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Lee Elementary named exemplary in MassDOT’s annual Safe Routes to School awards

BOSTON - The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT), through the Massachusetts Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Program, today conducted its annual Massachusetts Safe Routes...

Should masks be required for shoppers at essential businesses?

GREAT BARRINGTON — The local board of health will not be mandating shoppers to wear masks while in essential businesses, like grocery or hardware...

Pandemic, technical difficulties delay discussion on postponed town meetings

EGREMONT — Planning an annual town meeting in the current COVID-19 environment is proving to be an uphill battle for both local and state...

Great Barrington furloughs 14 town employees

GREAT BARRINGTON — Fourteen town employees have been furloughed until Monday, May 18.The furlough includes nine part-time and three full-time employees from the town’s...

Relay for Life of Berkshire County postponed

PITTSFIELD — While fundraising hasn’t come to a halt, this year’s annual Relay for Life Berkshire County event has been put on hold.The American...

Decision on Tanglewood summer season to come mid-May

LENOX — The summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra has made the Berkshires a premier destination for tourists year after year since 1937. But...

Should face masks be required for shoppers of essential businesses?

GREAT BARRINGTON — The local board of health will not be mandating shoppers to wear masks while in essential businesses, like grocery or hardware...

Lenox pledges to honor high school graduates live or virtually

LENOX — Whether a graduation ceremony for the Lenox Memorial High School class of 2020 will be held in person, virtually, or by a...

Great Barrington releases mental health and wellness kit

GREAT BARRINGTON — In an effort to provide residents with resources during a time of uncertainty, the Town of Great Barrington has released a...

Pandemic impacts workload at Taft Farms

HOUSATONIC — For a few minutes every night for the past six weeks, Paul Tawczynski dozes off in the kitchen of the Taft Farms...

Coronavirus spurs increase in pet adoptions in the Berkshires

PITTSFIELD — The global pandemic has caused the closure of schools and businesses, people to swarm grocery stores for toilet paper and even adopt...

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...

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