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State Rep. Pignatelli appointed as Lenox’s interim town manager, effective July 1

Select Board members applauded filling the opening with a local resident already knowledgeable with town workings.

William Murray Jr., 72, of Housatonic

Before retiring in 2009, he worked at the National Shrine of Divine Mercy in Stockbridge.

Bits & Bytes: Jamaica Kincaid at Simon’s Rock; land trust annual meeting; BerkChique!; Wild & Scenic Film Festival; ‘Writer’s Work-Out’

BerkChique! is being presented by and in support of WAM Theatre and its programs, with additional donations going to the Berkshire Humane Society, Community Access to the Arts and IS183 Art School of the Berkshires.

BOOK REVIEW: ‘Smoke House Handbook’ focuses on simple, classic elements of food preservation

Jake Levin is passionate about educating others, in particular about the merits of having respect for farmers, where your food came from, and how it got onto the dinner plate.

Jeff Beals is true progressive choice for NY-19

In a letter to the editor, Steve Dunda writes: "Jeff Beal's diplomatic work under both Republican and Democratic administrations will help Republicans and Democrats work together."

News Briefs: RMV plate lottery; Rhodes ad focuses on gun safety

Althea Brennan, a junior at Chatham High School who is featured in the new Gareth Rhodes campaign ad, helped lead her school’s walkout to protest the lack of gun safety reform.

News Brief: NY-19 candidate Gareth Rhodes gains support of Kingston City Council members

Bill Carey, Ward 5 alderman and former majority leader of the City Council, and Jeffrey Morell, Ward 1 alderman, are supporting Rhodes’ campaign.

In NY-19 race, Democratic candidates take shots at ‘empty suit’ Faso

Though its boundaries have shifted in recent years, NY-19 has been represented by a mix of Democrats and Republicans over the decades.

News Briefs: Lenox real estate taxes due; Rhodes calls on Faso to address union pensions

The Butch Lewis Act of 2017 is a bipartisan bill that would help repair the nation’s union pension crisis by providing critical financial support to protect pension plans at risk of insolvency.

‘Flying church’ very much alive and airborne, work to resume shortly

Developer Paul Joffe said the plans for the reuse of the building have not changed but the projected completion date has been pushed back to about 12 months from now, perhaps a little longer.

Redevelopment resumes at elevated Methodist church

Great Barrington — The "flying church," as the former United Methodist Church building on Main Street across from Rite Aid has come to be...

Business Briefs: Great Barrington’s most-Instagrammed places; Sheridan to helm HR at Main Street Hospitality; BHS art gallery opening; Williams professor receives CAREER grant; BTCF...

The Richmond-West Stockbridge Artists' Guild will curate the Berkshire Humane Society gallery space with shows changing every three months.

Great Barrington’s oldest church nearer to heaven – by 8 feet

“It make look precarious, but believe it or not, the building is now more stable, sitting on those cribbing pillars, than it was before. -- Redeveloper Paul Joffe, of GB Historic Renovations
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