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Great Barrington Secures $5 million Bond Issue

The 20-year bond is for the financing of various capital projects.

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Adams Nomination Papers Now Available

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Pittsfield Officials Urge Caution Against Vaccination Scams

Dr. Alan Kulberg, chair of the city's Board of Health, says established processes are in place for those eligible for each phase of the vaccine roll-out.

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City of Pittsfield Rolls Out New COVID-19 Vaccination Information Hotline

The hotline, which can be accessed by calling 413-449-5575.

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Adams 2021 Annual Town Census

This year census forms have been mailed to all residents. Residents are asked to review the form, make any necessary changes and sign and return it to the Town Clerk's Office in the envelope provided, even if there are no changes.

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Local Couple's Gift Will Expand Lake Mansfield Playground

The gift will pay for the purchase and installation of additional new play equipment at the Lake Mansfield beach park, and Biasin Landscaping of Sheffield will donate the site work for the installation.

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Berkshire Athenaeum Offers Adjusted Services

While the library building is not open for browsing, individuals can request books, DVDs, books on CD, or other items directly through the library's online catalog or by calling 499-9480, Ext. 4 or emailing the Reference Department

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Great Barrington Reduces License Fees

Licenses for Restaurants, lodging establishments, entertainment licenses and movie theater license fees are among those for which licensing fees will be reduced for the 2021 fiscal year.

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Virtual Kwanzaa Celebration

This year's event is being presented in collaboration with the Berkshire County branch of the NAACP, Berkshire Black Economic Council, Clinton Church Restoration, and Westside Legends.

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Pittsfield Selects Supplier For Community Choice Power Supply Program

No action will be required by individual consumers. All accounts currently enrolled in the program will be switched to Dynegy as of the January 2021 meter reads.

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Pittsfield Free Parking Extended

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Pittsfield Offers Winter Hotline

The winter hotline can be reached at 413-449-5544.

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'No-Cut' Period for Pittsfield Roadways To Go Into Effect

During this period, new excavations for non-emergency situations on city roadways will not be allowed.

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Pittsfield Seeks Proposals For Human Services

Funding is for the program year July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022.

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Cheshire To Test CodeRED System

In an event of an emergency, the town issues alerts through CodeRED, a high-speed notification solution. The CodeRED system allows messages to be quickly delivered to targeted areas of Cheshire or to the Cheshire as a whole.

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Pittsfield Cautions Benefits Events Not Sponsored by City

The mailing bears the "City of Pittsfield" logo and accompanying tagline, "The Heart of the Berkshires" along with a personalized greeting.

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Municipal Briefs: North Adams Launches Food Drive

The annual drive collects nonperishable foods from the North Adams Public Schools, City Hall, Police Department, Fire Department, Spitzer Center and the library. Organized through the public schools, the food drive started with the opening of the Friendship Center Pantry on Eagle Street in 2011.

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