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Governor Pushing for Two-Month Sales Tax Holiday

The governor is proposing a two-month-long sales tax holiday this year as a way to support local economies and that would put an estimated $900 million back into residents' pockets.

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Pittsfield Firefighters Make Rescue From Burning Hubbard Avenue Home

Firefighters rescued an individual from the basement of a burning Hubbard Avenue home shortly after midnight on Wednesday.

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North Adams Passes Budget for Fiscal 2022

The City Council on Tuesday voted 8-1 to approve a $42 million budget for fiscal 2022, with only Council President Jason LaForest voting no.

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Williamstown Fire District Looks at Recruitment Need

The advisory committee also suggested that the district find more creative ways to catch the interest of potential firefighters anything from "job fair" type events at the station to competitive fitness tests.

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Pitsfield Council Demands Gun Violence Response Plan From Mayor Tyer

Maffuccio said shootings have been as close as 50 feet from his house and 150 feet. He has also adorned his house with surveillance cameras.

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Pittsfield Park's Make Your Own Summer of Fun

"Make Your Own Summer of Fun" offers a variety of recreation activities to Pittsfield children at no cost.

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North County Veterans Hold First Picnic Since Pandemic

Roy said they like to hold a few of these get-togethers a year but with the pandemic, his meetings with area veterans have been limited to one-on-ones.

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Vermont Fish & Wildlife: Pollinators in Peril

Many of Vermont's pollinator species are in peril, and the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department would like to share a few simple suggestions to greatly benefit our essential pollinator species.

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West Branch River Cleanup on the Housatonic River Saturday

Participants are asked to meet at Wahconah Park, 105 Wahconah Street, Pittsfield.

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Great Barrington's First Quarter Tax Bills Will Be Mailed by June 30

These bills will be mailed by June 30 and include payment stubs for both the first and second quarter FY22 taxes. Second quarter bills are due Nov. 1, but can be paid early if property owners wish to do so.

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Pittsfield City Hall Elevator Receiving $100k Upgrade

The roughly $100,000 project is partially funded by a $70,000 ADA grant and the remainder will be funded by the city. It is set to be finished by June 30.

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North Adams Council to Talk Sewer, Fiscal 2022 Budget

Residents on Woodlawn Avenue are asking the city to defray some of the costs in connecting several homes along the street to the city's sewer system.

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Adams Town Meeting OKs $16.2M Budget, Cannabis Zoning Amendment

The annual town meeting accepted 29 articles on Monday, including a $16.2 million fiscal 2022 budget and a zoning bylaw amendment that allows cannabis cultivators and manufacturers in the industrial park district.

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Pittsfield Street Improvement Project schedule

During this work, on-street parking is prohibited during the hours of 7 a.m. 5 p.m. in these locations.

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Monday Forecast: Severe T-Storms, Damaging Winds

Thunderstorms expected over central New York this afternoon are now expected to impact the Berkshire and Southern Vermont.

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Pittsfield Firefighters Extinguish Turner Ave. Blaze

Upon arrival, firefighters found the rear porch and exterior wall fully involved with fire.

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Polito Attending Unveiling of Susan B. Anthony Statue

The bronze statue commemorating the voting rights activist is set to be unveiled on Thursday morning at the Town Common with special speaker Lt Gov. Karyn Polito.

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Reid Students Working to Make School 'No Place for Hate'

The school has received the "No Place for Hate" designation from the Anti-Defamation League and the student-lead team has made recommendations to Principal Michael Henault that will be incorporated in the next iteration of the school's improvement plan and turnaround efforts.

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North Adams Airport to Address Manager, Fixed Base Operator

The commission granted Chairman Jeff Naughton and Administrative Officer Angie Ellison permission last week to begin reviewing applications for both a Fixed Base Operator (FBO) and a new airport manager.

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Adams Town Meeting to Vote Budget, Spending Articles

Town meeting members will see 29 articles Monday night at the annual town meeting that will be held at Bowe Field at 6 p.m.

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Berkshire NAACP President Reflects on Juneteenth Origins, Plans Rally

Berkshire NAACP President Dennis Powell spoke to iBerkshires about the origins of the date and its implications in modern-day society.

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Mount Greylock Schools Present Improvement Plans to School Committee

Lanesborough Elementary School is hoping to form community partnerships to help teach its pupils about sustainability.

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NBCC Honors NBEOC Team, Remembers Joe Manning

Every year at their annual meeting nbCC presents the Hero Award to a group or individual who has made a difference in the region.

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Berkshire Athenaeum Summer Reading program

There are programs available for all ages and readers can earn raffle tickets, virtual badges, and other prizes

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