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Dalton Select Board Announces Availability of Bardin Property

The former police chief has resigned from all appointed positions including the emergency management department and Traffic Commission so that he can retire and spend more time with his family and pursue other interests.

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Mount Greylock District Takes First-Year 'Hit' in New Bus Contract

The Mount Greylock Regional School Committee on Monday OK'd a three-year contract with Dufour Tours to continue to provide transportation services for the three-school district.

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Pittsfield Council's Budget Recommendations Survive Charter Objection

With the amendments, the budget totals $188,822,018.

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Pittsfield OK's Alcohol License Transfer to Camp Arrow Wood

Despite pushback from neighbors, the Licensing Board on Monday approved a liquor license transfer from a long-shuttered restaurant to Camp Arrow Wood located on Cloverdale Street.

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State Transportation Committee Chair Crighton Visits Berkshire County

State Sen. Brendan Crighton, co- chair of the state's Joint Committee on Transportation, visited the county on Friday to learn about transportation inefficiencies in the region.

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Updated Schedule for Pittsfield Line Painting

The work will begin by Park Square and continue up to Berkshire Medical Center. The change is due to an equipment issue.

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Local Author Reads Book At NAPL

In "Grace Street: A Sister's Memoir of Grief & Gratitude," licensed social worker Maureen Callahan Smith writes about accompanying her younger sister Kathy through a late-stage cancer diagnosis.

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KEVS Foundation Donates AED to Pittsfield

The Parks Commission received the lifesaving device last Tuesday after it was offered to the city several months ago. An AED is used to treat cardiac arrest by sending an electric shock to the heart and restoring a normal rhythm.

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Adams Fire District Gets Second Open Meeting Law Complaint

The Adams Fire District has received its second Open Meeting Law complaint in the last month, despite the insistence of the Prudential Committee and legal counsel that it has complied with the law.

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Pittsfield Testing Sewer Inflow Connections

In advance of this work the city is embarking on an educational campaign to build awareness around the detrimental impacts of inflow.

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RSVP of Berkshire County Meet-and-Greet

Refreshments will also be available.

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General Dynamics Seeks Small-Business Connections

The event titled "Innovating for The Future" sought to expand the company's supply chain in the state and further GD's relationship with the community by strengthening the local industrial sector.

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Developers Pursue Duplex Project with Affordable Component for Former Williamstown Grange Site

Last week, Alexander Carlisle appeared before the board of the town's Affordable Housing Trust to seek its support for the project in anticipation of an approval process that will involve the town waiving zoning regulations to allow the development.

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Dalton Voters OK Articles at Special Town Meeting

Fewer than a dozen voters at Monday's special town meeting took only 10 minutes to pass the two articles on the warrant.

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Pittsfield Rallies for Reproductive Rights

Nearly 200 people gathered at Park Square on Sunday in solidary with reproductive rights and to mourn the Supreme Court's overturning the landmark Roe v. Wade decision.

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Annual Subaru Raffle to Benefit Homeless Animals

One winner will have their choice of a 2023 Subaru Crosstrek Limited, Forester Premium or Outback Premium with a value up to $33,000.

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North Adams Airport Approves Funding for Hangar Renovation

The commission opted out of alternative bids that would drive the bottom line up considerably but had to accept an additional $96,000 charge on top of the $479,000 to cover Stantec's fee. This brought the total to $576,198.

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Route for Sept. 24 Tour De Greylock Bike Ride Finalized

The Economic Development Committee is in the final stages of planning the first annual Tour de Greylock bike ride, which will take cyclists through six communities navigating the base of Mount Greylock.

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The People's Pantry Launches First Fundraiser in 23 Years

The People's Pantry has launched its first fundraiser in more than 20 years of operating with a goal of raising $300,000. This money will allow it to feed the community for the rest of 2022.

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Cheshire Holds Dedication for Father Tom Campsite

Three years after the town received its official Appalachian Trail Community designation, nearly 100 community members gathered for a dedication of the Father Tom Appalachian Trail campsite.

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Maggie Harrington-Esko Tapped as PHS Principal

After working in many different positions at Pittsfield High School for more than 16 years, Maggie Harrington-Esko has been tapped as the new principal.

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Audit Finds Cultural Council Dedicated COVID-19 Funds Without Verification

The audit also found that MCC's Internal Control Plan (ICP) was not updated with a COVID-19 component.

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Overnight Pavement Marking Operations on Sections of Route 8 and 9

The work will take place nightly from Sunday, June 26, through Friday, July 1, from 7:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. the following morning. All work is anticipated to be completed by 5:00 a.m. on Friday, July 1.

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Pittsfield Parks Commission Supports Mural at Tucker Park

The 8-foot work was created by the Railroad Street Youth Project in Great Barrington and is titled "Rooted in Connection." It was unveiled over the weekend at the city's first Juneteenth festival in Durant Park, where the project's other murals are displayed.

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Line painting on North Street in Pittsfield

The work will begin by Park Square and continue up to Berkshire Medical Center.

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