Are We There Yet?: Spring ahead ......
My aunt who lives in Maine posted the following on Facebook on the 41st birthday of her middle child this past Tuesday, March 4: "When my daughter Debbie was born in Holyoke, MA, in 1973, it was a beautiful spring day with temps in the 70s.
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Mon Mar 03, 2014
Intense blaze destroys Sheffield barn; horses flee safely
Firefighters from three states spent more than two hours on Monday morning trying to rein in a fast-moving fire that consumed a large wooden barn on Hewins Street.
Losing candidate seeks recount in Select Board election
Select Board candidate Martin Mitsoff has filed a recount petition to the town clerk following his 11-vote defeat last week to David Smith Jr. The petition was submitted on Thursday, but has not yet been certified, according to Town Clerk Felecie Joyce, who said she'd try to certify the petition as quickly as she can, but couldn't provide a ... (more)
Sun Mar 02, 2014
815 South Undermountain Rd Sheffield
BEATUTIFULLY SITED HOME WITH POOL IN THE BERSKSHIRES. Single-level Sheffield,MA home w/3 BR, 2 BA, beautiful views of Mt.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Alan Chartock: Leveling the playing field for justice
C an you imagine having no money and then being swindled by a businessman or a flat-out crook who takes advantage of your situation? It happens all the time.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Making the Grade 2014: Working together for the future
Pittsfield High School science teacher Kelly Ziemba teaches ninth-grade students how to extract DNA from kiwi in biology class.
Letter: Mum Bett's walk from Ashley Falls
In reference to Derek Gentile's Feb. 24 article Mum Bett did live in Ashley Falls, part of Sheffield.
Taste of Community fundraiser tonight at Berkshire South
Visitors to the Berkshire South Regional Community Center tonight can enjoy good food and drink -- and help ensure others don't go hungry.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
David Smith Jr. returns to the Sheffield Board of Selectmen with 11-vote win
By a count of 489 to 478, the veteran town official defeated Martin Mistoff in Monday's special election to fill a vacancy on the board.
Local historical figure Mum Bett to be honored at the State House
One of the state's most important historical figures, former slave Elizabeth Freeman, will be honored at the State House on Tuesday, Feb. 25 in a House Chamber ceremony from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Freeman, formerly known as Mum Bett, was one of the first black slaves in Massachusetts to file a "freedom suit" and win in court under the 1780 state ... (more)
Sun Feb 23, 2014
132 Bull Hill Rd Sheffield
The secluded weekend home of a leading American architect best known for his work designing theaters and preforming arts venues.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Clarence Fanto: Hinsdale's vote creates bad precedent
The agenda-driven hostility that grips the town of Hinsdale seems to be plucked right out of a TV soap or pseudo-reality show.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Letter: Sheffield must keep history in mind
As a resident of Sheffield, I am disappointed that some in our community segment residents into two groups -- those who have lived here for a long time and those who have not -- as if the degree one cares for Sheffield can only be measured by the length of time one has lived here.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Vote set for new Sheffield selectman
Voters on Monday will decide during a special election among selectmen candidates who share similar goals but offer different professional backgrounds.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Letter: A selectman for all of Sheffield
As a long-time resident of Sheffield I feel qualified to voice my opinion about the needs of Sheffield in terms of a Selectman.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
190 Rannapo Rd Sheffield
This humble 2-bedroom cottage sits on a picturesque 1.5 acre lot next to Howden Farm.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Sheffield, developer close in on Dollar General agreement
Following a standoff entering this year, town officials and legal representatives from Primax Properties have hastened negotiations that could pave the way for the development of a Dollar General store.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
301 Shunpike Rd Sheffield
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Sat Feb 08, 2014
Lenox hires Hopkinton Finance Director Christopher Ketchen as town manager
After a whirlwind, 90-minute session at Town Hall, the Select Board announced Saturday morning that Christopher Ketchen, a native of Alford and current finance director in Hopkinton, has been hired as the new town manager.
Fri Feb 07, 2014
In the Courts
Jennifer Berk, 39, Taconic Avenue, Great Barrington, had two charges dismissed on the premise of nolle prosequi for breaking and entering building at night and larceny over $250.