The National Weather Service reported that debris was carried more than 45 miles to the northeast in Belchertown, where a fairgrounds racing ticket was found along with white corrugated plastic roofing material.
If you’re a restaurant owner who wants to stay open in the midst of a public health crisis such as the coronavirus pandemic, you essentially have one choice: trying to eke out a living by offering take-out, and perhaps delivery.
Described as “’Shark Tank’ without the teeth,” EforAll’s friendly, free event features a business showcase followed by pitches from six pre-selected contestants and two more who are added the night of the event.
Jacob’s Pillow and Jason A. Rodriguez from the FX television series “Pose” will team up to showcase New York City’s Ball scene at the first-ever Pillow Party: Mini Ball Saturday, Oct. 26, at Jacob’s Pillow.
The Co-op’s new headquarters will bring the organization even further from its humble roots. The Co-op started as a buying club and opened its first bricks-and-mortar store in 1981 in the granary building on Rosseter Street.
Yesterday, after the boil order was imposed, five more samples were collected from the Green River pumping station, where the sample was taken that originally prompted the order. None of the five tested positive for E. coli.
To be eligible for an award, a farm must have gross sales of $10,000 or above, and be a member of either Berkshire Grown or Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture or located in one the four counties of Western Massachusetts.
Abrahams doubts anything will come of it because the ethics commission told him earlier there was no conflict of interest so long as he did not have a financial relationship with the applicant or otherwise stand to benefit financially.
The state sets a quota for the total number of licenses based on year-round population. Census figures set Great Barrington at two all-alcohol licenses and five beer-and-wine licenses. But the town currently has eight total licenses, only one of which is beer-and-wine only.
After the planning board crafted a set of zoning regulations to deal with pot earlier this year, the selectboard reviewed them and most thought the regulations were a bit too lax since they would allow cultivation by-right in too many zones.
Forty businesses and organizations have signed off on the Great Barrington proposal. There are some high-profile businesses on the list, including Guido’s, Prairie Whale and Soco. Most recently the Berkshire Co-op Market came on board.
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation defines a complete street as “one that provides safe and accessible options for all travel modes – walking, biking, transit and vehicles – for people of all ages and abilities.”
If it passes at town meeting, the GB On Tap program intends to provide additional drinking fountains and bottle refilling stations throughout town. In addition, it will help participating merchants and restaurants offer refillable water bottles for sale.
On Make a Difference Day, 50 members of the Berkshire Country Day School community including students, parents, faculty, alumni, and community members participated in the sorting, boxing and shipping of 78 packages.
Professional chefs contribute their delectability skills and the food for some of the dinners, like Squanto and Massasoit long ago. All the chefs, cooks and volunteers who present these meaningful dinners are experienced and will be creating meals to remember.
“As soon as it was announced, we had people on the ground. We started speaking with people and urging them to share their stories about how this affects them.” –Jeff Lowenstein, Berkshire Interfaith Organizing