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COVID-19 Recovery Center opens in Great Barrington

GREAT BARRINTON — A coronavirus disease recovery center opened in town on Wednesday.The recovery center was set up by the state Department of Health...

Spring tax and other payment deadlines extended

GREAT BARRINGTON —The town has taken additional action this week to further reduce the coronavirus risk exposure, extend deadlines for real estate taxes, excise...

Berkshire Portrait of a Graduate project to survey former, current Lee students

LEE — A locally driven initiative is redefining success as a high school graduate in Berkshire County while simultaneously preparing students to thrive in...

Exposure update: Now 22 confirmed coronavirus-related deaths in the Berkshires

The Massachusetts Department of Health has reported that 1,108 people in the commonwealth have succumbed to coronavirus disease-related illnesses as of Wednesday afternoon. Of...

Great Barrington parks closed until further notice

GREAT BARRINGTON — To further foster social distancing, the town’s Parks and Recreation Commission has closed all gathering spaces in town parks until further...

Grocery stores adjusting to new in-store policies amid pandemic

GREAT BARRINGTON — From implementing one-way aisles to adjusting store hours for the accommodation of seniors, staff at local grocery stores and their customers...

Girl Scouts navigate the virtual frontier for badges

GREAT BARRINGTON — After being cooped up for the past several weeks and adhering to Gov. Charlie Baker’s “Stay at Home” advisory, Theresa and...

Great Barrington, Lenox to offer local rent relief via nonprofit

GREAT BARRINGTON — Two south county towns are taking the next steps toward providing financial assistance to residents affected by the global pandemic of...

Exposure update: Now 19 confirmed coronavirus-related deaths in the Berkshires

In a week’s time, the number of reported Berkshire County residents that have succumbed to coronavirus disease-related illnesses has jumped from six to 19.As...

Lee biopharmaceutical company manufactures treatments to aid in fight against coronavirus pandemic

LEE — A south county-based biopharmaceutical firm is manufacturingtreatments that are designed to help the afflicted battle the symptoms ofcoronavirus disease. BerkshireSterile Manufacturing, located...

Pandemic amplifies digital divide and lack of internet access in New Marlborough

SOUTHFIELD — Like many children across the country, Olivia Fusco has been adjusting to the shift of educational instruction moving from a classroom into...

Lenox Community Center hosts social distancing Easter egg hunt

LENOX — As communities throughout the commonwealth continue to adjust to stay-at-home advisories, many long-standing events and festivities have had to take a backseat,...

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