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Trick or Treat! Monday, Oct. 31, 5:30-7:30

Halloween Trick or Treat will happen in Great Barrington on Monday, Oct. 31, 5:30-7:30 p.m.Town residents are encouraged to participate... more ››

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Voter Registration Deadline is 10/29; Vote by Mail Application Deadline is Nov. 1

The voter registration deadline for those wishing to register to vote in the Nov. 8 statewide election is Oct. 29. Vote-by-mail... more ››

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DEP to Meet with Board of Health Oct. 6; Public Invited

On Thursday, Oct. 6, the Board of Health's online meeting will include a discussion with representatives from the Western Mass office of... more ››

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Great Barrington CPA Applications Due Oct. 28 for FY24 Projects

The Town of Great Barrington will accept applications for FY24 Community Preservation Act (CPA) grant funding in October, with final... more ››

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Health Collaborative, CHP, Offering Free Flu Vaccines and Bivalent Covid-19 Boosters

For South County residents seeking flu vaccines and Pfizer Bivalent Covid-19 boosters, the Southern Berkshire Health Collaborative has set ... more ››

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Housatonic School’s Aspiring Developers Have Until Sept. 30 to Complete Phase 2 of Bid Process

Two developers seeking to renovate the former Housatonic School have been asked to submit additional project details and documentation for... more ››

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GB’s Next Libraries Director: Samara Klein

The town’s next libraries director is Samara Klein, who will oversee operations at the Mason and Ramsdell Libraries.

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GB Opens ARPA Grant Application for Local Nonprofits

Great Barrington has opened the application process for local nonprofits seeking grants from American Rescue Plan Act funds (ARPA) received... more ››

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Interested in a Public Safety Career? GBPD Sets Police Officer Exam for Oct. 8

The Great Barrington Police Department will hold a police officer entrance exam for aspiring police officers on Saturday, Oct. 8 at 9 a.m.... more ››


GB Allows Housatonic Merchants to Sell Single Use Plastic Water Bottles

In an effort to assist Housatonic village residents impacted by water quality issues, the Town of Great Barrington will allow Housatonic... more ››

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Interested in Affordable Housing Issues? Join the GB Housing Authority Board

Are you interested in affordable housing issues in our town? Are you interested in making sure our town's affordable housing developments... more ››

Deadline 9/30 for Community Impact Fund (CIF) Grants

Community groups and organizations are invited to apply for FY 2023 grants from the town's Community Impact Fund, a town-administered fund... more ››

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Division Street Bridge: Video Update

The Division Street bridge project is moving along, and below are two videos showing progress below.

The time lapse version, the... more ››

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Vote-by-Mail Applications Available for Sept. 6 Primary Election

Registered voters who wish to vote by mail in the Sept. 6 state primary election have until Aug. 29 at 5 p.m. to return their vote-by-mail... more ››


Housatonic Improvement Committee Seeks One Volunteer to Fill Vacancy

The Housatonic Improvement Committee has a vacancy for one new member, and interested village residents are encouraged to apply.

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Pickleball Anyone? Grove Street Park Now Has Courts

Pickleball enthusiasts now have a place to play their beloved game: a former tennis court at the Grove Street park has been recreated and... more ››

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Road-Stream Crossing Management Plan Available for Review

The Housatonic Valley Association (HVA), in partnership with the Town of Great Barrington, has produced a Road-Stream Crossing Management... more ››

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Joe Aberdale Is GB's New Public Works Superintendent

Joseph A. Aberdale of Housatonic has been named as the new superintendent of the town’s Department of Public Works.Aberdale will oversee... more ››

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Survey: What Do You Think About GB's Public Parks?

The Great Barrington Parks Commission wants to hear from the public about the Town’s parks. A ... more ››

GB Selectboard to Review Housatonic School Bids Aug. 22

The Selectboard, at its meeting Monday, Aug. 22, will... more ››