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Phase 1 of Pontoosuc Lake Park Improvements Planned for South Side

After decades of planning, the city hopes to break ground on Phase 1 of Pontoosuc Lake Park's revitalization this summer.

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With Funding Acquired, Residents Updated on Pontoosuc Lake Park Revisioning

The project is closer to breaking ground thanks to a $500,000 boost from the state Executive Office of Energy Environmental Affairs that will be matched by city funds.

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Pittsfield to Host Webinar for the Pontoosuc Lake Park Project

The city was recently awarded a Massachusetts Parkland Acquisitions and Renovations for Communities (PARC) grant to begin the plan implementation.

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Pittsfield Receiving $500K State Grant for Pontoosuc Lake Park Redesign

The $500,000 boost is being matched by city funds, totaling $1 million, and construction is expected to begin next summer.

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Lanesborough Board Mulling 'Residents Only' Sign at Beach

Michael Lally, who resides on Sunrise Street, said he has taken care of the Pontoosuc Lake beach for years and wants to know why the sign stipulating that it is for town residents only is no more.

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Pontoosuc Lake Closure Notices

Additionally, the lake will be closed on Tuesday, May 23 to all uses as part of the nuisance aquatic weed management program.

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Pontoosuc Lake Still Under Health Advisory

Local officials are reminding the public that the health advisory issued Sept. 10 regarding a potential harmful cyanobacteria bloom in Pontoosuc Lake is still in effect and continued caution is advised.

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Pontoosuc Lake Algae Bloom a Health Hazard

Recent algae test results have confirmed the presence of a blue-green algae bloom at Pontoosuc Lake that may present harmful health effects for users of the lake.