Sheffield appeals for volunteers for municipal board vacancies

Sheffield appeals for volunteers for municipal board vacancies

SHEFFIELD — With a score of vacancies on several of the town’s appointed municipal boards, there may be no better time than the present for residents to get involved in local government. The need for volunteer members on specific municipal boards has reached a point, Town Administrator Rhonda LaBombard says, where handling certain town business […]

Sheffield opts to build new rather than renovate old property for upgraded highway garage

Sheffield opts to build new rather than renovate old property for upgraded highway garage

SHEFFIELD — A three-month municipal investigation into the potential purchase of a property for the use of housing a new highway garage has ended with the town declining the opportunity, citing excessive cost concerns. Situated at the intersection of Home Road and County Road, the four-acre parcel is currently owned by Pexco LLC, an Atlanta-based […]

SVNA Home Assistance holds open house at new office Jan. 6

SVNA Home Assistance holds open house at new office Jan. 6

SVNA Home Assistance, the private duty arm of Salisbury Visiting Nurse Association has opened an additional location in Sheffield. SVNA Home Assistance has provided non-medical homecare to residents of Northwestern Connecticut since 2012. And on Dec. 1, it crossed the state line and opened its doors in Southern Berkshire County. SVNA Home Assistance is a […]

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 […]

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