Bomb threat at Mt. Everrett; students brought to Berkshire School immediately

Bomb threat at Mt. Everrett; students brought to Berkshire School immediately

Editor’s note: an earlier version of this story misstated Egremont Police Chief Erik Josephson’s role at the scene. He alerted Mary Brazie about the situation at Mt. Everett and assisted the Sheffield police at the scene. SHEFFIELD — Early Friday morning a bomb threat was reported to Mt. Everett Regional High School and students were […]

A ‘satire gone wrong’ lands Sheffield students in hot water

By Theodore Nappo SHEFFIELD—Beth Regulbuto, superintendent of the Southern Berkshire Regional School District, released a statement on Tuesday, Nov. 13, explaining that inappropriate posts on social media had been made by students from the district. “These posts were promptly investigated by the School Resource Officer and Mt. Everett Administrators. It was determined that no criminal […]

Car Show celebrates 50 years of camaraderie and Americana

Car Show celebrates 50 years of camaraderie and Americana

By Christopher McDermott SHEFFIELD — The muscle cars of mid-century America can drive an entire generation back to the days of their youth, but the enthusiasm for a car with personality or just a Labor Day weekend with friends is timeless. Old Yankee Street Rods, a club of classic car enthusiasts based in Great Barrington, […]

Legal Notices: Week of 5/04/2018

Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial Court Berkshire Probate and Family Court 44 Bank Row Pittsfield, MA 01201 (413) 442-6941 Docket No. BE18C0035CA NOTICE OF PETITION FOR CHANGE OF NAME In the matter of: Kelsey Chiara Gallo of Housatonic, MA A petition has been presented by Kelsey C. Gallo requesting that Kelsey Chiara Gallo be allowed […]

Legal Notices: Week of 4/27/2018

Commonwealth of Massachusetts, The Trial Court, Probate and Family Court Berkshire Probate and Family Court, 44 Bank Row, Pittsfield, MA 01201 CITATION GIVING NOTICE OF PETITION FOR TERMINATION OF A GUARDIAN OF AN INCAPACITATED PERSON Docket No. BE15P0330GD In the interests of: Jarrid V. Falta Of: South Egremont, MA RESPONDENT Incapacitated Person​/​Protected Person To the […]

Sheffield marijuana entrepreneurs outline plans for growth, retail, branding

Sheffield marijuana entrepreneurs outline plans for growth, retail, branding

By Christopher McDermott SHEFFIELD — Local entrepreneurs outlined their plans for marijuana growing and dispensary facility of at least 10,000 square feet on 1375 North Main St., along with some community initiatives, to a crowd of about 25 in Sheffield Town Hall. “There’s an awful lot of opportunity for the community in this industry,” said […]

Legal Notices: Week of 3/30/2018

Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial Court Berkshire Probate and Family Court 44 Bank Row Pittsfield, MA 01201 (413) 442-6941 Docket No. BE18P0185EA CITATION ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION Estate of: Pamela A. Bailey Date of Death: 08/13/2017 To all interested persons a Petition for Formal Probate of Will with Appointment of Personal Representative has been […]

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. […]

Hiring, firing of library staff main sticking point in Sheffield charter talks

Hiring, firing of library staff main sticking point in Sheffield charter talks

SHEFFIELD — The select board wants to streamline disciplinary action, and to do so may mean giving much more power to the Town Administrator. The town held a session Monday night to discuss proposed changes to the town’s charter, recommended by the town’s charter revision committee. The select board had endorsed the changes back in […]