Gov. Charlie Baker's Council to Address Aging in Massachusetts will hold listening sessions to hear ideas about how to make the commonwealth the most livable state for people of all ages.
The council will meet in Pittsfield on Wednesday, Aug. 2, from 10 to noon at Elder Services of Berkshire County, 877 South St., Suite 4E.
More than 100 athletes will be running and pedaling there way through Adams on Sunday for 22-mile Pedal and Plod Race.
The event returns for 34th year and organizers hope to attract even more bikers and runners this year. Some 90 two-person teams and another 40 individual "Iron Person" participated last year.
Two years and $2.6 million later, the renovation of the Veterans War Memorial Tower at the summit of Mount Greylock is complete.
State officials cut the ribbon on the project to completely restore the 84-year-old monument to those armed forces members who were killed in war. The tower was last renovated in 1973 after it was closed for 11 years, and then in the 90s more repairs were done.
As always, the place to be for great classical and stimulating new music is right here in our own centrally located, intimate corner of the world - the Berkshires - a so-designated "cultural capital," where artistic boundaries are nonexistent.
Cheshire officials had hoped to capture up to $600,000 to help low- to medium-income homeowners make upgrades to their homes.
But last week's list of Community Development Community Block Grant beneficiaries didn't have the town listed.
In April of last year, the Massachusetts Broadband Initiative relaunched its push for connecting the last mile of broadband service.
Since then the organization has crafted "paths forward" for the 45 of the 53 underserved communities remaining. The organization had moved away from the "one size fits all" model for expanding internet service to crafting plans for each individual towns. There are about eight communities left without some type of option in front of it and the organization hopes
A Boston-based advocacy group has taken aim at state Rep. Tricia Farley-Bouvier.
Residents throughout the city received mailing recently calling on residents to call Farley-Bouvier and have her switch positions on a recent vote to increase stipends for lawmakers in leadership. It was sent out by the Mass Fiscal Alliance, a non-profit which says its goal is to advocate for "fiscal responsibility, transparency, and accountability in state government."
The newly renovated First Street municipal parking lot reopened Tuesday.
The parking lot holds 241 vehicles and is available for both permit and metered parking. There are several marked spaces near the Fenn Street entrance (by MyCom) identified for metered parking only.
The Board of Health thinks a community cleanup campaign will renew a sense of pride in the town.
Member Bruce Shepley said in his own neighborhood, he took it upon himself to mow unsightly properties and alert the authorities when late-night loitering becomes a nuisance.
Village Ambulance Service is on a better financial footing now than it was at the beginning of the year, and a study group looking its long term viability has a consultantís report to consider steps going forward, the president of the non-profitís board of directors said Monday.
John Barrett III has been working for the people of Northern Berkshire County in a variety of jobs for more than three decades.
Now, he hopes to do one more job and help bring more jobs to the county in the process.
There won't be a need for a preliminary election.
The last day to file nomination papers for signature certification was Monday and not enough candidates have been nominated to require a preliminary election. However, there will be races for nearly every ward and for the at large seats on the City Council. There are four at large, seven ward, six school committee, and a city clerk positions up for election.