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Berkshire county braces for freezing rain

Temperatures in south county are forecasting a high of 55 degrees on Friday, quite a difference from the subzero winds and blizzard snow of...

Burst pipes plague South County homes, schools and businesses

GREAT BARRINGTON — Local families and business owners saw firsthand how the frigid weather can impact their plumbing after two prominent cases of burst...

Reflections on the 1992 shootings on Simon’s Rock college campus

GREAT BARRINGTON—On December 14, 1992, student Wayne Lo shot six people, killing two, on the campus of Simon’s Rock College. A front-page Berkshire Eagle article...

Work on Bridge Street Powerhouse Square expected to begin soon

GREAT BARRINGTON — Work on the Bridge Street Powerhouse Square project could begin as early as this month. “A big thing for the upcoming year...

4 South County families honored with Medal of Liberty

GREAT BARRINGTON – Four South County families of fallen soldiers were recently honored with the Massachusetts Medal of Liberty. On Oct. 21, the friends and family...

Pipeline protesters takeover Barrington bank

GREAT BARRINGTON - Pipeline protesters, indigenous water protectors and fracked gas opponents spent Monday picketing the town’s TD Bank, calling on the public to...

UMass gifts Great Barrington artifacts of W.E.B. Du Bois’ legacy

GREAT BARRINGTON – The legacy of native civil rights icon W.E.B. Du Bois will be officially recognized in town hall in the weeks to come. On...

Great Barrington Select Board negotiates Housatonic School deal

GREAT BARRINGTON – The selectmen have authorized Town Manager Jennifer Tabakin to draft working parameters for a public-private partnership with Grayhouse Partners in regards...

Initial plans for Clinton church focus on community

GREAT BARRINGTON — Plans for the restoration of the historic church once attended by civil rights leader W.E.B. Du Bois are starting to take shape. Members...

Pignatelli pushes healthy eating program at Barrington farmers market

GREAT BARRINGTON – Elizabeth Keen has been a farmer for a long time. She has tended to and worked the lands of Indian Line Farm in...

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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...

Expertise and “Truth Decay”

Americans are suspicious of expertise. The right believes it is elitist, the province of those pointy-headed liberals who look down their noses...