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Steven G. Pothul, 49, of Sheffield, farmer and graduate of Mt. Everett High School

Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 - Steven was proud to be a farmer. He first started working on his family’s dairy farm in Sheffield and then for the past 13 years he worked for the Larkin & Batacchi Farm. He was an avid country and rock music fan who enjoyed concerts and outdoor events. He loved riding motorcycles, especially his Harley, to various gatherings around the country.

Dr. Dennis C. Marcus of New Marlborough

Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 - Dennis C Marcus, M.D., adult and child psychiatrist of New Marlborough, died Friday, February 13, 2015 at Massachusetts General Hospital after a long illness.

Eli G. Katz, 80, of Lenox and Hollywood, Florida

Friday, 13 Feb 2015 - Eli was a pioneer in the use of computers in hospital engineering and facilities maintenance functions with one of the first successful software businesses, Maintenance Automation Corporation, for the industry.

Sean T. Storti, 40, of New Marlborough

Friday, 13 Feb 2015 - Sean graduated from Mount Everett Regional High School, class of 1992, after which he went on to art school in Maine and attended classes at Berkshire Community College. Sean was an extremely talented artist.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Much Ado about Nothing’; Lingerie frolic at Sanctuary; Gospel Gang for fuel emergency; Steinhacker lecture at Lenox Library

Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 - Waldorf High School’s ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ Stockbridge –– The Berkshire Waldorf High School will present William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing at the Unicorn Theater in Stockbridge on Valentine’s Day weekend. These performances, in collaboration with Shakespeare & Company, will be Friday, February 13 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, February 14 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 […]

Allen S. Rubin, 74, owner of Berkshire Products in Housatonic

Monday, 9 Feb 2015 - In 1957 Allen worked with his father David Rubin at David Hats Incorporated. In 1959 the business was moved from Great Barrington to Housatonic. Mr. Rubin was a strong supporter of Berkshire Pulse: A Center for the Creative Arts. He was also an avid fan of the New England Patriots.

Helen L. Soldati, 89, of Great Barrington

Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 - Helen attended local schools and was a graduate of the former Searles High School class of 1943. She worked as a secretary at Home Gas in Housatonic.

Town Hall: First tax lien auction nets Great Barrington $41,000

Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 - A diverse assortment of parcels were offered at the public auction ranging from 2-acre individual, contiguous lots located in a residential area to smaller parcels close to the center of town. All properties have been held by the Town through foreclosure for more than four years.

David (Doc) Blanchard, 78, of Stockbridge

Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 - Dave retired from Schweitzer-Mauduit Mills in Lee, Mass., with 32 years of services. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was a member of the Stockbridge Sportsman’s Club.

Ruth C. Siok, 93, of Housatonic

Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 - Ruth loved gardening and reading. At the Ramsdell Library in Housatonic, you’d be hard pressed to find a book without her name in it. She also had a tender heart for all animals and nursed many back to health.

Marjorie ‘Peggy’ Hainer, 63, formerly of Housatonic

Saturday, 31 Jan 2015 - If there was one word to describe Peggy that word is love. She loved people. She especially cherished spending time with her family; each one of her nieces and nephews held a special place in her heart. She loved to laugh, she loved food, music, and dogs -- who loved her back.