Three Barrington candidates vie for two selectboard seats

Three Barrington candidates vie for two selectboard seats

GREAT BARRINGTON — A new contender has entered the selectboard race to challenge its two incumbents. Leigh Davis, a former finance committee member, has tossed her hat into the ring for one of the two seats on the selectboard. The seats are held by board members Daniel Bailly and chairperson Steve Bannon. But before residents […]

Vermeulen throws hat in ring for Egremont selectmen seat

Vermeulen throws hat in ring for Egremont selectmen seat

EGREMONT — Lucinda Vermeulen, who has announced her candidacy for a seat on the Board of Selectmen, prefers to call Egremont “strong and beautiful” as opposed to “small and beautiful.” “I still want it to be small,” she clarified. “But I want it to be vital, and to have more than what we offer right […]

Edelman won’t seek reelection for another term in Monterey

Edelman won’t seek reelection for another term in Monterey

MONTEREY — After three years on the select board, Carol Edelman will not seek reelection. Edelman, who currently serves as the chairperson, said overall she has enjoyed her time working in town hall, and she has been proud to undertake a number of significant projects while on the board. Recent personality conflicts between the newest […]

Carla Turner wants to keep Egremont seat in the family

Carla Turner wants to keep Egremont seat in the family

EGREMONT — Carla Turner has been thinking about running for a seat on the select board for some time, but it never felt right to run against her brother-in-law, current board chairman Bruce Turner. When Turner announced he wouldn’t seek reelection, Carla Turner knew that now was her moment. “I want to be a little […]

Collingwood, Mitsoff seek Sheffield select board seat

Collingwood, Mitsoff seek Sheffield select board seat

By Hannah Shirley SHEFFIELD — So far, two people have filed papers to run for Dave Smith’s soon-to-be-vacant select board seat. Martin Mitsoff, a Bushnell Sage Library trustee, Board of Health and Conservation Committee member and volunteer firefighter will run against native son James Collingwood Jr., chairman of the Sheffield Planning Board and co-owner of […]

Stockbridge swamped with 4 lawsuits, driving up demands on budget

Stockbridge swamped with 4 lawsuits, driving up demands on budget

STOCKBRIDGE — With four lawsuits potentially on the table, the town is beefing up its legal budget. The town is presently facing litigation from three parties. The Stockbridge Bowl Association is suing about the use of herbicides, and may be filing another lawsuit. Another party is filing a suit over the denial of a driveway. […]

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