image description

7-Year-Old Raises More Than $2,000 for Adams Police K-9

The recently turned 7-year-old opted to forgo birthday gifts this year and instead raise some money for animals. Enter the Adams Police Department and its 9-year-old K-9, Kumar.

image description

Neal Delivers Milk to Pittsfield Food Pantry

U.S. Rep. Richard Neal, in partnership with Vanguard Renewables and H.P. Hood, delivered 400 gallons of milk to the South Congregational Church Community Food Pantry.

image description

Adams Community Bank Donates $100,000 to BHS COVID-19 Relief Fund

Adams Community Bank has donated $100,000 to the COVID-19 Relief Fund that was recently established to help Berkshire Health Systems battle the coronavirus pandemic.

image description

Maxymillian to Donate to Doyle Athletic Complex Dugout Repair

Parks and Open Spaces Manager James McGrath told the Parks Commission on Tuesday that Maxymillion, the chosen contractor for the project, will cover the cost of the project.

image description

North Adams Police Deliver Meals to Families In Need

The North Adams Police department wanted to give a little more this year and decided to deliver Christmas meals to 12 families in need.

image description

Williamstown Youth Center Receives Donation of 25 Tablets

In addition to the tablets, the communications company is donating $2,000 that will be used to sponsor two youth basketball teams and support the youth center's financial aid and scholarship programs.

image description

Republic Services Donates Food Drive Collection to South Congregational

South Congregational Church's food pantry received a welcome gift on Wednesday cases and cases of canned and boxed foods.

image description

Republic Services Donates to Four Pittsfield Community Organizations

Republic Services doesn't just clean up the city's trash. It helps to clean up the community. The city's trash hauler makes annual donations to various organizations throughout the city. This year four organizations were chosen by Mayor Linda Tyer for donations eyed to help make the city a better place. The South Congregational Food Pantry was again a recipient. Republic Services has donated to the food pantry on multiple occasions and employees hold food drives to get additional donations

image description

Alumna Donates $5 Million To Support Teachers At Miss Hall's School

Miss Hall's School will bolster its efforts to attract and retain faculty with the help of the largest single gift the school's ever received. Theresa Thompson, who graduated from the all-girls school in 1964, donated $5 million with an eye toward retaining faculty who deliver innovative curriculum at the school.

image description

North Adams Rallies to Support Fire Victims

Within hours of a devastating fire on Houghton Street that left five families homeless, donation drives had already begun to help them get back on their feet.

image description

Pittsfield Firefighters Donate Christmas Gifts to DCF

The city's firefighters are helping to provide a good Christmas to children in DCF care. The firefighters union continued its annual holiday tradition of buying gifts for more than two dozen local children involved with the Department of Children and Families. The firefighters had taken the names of 25 children, what they'd like for Christmas, and then headed out to shop for them.

image description

Operation Christmas Soliciting Donations for North County Veterans

The drive started by veterans office assistant Tina Samson two years ago expects to provide gift bags to close to 200 veterans, widows and families this season.

image description

Berkshire Money Management Donates $2,500 to Thanksgiving Angels

Thanksgiving really isn't that far away. At the South Congregational Church, volunteers are already gearing up for the Thanksgiving Angels program, which provides turkeys and all of the sides to thousands of local residents in need. On Wednesday, Berkshire Money Management helped kick off the season with a $2,500 donation.

image description

Lakewood Park Basketball Court Dedicated in Pittsfield

Lori Gazzillo Kiely, senior vice president of Berkshire Bank and foundation director, said the bank had been looking for a project it could partner with the city on for its volunteer "Xtraordinary Day of Service" in June.

More Stories