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The 112-year-old Mahaiwe Theatre in Great Barrington, restored to its former condition, by architect Hugh Hardy. The complex is now called the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center.

Architect Hugh Hardy, who restored the Mahaiwe Theatre, dies at 84 in Manhattan

Monday, Mar 27 / By / Architect Hugh Hardy’s Berkshire roots ran deep. When redemption for the Mahaiwe was in the offing, a better architect couldn’t be imagined than Hugh Hardy. As a child, he had attended movies at the Mahaiwe during summers.

Housatonic man dies in fall from village water tower

Wednesday, Mar 29 - Although authorities could not reveal the name of the victim, multiple sources have confirmed the identity of the young man as Jesse Dupont, a graduate of Monument Mountain Regional High School.

Nicholas F. Wool, 93, of Monterey

Wednesday, Mar 29 - After returning home from his service Nicholas was a partner with his father Anthony with Wool’s Taxi and Wool’s Garage.

Solicitation ban at town dump raises possible First Amendment issues

Monday, Mar 27 - West Stockbridge — It might have sounded innocent enough. Ostensibly in response to complaints from residents about being accosted by salesmen, the Board of Health twice passed a resolution forbidding solicitation at the transfer station. But the board’s most recent action has touched a nerve in this town of only 1,300, where Yankee independence and […]

Elizabeth A. Rozon, 81, of Lee

Friday, Mar 24 - Betty loved animals, especially dogs. She spent much of her time walking with her American Eskimo dogs on her property, which she said reminded her of childhood.

Birth announcement

Friday, Mar 24 - To Susan Lynn Smith and Christian Sparks of Great Barrington, a daughter. 

Ada Harcourt Hastings, 84, of Lenox

Thursday, Mar 23 - Ada Hastings had been active in St. James Episcopal Church and was a member of the board of the Berkshire Historical Society at Arrowhead. She enjoyed being a volunteer tour guide at Tanglewood.

People’s Pantry reopens in its original home, St. James Place

Wednesday, Mar 22 - Saint James Place is providing the space to the People’s Pantry at no cost. The pantry is staffed by seven teams of volunteers — four church teams, two synagogue teams, and one community team — that take turns working every Thursday.