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Special needs performing arts camp seeks children to participate

Pizzi invites neurodivergent children, children with autism who have low support needs, and any child with a disability to join the camp, which is free, and set to run August 5 through 9 at Berkshire Community College.

Officials: Temporary repair to Cottage Street bridge out of the question

Town manager Mark Pruhenski told the audience that such a move might force the town alone to pay the costs of replacement.

Police chief touts crackdown on road scofflaws, including speeders and skateboarders

Police Chief Bill Walsh, along with Sgt. Paul Storti, presented a recently designed strategic enforcement plan to the selectboard Monday night at the Claire Teague Senior Center.

Hearing for pot farm sparks anger and threats of removal from Selectboard Chair

On several occasions during the hearing, Great Barrington Selectboard Chairman Steve Bannon rapped his gavel and warned hecklers that they would be removed from the room if they persisted.

Bits & Bytes: Festival of Books; ‘Julius Caesar’ at Shake & Co.; ‘A Revolution of Her Own’; ‘Portfolios’ photo show; Eclectic Rock Showcase 2

On Sunday, Sept. 1, Shakespeare & Company will present a staged reading of Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar,” directed by founding artistic director Tina Packer and featuring John Douglas Thompson and Finn Wittrock.

Wilma Darada, 98, of Great Barrington

She knitted sweaters with children’s names for her mail order business, Wilma’s Sweaters and Things, until 2010.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Woodstock to the Moon’; Berkshire Lyric at Ozawa Hall; ‘Businesses in Barrington: Part II’; Matthew Noble Day

Guest speakers for “Businesses in Barrington: Gone but Not Forgotten, Part II” will be local historian and Edge columnist Gary Leveille along with Mike Fitzpatrick and Jane Green.

News Briefs: GB construction update; GB candidates’ forum; Conservation Land Tax Credit bill approved

A public forum for all Great Barrington candidates will be held Wednesday, May 1, at 6:30 p.m. at the Claire Teague Senior Center, 917 South Main St.

Sticker shock: Corroded bridges of Great Barrington need $11 million in repairs

It is not yet clear whether the Division Street bridge would be closed during construction or remain open with one lane.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Outspoken’ at Hotchkiss; ‘Southern Berkshires Though Time’ at Mason Library; free tax prep at senior center; Crystal Products of the...

On Saturday, Jan. 12, The Mason Library will host a PowerPoint presentation and talk by local historian and Edge contributor Gary Leveille about his new book 'Southern Berkshires Through Time.'

Egremont Garden Club festoons the town for the holidays

It’s time once again to brighten up the darkest days of the year. Here’s a look at this year’s decorations from the Egremont Garden Club.

Bits & Bytes: Radio Deluxe at the Mahaiwe; Winter Solstice Faerie Ball; railroad safety presentation; storm windows at Green Drinks; Red Cross blood drives

In light of the efforts to connect the Berkshires to New York City via passenger train, the town of Great Barrington will present federal railroad safety expert Dick Towle Wednesday, Dec. 19, at the Claire Teague Senior Center.

Selectboard listens to complaints about HA chair’s leadership style but declines to remove her

Selectboard Chair Steve Bannon agreed that Housing Authority Chair Karen Smith's transgressions do not rise to the standard for removal under state law.

Expect delays in Great Barrington: New water mains need to be buried 12 feet under railroad tracks

While the main is being replaced beneath the tracks, traffic will be reduced to one lane, so motorists should expect some delays during peak traffic times. As required by law, a pair of police officers will direct traffic around the clock.

Busy intersection will be transformed — in a ‘roundabout’ way

Great Barrington Town Manager Jennifer Tabakin also said MassDOT's project review committee has approved an initial application for a $6.9 million rebuild of Main Street from Saint James Place to the area of the Claire Teague Senior Center and National Grid office on Route 7.

REVIEW: A. David Rutstein’s ‘A History of Searles High School’ parallels challenges of educational system

Those of you who are lifelong residents may find this book interesting, especially if you had the honor to attend this great school.
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