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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.

Of antiques and ‘journeys’: New cannabis shop opens its doors in Lee

"It's exciting. It's interesting and we'll see where it goes, but I don't see any problems other than maybe traffic for awhile, but I don't really see any downside." -- Lee Selectwoman Patricia Carlino

Opening the Weedgates II: Berkshire County’s towns vary in regulating marijuana sales, production

Moratoriums on retail and cultivation facilities can extend, with the state attorney general’s blessing, into 2019. Townspeople must eventually determine such things as the number of businesses they will allow, what the maximum size may be, and where in town they can be located.

Spooky ‘coy’ canine alarms downtown denizens

The photo immediately prompted speculation that the beast was a so-called coywolf – a hybrid of a coyote and a gray wolf – or a coydog, which is a combination of a coyote and a domestic dog.

West Stockbridge talks pot moratoriums, prompting robust debate

Almost 20 people, including Selectman Bernie Fallon, briefly spoke in favor of a moratorium, arguing that a delay in accepting applications for dispensaries would "give the town some breathing room" and time to prepare itself.

Commercial ‘pot shops’ will hurt the drug cartels

In his letter to the editor, Jon Piasecki writes: “Squailia’s neo-Puritan zeal is misguided and harmful to our communities and economy. We need marijuana brought out of the darkness and into the light.”

Solicitation ban at town dump raises possible First Amendment issues

West Stockbridge — It might have sounded innocent enough. Ostensibly in response to complaints from residents about being accosted by salesmen, the Board of...

Bits & Bytes: Clinton AME Zion Church fundraising meeting; ‘Share the Love’ for BHS; Bobby Houston at Geoffrey Young Gallery; Virginia McGarrity named ‘New...

Topics for discussion at the Friends of the Clinton AME Zion Church Restoration Project meeting include setting up a fundraising strategy, recruiting a committee, and formulating a plan to raise $100,000 in the next 60 days.

Fourteen-acre sculpture park taking shape in West Stockbridge

The lime quarry and its surrounding land at the edge of the Mass Pike have been gently worked and enhanced for the installment of sculptures and other spaces.
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