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Fourteen-year-old youth deceased after being found unresponsive in Benedict Pond

The child was transported to Fairview Hospital; however, lifesaving efforts were unsuccessful.

Hurricane Henri: Great Barrington Emergency Team situation report No. 1

We recommend that everyone test their generators, sump pumps, and battery powered lighting and secure outdoor items such as patio furniture.

Great Barrington DPH advisory: If vaccinated, still wear mask

The Department of Public Health now advises that a fully vaccinated person should wear a mask or face covering when indoors (and not in your own home) if you have a weakened immune system.

Gov. Baker announces end to all COVID-19 restrictions on May 29

The governor was quick to note, however, that individual private businesses can still set their own rules and restrictions.

Berkshire DA Office endorses verdict in Derek Chauvin trial

Justice for George Floyd demands that we work to end the dehumanizing treatment of human beings in the justice system.

Authorities investigate Sheffield structure fire that killed two

District Attorney Andrea Harrington said multiple neighbors called 911 and reported a structure fire at 1715 Hewins Street at approximately 5:49 a.m. this morning.

Two-car crash near Monument Mountain claims life of Great Barrington woman

A 2008 Toyota Tundra driven by a 28-year-old Monterey woman was traveling north when it collided with a 2008 Subaru Forester attempting to exit Lovers Lane.

U.S. Postal Service closes Glendale Post Office

The last day at Glendale Post Office is Friday, November 20, 2020 at 5 p.m.

Falling tree results in death of golf pro Tom Sullivan

Officers Brandon Hammer and Timothy Ullrich found a person lying on the ground by the side of the cart.

GB voters urged to return Thursday for continuation of Annual Town Meeting

The Town must take some action on these nine articles by June 30.

No public Memorial Day events in Great Barrington

Local veteran groups will be holding private remembrances in Great Barrington and Housatonic but those events will not be open to the public.

Baker announces 4-phase reopening of Mass. economy

Nonessential businesses have been shuttered since March 23, but after the Reopening Advisory Board met with over 40 industry stakeholders across the Commonwealth, Baker said in his Monday press briefing that some may gradually begin to reopen by Monday, May 18.

Great Barrington to consider extending tax bill deadlines, delaying town meeting and elections

“We know these are stressful times for our residents, so the Selectboard will have an opportunity to ease the burden on our taxpayers." -- Selectboard Chairman Stephen Bannon

14-day quarantine urged for GB second homeowners and renters coming from high-risk COVID-19 regions

"We​'​​re​ concerned for the health of all of our town residents, whether they live here full-time, on weekends or for the summer." - town manager Mark Pruhenski

GB residents: Update or sign up for CodeRED; Library access now limited; Senior Center to distribute lunches

Town buildings remain open for now, but all programming/classes will be suspended until further notice.

Fugitive on the run in Sheffield

The subject is wanted by Connecticut State police and Torrington, Conn. police for multiple breaking and enterings.

Great Barrington Assistant Treasurer/Collector under criminal investigation

A financial betrayal of trust by a town employee, let alone one empowered to help collect and safeguard residents’ tax payments, is a bitter pill for any community to swallow.