Tuesday, May 28, 2024

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Joan Elizabeth Hotaling, 83, of New Marlborough

Funeral Services for Joan Elizabeth Hotaling will be held on Wednesday, May 29, at 11 a.m., at the Old Parish Church in Sheffield, with Reverend Jill Graham officiating. Burial will follow in Carroll Cemetery in New Marlborough. Family will receive friends on Tuesday, May 28, from 4 to 6 p.m., at Birches-Roy Funeral Home.

Vintage Mid-Century Contemporary

Just bring your suitcase, move in, and start enjoying your Berkshire life in this move-in ready mid-century modern offered by Mary Jane White and Cristian Sanchez of Cohen + White Associates.

Berkshire region real estate sales

Weekly real estate transactions for Berkshire County in Massachusetts, Litchfield County in Connecticut, and Columbia County in New York.

Eleanor Y. Lord, 94, of Stockbridge

The family will host a Ceremony of Remembrance with friends later in the summer.

Jean Frances (Gerard) Murphy, 90, of Housatonic

A Funeral Mass with a Liturgy of Christian Burial for Jean F. Murphy will be held on Saturday, May 25, at 10 a.m., at Corpus Christi Church, Saint Teresa of Calcutta Parish in Housatonic, with Reverend William P. Murphy officiating. Burial will follow in Saint Bridget’s Cemetery in Housatonic. Family will receive friends on Saturday, May 25, from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., at the Birches-Roy Funeral Home.

George Robert Minkoff, 81, of Alford

Funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 23, 2024, at 10 a.m., at Finnerty & Stevens Funeral Home, conducted by Rabbi Barbara Cohen.

Vera Edelman, 100, of Southfield

To celebrate Vera’s life, the family will gather at The United Church of New Marlborough (AKA The Southfield Church) at 2 p.m. on May 29, followed by a private burial.

George H. Mielke Jr., 68, of Sheffield

Donations in memory of George may be made to the Berkshire Humane Society in care of Finnerty & Stevens Funeral Home.

Tullar Farm: Incredible historic compound estate on 67± park-like acres

Elyse Harney Morris and Lauren Molk of Elyse Harney Real Estate offer a most unusual property—a gorgeous park-like estate with breathtaking views, a great location, and inviting historic homes.

Richard E. Gendreau, 69, of Sandisfield

Services and burial will be held privately at the convenience of the family.

Berkshire region real estate sales

Weekly real estate transactions for Berkshire County in Massachusetts, Litchfield County in Connecticut, and Columbia County in New York.

Berkshire County Historical Society receives preservation grants

“We are thankful to Jane and Jack Fitzpatrick Fund, Preservation Massachusetts, and the 1772 Foundation for their support of restoration projects at Arrowhead,” said BCHS Executive Director Lesley Herzberg. “Because of their support, and the support of other donors, we are able to create a more authentic experience of Herman Melville’s home for visitors from all over the world.”

Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) endorses Leigh Davis for state representative in 3rd Berkshire District

Leigh Davis has a strong understanding of the issues that are important to nurses and the work we do to protect our patients and profession,” MNA President and ICU nurse Katie Murphy said.

Mary Elizabeth ‘Beth’ Nugent Bartholomew, 83, of Sheffield

Mary Elizabeth "Beth" Nugent Bartholomew, 83, of Sheffield, passed away surrounded by her family on Wednesday, May 8, 2024. She was in Great Barrington...

Berkshire Regional Transit Authority announces temporary service adjustments and increased hiring incentive to improve transit service reliability

Despite continued hiring and training efforts, the unfortunate reality is that we just don’t have enough operators. Therefore, we need to adjust our services to a level where we can provide the greatest reliability possible,” said BRTA Administrator Robert Malnati.

Ideally situated in the heart of downtown Stockbridge, and move-in ready

Elle Villetto and Jared Kelly of William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty offer an 1860 colonial home, stylishly updated and move-in ready. See it now and be in before the summer!

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