfield Road open

GREAT BARRINGTON— Last month, the town’s Selectboard voted to close Lake Mansfield Road to vehicular traffic after hearing concerns that the deteriorating road was impacting the ecosystem of the protected town resource. But upon further review, town officials felt that the decision was premature, said Great Barrington Town Manager Mark Pruhenski. “While we respect the […]

Barrington closes Lake Mansfield Road to traffic

Barrington closes Lake Mansfield Road to traffic

GREAT BARRINGTON — As urgent concerns for the future of a protected town resource surfaced, the selectboard determined it was time to close the road that had impacted that ecosystem. In a 4-1 vote, members of Great Barrington Selectboard opted to close Lake Mansfield Road to vehicular traffic between the boat launch and the beach […]

Stormwater runoff mitigation work resumes on Knob Hill Road

Stormwater runoff mitigation work resumes on Knob Hill Road

GREAT BARRINGTON — Construction resumed this week on Knob Hill Road, where contractors are installing catch basins which will redirect stormwater runoff that dumps sediment and pollutants into the adjacent Lake Mansfield. The $470,000 project is funded in part by a $288,925 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency through the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, […]