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PREVIEW: Gypsy jazz with the Rhythm Future Quartet at The Foundry, Friday, June 28

Composer, educator, and violinist Christian Howes calls Jason Anick "easily one of the best jazz violinists of his generation.”

News Briefs: GB parking ban; Narcan ‘rescue kits’ available; anti-pipeline info session; Becket Dems to host Downing

Naloxone (Narcan) is a prescription drug that can reverse the effects of prescription opioid painkillers and heroin overdose, and can be life-saving.

News Briefs: Hiker rescued on Monument Mountain

Rescue crews hiked in about a half hour on the Hickey trail carrying medical supplies and rescue equipment.

News Briefs: 350Mass Berkshires legislative breakfast; Lucy Prashker named Woman of Achievement; Mt. Washington Internet plan; GB’s junk car bylaw

Mount Washington plans to build a town-owned, modern, fiber-to-the-home network to provide high-speed Internet access to its residents.

Speeding in residential neighborhoods: A matter of life and death

"After hearing about the 8-year-old boy in Adams who was stuck and killed in a 35 mph zone this week, it really drives home just how much difference a little bit of speed can make when it comes to hitting a child or pedestrian. Most of the cars racing by my house right now are going really, really fast.” -- Dana Coleman of Great Barrington, who lives on Taconic Avenue

Aberdale’s ‘Warm the Children’ donations stolen; thief caught on video

“It’s Housy and it’s not supposed to happen here. People are disturbed.” -- Joe Aberdale, whose parents started Aberdale’s in a nearby building in 1961

Sheffield man shot multiple times, suspects at large

The event was determined to be an isolated matter and was no threat to the general public, but police requested that anyone with information about the incident call the Sheffield Police Department at 413-229-8522.

Taconic Avenue parents to drivers: Slow Down!

It is a particularly nasty stretch. There are several intersections, so amid speeding cars are those that also slow down to make turns onto streets or into driveways. It is a hair-raising area in which to be on foot due to both high speeds and low visibility from a curve to the north — just before the Castle Street intersection -- that often features cars barreling down the hill from Alford Road, making crossing the street dangerous.

A night of drinking on Good Friday turns deadly for Monument Mountain High School graduates

“They had been at a bar in Lee and hanging out in town,” Great Barrington Police Office Timothy Ullrich wrote of the driver, Kyle Bailey’s, response. And when Ullrich asked him how much he had had to drink, Bailey was reported to have said, “obviously too much.”

Housatonic man killed, two others in critical condition, in East Street crash; driver charged with OUI

Garrett J. Norton, 21, was extricated from the car by the Great Barrington Fire Department and died of his injuries a short time later at Fairview Hospital, according to police.

Magadini to ‘surrender’ in District Court, unless appeal succeeds

Magadini, 69, has adopted a homeless condition of living. He was convicted on September 29 for seven violations over the previous year in Great Barrington that occurred during the cold months, and for which he received a 30-day jail sentence that was set to begin on January 5.

14-year-old injured in snowmobile crash on West Plain Rd.

Based on the preliminary investigation, the female was traveling at a moderate rate of speed when she failed to negotiate a corner, causing her to strike the tree head on.

Hit-and-run driver Dylan Winters, 24, arraigned, released on $500 bail

Winters told police that before the accident, he had been on his way to an AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) meeting. He said he last remembered passing the town police station on Route 7, before waking up with his airbag inflated, realizing he had just had an accident.

24-year-old woman survives hit and run on Main Street in Great Barrington

A little more than an hour after the hit and run, the driver, Dylan Winters of Canaan, Conn., turned himself in. He walked into the Great Barrington Police Station, and told police he left his car at the Sheffield Pottery.

Notes, footnotes & queries

Why is it that Wheeler and Taylor has chained off its big parking lot that for so many years was available on weekends?
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