PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The Boys and Girls Club of the Berkshires’ fifth- and sixth-grade girls basketball team finished a remarkable season by winning the Ed Szlats Memorial Tournament this weekend in Chicopee.
The team went for 3-0 in pool play in the B division before knocking off St. Stan’s 39-11 to win the title.
The team competed in eight tournaments this year, winning five and finishing runner up in the other three. It finished its season with a record of 33-4 displaying outstanding talent, teamwork, toughness, and sportsmanship along the way.
The team includes: Gionnah Levardi, Kyana Summers, Alivia Mauer, Harolyn Castillo, Dezerea Powell, Maddy Stetz, Caroline Sherman, Maddy Chaffee, Jaelynn Walker, Jasmine Small, A.J. Pelkey and Sam Ullrich.
The team is coached by Kristy Conyers and Bryant Mauer.
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2021 Fishing Derby at Wild Acres
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The City of Pittsfield Conservation Commission, in conjunction with Lyon Aviation, will sponsor a free fishing derby for youth 14 and under Saturday, May 8 at the Wild Acres Conservation Area (rain or shine).
The derby will be held 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. The accessible trail down to the pond is now open.
As there will be limited capacity due to COVID-19 restrictions, pre-registration is required and will end on Thursday, May 6. Participants will be selected on a first-come, first-served basis. Please note only one parent per child will be allowed.
The Parks Commission on Tuesday unanimously accepted and endorsed a draft action plan to address overnight camping in the parks under its commission policy. This policy addresses the influx of homeless individuals who began seeking shelter most popularly at Springside Park in the summer of 2020.
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After being prompted to pause the Springside Park pump track and bike skills facility project until in-person meetings can resume, the Parks Commission unanimously voted to continue with the process and encouraged additional public input.
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Berkshire Roots will music, food, vendors, and new products on Tuesday at its Dalton Avenue location. On Saturday is the dispensary's launch of Garcia Hand Picked cannabis products made by music legend Jerry Garcia's family.
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Social media strategist Alexander Farnsworth and his brother Brayden, and fashion designer Adam Lippes launched their joint venture, Farnsworth Fine Cannabis on March 1 with a retail location in Great Barrington. click for more