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Black Lives Matter North Adams Urges Speaking Out Against Hate

The local Black Lives Matter group wants residents to know that they should not fear speaking up about hate speech and threats.

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Barrett Answers Williamstown Residents' Call for Law to Address Racist Covenant

This summer, the current residents of Colonial Village are speaking up about the vestigial covenants, which many if not most did not know about when they bought their homes.

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Williamstown Select Board Pressed for Action on Racial Justice

Bilal Ansari is an educated man with a long history in a town that claims to value both education and history.

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Day Delivers Personal Message to Juneteenth Gathering

On a day when millions of Americans celebrate the end of slavery, Day reminded a crowd of hundreds gathered at Field Park that the historical origin of Juneteenth was just one step on the road to achieving that unity.

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Pittsfield Chief, Citizens Make Commitment to Social Change

His response capped a rally and procession on Sunday afternoon from City Hall to Durant Park, "Together We Breathe," organized by Berkshire Interfaith Organizing.

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Black Lives Matter Protest in Williamstown Draws Hundreds

There were no speakers, but the demonstrators did hear it from many of the drivers who wended through the rotary starting at about 4:30, when the first sign-holders began to stake out their positions. And positions on Field Park itself filled up, protesters started to ring the sidewalks around the outside of the traffic rotary and up North Street (Route 7) toward town hall.

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