Kareh and Scholz, who spend the summer tending the Hoosac Valley Community Garden through a work-study, were in for quite the surprise Friday when Principal Colleen Byrd handed over two signed Devin McCourty jerseys and tickets to Sunday's game at Gillette Stadium against the New York Jets.
The Berkshires could get up to 8 inches of rain over the next few days. Parts of eastern New York and Southern Vermont are in line for up to 4 inches. Peak wind gusts through the Berkshire range could reach up to 80 mph.
That legislation empowered a collaboration of 19 towns and cities in Berkshire and Franklin Counties to increase natural resource-based economic development and promote sustainable forestry practices in the region.
The S&P 500 Index and the Dow have managed to pierce overhead resistance. This week, both hit record highs. It seems only a matter of time before the NASDAQ will follow but probably not before we have a minor pullback.
District Attorney Andrea Harrington will provide a brief presentation on the state of the justice system, the office's reform efforts, and her blueprint for safety and justice in Berkshire County before opening the discussion to questions and answers.
This debate was sponsored by iBerkshires.com and the MCLA Political Science Club, and hosted by the MCLA. It was held at the Church Street Center and attracted a robust audience of more than 150 people.
It is obvious to most readers that housing costs have skyrocketed during the last two years. Since the start of the pandemic, inflation-adjusted home prices have increased 11.8 percent annualized. To put that in perspective, real house prices have been rising 100 times faster than they did from 1955 to 1998.
Dean said the district uses the platform to release surveys to help gather student, family, and staff "voice." He said it is really a way to amplify and measure the entire community and use this information to better instruction and policy.
Team President Michael Comeau said the Polaris UTV will be a huge game-changer for BMSAR, as it will drastically increase the efficiency and the response time to remove a person from wooded or mountainous terrain and get them to safety.
In total, Pittsfield is receiving almost $41 million in ARPA funds that have to be obligated by the end of 2024 and the funds spent by 2026. The first deposit of about $20 million is already in the city’s account.
William Cameron, Mark Brazeau, Vicky Smith, Alison McGee, Sara Hathaway, Daniel Elias, and William Tyer covered a number of topics ranging from staff wages and building improvements to Taconic High School's mascot change and the recent superintendent selection process.