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Clues for Annual Fall Foliage Leaf Hunt Follow Parade Theme

This year the committee has revealed that there will be 15 colorful leaves hidden in North Adams, Adams, Clarksburg, Cheshire, Florida and Williamstown. The first set of clues are listed below.

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@theMarket: The Dip Buyers Return

In case you missed it, last Friday, the S&P 500 Index was at an important level, hovering just below its 50 Day Moving Average (DMA). This had happened several times before since March 2020, and each time buyers appeared to "buy the dip."

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Fall Foliage Week Features Parades, Dinners, Craft Fairs

Participants and spectators are highly encouraged to wear masks and follow best safety practices in regards to staying home if sick or exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19.

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Polito, State Officials Hear From North County Business Leaders

Business leaders at three largest communities in North County had a similar message for state officials: There's lots of opportunities but the pandemic and other conditions are making it hard to find workers and raising costs for materials and supplies, and that infrastructure, including quality housing, is lacking.

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North Adams Airport Commission Continues Manager Search

The commission on Tuesday heard from city Administrative Officer and interim Airport Manager Angeline Ellison about the continued manager search. She said she found two possible candidates after a series of interviews.

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Pittsfield Draws City Council, School Committee Ballots

City Clerk Michelle Benjamin drew names for ballot positions in the 2021 municipal election on Thursday. The names were randomized in a tumbler that has reportedly been used by the city for many years.

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Pittsfield Halloween Parade Canceled, Trick or Treat Is On

Recreation & Special Events Coordinator Becky Manship told the Parks Commission on Tuesday that unfortunately there will be no parade due to a rise in COVID-19 cases but local children will be able to go door to door for candy on Oct. 30 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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Pittsfield Police Investigating Armed Home Invasion

This is not believed to be a random incident. At this time, those involved remain at large. Area video surveillance is being collected and reviewed.

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Big Y's Big Vax Week

All stores will offer seasonal flu and COVID-19 vaccines and stores with an on-site pharmacy also offer a variety of vaccines including seasonal flu, pneumonia, shingles, COVIOD Tdap, Hepatitis A and B, meningococcal, MMR and HPV.

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Cheshire Clean Up Day Saturday

The cleanup starts at 9 a.m. and ends at 1 p.m. Participants are asked to meet at the Highway Department garage.

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Clarksburg Making Headway in Clearing Up Bookkeeping Backlog

Cariddi and Select Board Chair Danielle Luchi on Wednesday said they were surprised by the issues brought up at the School Committee in an iBerkshires article last week. Both acknowledged there had been serious problems and backlogs in the treasurer's office but said the town itself is not in any fiscal quandary.

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Williamstown Diversity Committee Reviews Its Guiding Principles

Monday marked the second meeting in four days for the newly constituted Diversity, Inclusion and Racial Equity Advisory Committee, which held a Friday afternoon "retreat" last week.

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Pittsfield Solicitor Says Bike Track Consistent With Springside Park Uses

During the Parks Commission meeting, he said the city solicitor had made the determination that the bike skills course is not a violation of use for the park and backed the Conservation Commission's ruling that it poses no environmental risks from a conservation standpoint.

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Pittsfield Walks for Safety and Justice with Elizabeth Freeman Center

On Tuesday, local officials and organizations marched the length of North Street in the Elizabeth Freeman Centerís annual "Rise Together For Safety and Justice" fundraiser to stand against gender-based violence.

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Bennington Police Donate to SVHC Cancer Center

The Police Department raised $2,850 for the Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center during its cancer awareness fundraiser.

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Northern Berkshire Electronic Recycling And Shredding Event

This event will be held at the Steeple City Plaza parking lot adjacent to All Saints Episcopal Church from 9 A.M. to 1 P.M.

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Pittsfield O&R Sends Residential Chicken Regulation Request to ZBA

The panel on Monday referred a petition to the Zoning Board of Appeals that asked it to review and amend the city guidelines for keeping the birds and see if it should be converted it into an ordinance.

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Bond, Macksey Move on to November's Mayoral Election

Voters decisively picked Lynette Bond and Jennifer Macksey as the top candidates for mayor of North Adams.

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Road Closures Scheduled in Pittsfield for Crewdson Project

The photoshoots are expected to continue through early-to-mid October.

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North Adams Planners OK Lumberyard in Hardman Industrial Park

Duquette has owned Stanley's Lumber and Building Supplies in Adams since 2016 and also operates Berkshire County Construction.

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William Stanley Business Park Considers Tunnel Under Woodlawn

The city's Business Development Manager Michael Coakley explained to the Pittsfield Economic Development Authority board on Friday that there is a large light manufacturing and product distribution company interested in all three sites.

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North Adams Holds Preliminary Mayoral Election Tuesday

Voting will take place for all five wards at St. Elizabeth's Parish Center from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. The mayoral preliminary is the only question on the ballot.

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Suspect in White Terrace Arson Held Without Bail

Stone, 43, is being held on dangerousness after he was arrested in relation to a fire Thursday at 8 White Terrace, a vacant multi-building apartment complex that suffered a three-alarm blaze the week before.

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