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MCLA To Present Info Session on State Employee Tuition Waiver

Barbara Emanuel, director of DGCE programs, will provide an overview of MCLA's Master of Business Administration, Master of Education including teacher licensure programs, bachelor's degree completion, and certificates in accounting and cyber security.

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Set milestones on road to financial security

The road to financial security, like many long journeys toward important goals, can be filled with ups and downs.

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CRA Gib Kittredge Award Nominations Extended

The deadline for nominations is Friday, April 23.

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Cannabis Cultivator Plans to Open in Former Crane Building

Temescal, which has marijuana dispensaries in New Hampshire and Massachusetts including one in Pittsfield, has a purchase-and-sale agreement for the nearly 10-acre property inside Hardman Industrial Park on Curran Highway.

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Bloom Brothers Pays $375K in Taxes to Pittsfield, Makes Charitable Donations

Bloom Brothers, owned by Nathan Girard and his wife, Migdeliz, and his brothers Benjamin and Nicholas Girard, offers around 400 different cannabis products to meet the needs of every type of customer.

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Williamstown Looking at Four Candidates for Interim Police Chief

The town has received four applicants to serve as its interim police chief, the Select Board learned on Monday night.

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Pittsfield Hydrant Flushing To Begin

Water mains throughout the city will be flushed through hydrants over the course of four weeks to remove accumulations of pipeline corrosion products.

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Rain Expected in Berkshire County This Week

There will be some sun this week, but temperatures are not expected to break 70.

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Adams Community Bank Announces Promotions

Elena Tucker has been promoted to SVP Human Resources and Payroll Officer. Elena started at Adams Community Bank in September of 2012 as the Human Resources Manager. She was promoted to HR and Payroll Officer in 2014 before becoming VP in January 2015.

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BCC Virtual Open House

Prospective students will get the opportunity to meet BCC faculty and staff and learn about the admissions process from the comfort of their home. After the open house, attendees can get help filling out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form, or they can explore the Fall 2021 course schedule with an academic advisor.

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SVMC: COVID-19 Update April 9

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Adams Community Bank Announces New Employees and Promotions

Samantha Tanner joins as AVP, Branch Officer of the Williamstown branch. She will manage the Williamstown location and serve as the Digital Branch Manager, overseeing product profitability and deepening relationships.

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Great Barrington Appoints New Assessor

Most recently he worked simultaneously as principal assessor for the city of North Adams and the towns of Clarksburg and Lanesborough. He has departed those positions and will work full-time in Great Barrington.

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Williamstown Finance Committee Reviews Town's Capital Plan

The Finance Committee last week concluded its review of the town's fiscal 2022 spending plan and made plans to vote its recommendations next week.

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Cheshire Continues Budget Discussions

The Selectmen and Finance Committee continued their budget discussions last week and, before finalizing expenditures, the Finance Committee requested more information on various line items.

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Trustees Rename Monument Mountain Trails to Honor Indigenous Peoples

An organization known for preserving exceptional Berkshires and beyond destinations is taking steps toward preserving and honoring the history of indigenous peoples in the county.

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Veteran Spotlight: Sgt. Maj. Michael King

This week's Veteran Spotlight subject is retired Army Sgt. Maj. Michael King, who now leads the Berkshire Veteran Outreach Center.

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White Withdraws From Williamstown Select Board Race

White had to run for the last year of the term being vacated by Jeffrey Thomas and had gained enough signatures to be placed on the ballot for the annual town election.

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Local Environmentalists Demand Cleaner Berkshires Power Plants

Local environmentalists are taking a stand against air pollution from power plants that are hardly used.

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Pittsfield Police, Fire Respond to Man Found in Parking Garage

A 30-year-old Pittsfield man found unresponsive in the McKay Street Parking Garage on Saturday was later pronounced dead.

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McCann to Install Lights on Football Field

When Williams College renovated Weston Field, it donated the old lights and components to McCann. Brosnan said the project has been in the works some eight years.

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SVMC: Medical Matters Features Hand Surgeon

Southwestern Vermont Health Care's "Medical Matters Weekly with Dr. Trey Dobson" features Dr. David Veltre on April 7.

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Public Health and Safety Panels Votes Against Pittsfield Mosquito Spraying

The matter will be discussed in Monday's Board of Health meeting and then voted on by the City Council on Tuesday.

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Berkshire County Experiencing Mild Drought Conditions

Level 1-Mild Drought warrants detailed monitoring of drought conditions, close coordination among state and federal agencies, and technical outreach and assistance to the affected municipalities.

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Lanesborough's Johnson Departs Mount Greylock School Committee

For the fourth time in two years, a member of the seven-person Mount Greylock Regional School Committee has resigned mid-term.