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Tri-Town Board of Health proposes fee hikes

The agency unanimously approved supporting a permanent home in Stockbridge's Town Hall.

Controversial Sheffield initiative would confer ‘rights’ on Housatonic River

As written, the initiative would only require governments and business entities to comply with the rights of the Housatonic River as established by the initiative. No lawsuits could be filed against individual residents.

News Brief: Sheffield annual town meeting to be held June 29

After the auditorium has been filled following safe seating protocols, voters will be seated in the school gym and, if needed, the library.

Bits & Bytes: Juneteenth virtual reading; RYSE in October; ‘Ride for Roots Rising’; virtual staged reading

To help support the market, Roots Rising has launched the socially distant bike ride challenge “Ride for Roots Rising.”

Edward Kollmer, 74, of Great Barrington, longtime teacher at Mount Everett

He had a fulfilling career at Mount Everett, where he helped to shape the lives of countless Southern Berkshire County students.

South County schools get creative about graduations in pandemic era

Graduating seniors have been coming into school, three or four at a time, and walking across the auditorium stage to receive their diplomas. The video footage of the students will be incorporated into a virtual graduation.

Student threat to use weapon alarms Mount Everett community, prompts investigation

Superintendent Beth Regulbuto declined to say how many calls the district had received from parents or whether, as parents have told The Edge, there was an unusually high number of absences the next day because of fear.

John W. Field, 66, of Monterey

He worked as a mechanic for over 30 years in the New Marlborough and Monterey areas.

Business Briefs: Berkshire Museum free for kids; Barrington Stage new play award; Timber Framers Guild acquires Heartwood School; BTCF grant deadlines

The Timber Framers Guild has acquired the Heartwood School for the Homebuilding Crafts to further its educational mission.

GB, South County Year in Review: Of mergers, bridges, cannabis and ‘blood money’

In the spirit of reflection and self-examination, herein lies The Edge's second annual Great Barrington year in review. It includes some select stories from other South County towns as well, along with embedded links to Edge stories for more information.

Berkshire Hills responds to anti-Semitic threats at middle school

But as everyone agrees, any responses must be part of a larger community reckoning with societal problems that our schools reflect but do not create.

SBRSD ‘investigator’ clears superintendent and special ed director of whistleblower charges

Though the school district denies any wrongdoing, the investigator did make recommendations which the school committee voted to adopt and that it has directed Superintendent Beth Regulbuto to implement. 

Priscilla Hewins, 83, of Sheffield

Priscilla Ann Hewins, 83, of Sheffield passed peacefully Nov. 18. She was born July 6, 1936, on the family farm in Sheffield, daughter of the...

Bits & Bytes: Fall Festival of Shakespeare; Tolkien literary workshop; tobacco treatment open house

During the forum, Hammond will reveal how, as an enthusiastic reader of J.R.R. Tolkien, he came to be a leading expert on the author, decided on his profession and found love in the bargain.

Mount Everett students weigh in on controversies, ask for answer on Devoti, DeGrenier

The most recent edition of the Bold Eagle, the student newspaper for Mount Everett Regional School, ran a front-page news story and an editorial on the controversy surrounding two administrators and the school committee.

Bits & Bytes: Clinton Church restoration kickoff; ‘Kohelet’ at the Mahaiwe; ‘Creative Aging’ on Beacon Hill; STEAM Challenge Night; Red Cross blood drives

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.

Community support for young readers

In a letter to the editor, Michelle Raszl writes: "The Friends have gifted the library over 90 books and counting. I can’t catalogue them fast enough; my young students see them on my desk and want to check them out."
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