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Welcome to Real Estate Friday!

Friday, Jan 19 / By / Want to bet you cant find anything more gorgeous than this week's Property of the Week? And we continue our review of beautiful homes sold in 2017. See what you missed. And more.

Welcome to Real Estate Friday!

Friday, Jan 12 / By / Plenty to look at and read in this week's Real Estate Friday!, from the best sales of last year to a gorgeous property of the week, to a spectacular Transformation to the latest installment on our complete guide to dealing in Berkshire real estate.

Welcome to Real Estate Friday!

Friday, Jan 5 / By / Happy new year! This week we move forward while embracing the past, with a gorgeous renovated Victorian and staff picks for the Best of 2017. Plus, Installment Five of our guide to buying, selling, financing and building real estate in Berkshire County.

Michael Platt, 58, of Great Barrington

Wednesday, Jan 10 - He learned to ride horses at Blue Rider Stables, participated in art classes at Community Access to the Arts and eurhythmy classes at Christ Trinity Church, and worked three afternoons a week at the weavery at Stanton House.

Great Barrington Town Hall Briefs: Du Bois celebration; Tim Drumm to retire; Blue Hill Road residents demand action

Tuesday, Jan 9 - Gwendolyn Hampton VanSant, who directs Multicultural BRIDGE and co-chairs the Du Bois 150th Committee, was in Town Hall Monday night with Randy Weinstein, founder and director of the Du Bois Center at Great Barrington, to gain approval to mount banners on utility poles in town and to report on the progress the committee had made on celebrating the birthday of iconic scholar and civil rights leader W.E.B. Du Bois.

Lewis ‘Butch’ Barnum, 68, of Lee

Tuesday, Jan 9 - For many years, Butch worked at the Adams Supermarket in Great Barrington where he worked as a stockperson. He most recently worked cleaning at Bucky’s Tavern in Lee.

Welcome to Real Estate Friday!

Friday, Jan 5 - Happy new year! This week we move forward while embracing the past, with a gorgeous renovated Victorian and staff picks for the Best of 2017. Plus, Installment Five of our guide to buying, selling, financing and building real estate in Berkshire County.

Birth announcement

Thursday, Jan 4 - A boy born to Brooke Ames and Brandon DeGroff of West Stockbridge.

Thomas Wickham of Lee, former TWA ‘pilot of the year’

Thursday, Jan 4 - He was made a captain with TWA in 1959, flew the media “chase” plane for Gerald Ford’s presidential run in 1976 and, in 1984, was named the company’s “Pilot of the Year” for skillfully averting the crash of his fully-loaded 747 while experiencing a mechanical failure flying from New York’s JFK to Rome.

Ernest Hood Jr., 58, of Otis

Thursday, Jan 4 - For the last 20 years, he was employed by Williams Stone Company in East Otis. Mr. Hood was a former member of the Otis School Committee.