Bond kicked off her campaign for mayor on Thursday at the Greylock Community Club with a short speech highlighting the infrastructure challenges North Adams faces but also putting a strong emphasis on the business investment flowing into the state's smallest city.
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Digital scent technology, also called olfactory technology, is an engineering discipline that enables media, such as video games, movies, music and Web pages, to sense, transmit, and receive scent-enabled content. Simply put, the day when you can smell through the internet is almost upon us.
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The arrest came as part of a joint investigation by the Great Barrington Police Department, Great Barrington Fire Department, and members of the State Police Fire and Explosion Investigation Unit assigned to the State Fire Marshal's office.
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Fast forward another 45 years, and Elissa Watters, then a graduate student studying at the Williams College Museum of Art, saw some of the 1972 Munich Olympic posters in the college's collection. That moment in 2017 sparked an interest in both the art and politics of those posters and how they interacted.
The committee advising the Select Board on the selection of the next town manager is launching a multi-front effort to gather input from the community about its priorities for the next occupant of the corner office at Town Hall.
These small sensors produce data that will be displayed on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's AirNow Fire and Smoke Map online, along with data from PM2.5 monitoring stations operated by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP).
The city's biggest event will step off Sunday, Oct. 3. But organizers are seeking a theme for this year's parade and asking area residents for some ideas. Submit your theme to 1Berkshire here or use the form to sign up for the parade.
Five Berkshire communities have received more than a half-million in state grants this week for streetscape improvements, including a $28,000 grant to Williamstown to turn a downtown street into a parklet.
This plan aims to create a safe, user-friendly connected bicycle network throughout the city based on transportation factors, land use factors, and demographic factors. It will be implemented over the years as the city has opportunities to add more bike accommodations to its infrastructure.
The committee — comprised of two members who also make up the Finance Committee that advised the same thing Monday — voted to forward the City Council the amended language to Section 2-30, "Compensation of employees generally."
To continue BRTA's service, some weekday routes will be curtailed for a short-term, approximately 6-8 weeks, as they continue to hire and train additional operators. Saturday schedules are not affected.
Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Kathleen Theoharides declared Level 0-Normal Conditions in all regions across the Commonwealth, except the Cape Cod region, which remains at a Level 1-Mild Drought.
The run was a popular motorcycle ride that was an annual event in Berkshire County from 1982 until 2017. Originally a small group of friends, the ride quickly morphed into a 2,000-plus rider event that raised more than a half-million dollars for local charities, especially Shriners Hospital.
Up for election in November will be seats for all seven wards and four at-large seats for two-year terms. All six School Committee seats will also be on the ballot and the city clerk, all of which have two-year terms.