Parent petition seeks Regulbuto’s dismissal calling her a ‘liability’

SHEFFIELD — A school committee meeting scheduled for Thursday night could be met with pickets who are calling for the superintendent’s removal from the school district. Originally scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 16, a meeting for the Executive Evaluation Subcommittee was slated to include discussion about a possible contract renewal for Beth Regulbuto as the superintendent […]

Daponde named asst. principal at Mount Everett High School

Daponde named asst. principal at Mount Everett High School

SHEFFIELD — Equipped with 10 years of active duty service in the U.S. Air Force, Doug Daponde has officially taken flight as the newest Eagle at Mount Everett Regional School. With a background as a teacher for 13 years, Daponde joins the staff at Southern Berkshire Regional School District with nearly eight years in administration. […]

Sheffield joins growing number of towns suing makers of opioids

Sheffield joins growing number of towns suing makers of opioids

SHEFFIELD — Joining other local and state governments around the country, the town is pursuing litigation against pharmaceutical companies for their role in the ongoing opioid crisis. At an Oct. 7 meeting, Select Board member Martin Mitsoff said that he has been following “thousands” of communities in the pursuit of a class-action lawsuit that alleges […]

State shuts down Nova Farms in Sheffield

State shuts down Nova Farms in Sheffield

SHEFFIELD — State marijuana regulators have ordered the state’s first outdoor grow facility to cease all of its medical and adult-use cannabis operations. The Cannabis Control Commission issued a summary suspension order to Nova Farms LLC, which holds six licenses between its site in Sheffield on Kellogg Road and a site in Attleboro, on Friday […]

Southfield man now facing OUI-related homicide charges in motorcycle crash

Southfield man now facing OUI-related homicide charges in motorcycle crash

PITTSFIELD — A Southfield man who was allegedly drunk when he caused the death of a 70-year-old Connecticut motorcyclist entered a not-guilty plea Tuesday at Berkshire County Superior Court. On May 22, 39-year-old Kristopher Laine was traveling eastbound near 199 Canaan Road in Sheffield around 3 p.m. when his pick-up veered out of his lane […]

Sheffield wins Western Mass.

Sheffield wins Western Mass.

LENOX — For much of the Junior American Legion schedule, Sheffield Post 340 ran roughshod over its competition. But after a lopsided loss at the hands of East Longmeadow Wednesday set up a do-or-die final of the double-elimination district tournament. With home-field advantage on its side, Sheffield cruised past East Longmeadow this time, winning 9-2 […]

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