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Dalton BOH Continues Tackle Tobacco Ordinance Update

The panel fine-tuned its recommendations on Monday and will make a final decision next month. No local policy has been voted on yet.

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West Side Legends' First Home Revitalization Sets Visionary Goal

The first phase of the West Side Legend’s initiative to "Buy Back Our Neighborhood" includes the transformation of an outdated single-family home into two modern, affordable condominiums.

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Adams Parks Commission Considering Options for Renfrew Bleachers

The Parks Commission is looking for solutions for the bleachers at Renfrew Field, after debate over their arrangement on the field in recent months.

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Pittsfield School Officials OK Contracts, Gets Diversity Update

After an executive session, the committee returned to regular session to unanimously endorse new agreements with the cafeteria, paraprofessionals and educational secretary units.

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Pittsfield Panel Looks to Improve Snow Removal Compliance

Proposed changes include increasing the number of inspectors from one to five for better enforcement and allowing only one warning per calendar year.

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Williamstown Fire District Seeking Treasurer

The Williamstown Fire District is in the market for a new treasurer after Cory Thurston announced at last week's Prudential Committee meeting that he plans to step down from the office.

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Dream Away Lodge Reopening in 2023 Under New Ownership

It was announced on Sunday that former owner Daniel Osman sold the restaurant to The Dreamaway Lodge Restaurant LLC.

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Pittsfield License Board Pull Tito's License, Delays Transfer

Next month, the board will entertain a motion to transfer an existing license to Tito's under new ownership.

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Pittsfield Police Investigating Daytime Shooting on Springside Avenue

Police are asking for information about a shooting incident Monday on Springside Avenue that saw several homes struck by bullets while children were getting off a school bus.

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Hoosac Valley School District Enrollment Increases Slightly

Dean said a lot of work is going into retention and getting the school more integrated into the community.

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Mass MoCA, North Adams Seek Study on Downtown Connections

Wright told the Mass MoCA Commission on Monday that she thought the small rural city was a perfect candidate for the Bipartisan Infrastructure Act's Reconnecting Communities Pilot Program.

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Berkshire Art Center Opens Second Location in Pittsfield

The new space in the Brothership Building at 141 North St. was bustling with art makers and appreciators during its grand opening reception.

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Fall Foliage Festival Leaf Hunt Second Clues 2022

This year the committee has revealed that there will be 15 colorful leaves hidden in Adams, Cheshire, Clarksburg, Florida, North Adams and Williamstown.

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Tiny Town of Monroe Celebrates 200 Years

Visitors came from as far away as Connecticut, Maryland, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Rhode Island and Vermont to help mark the occasion and share in the celebration.

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PortaVia Opens in Former Paddy's Pub

The eatery opened in the former Paddy's Pub in August, offering pizza, comfort appetizers, salads, sandwiches, and curated alcoholic beverages.

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Winners of 2022 Fall Foliage Children's Parade

The Fall Foliage Children's Parade on Friday evening attracted 72 participants in individual, group and float categories.

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Community Walks 'Out of The Darkness' for Suicide Prevention

She said stigma surrounding a death can also affect how well people adjust after loss and how community support can help them adapt, cope, and even grow through it.

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Fall Foliage Children's Race Winners Announced

This year's Children's Fair & Races were moved to the North Adams Armory on Saturday because of the potential for rain.

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MCLA Alumni Recognized for 'Outstanding' Service to Community, College

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts on Saturday took time to recognize six of its alumni who have made their mark on their communities and their fields of study.

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Pittsfield Man Charged in Murder

Desmond Phillip, 42, is facing charges in the murder of 43-year-old Teddy Cepeda.

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White Cane Day Celebration Planned at PHS

The school district will recognize White Cane Day at Pittsfield High School in two weeks with an event to celebrate the accomplishments of visually impaired people.

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Adams Community Bank Hires Branch Officers for Lenox, Lee

Kara Clark has been promoted to Branch Officer of the Lenox branch. Don Disbrow joins Adams Community Bank as the Branch Officer at the Lee location.

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Q&A: Williamstown's Wild Oats Cooperative Marks 40 Years

The kind of "we’re all in this together" attitude that public health officials were promoting during the pandemic is baked into the culture at the Wild Oats cooperative.

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Pontoosuc Lake Still Under Health Advisory

Local officials are reminding the public that the health advisory issued Sept. 10 regarding a potential harmful cyanobacteria bloom in Pontoosuc Lake is still in effect and continued caution is advised.

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@theMarket: Moving Forward After Tumultuous Stock Market Week

Stocks have made new yearly lows this week as fears of declining corporate earnings, higher interest rates, and a climbing dollar sent investors running for the hills. As we enter October, another relief rally may be in the offing.

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