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Monterey man offers toast to WWI air ace who disappeared over the Sound

TYRINGHAM — Every year, for the last 30 years, Harlan Lanoue raises a glass of champagne to toast a man who’s deeply influenced his...

Connecticut motorcyclist killed by drunk driver

SHEFFIELD — A 70-year-old Connecticut man was killed Wednesday afternoon when his motorcycle was struck by a truck going the opposite direction. Kristopher...

Challenger displaces Stockbridge select board’s Chabon in an upset

STOCKBRIDGE — A newcomer has unseated the chairman of the town’s select board. In a 302-214 vote, challenger Roxanne McCaffrey has defeated Donald Chabon, who...

Warrant language leaves New Marlborough town employees raises in limbo

MILL RIVER — Four appointed town employees are still waiting to find out what their salaries will be starting July 1, following an annual...

Stockbridge votes to rename school after Du Bois

W. E. B. Du Bois is depicted in a mural on an alley wall off Railroad Street in Great Barrington. STOCKBRIDGE — In a 101-28...

Longtime residents hope to open mom-and-pop marijuana shop

EGREMONT — Now that legal recreational marijuana is here to stay in the Commonwealth, Ari Zorn said he doesn’t see any reason why his...

Dellea re-elected to a 52nd term as West Stockbridge moderator

WEST STOCKBRIDGE — Eugene Dellea was re-elected as the town’s moderator — for his 52nd consecutive term. After serving one term on the West Stockbridge...

Alford voters reject school budget in symbolic gesture

ALFORD — Select board member Peggy Rae Hendon-Wilson said she hoped that voters’ symbolic rejection of the Southern Berkshire Regional School District budget would...

School committee elects Burke as new chairperson

SHEFFIELD — Longtime educator Jane Burke of New Marlborough was elected chairperson of the Southern Berkshire School Committee by her colleagues at their meeting on...

Organic cannabis farm is proposed for Barrington’s Van Deusenville Rd.

GREAT BARRINGTON — An organic outdoor cannabis cultivation facility is proposed for the land adjacent to the solar farm on Van Deusenville Road. If greenlighted,...

Barrington, West Stockbridge vote to rename middle school for Du Bois

GREAT BARRINGTON — In an advisory, non-binding vote, residents voted in support of the potential renaming of Monument Valley Regional Middle School to W.E.B....

Lee Police chief, former Pittsfield deputy fire chief team up against ALS

LENOX — In most communities, there’s a friendly unspoken rivalry between police and firefighters. But when an emergency call tones out, all hands are...

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