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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.