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Pittsfield City Council OKs Lee Bank's 2nd Location on South Street

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The panel passed a special permit application for the construction of a drive-through window service at 180-184 South St. with one condition requiring a raised right-turn median instead of a painted one at the intersection of the streets.

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Mount Greylock School Committee Hears Criticism of September Vote on Synthetic Field

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But while the committee was not able to take any action on the project at its Thursday meeting, it did hear from critics of the plan to install a synthetic turf multisport field at the middle/high school.

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Mount Greylock District Aims to Increase Sense of Belonging for All Families

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Recent reports of racist incidents at Williamstown Elementary School prompted a discussion at the Mount Greylock School Committee on Thursday.

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Trick-or-Treat, Halloween Events 2021

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Below is a list of towns holding trick-or-treat hours and/or events on Halloween.

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DA's Office Holding Town Hall Meetings Across County

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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.

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North Adams Urgent Care Center Ready to Open in November

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The new center located in the Stevens Plaza next to Stop & Shop was approved by the Planning Board in December 2020.

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Two-Mile Section of Appalachian Trail Vandalized

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The vandalized area is off the Massachusetts Avenue trailhead, approximately two miles to the East Mountain overlook

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Hoosac Valley Students Rewarded With Patriots Tickets, Jerseys for Gardening

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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.

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Williamstown to Resume Search for Town Manager

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The several months search to replace Jason Hoch ended with board discussing a long-term interim town manager to take the town through the next budget and town meeting season.

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Pittsfield Public Health & Safety Panel Opts Out of Mosquito Control Project

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The Public Health and Safety Subcommittee last week voted to opt out of the Berkshire County Mosquito Control Project.

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Mayor Tyer Announces First Proposals for $20M in ARPA Funds

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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.

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Patrick's Pub For Sale After Almost 40 Years in Business

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The owners of the popular Patrick's Pub, the Powell family, have decided to sell the business after 20 years of running and then owning it.

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Lenco Donates Rescue Vehicle to Berkshire Rescue Team

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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.

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Clarksburg Officials Reject Idea of Nonbinding Resolution on School's Future

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Superintendent John Franzoni had recommended a nonbinding resolution on the upcoming special election or at town meeting to take the temperature of the town.

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Williams College Museum of Art to Begin Design Phase for New Building

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The Williams College Museum of Art has been in the queue for a new building for years as the college has dramatically revamped its campus over the past two decades. Now the nearly 100-year-old museum is finally getting its turn at a new facility.

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Berkshire County Senior Golf Awards Scholarship

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Pairs of golfers in four divisions took home honors at Wednesday's Berkshire County Fall Senior Golf event at Wahconah Country Club.

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Williamstown Interviewing Town Manager Finalists

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The administrator of a similarly sized Midwestern town and a principal in a management consulting firm are the finalists to be the new town manager.

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Williamstown Police Sergeant Wants Disciplinary Hearing Made Public

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The town Thursday will hold a disciplinary hearing against a police sergeant who has filed a discrimination complaint against the town with the commonwealth.

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SVHC Announces DAISY Award Winner

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Skoug was nominated by a fellow nurse colleague from the Women's and Children's Department for her role in making a patient more comfortable.

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Pittsfield Street Improvement Project Schedule: Oct. 18-22

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The schedule is subject to change based on weather conditions.

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McCann Tea Room Schedule

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Please Plan on Bring and Wearing a Mask till you arrive at your table for lunch.

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Pittsfield Confirms COVID-19 Cases In Post Office

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The city’s Health Department has been notified of four lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in employees of the United States Postal Office with exposure dates of Sept. 28 to the present.

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