Monday, May 20, 2024

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Christin Howard

Christin Howard is a Great Barrington local and a graduate from Monument Mountain Regional High School. She is a rising junior at The Commonwealth Honors College at University of Massachusetts Amherst pursuing a bachelor’s degree in English and History with a specialty in journalism. She hopes to pursue a career in journalism after her graduation in 2018.

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Conservationist’s photographs capture beauty of endangered trees

“I’m an interesting blend of a fine arts photographer and community forester.” -- Tom Zetterstrom

Anna Abrahams, Monument freshman, wins statewide language competition

“I was thrilled when I was given the opportunity in 7th grade to start learning a foreign language. But I do wish I would have been given that opportunity sooner.” -- Anna Abrahams

Kevin Kelly: Up and coming soccer player at Monument Mountain

“I am always trying to go 100 percent. I just feel really passionately about what I’m doing.” -- Kevin Kelly

Quick response by firefighters saves Martin’s, iconic Railroad Street restaurant

Fire Chief Charlie Burger reported the fire “originated in the kitchen of Martin’s” and that cause of the blaze, still to be determined, “is not suspicious in nature.”

Great Barrington takes steps to assure pedestrian safety on Main Street

The repainting of Main Street crosswalks “is just one of many ways to make pedestrians and drivers safer,” said Town Manager Jennifer Tabakin. She noted that the town would also be adding new signage to remind drivers of the speed limit.

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