Joe’s Diner gets a facelift

Joe’s Diner gets a facelift

LEE — The iconic Joe’s Diner, which has been forever immortalized as the backdrop to Norman Rockwell’s 1958 Saturday Evening Post cover “The Runaway”, is looking a bit different than it was when it was first depicted. From Monday, Feb. 10 through Monday, Feb. 17, owner Heather Earle closed the diner for renovations. In that […]

Community rallies around Quinlan family

Community rallies around Quinlan family

LEE — On the day that Mike and Charlene Quinlan were having their soon-to-be-theirs home inspected in Pittsfield, the newly married couple also learned that one of the two babies they were expecting had a heart defect. And since that day in March, the Quinlans’ life has been an emotional rollercoaster with constant waves of […]

Lee Elementary School embraces veterans in the community at a ceremony

Lee Elementary School embraces  veterans in the community at a ceremony

LEE — Elementary school students learned a recent lesson in honor. On Friday, Lee students and staff welcomed roughly 40 veterans to offer appreciation for their service in the military. The annual Veterans Day ceremony included songs performed by first-, fourth-, fifth- and sixth-grade students as well as readings from first- and second-graders. The playing […]

Wildcats steamroll through Mahar

ORANGE — Throughout the first four games of the Lee football season, coach Keith Thomson referred to that stretch as a gauntlet, something the Wildcats had to get through as best they could before the playoff push could begin. Finishing the stretch at 1-3, it was clear to the Wildcats their postseason hopes would be […]

135 students in Lee celebrate Walk and Roll to School Day

135 students in Lee celebrate Walk and Roll to School Day

LEE — More than 130 Lee Elementary School students walked to school on Wednesday morning, trekking over a mile through the downtown area in rainy conditions, as part of a local, national and global effort to promote healthier habits and pedestrian safety for kids. Beginning at 8 a.m. in the town park, students, teachers and […]

Proposed cannabis growing site could be the final of six in Lee

Proposed cannabis growing site could be the final of six in Lee

LEE — A proposed marijuana cultivation and manufacturing facility could be the sixth and final of its kind in the town, pending approval from the necessary municipal boards. Harsh Patel, manager of Green Theory Cultivation LLC, presented a proposal to construct a 12,000 square-foot “hybrid greenhouse structure” facility at 845 Pleasant St., to the Select […]

Wildcats sputter in loss to Hoosac

Wildcats sputter in loss to Hoosac

LEE — In the run-and-gun spread offense era of football which has permeated all levels of the game, teams Western Massachusetts have been slow to adapt. Two shining examples of sticking to the basics are the Lee Wildcats and Hoosac Valley Hurricanes, who met up Friday night in a rematch of last season’s Division VIII […]

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