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Pittsfield to Host Public Hearing on CDBG Funding Ideas
The Department of Community Development is sponsoring a public hearing and input session at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 10, as part of the preparation of its 2022 Annual Action Plan.
The purpose of the public hearing is to obtain public comments and suggestions on how the city’s federal Community Deve…
Pittsfield Native Could Be First Woman to Walk on The Moon
NASA astronaut and Taconic High School class of 1984 graduate Stephanie Wilson could make history in outer space, for the second time.
NASA’s international spaceflight mission Artemis is focused on landing the first woman and the next man on the Moon by 2024, and Pittsfield …
Adams Police Search for Armed Robbery Suspect
The Adams Police Department has been investigating an armed robbery that occurred in the early morning hours of December 8, 2020, at the 7-Eleven on Columbia Street. Since that time, no suspect has been identified and they are now asking for the public's help...
Gov. Baker Makes Teachers Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccination
A day after public officials ramped up pressure to vaccinate teachers and President Joe Biden called for every educator to get their first shot by the end of March, Gov. Charlie Baker toured an elementary school in Gloucester this morning where he announced all teachers will be eligible for the…
Two Western Mass Men Facing Trafficking, Firearms Charges
Two Springfield men after facing multiple charges after a traffic stop yielded PCP, oxycodone, cocaine, and an illegal firearm.
Shortly before 7 p.m. yesterday Trooper Justin Dauplaise, assigned to the Troop B Community Action Team, was on patrol in Springfield...
Mayor Tyer Shares COVID-19 Vaccination Update
Pittsfield Mayor Linda Tyer provides a few updates from today's message added to the city's Vaccination Hotline (to hear the full message call 413.449.5575):
In Berkshire County, large-scale clinics continue at Berkshire Community College in Pittsfield, St...
Calling All Artists: Pittsfield Announces Spring Art Contest
The City of Pittsfield is pleased to announce its virtual spring art contest open to city youth and adults.
The contest is being held in lieu of the city’s annual Eggstravaganza Egg Scramble which will not be held this year due to ongoing COVID-19 health and safety protocols...
North Adams Radio Station WNAW Flips to Country Music
Some major changes to radio in the Berkshires this morning with local North Adams radio station WNAW flipping to country music as “New Country 94-7.  The switch to country isn’t the only major change at WNAW.  The station also recently added an FM frequency on 94...
Theory Wellness Enters Cannabis Beverage Market
Theory Wellness, Berkshire County's first recreational marijuana shop, is entering the rapidly growing infused beverage category with their new project: Hi5.
The emergence of cannabis beverages on the East Coast is an extension of the booming THC-infused beverage trend at which Theory Wellness, …
MA Continues Reopening: Baker Announces Step 2 Phase 3 and Step 1
This afternoon, Governor Baker announced that beginning Monday, March 1, the state will implement Step 2 of Phase III reopening. This includes the following updates to businesses, activities and capacities:
• Indoor performance venues such as concert halls, theaters, and other indoor performance spac…

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