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Clinton Church Restoration Announces New Funding

The funds will be used to help complete architectural and engineering plans for the African American cultural heritage center the nonprofit is creating in downtown Great Barrington. This is the project's second award from the Fund, whose planning and capital grants provide investments in cultural facilities throughout the Commonwealth.

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Cheshire Selectmen, Finance Committee Want to Fix Poor Road Conditons

Board Chair Michelle Francesconi said she had recently heard complaints about Notch Road, Pleasantview Drive and more. She said she would prefer to use $125,000 that is currently budgeted for a new backhoe on road work, noting that Adams Ambulance may not always be able to respond.

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Mildred Elley School Awards Certificates to 66 Graduates

Mildred Elley School presented certificates to 66 graduates on Thursday at the Holiday Inn and Suites.

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Dalton Mock Car Crash Urges Safe Decisions for Young Drivers

The incident was both a drill for police and firefighters and a theater in the round for students just down the road at Wahconah Regional High School.

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1Berkshire Receives REDO Funds for AreaProjects

As the Regional Economic Development Organization (REDO) for the Berkshires, 1Berkshire was part of the application process for a variety of collaborative endeavors to help secure capital for a number of endeavors to collectively support the regional economy.

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Weekend Outlook: Third Thursday Returns, Guthrie Center Walk

Third Thursday runs from 5 to 8 p.m. on the Common after a two-year hiatus. This month's theme is youth and the evening will include entertainment on the mainstage and activities, food and vendors.

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North Adams Man Injured in Williamstown Motorcycle Accident

The report says Lacosse was found about 10 yards from the motorcycle and sustained "numerous internal/head/body injuries."

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Canna Provisions, Berkshire Humane Team Up for Rabies Clinic

On each day, microchips will be available at a discounted price of $10 each to celebrate National Chip Your Pet month.

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Adams Receives $2.9M for Greylock Glen Water Infrastructure

The town is receiving $2.9 million in federal funds to support water infrastructure for the Greylock Glen Outdoor Center.

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Planned Chemical Dependency Center Headed to Williamstown Zoning Board

Williamstown Recovery Realty LLC will be before the board seeking a special permit to operate an inpatient behavioral healthcare facility at 1561 Cold Spring Road (Route 7), at the site of the former Sweet Brook Care Centers.

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Mount Greylock School Committee Member: Widen Audience for Diversity Discussion

At Thursday's monthly meeting, Jose Constantine reacted to a report about the superintendent's appearance before Williamstown's Diversity, Inclusion and Racial Equity Committee by suggesting that the DIRE Committee ought not be the sole focus of the administration's community outreach.

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North Adams Awarded $200K for Mohawk Marquee Restoration

North Adams was awarded $200,000 from the Regional Economic Development Organization program, which is administered through the Massachusetts Office of Business Development.

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Lenox Smoke Testing of Sanitary Sewers

Smoke Testing involves blowing non-toxic smoke into sanitary sewer mains to determine any areas where storm and surface water may be entering the sewer system.

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Pittsfield Annual Fishing Derby Being Held at Wild Acres

The derby will be held 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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Mayfest Returns to Downtown Bennington

This event is free and open to the public with plenty of free parking downtown.

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Pittsfield Council Begins Review of Fiscal 2023 Budget

The City Council on Tuesday spent four hours beginning its review of the city's $172 million budget, preliminarily passing nine departments' spending plans as proposed.

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North Adams Home Shop Offers Unique, Vintage Home Decor

Her style is a mix of French provincial, boho and modern farmhouse layered eclectically, and the shop offers inspiration for those hoping to achieve the same effect.

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Williamstown Town Meeting Adjourns to June 14

Attendees at Tuesday’s annual town meeting voted overwhelmingly to adjourn the meeting at its outset and continue on Tuesday, June 14, at 7 p.m. at Mount Greylock Regional School.

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North Adams School Committee OKs $19M Budget for Fiscal 2023

The School Committee on Tuesday approved a fiscal 2023 budget of $18,757,788, an increase of 5.56 percent over this year.

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Pittsfield COVID Cases, Hospitalizations Continue to Rise

On Sunday, the percent positivity rate was 16.6 percent and there were about 132 cases per 100,000 people. The positivity rate was 12.4 percent on the previous Sunday and there were 106 cases per 100,000 people.

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Judge Denies Request to Delay Williamstown Town Meeting

UPDATE Tuesday, 3:20 p.m.: A Superior Court judge in Pittsfield Tuesday denied a request for an injunction that would have postponed Tuesday’s meeting but required that all participants wear masks. Town of Williamstown Government previously had announced it would provide

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Pittsfield Police Arrest Three After Brierwood Lane Shooting

On Tuesday, April 26 at approximately 5:00 pm members of the Pittsfield Police Department (PPD) responded to Brierwood Lane in Pittsfield for a reported shooting.

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Becket Glamping Proposal Facing Loud Oppposition

Residents of the County and Yokum Pond roads sent a clear message during the second night of a public hearing for the Dream Away Lodge glamping proposal: not in our neighborhood.

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Lanesborough Town Meeting to Decide 2023 Budget, Recall Petition

Voters will take up an annual town meeting warrant with 19 articles on Saturday, May 21, which includes a changing the name of the Board of Selectmen and a citizen's petition for recalling elected officials.

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Severe Thunderstorms Predicted This Afternoon

Some rain could fall this afternoon with thunderstorms starting around 7 pm. Expect hail and damaging winds.

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