Our Opinion: School district alliances
Five years ago, a committee formed to explore ways in which South Berkshire school districts could develop beneficial partnerships didn't get far, but it did lay the groundwork for another attempt this year.
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Yankee Magazine picks Berkshire bests in 'Best of New England' edition
With prime time for Berkshire tourism just a few weeks away, the area's hospitality field gets a loud and clear shout-out from Yankee Magazine's just-published "Best of New England" edition.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Bio-pharmaceutical start-up company picks Lee for $9 million project
A start-up company wants to invest $9 million creating dozens of jobs at the Lee Corporate Center on Route 102.
Zoning, solar facility top Dalton Town Meetinga s agenda
The articles concern finances, zoning, solar energy projects, affordable housing, sale of town land, stormwater management, the state's Green Communities Act and much else.
Skrocki re-ups as Lee schools superintendent
Skrocki will continue as the interim superintendent at Lee Public Schools through June 2015 after agreeing to another one-year contract with the Lee and Tyringham school committees.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
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Fri Apr 18, 2014
Great Barrington, Egremont property owners to pay minimum Solarize Mass cost
The Great Barrington and Egremont property owners participating in Solarize Mass will pay the minimum startup costs for enrolling in the state-sponsored solar energy program expected to help them save money on their electric bills.
Shakespeare & Co's 'Satchmo' earns raves in off-Broadway transfer
One of the great benefits of going to theater in western Massachusetts is the opportunity to catch new plays during their gestational periods, before they go on to greater renown in New York or across the country.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
The City I Love: Grass rises, so do hopes of young man
Most of us know that little diddy as a silly rhyme. But city native John Brancazzu, 24, takes that lyrical tickler very seriously, especially that part about how the "grass has ris."
Ah, chocolate ... Finding handmade sweets before Easter
For a select few in the Berkshires, chocolate is too important to leave to the big companies to create.
Lee, Lenox drop municipal solar projects -- for now
Lee and Lenox have temporarily pulled the plug on municipal solar energy, unable to find a company to take over their embattled solar array projects.
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Sun Apr 13, 2014
Berkshire County Real Estate Transactions
Paul A. and Debra A. Trzcinski sold property at 55-57 Temple St., Adams, to Francis and Elizabeth Alibozek, $93,000.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Clarence Fanto: Shouting matches get nothing done
Those Hinsdale folks -- a small portion of them, it should be pointed out -- sure know how to stir up a never-ending ruckus.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
The Laugh Lounge: Comedy tonight at Spice Dragon
At 8 tonight, The Laugh Lounge at Spice Dragon, 297 North St., will highlight four longtime comics who have made the Berkshires their base of operations for many years.
Editorial: Closing in on a superintendent?
Jahmal Mosley, who had been working in Somerset, dropped out after accepting a job elsewhere, less than a week after Timothy Lee, a principal in Lenox, withdrew his application.
Berkshire Hills reaching out to school districts on shared superintendent scenario
The Berkshire Hills Regional School Committee will be reaching out to the Lee, Lenox and Richmond school districts to start talks on sharing a superintendent.
Lenox drops summertime $10 parking fine
The two-month experiment of random enforcement during last year's tourist-season crunch created ill will among residents and visitors, Town Hall and business leaders agreed.
BWW Reviews: An Orlando Shakes Staple Julius Caesar
One tragedy that is synonymous with Shakespeare is JULIUS CAESAR. It is one of the classics that, at some point, is forced upon by high school English teachers.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Lenox: United Way to present volunteer awards at community celebration
Berkshire United Way's Live United Community Celebration will be held from 7:45 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 15, at Shakespeare and Company's Tina Packer Playhouse, 70 Kemble St. The event will highlight successful youth substance use reduction efforts countywide, provide an update on important youth development work led by Berkshire United Way and ... (more)