Senate Bill 101 provides that horse racing licenses in locations that previously were granted commercial racing licenses would need no further approval from the municipality. In Great Barrington, that would mean neither the selectboard nor the citizens would ever have a vote.
“As our Berkshires community — and the world’s population — grows older, this exhibit reminds us all to look beyond stereotypes and to know that growing older can encompass more curiosity, creativity and community engagement than ever.” -Megan Whilden, Berkshire OLLI executive director
Close Encounters With Music will kick off its 2019-20 season Sunday, Oct. 27, with the American premiere of Andre Hajdu’s ‘Kohelet’ for four cellos narrated by film, stage and television actor Sam Waterston.
In their joint statement, the current and former prosecutors, law enforcement, Department of Justice and judicial leaders corrected the factual inaccuracies in Barr’s remarks and cautioned against a return to past failed approaches.
The Edge recently sat down with Hinds in his Pittsfield office to discuss his proudest accomplishments, how to align workforce development needs with the education system, and his hopes and concerns about the rollout of recreational marijuana in the state, among other things.
“This informational hearing was an opportunity to listen to and learn from key stakeholders in the tourism and arts community on how we as a state invest in the cultural underpinnings of our economy,” –Sen. Adam Hinds
Established in 1976 through a collaborative effort between the Massachusetts Senate and the University of Massachusetts, the two-day Citizens’ Legislative Seminar features presentations by Senators and staff on aspects of the day-to-day experience of legislators in the Commonwealth.
There are rumors that the long-anticipated energy omnibus bill could contain language supporting the pipeline tax that would subsidize new gas pipelines through a charge added to the monthly bills of electric ratepayers.
Bridge Street design open house Great Barrington — The Town of Great Barrington has received a $2.1 million MassWorks grant to make street, sidewalk, and utility improvements to the downtown Bridge Street corridor and will host a meeting on Wednesday, January 6 at 6 p.m. at the Great Barrington fire station in order to allow