Thursday, June 13, 2024

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Details emerge about Great Barrington attorney’s two-year suspension

The 46-page complaint against Knight, filed with the state’s Board of Bar Overseers of the Supreme Judicial Court, lists that a petition of discipline was filed on June 30, 2021, and that the Bar Counsel’s investigation into Knight goes back to at least 2019.

BITS & BYTES: Chris Doyle at MASS MoCA; Robert Cronin at David M. Hunt Library; Jerry Taliaferro at Berkshire Museum; Harvey Wang at Yiddish Book Center; Han Feng at Mad Rose Gallery; Bill Wurtzel at Becket Arts Center; Carolyn M. Abrams at Stockbridge Tea and Coffee Cafe

“The Coast of Industry” is inhabited by a family of machines that have learned to work together in concert with the natural world in loops of perpetual labor. The repetition has a calming effect, and though it doesn’t expand, the system thrives.

THEATER REVIEW: ‘2.5 Minute Ride’ plays at Hartford Stage through June 23

I don’t always recommend solo performances, but this one is that rare exception. It is a must see!

Lee Select Board sets June 27 Town Meeting to remedy procedural error, allowing Public Safety Facility project to move forward

The town is moving forward with a public-relations firm to communicate its stance on the Housatonic Rest of River remediation project.

Abandon your plan to participate in a schismatic action—or not

Margo Guernsey’s “The Philadelphia Eleven” is a revelation.

PREVIEW: Labyrinth opening at Trinity Church with Hyperion String Quartet, Sunday, June 16

No, the labyrinth at Trinity Church is not a hedge maze, so it contains no minotaurs or Jack Nicholsons. And you can't get lost in it.

Lee committees brainstorm ways to decrease school budget hikes year over year

In a joint meeting, the Finance and School committees discussed adding technical or agricultural programs.

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Norma Comstock, 90, of Williamsville

Funeral Mass for Norma Comstock will be held on Friday, June 14, at 10 a.m., with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at Corpus Christi Church Saint Teresa of Calcutta Parish, with Reverend William P. Murphy Pastor officiating. Burial will follow in Rockdale Cemetery in West Stockbridge.

Michael Vernon ‘Snoopy’ Harvey, 58, of Rochester, N.Y., and Great Barrington

Details for services to honor Michael's life are yet to be determined; however, they will be held in his home town of Great Barrington.

Peter Francis Troiano, 88, of Housatonic

Funeral Mass for Peter Francis Troiano will be held on Thursday, June 13, at 10 a.m., with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at Corpus Christi Church Saint Teresa of Calcutta Parish in Housatonic, with Reverend William P. Murphy Pastor officiating.

Alexander Nicholas ‘Sandy’ McKnight Jr., 70, of Lee

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, July 6, at 1 p.m., at Morgan House in Lee.