Public Affairs

The Mt. Tom B-17 Crash Memorial

75 years ago today — on July 9th, 1946 — a converted B-17 “Flying Fortress” plane returning home from WWII crashed into the southern slope of Mt. Tom. All on board were killed. The crash site went unmarked until 1994 when a monument was constructed to honor the men...

Improving Walkways in Great Barrington

In the city, sidewalks are a necessity to get from one place to another by foot – and walkways are so prevalent they’re taken for granted. In rural areas of Massachusetts, though sidewalks are not quite as abundant, they are sometimes just as necessary.   The town of...