Latest pot shop applicant joins toy stores neighbors

Latest pot shop applicant joins toy stores neighbors

GREAT BARRINGTON — The empty storefront between Tom’s Toys and the law office of Cain, Hibbard and Myers will be home to Calyx Berkshire Dispensary, a retail marijuana shop, which may be open within the next three or four months. The store was previously occupied by a mens store, Joe Daggert.The owner of the store, […]

Great Barrington Select board finalizes pot recommendations

Great Barrington Select board finalizes pot recommendations

By Christopher McDermott GREAT BARRINGTON— The select board has made its final amendments to the marijuana regulations that will go before the town meeting for vote in two weeks. The biggest change, and the one that has been most contentious, is the select board’s position that marijuana cultivation facilities should always need a special permit […]

Lenox Planning Board scraps short-term rentals bylaw at the eleventh hour

Lenox Planning Board scraps short-term rentals bylaw at the eleventh hour

By Joel Williams LENOX — With newfound uncertainty, the Planning Board has withdrawn a warrant article to regulate short term rentals. The decision came just 24 hours before the select board was set to approve and finalize the warrant article, and just a day after town counsel warned of the issue of “grandfathering,” which would […]

Select Board seeks amendment on marijuana cultivation bylaw

Select Board seeks amendment on marijuana cultivation bylaw

By Christopher McDermott GREAT BARRINGTON— The select board gave final necessary approvals to the town meeting warrant’s nonfinancial items, but the members are still hoping to amend some proposed marijuana cultivation bylaws on the town meeting floor. The select board and the town’s Planning Board are in disagreement about what the rules on marijuana growing […]

Legal Notices: Week of 3/02/2018

EGREMONT CONSERVATION COMMISSION Egremont Conservation Commission will hold a public hearing 3/8 at 7:30 pm at Egremont Town Hall, 271 Rt.71, on a Notice of Intent (NOI) by Danielle Emlaw, 65 Main St., regarding tree removal and trimming on wetlands protected land bordering Karner Brook. Filing may be viewed at Town Hall between 7:30 a.m. […]

In blow to 37 Interlaken, Stockbridge Planning Board rejects Cottage Era Estate bylaw change

In blow to 37 Interlaken, Stockbridge Planning Board rejects Cottage Era Estate bylaw change

STOCKBRIDGE — The Planning Board voted unanimously Tuesday night to recommend a “no” vote on a proposed amendment to the town’s Cottage Era Estate bylaws. The proposed amendment, which would allow by-right developments on Cottage Era Estates, was discussed at length during Tuesday night’s public hearing, eliciting a large turnout from the town. Planning Board […]