GBPD: Driver arrested after leaving the scene of a crash
A driver was arrested after leaving the scene of a crash that injured two people on Saturday. Jairo Ajcac-Petzey, 36, faces several charges.
Father pleads guilty to death of 2-year-old son in Berkshire County crash
A Vermont father has pleaded guilty to charges in connection with the death of his two-year-old son after a car crash in Clarksburg.
20-year-old to be arraigned on rape charges in Great Barrington
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. (WGGB/WSHM) - A Great Barrington man is expected to be arraigned on sexual assault charges on Monday. Last week- 20-year-old Mynor Stiven Munoz De Paz was taken into custody following an investigation into a reported sexual assault that happened in September of 2023. Munoz De Paz is...
CONNECTIONS: Rents and rates
On February 27, Leslee Bassman wrote, “The petition seeks to triple monthly fees for residents.”. I do not see this as a West Stockbridge story. It is a Berkshire County story. From Housatonic Water Works (HWW) to Becket Glamping to rentals and sales of housing, prices in the Berkshires are rising beyond the locals’ ability to pay. There’s more…
School district budget for fiscal 2025 approved by Berkshire Hills Regional School Committee
Stockbridge and Great Barrington — After a 45-minute public hearing, the Berkshire Hills Regional School Committee approved its fiscal 2025 budget at its meeting on Thursday, February 29. As approved by the committee, the gross operating budget for fiscal 2025 is about $35 million, about a $1.5 million, or 4.53 percent, increase from this fiscal year.
Stockbridge Grange Community Dinner
STOCKBRIDGE, Mass. — Stockbridge Grange is having a community dinner Sunday, March 10, 2024. Corned beef, cabbage, potato, and carrots will be on the menu with dessert choices of chocolate cream or lemon meringue pie. Dinner is $15.00 per person, take out only with 12-1:30 pm pick up at...
SPOTLIGHT: BerkShares Business of the Month is The Attic
A few days before Christmas, I had a gift exchange planned with a couple of close friends. As usual, I’d waited until the last minute to pick out the perfect gifts for each person and was running out of time. While picking up odds and ends at the Berkshire Food Co-op in Great Barrington, I remembered their recently opened retail store upstairs, The Attic. I went upstairs and, within minutes, had an abundance of great gift options: a lavender-filled eye pillow for one friend, a ceramic cat candle holder for another, and a colorful set of hand towels for myself. As marketing manager Devorah Sawyer boasts, “There is something for every personality in The Attic.”
Antimony Brewing Works to Build Connections in the Community
LENOX, Mass.—A little over a year ago, 51 Park Restaurant & Tavern, Rob Trask, tapped into a new type of restaurant with the opening of the brewery Antimony Brewing - Craft Brewery & Kitchen. Following years of location scouting, renovating the space, and preparation, the restaurant opened with the...
Taconic Exploits Size Advantage in Sweet 16 Win
PITTSFIELD, Mass. – The Taconic boys basketball team Monday used a 20-2 run that spanned the first and second quarters to take control of the game and went on to a 70-47 win over Pembroke in the Division 3 State Tournament Sweet 16. Christian Maturevich scored 19 points, and...
Shepardson, Perry Lead Pittsfield Past Watertown
PITTSFIELD, Mass. – Makai Shepardson and Malachi Perry combined for 42 points Monday to lead the Pittsfield boys basketball team to a 71-45 win over Watertown in the second round of the Division 3 State Tournament. Shepardson scored 22, and Perry was right behind with 22 for the Generals,...
Berkshire County $1M lottery winner plans to go to Aruba
A Lanesborough woman is the winner of the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “300X” $30 instant ticket game.