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BUSINESS MONDAY: Spotlight on Refill GB—a mission-based shop with a welcoming vibe (and zero plastic!)

Founded three years ago by Berkshire native Jamie McCormack, this charming Great Barrington retail space helps you make better choices for your health and the planet.

Trump’s ‘liberate’ battle cry fragmented, undercut the national pandemic response

Now, the United States has the greatest number of reported coronavirus cases in the world.  

Berkshire region real estate sales June 28 – July 4, 2020

The latest weekly report of real estate sales in the Berkshire region of Western Massachusetts and Northwest Connecticut: June 28 - July 4, 2020

Masks work

Masks are necessary and do work on flattening the curve. So why is there such resistance?

CAPITAL IDEAS: Tic Tac market

The stock market often does whatever it must to frustrate the most people possible.

A Yankee in Letitia’s court

Beyond learning to avoid moonshine and duck ponds in Tallahassee, I did learn the joys of oysters from Apalachicola and fresh Gulf shrimp.

CONNECTIONS: The mysterious death of Jan Stackhouse

An ER staffer could describe the wound, but she and a forensic specialist could only surmise after that. It was so tantalizingly mysterious.

Margery Teggi, 93, of Great Barrington

Margery worked for the Berkshire Hills Regional School District at Monument Mountain Regional High School for many years.

News Brief: Fatal Florida motorcycle collision

The investigation by the Massachusetts State Police Detective Unit assigned to the Berkshire District Attorney’s Office is ongoing.

CAPITAL IDEAS: It doesn’t make sense

Don’t get me wrong: I’ve become more bullish over the last few weeks. But I am not going to lose sight of the risks.

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


A self-described “hermit in the woods,” Boxxa talks fast, moves quickly and is brimming with ideas to bring entertainment to our local masses.

Berkshire region real estate sales Feb. 16-22, 2020

The latest weekly report of real estate sales in the Berkshire region of Western Massachusetts and Northwest Connecticut: Feb. 16-22, 2020

Peggy Jean Pulfer, 90, of Lenox

Peggy loved to watercolor, was an avid reader, and enjoyed crossword puzzles and cultural events with family and friends.

Theodore Muller Jr., 70, of North Fort Myers, Fla., and Fulton, N.Y.

He worked in many different trades throughout his life but his most rewarding was the time spent as an electrician.

Alan Chartock: Bloomberg can beat Trump

Bloomberg has assembled the best of the best to push his candidacy. He will do what he has to in order to win.

‘Adult Prom’ to raise money for Lee woman injured in auto accident

After myriad challenges in the six months since the 19-year-old Lee resident was struck by a car in Great Barrington, another new normal looms on the horizon: Khali is going to prom Saturday night.

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