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Berkshire NAACP Freedom Fund Awards Honor Activists

The Berkshire NAACP held its annual Freedom Fund award ceremony virtually this past weekend, recognizing three individuals for their commitment to community and justice.

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The Retired Investor: Back to the gym

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Central Berkshire Regional Works to Improve Student Belonging

The Central Berkshire Regional School District is working on improving the general public's accessibility to the Diversity Equity, Inclusion and Belonging Steering Committee's resources for the.

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Williams College Commits $5 Million to Fire Station Project

Williams College on Thursday morning announced it is committing $5 million toward the cost of building a new fire station on Main Street.

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Commission on Disabilities Helps Funds PCTV's Closed Captioning

The service will allow hearing-impaired viewers to follow along with the content of the programming by reading text on the screen.

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Williamstown Fire District Panel OKs 10% Station Cost Cut

The committee that oversees the Fire District on Wednesday agreed to lower by 10 percent its request to voters to fund a new station on Main Street.

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Ahead of Taconic Vote, Students Talk Vocational Programs

Sa'lina Rheaume went through the career exploration program at Taconic High School before finding electrical work to be rewarding as well as being the potential for a well-paying career.

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Pittsfield Plows Spark Residential Frustration

The Department of Public Works has been under fire the last few weeks by residents on social media expressing their frustrations on recent snowplowing efforts including property damage and a snowplow accident.

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Dalton Trucking Company in Compliance With Special Permit

The Planning Board has been working with Robert to clarify the terms of the special permit; the complaints have been resolved except for Schnopp's.

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Cheshire to have Special Town Meeting March 6

The project, to be done by the state Department of Transportation, will replace the bridge and expand the width to include two 10-foot travel lanes and shoulders on both sides of the roadway.

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Berkshire HorseWorks, Inc. Welcomes to its Board Of Directors

Cohen and Seelig join the rest of Berkshire HorseWorks Board including President Don Fulford, Vice President Don Granger, Secretary Barbara Newman, and member Dr. Steve Hoff.

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North Adams Movieplex Closing 'Indefinitely'

The theater posted on its Facebook page that it "would be closing its doors indefinitely on Jan. 31.

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Governor Appoints Secretary of Health and Human Services

In her nearly 13 years as CEO of BMC Health System, Walsh managed the system through multiple COVID-19 surges and recoveries by expanding telehealth capabilities, bolstering regional resource management, establishing a COVID Recuperation Unit, and coordinating with state and local government.

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North Adams Taxi Service Could Face Suspension

The police chief is asking the City Council to suspend the license for OTT Taxi over a number of violations of city ordinance.

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Storm's Extreme Weather Took Pittsfield DPW by Surprise

The city's administration says the poor road conditions during the Christmas weekend snowstorm that caused more than three dozen collisions were not due to a lack of response.

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Williamstown Planning Board Talks 'Cottage Court' Bylaw

Though its work is not completed for the proposals it hopes to bring to this spring's annual town meeting, the Planning Board recently started talking about an idea it wants to work on for the 2023-24 cycle.

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Berkshire County Braces for Another Winter Storm

Expect heavy mixed precipitation with total snow accumulations of 4 to 9 inches. A light ice accumulation is also possible.

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Pittsfield Commission Supports Park Square Tree Plan

The panel endorsed a plan to remove four trees and plant seven, including an evergreen that will serve as the city's permanent Christmas tree.

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Lenox 2023 Annual Street Listing/Census

The Annual Street Listing/Census is a requirement of Massachusetts General Law (MGL) and is a helpful tool when gathering data for grants and vital reports that benefit the Town and its residents.

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Pittsfield Affordable Housing Trust Hears Ins & Outs of Development

The panel is early in its work. It met for the first time in the fall after being established by the City Council over the summer.

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Dalton First Responders Recognized for Aiding Mother and Newborn

They only made it as far as the Windsor/Dalton line when Charliegh Mae Maloney decide it was time to enter the world.

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Wayfair Closing Pittsfield Call Center; Employees Will Go Virtual

Now the company is planning to close that center by July and shift its 40-person staff to virtual work.

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Central Berkshire Regional Eyes Nearly 6% Increase in FY24

The Central Berkshire Regional School District is anticipating a 5.86 percent increase for fiscal 2024, which translates to nearly $2 million over this year.

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Reproductive Rights Rally Held on 50th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

Birns also pointed out that the loss of federally protected abortion affects all women but is a serious threat to vulnerable populations with the fewest resources.

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