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Pittsfield Parks Commission OKs Summer, Fall Events

The Parks Commission on Tuesday night OK'd a number of summer and fall events on city recreation properties.

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Taconic Students Highlight Importance of Good Public Bathrooms, Push for Resources

A letter from sophomores Nick Kerwood and Eva Matkovska was brought forward at Tuesday's Parks Commission meeting.

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Pittsfield Parks Commission OKs Returning Cultural Events

The Parks Commission has approved park event requests for Third Thursday, Shakespeare in the Park, and Tanglewood in the City.

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Pittsfield Parks Commissions OKs New, Returning Events

The Parks Commission approved a dozen park event requests on Tuesday, ushering in a year of diverse happenings.

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Pittsfield Commission Supports Park Square Tree Plan

The panel endorsed a plan to remove four trees and plant seven, including an evergreen that will serve as the city's permanent Christmas tree.

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Lower Tech Onota Lake Boat Wash Proposal Seeks CPA Funds

Plans for an Onota Lake boat wash station were made lower-tech after the original proposal became too expensive. This iteration cuts costs while warding off zebra mussels.

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Adams Parks Commission Considering Options for Renfrew Bleachers

The Parks Commission is looking for solutions for the bleachers at Renfrew Field, after debate over their arrangement on the field in recent months.

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Residents Air Grievances on Deming Park Improvements

Around 15 residents attended a public hearing for the proposed improvements to the park on Monday at Sacred Heart Church. It was facilitated by the Parks Commission and Ward 3 Councilor Kevin Sherman after a request from residents.

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Adams' Valley Street Shed Still Needs Funding

Commission Chair James Fassell agreed the current shed can keep being used and said the group will revisit the issue in the future.

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Pittsfield Parks Commission Sets Hearing on Deming Park Improvements

The city's plan to redesign Deming Park to address parking concerns has been met with concerns from nearby residents.

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KEVS Foundation Donates AED to Pittsfield

The Parks Commission received the lifesaving device last Tuesday after it was offered to the city several months ago. An AED is used to treat cardiac arrest by sending an electric shock to the heart and restoring a normal rhythm.

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Adams Parks Commission Considering Bringing Football Practice to Russell Field

The Parks Commission is looking into bringing Hoosac Valley football back to Russell Field after the sport was held off the field last year.

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Two New Members Join Adams Parks Commission

Ciuk and Sinopoli, both Adams natives, will fill the commission's two vacancies until the town's May elections. Both plan to run for the next term after the end of their appointments.

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Adams Parks Commission Will Ask Town Meeting for Storage Shed

The town got a quote of just under $5,500 for material costs, but Skrocki said the price of raw materials is likely to go up. He said he asked for about $1,000 more than the quote to account for this.