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Facing healthcare: perspectives from the front lines

Andrew Watts, paramedic for Southern Berkshire Ambulance Squad. (Emily Thurlow)Michael Piernock,SBAS Paramedic“You don’t bring heart attacks or strokes with you. They’re not on your...

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...

Great Barrington extends temporary suspension of plastic water bottle restrictions through May

GREAT BARRINGTON — In response to the ongoing COVID-19 public health crisis, the town is extending the suspension of plastic water bottle restrictions through...

Channeling creativity while under quarantine

Veronica Martin is a maker and an artist.The Great Barrington-based woman has carved out a craft making artisanal skincare, handmade candles and one-of-a-kind ceramics...

Southern Berkshire County has more than 80 confirmed cases of coronavirus

GREAT BARRINGTON — The state Department of Public Health has issued the numbers of confirmed cases of coronavirus in each municipality in the commonwealth...

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...

Coronavirus could cast problems for annual elections and town meetings

GREAT BARRINGTON — Could the town end up holding its annual town meeting on the football field at Monument Mountain Regional High School? According...

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...

Art of lutherie strikes a chord in Richmond man

Twenty years ago, if someone had told Brad Simon he would be building and selling ukuleles and guitars, he might not have believed you.But...

Great Barrington to enforce parking along Route 7 near Monument Mountain Reservation

GREAT BARRINGTON — The town will begin enforcement of parking along Route 7 near the Monument Mountain Reservation effective Friday, April 10.The property, owned...

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