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One Injured in Adams House Fire

Adams Fire Chief John Pansecchi said the owner of the residence was taken to Berkshire Medical Center by Northern Berkshire EMS with burns from the blaze, which was reported at about 11:15 on Wednesday morning.

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McCann Passes $12.1M Budget for Fiscal 2025

The total budget is $12,092,886, up $593,820 over this year. Superintendent James Brosnan noted that the net school spending for the communities in the regional district has also increased, putting the total over minimum assessment at 1.9 percent.

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Update: North Adams Liquor Store to Refund Gift Cards after Closure

Steeple City Liquors announced via social media on Tuesday how customers holding gift cards can obtain refunds.

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Greylock Federal Promotes Assistant Vice President, Retail Services/Teller Operations Manager

In her role, Hagen will coordinate and implement specialized training and resources to further improve branch operations, while helping to maintain compliance requirements and the quality of teller operations throughout the branch network, ATMs, Video Teller Services and shared branch services.

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Toy Library Coming to Pittsfield's Onota Lake

On Tuesday, the Park Commission supported Alexandra Bills' toy library proposal as part of her National Honors Society individual service project.

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North Adams Man Sentenced on Illegal Firearm Charge

Among the items law enforcement recovered, a shotgun and ammunition were found in Lefebvre's bedroom.

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Dalton Considers Reorganizing Transfer Station

Town Manager Thomas Hutcheson showed the board a list of proposed money articles for town meeting in May.

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CHP Mobile Unit At Richmond Town Hall

To schedule an appointment call 413-528-0457. Walk-ins are welcome.

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Clarksburg Select Board OKs Municipal Proposals, Paint Stewardship Bill

The Select Board last week endorsed several proposals by the Small Town Administrators of Massachusetts and a paint stewardship program making its way through the Legislature.

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BArT To Host Get BArT Smart Fundraiser

This event is the primary fundraiser for the school, the proceeds of which directly benefit student programming.

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MCLA Professor Releases Book On African Concept of Justice: 'Ubuntu'

The book was published by Leuven University Press earlier this month.

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Pittsfield's Crosby Elementary Eyed For Combined School Site

Superintendent Joseph Curtis on Wednesday presented the details of a potential SOI to the Massachusetts School Building Authority for the elementary school that would combine Conte Community School and Crosby onto one campus with two buildings and shared facilities.

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Williamstown Select Board Gets Update on Climate Action Plan

Wendy Penner and Nancy Nylen told the board that a group of two dozen volunteers plans to have a plan ready to present to attendees at the upcoming annual town meeting May.

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Hoosac Valley Looks to Offset Budget Hike With State Aid

The Audit & Evaluation Committee reviewed last week the first draft of the fiscal 2025 budget that is up a $1 million over last year.

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Photo Contest for Southern Berkshire Chamber of Commerce Annual Brochure

The Chamber is looking for photos that show off the region as a four-season destination. Subjects could include the outdoors, food, arts & culture, shopping, sports, recreation, agriculture and more.

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Annual W.E.B. Du Bois Event Celebration at Bard College at Simon's Rock

This event is part of the Town of Great Barrington's W.E.B. Du Bois Legacy Festival.

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ReMarks and Refreshments Forum to be Held in Blandford

Senator Mark, Representative Boldyga invite the public to forum in Blandford

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Williamstown Planners Balk at Sweetwood Zoning Proposal

The Planning Board last week encouraged the owner of the Sweetwood Independent Living Community to take another stab at a proposed bylaw amendment that would allow for multifamily housing at the Cold Spring Road facility.

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2nd Street to Host CHP Mobile Health Unit

No appointment necessary for vaccines, testing, wellness checks, referrals and more???

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Lanesborough FinCom Resigning Over Town Not Following Absentee Bylaw

Finance Committee Chair Jodi-Lee Szczepaniak-Locke shared parting words with the Select Board last Monday after informing the board she would resign after the 2025 budget is resolved.

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Dottie's Coffee Lounge Expands into Mission

The restaurant has drinks, sharable platters and will have live performances every night during dinner services. The performances are curated by bar and events manager Auron Stark.

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Great Barrington Select Board Member Running for 3rd District Seat

Leigh Davis launched her run for the State House from the steps of Town Hall in Friday surrounded by supporters holding campaign signs.

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2nd Street Elects New Executive Director

Outgoing director Jason Cuyler to join Berkshire County Sheriff's Office

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MassDOT Aeronautics Applies For AID Grant

Second phase of UAS/drone-based digital system aims to help optimize MassDOT highway processes

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Heart & Soil Collective Connects Farmers, Food and Families

Heart and Soil Collective is one of the Berkshire nonprofits formed during that time with the goal to connect people to the farmers and land and increase food security from every angle.

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