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Great Barrington Senior Tax Work-off Program Accepting Applicants

Are you a Great Barrington resident 60 or older? Do you have professional skills you can offer to the town—computer or tech abilities,... more ››

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Selectboard Hosts Nov. 1 Meeting on Allocation of $2M in American Rescue Plan Act Funds

The Selectboard holds a public meeting Nov. 1 at 6 p.m. to receive residents’ input on how to best deploy more than $2 million in funding... more ››

Great Barrington Sets Trick or Treat for Sunday, Oct. 31

The Selectboard has set this year's Halloween Trick or Treat for Sunday, Oct. 31, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Selectboard Holds Meeting 10/12 on Status of Housatonic Water Co.

The Selectboard hosts a meeting Oct.12 to update Housatonic residents about the town’s recent efforts related to the Housatonic Water Co.’s... more ››

CPA FY23 Application Process Opens: Step 1 Applications Due Nov. 5

The Town of Great Barrington will accept applications for FY23 Community Preservation Act (CPA) grant funding in November, with final... more ››


Board of Health to Vote 10/7 on Banning Glyphosate Use on Town Property 

The Board of Health meets Thursday, Oct. 7 at 6:30 to act on a moratorium banning the town’s use of glyphosate, a pesticide ingredient... more ››

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GB Installs Pollinator Gardens to Support Bees and Other Pollinator Creatures

Great Barrington is doing its part to create a bee-friendly habitat in downtown Great Barrington, with the installation of pollinator... more ››

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10/6: Coffee with the Town Manager

Join Town Manager Mark Pruhenski for Coffee with the Town Manager on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 10-11 a.m. The event takes place ... more ››

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Town Hall Entrance is Relocated During Front Entry Construction

Town Hall's main entrance is closed for repairs and restoration, so visitors must use alternate access doors.

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Engineering Work Begins on North Plain Road Housing Development

The Town of Great Barrington and Central Berkshire Habitat for Humanity are pleased to announce that the first phase of engineering for the... more ››

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BOH Expands Mask Advisory to Include Crowded Outdoor Settings

The Board of Health has expanded its Covid-19 mask advisory with a recommendation that people wear masks in crowded outdoor settings, in... more ››

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9/11 South County Memorial Procession: Saturday, Sept. 11

State Rep. Smitty Pignatelli has organized a memorial procession to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks and to thank... more ››

Career Opportunity: Municipal Human Resources Director

The Towns of Great Barrington, Monterey, Sheffield, New Marlborough, and West Stockbridge seek qualified candidates for a newly created... more ››

Board of Health: Vaccine Resources in South County

The Great Barrington Board of Health wishes to update residents on the local availability of first-time Covid-19 vaccines and “additional... more ››

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GB Begins Work on Late Summer Construction Projects

The town is embarking on a $1.6 million plan to repair streets and sidewalks throughout downtown. The Taconic parking lot, by the Triplex... more ››

GB: Employees, Visitors Must Mask Up in All Town Buildings

 The town of Great Barrington is now requiring employees, visitors, vendors and others to wear face masks in town buildings and in town-... more ››

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Finished: Former ‘brown bridge’ fully reopens, with a new rosy complexion

Structural repairs and a bright new paint job are all but complete, and the bridge formerly known

MassWorks Awards $126,000 for Old Route 7 Greenway Trail Completion

The state has awarded another $126,000 to Great Barrington for completion of the Old Route 7 Greenway Multi-Use Trail Project. The grant is... more ››