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THEATER REVIEW: ‘2.5 Minute Ride’ plays at Hartford Stage through June 23

I don’t always recommend solo performances, but this one is that rare exception. It is a must see!

IT’S NOT THAT SIMPLE: Who runs this town?

Every decision that every board makes is made at an open meeting that any citizen may attend. Every meeting of every board includes an opportunity for any citizen to speak.

Mark Pruhenski appointed next Great Barrington town manager

By unanimous vote, the selectboard chose Mark Pruhenski, who for almost 10 years headed the town's health department.

Finalists named in Great Barrington town manager search

Interviews will take place at Town Hall Tuesday, March 26, and Wednesday, March 27. The public is invited. Town residents wishing to submit questions for the candidates must do so no later than Friday, March 22, at 5 p.m.

Great Barrington town manager not offered similar job in Adams

Interim Adams town administrator Donna E. Cesan confirmed to The Edge that at their Wednesday meeting, the selectmen appointed Jay Green.

WANTED: Town manager

The Town is at an important inflection point and it is needs to navigate through its next several years carefully with an eye to the future. 

Great Barrington’s search for a Town Manager off to a sleepy start

“I think the town’s been run just fine the past five years. Jennifer did a great job. I’m very sorry to see her go.” -- Selectman Bill Cooke

At GB Selectboard, raw nerves, full moon and damned cobraheads

“I don’t think anyone should be under the illusion that changes at this point [in the Main Street Reconstruction Project] will be without a cost to the town.” -- Sean Stanton, chair of Great Barrington Selectboard

Library staff, trustees at loggerheads over Sunday hours at Ramsdell

No one has come up with one single reason why it wouldn’t be advantageous to the residents of Housatonic and Great Barrington and the surrounding towns [to have Sunday hours at Ramsdell Library]" -- Holly Hamer, member of Friends of the Libraries and former library trustee

The artist, Eunice Agar, unveils her painting of Barrington Fair for Town Hall

Great Barrington native and painter Eunice Agar, 81, has been painting since she was 13, developing a style that she describes as "painterly realism." Earlier in her career, she was the managing editor at American Artist Magazine in New York, and later a contributing editor

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