Lee Zoning Board of Appeals issues permit to Eagle Mill

Lee Zoning Board of Appeals issues permit to Eagle Mill

By Theodore Nappo LEE — The town’s decaying and forgotten Eagle Mill is one step closer to transformation. At a Nov. 14 meeting, the Zoning Board of Appeals unanimously approved a special permit request for Mill Renaissance to redevelop the old mill structure. The project is led by Jeffrey Cohen, an Adams developer who seeks […]

Planning board: Let the market decide number of pot shops

Planning board: Let the market decide number of pot shops

By Christopher McDermott GREAT BARRINGTON — With at least five marijuana retailers looking seriously at opening up shop in town, town leaders still express hesitance (or outright opposition) to setting a town-wide limit on the number of establishments. At a joint meeting of the town’s planning board and select board, Planning Board Chair Brandee Nelson […]

Town considers buying controversial trucking property

Town considers buying controversial trucking property

By Christopher McDermott GREAT BARRINGTON — Town leaders discussed in executive session the possibility of buying or leasing the O’Brien trucking property at 11 Roger Road that has been at the center of two pending appeals cases against the town, according to the agenda description of the meeting. “What the town wants to do is […]