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Pittsfield Announces COVID-19 Small Business Recovery Funding

The purpose of the grant is to provide funding to low or moderate income business owners who have had significant business disruption due to the impact of COVID-19.

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New date Added For Pittsfield's DEI Study Group

Human Resources Director Michael Taylor said the schedule change is necessary as the webinar conflicts with the event, Massachusetts town hall on anti-Asian racism, sponsored by the Berkshire branch of the NAACP.

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Volunteers Sought For Friends of the Pittsfield Dog Park

The dog park, which will be located within Burbank Park, near the Valentine Road entrance, will be a fenced in, off-leash area where well-behaved dogs can exercise, run free, and socialize in a clean, safe environment without endangering people, property or wildlife.

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Pittsfield Dog Licensing Period Begins April 1

All dogs 6 months or older must be licensed.

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Residents Invited To Participate In Pittsfield DEI Initiative

Webinars will be held at noon and 6 p.m.

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Great Barrington Dog License Renewals Due

Dog license renewal forms and fee information can be found here, or at townofgb.org/town-clerk. You may also pick up or drop off a license form at Town Hall by calling ahead, (413) 528-1619 ext. 2100.

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Great Barrington Police Partnership Initiative With Deaf Recovery Coaches

Larson will also train officers on how to best interact with the deaf and hard of hearing community in an emergency and in other aspects of police duties.

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Pittsfield To Host Virtual Spring Art Contest

The contest is being held in lieu of the city’s annual Eggstravaganza Egg Scramble which will not be held this year due to ongoing COVID-19 health and safety protocols.

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At-Home in Pittsfield Program Seeks Vendors For Pre-Qualified Contractor List

At-Home in Pittsfield, an exterior renovation loan program, enables eligible homeowners to renovate the outside of their homes through a combination of funding from local lenders and the City of Pittsfield.

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Great Barrington Nomination Papers Available

Papers must be returned no later than March 23 to the Town Clerk's office.

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Tyler Street Streetscape And Roundabout Project Public Meeting

The streetscape project will redesign Tyler Street to increase safety for all modes of transportation, whether it be by automobile, bus, bicycle, or on foot, while improving the safety and traffic flow at the intersection of Tyler Street, Woodlawn and Dalton avenues with the construction of a roundabout.

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Pittsfield Community Development To Host Public Hearing

The purpose of the public hearing is to obtain public comments and suggestions on how the city's federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds should be used to improve quality of life in the community.

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City Hall To Implement Modified Reopening Hours

The Council on Aging and the Berkshire Athenaeum will maintain its current schedule until further notice.

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Pittsfield Officials Urge Caution With COVID-19 Vaccination Buddy System

The state's COVID-19 vaccination buddy system, an initiative meant to increase participation among seniors 75 and older in mass vaccination clinics by having an accompanying "caregiver" receive one as well, has resulted in an alarming increase in direct solicitation and advertising to seniors from individuals seeking to get vaccinated.

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Great Barrington To Hold Virtual Public Budget Sessions

Town officials are encouraging residents to join in upcoming budget meetings in order to be well-informed as the Annual Town Meeting season approaches in the spring.

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Berkshire Athenaeum Expands Library Hours

The library is offering lobby services, which includes holds placement and pickup, copying, and faxing, at the Wendell Avenue entrance without an appointment. Curbside pickup with an appointment is available in the Bartlett Avenue parking lot.

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Pittsfield Officials Urge Public To Avoid Super Bowl Gatherings

Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued guidelines on celebrations and watch parties, noting the high risk around large gatherings.

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South County Transit Survey Under Way

Participants will be entered into a drawing for a $25 Big Y gift card.

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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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