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“Not a Typical Politician:” A Q&A with Bill Shein

Jonah Carlson, Maroon Tribune Reporter

March 22, 2012

Filed under Berkshires & Beyond, Local News, Top Stories

When redistricting fashioned a brand-new congressional district in Western Massachusetts this year, two Democratic candidates began primary challenges to Representative Richard Neal, a twelve-term incumbent from Springfield. ...

“We Stand For What We Stand On”: Getting to know William Conklin

Annalena Barrett, Maroon Tribune Reporter

January 26, 2012

Filed under Berkshires & Beyond, Local News

If you keep your ears alert in the hallways, you may notice many students say “there’s nothing to do in the Berkshires” or something that resembles this statement that has become a bit of a motto for some. Well, Will Conklin...

A Friendly Goodbye: Friendly’s Restaurant Closes Its Doors

Jackson Teeley

January 17, 2012

Filed under Berkshires & Beyond, Local News

From SoCo to Gypsy Joynt, Great Barrington is spattered with cafe's, restaurants, and many other nooks and crannies that make up our little town. However, for one Great Barrington staple, the chairs have been put up and the doors...

Why is Everything Green?: A Snowless Winter Leaves Its Mark

Alandra Lopez, Multimedia Editor

January 13, 2012

Filed under Berkshires & Beyond, Local News

Seeing as though January is nearly halfway over and the remains of the last November snow storm have quietly disappeared, anticipation and predictions for a promisingly snowy winter seems to be a distant dream now. Accordin...

From Railroad to Ronald: Local Youth Cook for Albany Organization

Caleb King, Maroon Tribune Reporter

January 5, 2012

Filed under Berkshires & Beyond, Local News

Local volunteers from Railroad Street Youth Project cooked dinner for the Albany Ronald Mcdonald house on Friday, December 30. Three volunteers including the RSYP drop-in center director, Paul McNeil, drove down and made salad,...

Awesome Activities to do Over Holiday Break

Zachary Houle, Maroon Tribune Reporter

December 13, 2011

Filed under Berkshires & Beyond, Local News

Over Holiday Break, there are many things to do.  Some of them are fun, and some of them are not (like doing homework, and shoveling snow).  I want to let everyone know the awesome activities that you can do over Holiday Break! There...

Have No Fear the Drop-In Center is Near!: Great Barrington’s Newest Hot Spot

Shea Caligari, Maroon Tribune Reporter

December 2, 2011

Filed under Berkshires & Beyond, Local News, Top Stories

Tired of walking aimlessly through the town of Great Barrington? Not in the mood to get kicked out of the various stores and shops for ‘hanging around’ with friends? Or maybe you can relate to just sitting in Tom’s Toys...

Winter is Coming: Exploring the Mountains of New England

Kenny Packie, Maroon Tribune Reporter

December 2, 2011

Filed under Berkshires & Beyond, Local News

Winter is coming around the corner, as can be seen by the recent snow storm. For some that means cold, but for others that signals that the ski/snowboard season is on its way. Many people head down to Butternut – the local mountain...

Berkshire Gems: The Berkshires is a Place Rich in Entertainment and Activities

Meagan Nejame, Maroon Tribune Reporter

November 29, 2011

Filed under Berkshires & Beyond, Local News

Many young people, especially high school students, frequently complain about how the Berkshires have nothing to offer. The Berkshires are not home to any hot-spot clubs or designer shopping; the area is looked upon by youths...

How to Successfully Kill a Stinkbug

Meagan Nejaime, Maroon Tribune Reporter

November 13, 2011

Filed under Berkshires & Beyond, Local News

We’ve all been terrorized by their ugly appearance and have instantly regretted our decision to kill them once we smell their vile stink. However, with this step-by-step tutorial, you can conquer the hated stinkbugs and never...

S’now Problem: 12 Ways to Make the Most of this Early Snow

Annalena Barrett, Maroon Tribune Reporter

November 9, 2011

Filed under Berkshires & Beyond, Local News

The recent snowstorm has really brought out the worst in some people. On that fateful Saturday when the snow hit, those lucky enough to have power decided to blow up Facebook with statuses expressing their disdain for the fluffy...

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