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News Brief: GB citizen petition deadline Jan. 31

Friday, 4 Jan 2019 - Jan. 31 is citizen petition deadline for annual town meeting Great Barrington — Town voters wishing to submit a citizen petition to place an article on the May 2019 annual town meeting warrant must do so by Thursday, Jan. 31, according to town clerk Marie Ryan. Any citizen petition requires 10 certified signatures from registered Great […]

Mountain Views

Friday, 4 Jan 2019 - A selection of properties with views of the mountains!

The first newborn of 2019 arrives at Fairview Hospital

Thursday, 3 Jan 2019 - The Family Birthplace at Fairview Hospital welcomed the first baby born in Berkshire County in 2019. Abigail Grace Lennon was born Tuesday, Jan. 1, at 11:40 a.m. to Katelyn and Mike Lennon of Becket. She weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 20 inches long. She was delivered by certified nurse midwife Lisa Chism-Fraine.

Howard Hood, 91, of Otis

Thursday, 3 Jan 2019 - Mr. Hood owned and operated the Cold Spring Dairy Farm, eventually turning it into the Cold Spring Campground, which he operated for many years.

Shirley Talbot, 92, of Stockbridge

Wednesday, 2 Jan 2019 - She practiced couples therapy in Pittsfield and Stockbridge for 30 years with her husband of 71 years, Eugene Talbot.

David Zanin, 42, of Great Barrington

Monday, 31 Dec 2018 - He shared the love of his sport in most recent years, coaching for Monument Mountain and Lee high schools, where he made an impact, both on and off the field, in the lives of youth.

Lucy Hankey, 92, of Mill River

Monday, 31 Dec 2018 - They frequently went to the ITAM Lodge in Pittsfield to listen to the bands and so Lucy could dance. She liked to do the polka, which she continued to do until she was 86 years old.

News Brief: Comcast selected for Worthington’s broadband project

Saturday, 29 Dec 2018 - MBI will utilize Worthington’s original Last Mile allocation of $1,070,000, with the remaining funds coming from additional investments from both the Commonwealth and the town, utilizing an agreement that will allow the town to contribute year over year without having to use municipal bonds.

Margaret ‘Peggy’ Mahoney, 87, of Lenox

Saturday, 29 Dec 2018 - A registered nurse, Mrs. Mahoney completed her training at the Metropolitan State Hospital in Waltham and was the nurse at Bellefontaine, Immaculate Heart of Mary Seminary in Lenox for 11 years.

Heidi MacLean, 58, of Lenox

Friday, 28 Dec 2018 - Heidi was employed for many years as the secretary for the Lenox Housing Authority and also worked at the Gifted Child in Lenox for 25 years.

Helen Agar, 92, of Lenox

Friday, 28 Dec 2018 - Helen attended Westfield State College where she obtained her Bachelor of Arts in education, and worked as a first- and third-grade school teacher for the town of Lee public schools.

Birth announcements

Thursday, 27 Dec 2018 - Two boys born at Fairview Hospital in Great Barrington.

Lucy Eichstedt, 77, of Egremont

Monday, 24 Dec 2018 - Lucy worked as a school bus driver for Massini Bus Company from 1970 to 1991 then as an aide for Massini Bus Company from 1991 till her retirement in 2004.

Birth announcements

Monday, 24 Dec 2018 - A boy and a girl born at Fairview Hospital in Great Barrington.

Thomas Gizzi, 66, of Lenox

Friday, 21 Dec 2018 - He performed extensively throughout New England and the eastern U.S. and received numerous recognitions and citations for his music.

Winter Specials!!!

Friday, 21 Dec 2018 - A fascinating selection of stunning properties. Perfect for holiday shopping!