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Little engine that could: Mount Washington flips switch on fiber

Sunday, Nov 5 - "This is going to be a radical change for all us. Everybody’s talking about it." -- Mount Washington resident Eleanor Tillinghast "People may have ruled Mount Washington out before. But we just catapulted ahead of other towns in terms of amenities." -- Brian Tobin, chair of the Selectboard

Welcome to Real Estate Friday!

Friday, Nov 3 - What’s on the Market – This week, “Historic Properties—Homes built in 1900 or before.” Want to escape to the good old days but bring all your modern conveniences with you?

Pipeline protests turn violent as aggressive police tactics questioned

Thursday, Nov 2 - In the past week there was another confrontation near the pipeline construction area on Beech Plain Road in Sandisfield between police and protesters in which three more arrests were made. One woman, Karla Colon-Aponte, was thrown down and pinned to the ground by a Massachusetts State Trooper hired as security for the pipeline project. A video captured that incident.

John Jones, 64, of Lee

Monday, Oct 30 - In 1985 he bought the business and created Lee Texaco. In 2006 when he changed the name to JFJ Sales and Service, which it remained until his retirement in 2013.

NEWS BRIEF: Mass. Senate passes criminal justice reform

Friday, Oct 27 - Among the provisions included in the bill are repealing ineffective mandatory minimum sentences for low-level drug offenders, allowing for compassionate release for infirm inmates, and reforms to the juvenile justice system.

Welcome to Real Estate Friday!

Friday, Oct 27 - Property of the Week – This week we feature a “Private Egremont Paradise,” close to everything but so gorgeous that you’ll think twice about going out.