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Welcome to Real Estate Friday!

Kate Lascar of Berkshire Property Agents offers one of Great Barrington’s classic Victorian beauties in immaculate condition. An analysis of first quarter 2024 real estate sales. Architect Pamela Sandler transforms a dark, compartmentalized condo into a light, bright and open home. Plus, recent sales, gardening columns and more.

Injured Monument Mountain hiker saved using new GBFD rescue vehicle

After identifying the serious need for the equipment, the association raised $21,000 to make the purchase [of the utility vehicle] at no cost to Great Barrington taxpayers.

GE restriction hobbles revenue potential for historic Rising Paper Mill

In 2008 Hazen Paper Company bought the building from Neenah Paper Company for $785,000 according to John Hazen, whose company has never had any dealings with GE but whose building is subject to the restriction allowing only industrial use for 12 more years.

GB Fire Department rescues injured hiker on Monument Mountain

This is Great Barrington’s third rescue involving an injured hiker on Monument Mountain this month.

CONNECTIONS: Inspiring walks, a Berkshire tradition

A Berkshire ramble will refresh, energize, and delight. As you walk along, think of those who walked the same path before you.

Great Barrington Fire Department recovers body of hiker, Joan Sussman, 67, from Monument Mountain

“I am very proud of the hard work conducted by our crews, working through the night in poor weather to find and ultimately recover the victim. We wish the outcome were different, however." -- Great Barrington Fire Chief Charles Burger

Bits & Bytes: GBFD rescues hiker; ‘Dancin’ in the District;’ Felber Gallery art show; IS183 open house; Behold! New Lebanon tours, Holiday Shindy applications

At approximately 11 a.m. on Friday, August 5, members of the fire department's technical rescue team responded to Monument Mountain for reports of a 22-year-old woman with an injured ankle.

Bits & Bytes: Monument Mountain literary hike; Weekend in Norfolk art events; Makerspace party for teens; Stockbridge photo contest winners; shelter-building workshop; ice harvesting...

The winners of the Stockbridge photo contest are Dana Goedewaagen of Glendale, Stacy McMahon of Great Barrington, John R. Morse of Stockbridge, and Sharon Siter of South Egremont.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Lost Highway’ exhibit; Mud Day at Muddy Brook; Wildflower Full Moon Music & Arts Fest; swing dancing at Shire City Sanctuary;...

At the Muddy Brook Elementary "Mud Day" there will also, of course, be lots and lots of mud: kids can play muddy tug-o-war, build mud castles, and get all-around messy in a giant mud field.

CONNECTIONS: A valentine for Valentine’s Day

Oliver Wendell Holmes, who called Berkshire home, wrote: “Where we love is home – home that our feet may leave but not our hearts.”

Bits & Bytes: Beaver Moon hike; #OptOutside on Black Friday; BHRSD Fund for Excellence; Stockbridge photo contest; Muddy Brook online auction

The online auction is the Muddy Brook PTA’s main fundraiser and supports a wide range of enrichment programming including artist residency programs and field trips.

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.

Bits & Bytes: Annual Monument Mountain hike; Community feast in Housatonic; StoryCorps at the Mahaiwe; New Lebanon animal-centered group

Berkshire community members are invited to record their own conversations with a family member, friend, or colleague. A trained team of StoryCorps facilitators will be in Great Barrington to formally record up to 18 stories.

At Monument Mountain: Hike is free, parking is not

The Trustees of Reservations, the conservation entity that manages 113 properties across the state, recently installed kiosks at five of them. Monument’s has not yet gone live, and in fact, it is still wrapped in its cardboard box. But when it does, parking will cost $5 per car, unless one has a membership.

Monument Mountain preserve, trails extended to village of Housatonic

“Open space is the industry. It promotes wellness, provides community, and lends itself to a happy, healthy society.” -- Ethan Culleton, who sold 45 acres on the western slope of Monument Mountain, including Flag Rock, to the Trustees of Rserversations.
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