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 […]

Housatonic School rehab plans fizzle; it’s now back to square one for ideas

Housatonic School rehab plans fizzle; it’s now back to square one for ideas

GREAT BARRINGTON — The town’s agreement with remodeling contractor Grayhouse Partners Inc. for the redevelopment of the former Housatonic Elementary School has been severed. Now, the town is back to square one. The Housatonic-based firm was the only organization to respond to the town’s third request for proposals for the former school by the August […]

Barrington selectmen urged not to reappoint Karen Smith

Barrington selectmen urged not to reappoint Karen Smith

GREAT BARRINGTON — Allegations of bullying were brought forward against the chairperson of a town commission. And this isn’t the first time complaints have come forward against the individual. At a recent selectboard meeting, members of the board reappointed a number of individuals to town committees and boards as part of a yearly routine without […]

Lenox to hold candidate forum for 3 seeking select board seat

Lenox to hold candidate forum for 3 seeking select board seat

LENOX — Three candidates are vying for the open select board seat, but before the community casts their ballost, they’ll have a chance to meet them at a candidates forum, Monday, April 8. The forum, hosted by the Mondays with Me Coffee Hour at the Lenox Community Center, will give voters an opportunity to familiarize […]