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Roadwork Ahead: Sidewalk and Safety Improvements in Fairview Hospital Area

A state grant award of $303,970 will bring sidewalk, safety and accessibility improvements to the West and Lewis avenue areas around... more ››

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State Grant Funds Sidewalk Improvements in Fairview Hospital Area

A state grant award of $303,970 will bring sidewalk, safety and accessibility improvements to the West and Lewis avenue areas around... more ››

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GB Selects WDM Properties to Develop Former Housatonic School

 The Selectboard has selected WDM Properties as the developer of the former Housatonic School.The North Adams-based developer has proposed ... more ››

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GB Affordable Housing, Health Care and Food Security Programs Receive ARPA Grants

The town is using its latest round of federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding to inject more than $1 million into local affordable... more ››

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GB Preparing for Short-Term Rental Registration Process

The town will soon begin contacting short-term rental (STR) property owners who must comply with new STR registration requirements in the... more ››

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GB Opens Indoor Pickleball Sign-Up for Housy Dome

The town has opened an online sign-up system for reserving pickleball courts at the Housy Dome in Housatonic. 

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Great Barrington Names New Finance Coordinator

The town has named Allison M. Crespo as its new finance coordinator.

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Town Lifts Parking Time Limits for Holiday Season

The Selectboard has temporarily lifted downtown parking time limits for the holiday shopping season."We do this each year to help support... more ››

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Area Local Contractor Donates Flooring Improvement Services to Housy Dome

Daren Carlson of Carlson Wood Floors likes to keep the floors at the Housy Dome in tip-top condition for the Housatonic Youth Basketball... more ››

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GB Distributes $350K in Community Impact Fees

The Town is distributing $350,000 in Community Impact Fees to five community-based organizations.The awardee organizations are:

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Winter Overnight Parking Bank Now In Effect

The town's ban on overnight on-street parking is in effect from Nov. 15 through March 31, between the hours of 1 a.m. and 6 a.m.Violators... more ››

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HWW to Hold Informational Meeting on Manganese Pilot Study 11/15, 6 p.m.

Housatonic Water Works invites customers to join an informational Zoom meeting on Nov. 15 at 6 p.m. to hear an update on HWW’s manganese... more ››

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GB’s New Health Inspector Comes from the Restaurant World

The town’s new health inspector knows something about restaurant health inspections. That’s because he was a restaurant chef for more than... more ››

Selectboard, Fire District to Discuss HWW Merger Option on Nov. 21

The Selectboard will meet Monday, Nov. 21 with the Great Barrington Fire District to discuss a potential merger with the Housatonic Water... more ››

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Selectboard Continues Review of Housatonic School Development Proposals on Nov. 7

The Selectboard will continue its review of proposals for the former Housatonic School on Monday, Nov. 7 at 6 p.m.

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GB's Red Bridge Will Have Pavement Repairs on Nov. 3

On Nov. 3 the town Highway Department will make pavement repairs on the Main Street side of the town's red bridge (formerly the "brown... more ››

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State Awards $3.2M for Infrastructure Work at North Plain Road Affordable Housing Site

The town has secured a $3.2 million MassWorks grant to pay for infrastructure work at a planned affordable housing development on North... more ››

Mattress Disposal On Hold at Town Recycling Center

The town has temporarily suspended mattress and box spring disposal at the town recycling center.

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Formel’s Auto Salvage Yard Fire Doused by GBFD

Just after 4:30 PM on Friday, Oct. 21, 2022, the Great Barrington Fire Department was dispatched to Formel’s Auto Salvage on Van... more ››