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Tel-Electric Dam removal means cleaner Housatonic River

PITTSFIELD — Fish and other aquatic species will soon have the ability to move more freely in...

Bottle ban will face challenge at special town meeting

By Christopher McDermott GREAT BARRINGTON — Voters will have the choice to uphold or undo a coming ban on selling single-use plastic water bottles at...

In apparent moment of respite, pipeline resistance, state police debate philosophy of fossil fuels

SANDISFIELD – It was a calm day down at the pipeline project Thursday. No one was arrested. No one trespassed. And no one blocked traffic. There...

Almost 30 pipeline protesters heard in South Berkshire court

GREAT BARRINGTON – In one of the longest civil trespass hearings yet, 26 Otis State Forest pipeline project protesters had their day in court. On...

Following ‘picnics,’ 22 protesters arrested at pipeline site

SANDISFIELD – John Cohen, of Northampton, was sitting on a blanket, eating a sandwich, surrounded by three other picnickers when a van of state...

Protester, 98, remains defiant, declares she’s ‘ready to go to jail’

GREAT BARRINGTON – Frances Crowe, 98, is prepared to go to jail if it comes to that. If Crowe, a now internationally written about environmental...

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Middle School report card reflections

Now that the COVID 19 remote learning school year has officially ended, students are receiving their report cards. As an experienced teacher,...

Berkshire Museum partners with Pittsfield High to amplify voices of Class of ’20

PITTSFIELD — A brand-new exhibition showcasing the work of talented student artists has arrived at the Berkshire Museum. Visual Voice: Portfolios from Pittsfield...

LUCY ANN BRITTON

Lucy Ann Wuori Britton, 62, of Mill River died peacefully Wednesday June 17, 2020 surrounded by her family at Berkshire Medical Center...