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Pittsfield City Council Rejects Public Hearing on Homeless Encampments

A majority of the City Council on Tuesday shot down a councilor's attempt to have a public hearing on homeless campers in the city.

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North Adams Country Singer Releases New Single

Field has traveled and performed all over the East Coast and moved to Nashville to focus on being a solo artist and a professional songwriter.

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Starbucks Proposed on Pittsfield-Lenox Road

The Community Development Board on Tuesday unanimously approved a site plan from Jamasan Hotel Management for the construction of a coffee shop and drive-through at 1030 South St., next to Guido's Fresh Marketplace.

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Pittsfield Community Development Board OKs Permanent Supportive Housing Project

It is designated as permanent supportive housing, which combines affordable housing and support services to build independent living skills and connect people with health, treatment, and employment resources.

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Pittsfield ZBA Continues Allendale Pines Expansion Request

The panel last week continued Eagle Allendale LLC's request for the expansion and alteration of the mobile home park to create 21 new sites adjacent to 389 and 399 Cheshire Road.

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Pittsfield Community Members Celebrate the Dog Park's Anniversary

Dogs frolicked leash-free in the park or enjoyed the homemade Peanut Butter Pumpkin Dog Treats donated by Berkshire County Arc's Northview program.

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Coggins Auto Charity Golf Tournament Teed Off for Sunrise Benefit

The first Coggins Auto Group Charity Golf Tournament teed off Friday at Mount Anthony Country Club to raise money for the Sunrise Family Resource Center.

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New Team Taking Over Desperados in North Adams

A sign announcing the reopening went up on the door of the Eagle Street restaurant on Tuesday, more than two weeks after the business temporarily suspended operations.

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Northern Berkshire United Way Sets $435K Campaign Goal

The goal was announced at the nonprofit's annual meeting Wednesday, held at the 3 West events space in the Norad Mill. The co-chairs will be Rebecca Gold Cellana and Jason Dohaney, former NBUW board president.

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Pittsfield Eying Chicken Keeping Ordinance

Resident Melissa Corbett contacted Kalinowsky and proposed a permitting process for the raising of six chickens that goes through the Board of Health instead of the Zoning Board of Appeals and has an initial fee of $25.

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Pittsfield Begins Search for Perfect 2022 Holiday Tree

If you have a tree to donate, the Department of Community Development Recreation Program would like to hear from you.

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North Adams Public Library Book Sale Returns

This Friday and Saturday, community members can browse the sale offerings at St. Elizabeth's Parish Center, participate in the silent auction and purchase books that range in price from 25 cents to $3.

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North Adams Planners OK Inn at Historic Beaver Mill

All alterations will be in the interior and on the first floor for full accessibility. He anticipated no change in traffic since the mill has studios and businesses in it that see people coming and going and there's a large parking lot across the street from the mill.

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Pittsfield's Erin Laundry Competes in 'Lego Master' TV Show

Laundry traveled to the Atlanta area in the spring with her teammate Liz Puleo to film. For her, it was like being at a summer camp that is dedicated to her passion.

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Berkshire Humane Society Overloaded With Cats

The Berkshire Humane Society is overloaded with cats and kittens due to decreased spay-neuter surgeries during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Purgatory Road Returns, Funds Bring Kevin Hines to Dalton

Attendees will be taken through a "cursed haunted mansion" themed trail in the woods behind the Dalton CRA. The event will run on Oct. 14, 15, and 21 from 7 to 10 p.m. and all proceeds support the Berkshire Coalition for Suicide Prevention.

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Community Marches to Raise Funds for Elizabeth Freeman Center

The final walks are being held this week (because rain delays): meet at North Adams City Hall on Thursday, Sept. 29, at 5:30 p.m. and at Tunnel Street Cafe in Williamstown on Friday, Sept. 30, at noon.

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Residents Air Grievances on Deming Park Improvements

Around 15 residents attended a public hearing for the proposed improvements to the park on Monday at Sacred Heart Church. It was facilitated by the Parks Commission and Ward 3 Councilor Kevin Sherman after a request from residents.

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Interprint Asking Pittsfield for Tax Incentive in $22M Expansion

Interprint is investing more than $20 million in its printing facility and it's asking the city for a 10-year tax increment financing agreement.

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Cheshire Town Meeting Approves All Warrant Articles

All four warrant articles were approved at Monday's special town meeting, appropriating more than $200,000 for building maintenance and stabilization.

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Temescal Cuts Ribbon on $20M Cannabis Cultivation Facility

CEO Alex Hardy and Mayor Jennifer Macksey cut the ribbon on the 72,000-square-foot, more than $20 million, state-of-the-art cannabis cultivation facility on Wednesday morning even as National Grid was out back making sure that the power will be there when operations begin.

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Drury High Builds Community at 2nd Annual Day of Service

Drury High School students were greeted at school Friday morning by members of the community as part of Community Welcome Day.

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Sonsini Shelter Moving to Former Berkshire Dogs Unleashed

After about four years in a temporary shelter on Crane Avenue, the Eleanor Sonsini Animal Shelter is moving to just over the Lenox border.

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Weekend Outlook: Art Festivals, Comedy Nights, and More!

Berkshire County is hosting a variety of events this weekend including art festivals, comedy nights, and jazz performances.

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Successful Reunion for Mount Greylock's First Graduates

More than two dozen alumni from Mount Greylock Regional School attended the class of 1962's 60th reunion this month.

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