At Lenox Town Hall, by slightly readjusting the formula splitting the tax burden among residences and commercial/industrial properties, the average single-family homeowner’s bill will rise by $99, or 2 percent.
It looks like smooth sailing for holiday travelers in the Northeast next week, with nothing but rain showers on Sunday into Monday, and no wintry weather in sight through next Thursday.
Foreign correspondent and Lenox native James Brooke canceled his scheduled Zoom lecture in Lenox in favor of a Stockbridge presentation with an in-person audience.
Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell called the Biden administration’s infrastructure bill “a godsend,” but several House Republicans who voted for it received threats.
S&P Global Ratings gave town government high marks for financial management, clearing the way for low-interest financing of major town projects.
The town’s advisory Finance Committee signals to the School Committee that it will closely scrutinize school spending requests for the coming school year.
Fourth and fifth graders at Morris Elementary School take part in programs stressing kindness and respect.
In Lenox, public school leaders are acting to help middle and high schoolers, especially in 7th and 11th grades, overcome social-emotional difficulties after the resumption of full-time, in-person education.
With cases rising and still high in much of Berkshire County, the regional health agency is maintaining the spirit of its directive for indoor masking in public spaces, but will clarify how the recommendations apply to weddings and other celebrations.