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BUSINESS MONDAY: Spotlight on New Marlborough Meeting House—”preserving history, celebrating cultural creativity”

Almost two hundred years later, the Meeting House is still celebrated as a sacred space vibrant with programming to serve the local and surrounding communities.

Citizens reject proposal to keep Lake Mansfield Road open to two-way traffic forever

Several who spoke against it were members of the Lake Mansfield Improvement Task Force, which spent more than 10 years working on a comprehensive plan for restoring and maintaining the lake that included a plan to close the road to vehicular traffic.

Voters urged to protect Lake Mansfield

All swimmers, walkers, hikers, boaters and bikers who enjoy this invaluable resource sign this petition now to show your support. 

Lake Mansfield improvements deserve town support

To the editor: Lake Mansfield is a recreational gem for residents and visitors in our town and it urgently needs our support to continue efforts...

News Briefs: Lake Mansfield, Housatonic playground summer hours; DA’s office supports children

The Berkshire District Attorney’s Office asks the public to be vigilant in reporting suspected child abuse and neglect.

Alan Chartock: I Publius

I was sure that our two wonderful resident geese would take off with their companions and disappear in one of those formations that we see all the time, but no: They are still with us.

News Brief: GB begins reopening parks with safety guidelines

Park visitors are reminded that individuals and family groups must remain 6 feet away from others.

Once in a Lifetime…

Maureen White Kirkby of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Barnbrook offers a magnificent renovation of a classic gem, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

New signage up on now-one-way Lake Mansfield Road

After the work is completed, traffic will only flow in a south-to-north direction and more permanent delineators will be installed shortly.

Business Briefs: Mahaiwe appoints Martinson; restoring Lake Mansfield; Greylock in Hudson; Menhinick joins Wild Oats; ‘We Believe’ at Salisbury Bank

Native plant species were selected to sustain the wildlife that depend on the lakeside habitat. In the spring, carefully selected grasses, sedge species and wildflowers will complete the restoration.

Keep Lake Mansfield Road open: Here’s how

In his letter Steve Farina writes: “Utilize a technology such as Technopost , or similar, to construct a boardwalk from the beach to the boat ramp along the edge of the lake.”

I Publius: Lake Mansfield, the wonderful community resource

The town has a wonderful facility. It is there for all of us and it is my hope that everyone in the town uses it.

Lake Mansfield needs help now

In her letter Christine Ward writes: “As we anguish at the state of our planet and the tragedies of global climate change, surely we can act immediately to support the health of our local lake."

The Edge Is Free To Read.

But Not To Produce.