The only way for the item calling for withdrawal to be placed on the warrant is for the selectmen to put it there, even though they were the ones who signed the settlement on behalf of the town in the first place.
This survey of a portion of Great Barrington’s rich catalogue of historic buildings was a significant undertaking for the Historical Commission. It provides the town with the first of a series of reports that provide documentation of sites worthy of preserving and those potentially eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places.
The primary order of business for Conner and Nappo was to get the selectboard to write a letter of endorsement for Grayhouse’s application for $75,000 on an emergency basis from the Massachusetts Historical Commission’s Preservation Projects Fund.
Whitney Battle-Baptiste, director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Center and associate professor of anthropology at UMass Amherst, will be the keynote speaker at the fourth annual NAACP – Berkshire County Branch Freedom Awards dinner.
On Wednesday, Oct. 24, at 1:30 p.m., Great Barrington police were dispatched to a Park Street home for a report of a past break-in and assault. Upon arrival, officers conducted an on-scene investigation and learned that the victim was home when a man, later identified as Thorpe, kicked in the back door of the home and entered.
The rickety-looking bridge has long been the subject of complaints and concerns of nearby residents and passersby who have questioned its structural integrity and the appropriateness of allowing large vehicles such as dump trucks and semi-tractor trailers to rumble over its pockmarked decking.
And who are the blessed among us? Park Street in Housatonic. The Brooklyn District of Great Barrington: Quarry Street, Pine Street, Higgins Street, Humphrey Street, Grove Street, Crosby Street, Warren Avenue. And Monument Valley Road is also on the list.