Friday, June 14, 2024

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West Stockbridge, officials named in lawsuit filed by owners of mobile-home park

The town states that it is prepared to defend the decision of the Rent Control Board.

I Publius: Social distancing

People can get antsy and often angry when they are locked inside. They pick silly fights.

EDITORIAL: We are all in this together

It has been said before that a crisis brings out the best and the worst in people. We see it in our leaders in...

AMPLIFICATIONS: My weird corona life

I realized my expectations are very diminished, but I’m feeling greater joy when something works out.

BMC needs ventilators, as Neal assures county that help is on the way from the feds

Neal was eager to talk about the $2 trillion stimulus bill, which includes almost $900 billion to businesses small and large, $560 billion to individuals, almost $440 billion to state and local governments, and more than $153 billion to hospitals and "public health."

I Publius: Welcome the visitors in our midst

The dark side of this story, and it seems that there is always a dark side, is that some people are getting antsy about the new folks who are arriving.

14-day quarantine urged for GB second homeowners and renters coming from high-risk COVID-19 regions

"We​'​​re​ concerned for the health of all of our town residents, whether they live here full-time, on weekends or for the summer." - town manager Mark Pruhenski

BMC employees under self-quarantine as local officials grapple with response to coronavirus

In Great Barrington, town officials put out a statement yesterday, and at Monday's selectboard meeting, town health agent Rebecca Jurczyk briefed officials on measures the town is taking to prepare for the virus.

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