It's coming around once again! National Night Out is returning to the Northern Berkshires with events scheduled to take place in North Adams, Adams, and Williamstown.

The event is coming up on Tuesday, August 2nd, and it's your chance to meet and learn about your local public safety personnel. Events are taking place in three separate locations. The National Night Out in North Adams will take place at Noel Field from 5 PM to 8 PM. In Adams, events will be held on Hoosac Street from 5 PM to 7 PM. In Williamstown, the fun will take place at The Spruces from 3 PM to 7 PM.

Help makes our neighborhoods safer!

Officials are calling the National Night Out a night of community fun, safety, activities, information, and of course, snacks! If you go, you will get to spend the evening with neighborhood residents and emergency personnel and learn how to make your neighborhoods a safe and welcoming place to live.


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Transportation is going to be available to Noel Field in North Adams upon request. If you need it, you can call nbCC at 663-7500.

You can also get more information about these events by calling 663-7588 or by sending an email to




As the poster above says: When Neighbors Know Each Other, Neighborhoods are Safer!

National Night Out, as the name suggests is a National event held on the first Tuesday of August each year.

History (Wikipedia):

The event has been held annually since 1984 and is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch in the United States. National Night Out began simply with neighbors turning on their porch lights and sitting in front of their homes. The first National Night Out involved 2.5 million residents across 400 communities in 23 states; National Night Out 2016 involved 38 million residents in 16,000 communities across the United States.


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