My Turn Well-planned vs. unreasonable opposition: Town voters decide Click here to read the entire article written by Jim Balfanz.
By Clarence Fanto, Eagle correspondent STOCKBRIDGE — A groundswell of opposition to a $150 million resort and housing proposal erupted in town this past week, as nearby residents and several town officials blasted a $150 million resort development plan for the former DeSisto Estate off Route 183. In response, the attorney for the property owner […]
By Clarence Fanto, Eagle correspondent STOCKBRIDGE — Developers seeking a go-ahead for a $150 million resort, condo and single-family housing complex at the former DeSisto Estate off Route 183 have filed documents with the Select Board outlining their strategy for winning support from the Planning Board and approval by town voters. Included are projections that […]
To the editor: Excuse the mixed metaphor: The Town of Stockbridge has become the poster child for kicking the can down the road. Eagle coverage of issues facing the town seem to appear monthly if not weekly. These items can be expensive and include multiple, long-neglected bridges; renovation needs of Monument Mountain High School; Route […]
To the editor: I am writing on behalf of the Stockbridge Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors to express our support of Patrick Sheehan’s 37 Interlaken Project. A trip to Dalton and a tour of Sugar Hill, the former Crane Estate and current senior assisted-living community, will show Mr. Sheehan’s commitment to preserving the historic […]
To the editor: The following is a response to the letters to the editor on Nov. 18 and 20 speaking against the proposed development of 37 Interlaken in Stockbridge. Click here to read the article in The Berkshire Eagle.
To the editor: It is refreshing to see visionaries making a meaningful investment and commitment to the Berkshires. We are neighboring homeowners on Interlaken Road and fully support the development efforts of the ex-DeSisto estate. The proposed development will bring needed jobs to the area and increased tax revenues benefiting the local economy. Additionally, the […]
To the editor: I am writing a letter of support for the 37 Interlaken project in Stockbridge because I have known the developer personally and professionally for over 20 years. I first met Patrick Sheehan when he was renovating the former Crane mansion in Dalton, now Sugarhill Assisted Living. I was impressed by Patrick’s meticulous […]
By Clarence Fanto LENOX — At least $2 million in new tax revenue for Stockbridge. As many as 150 to 200 well-paying year-round jobs, with more in the prime tourism season. A $150 million investment. That’s the mighty big carrot being dangled in front of townsfolk by the development team at 37 Interlaken, which seeks to […]