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Monument Valley Road Construction Begins Week of 6/17

During the week the road will be limited to local traffic only between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Questions raised about legality, safety of fuel tanks and standing fuel trucks at Great Barrington airport

"My immediate concern is the [fuel] trucks. Any fuel storage has to have 110-percent containment under it. How that's okay, I don't understand. If something happens, there nothing between that truck and the ground." -- Selectboard member Ed Abrahams

Great Barrington airport expansion benefits only a select few

In his letter to the editor, James Weber writes: “The Great Barrington airport is insular, unapproachable and unaffordable by the vast majority of residents of the Berkshires.”

As airport continues permit quest, threat from lead in plane fuel causes concern

Among other research, the EPA’s findings indicate that where there are small, piston-engine aircraft operating, there is an increase in lead concentrations in air. The FAA says it, along with the EPA, is working to stop the use of lead in the fuel, and backing research to come up with alternatives.

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