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Mailing Out Presents? Holiday Shipping Deadlines
As the country continues to navigate the holiday season during the ongoing pandemic and many people deciding not to travel, there is expected to be an increase in the use of package shipping services.
Customer traffic is expected to increase beginning Dec...
Handmade, Artisan Wreath Sale Benefits Local Food Pantry
The Holiday season is upon us which means it's time to pull out those holiday decorations, including the perfect wreath!
For the past five years, Cultural Pittsfield's Wreath Art Auction has been the place to get a one-of-a-kind, hand-made wreath from a local artist, with all the proce…
State Officials Encourage Fire Safety This Thanksgiving
The conversation around celebrating Thanksgiving safely has most pertained to COVID-19, but State Fire Officials are urging residents to make fire safety a priority this Thanksgiving.
The State Fire Marshal's office said that cooking activities caused 86 percent of the 704 Thanksgiving Day …
Two More Berkshire Districts SwitchAmid rising to Remote Learning
Amid rising numbers of COVID-19 cases in Berkshire County, two more school districts have chosen to move to remote learning.
Central Berkshire Regional School district will return to remote learning starting this Monday. School Committee Barbara Craft-Reiss, Dalton Board of Health Chair Dr.…
Pittsfield Awarded $3 Million in MassWorks Grant Money
Today, Gov. Baker, Lt. Gov Polito, and Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Mike Kennealy announced the 2020 Round of the MassWorks Infrastructure Grant Program. This year’s awards will invest nearly $68 million in 36 projects across Massachusetts to support housing, economi…
Rapid Testing to Start in Some Berkshire Schools Next Month
Next month, 134 schools or districts in Massachusetts will be able to provide rapid COVID-19 tests to students or staff who feel the onset of virus symptoms during the school day, Gov. Baker and other state officials said yesterday.
Four local Berkshire County Schools will op…
Pet of the Week: Meet Saco
Every Wednesday at 8:30 we're joined by John Perreault, Executive Director of the Berkshire Humane Society to discuss all the happenings at their Barker Road facility, plus talk about their Pet of the Week.
In keeping with our November Adopt a Senior Pet Month, this week's Pe…

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Pittsfield Offers Restaurant Rapid Response Grant Program
As indoor dining is currently suspended at city restaurants, one of several safety measures put in place in the wake of rising COVID-19 cases in Pittsfield, Mayor Linda Tyer has established the Restaurant Rapid Response Grant Program to assist restaurants and eateries during this period...
BMM Donates $7,500 in Winter Coats to BCAC Elf Program
Berkshire Money Management has donated more than $7,500 in locally purchased warm clothing to the Berkshire Community Action Council’s Elf Warm Clothing Program, now in its 40th year. The program benefits more than 2,000 children under the age of 12 across the Berkshires...
Pittsfield Priest Placed on Leave, Facing Lewdness Charges
The Rev. Francis “Frank” Lawlor, administrator of Sacred Heart Parish on Elm St. in Pittsfield, has been placed on administrative leave by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield. The leave is effective immediately he returns depends on the pending legal charges the pri…
Second Suspect At Large in Marijuana Dispensary Robbery
Berkshire County's first recreational marijuana dispensary was the site of a robbery Friday afternoon.
According to The Berkshire Edge, a customer of Theory Wellness in Great Barrington was walking through the parking lot after having made a purchase when two males approached him
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Pittsfield Man Sentenced in Brutal Domestic Assault Case
The Berkshire District Attorney’s Office secured another conviction in a severe domestic violence case through evidence-based prosecution on Tuesday.
Christopher Corley, 47, of Pittsfield pled guilty to single counts of assault and battery on a household member, assault and battery wi…
City of Pittsfield Suspends Indoor Dining
With the number of new positive COVID-19 cases continuing to rise in Pittsfield, and with growing levels of concern for the potential of further community spread, on Thursday, the city’s COVID-19 Task Force identified several immediate actions to slow the spread of the virus in the c…

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