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Pittsfield Opens Vaccination Information Hotline
In light of mounting inquiries regarding COVID-19 vaccinations, the City of Pittsfield’s Department of Health has established a new dedicated hotline to provide residents with updated information.
The hotline, which can be accessed by calling 413-449-5575, officially went in…
Local Man Facing Charges in D.C. After Capitol Attack
A Berkshire County man is facing charges in connection with the storming of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday.
David Lester Ross, 33 of Winter St. in Pittsfield, allegedly participated in the attack of the Capitol building this past Wednesday in which vandalism and violence ran rampant...
Christian Center Set to Open Warming Shelter This Winter
The Christian Center in Pittsfield is working on opening a warming center for homeless citizens this winter.
The Berkshire Eagle reports that Betsy Sherman, executive director of the Christian Center has applied for a permit needed to place a trailer on-site adjacent to the existsing buildi…
Springfield Arson Suspect Arrested in Pittsfield
Pittsfield Police arrested a man wanted for an alleged arson at the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Presbyterian Church in Springfield.
According to MassLive, Dushko Vulchev, of Houlton, Maine, was arrested by Pittsfield Police on Thursday on a Springfield warrant accusing him of attemptin…
Pittsfield Announces Christmas Tree Pick-up
It’s time to dispose of your Christmas Tree, and the City of Pittsfield has announced this year’s pick-up schedule.
It certainly was beautiful this year and you don’t want to see it go, but if you’ve had your Christmas tree up since long…
Questlove Hosts Virtual Jazz Show for Morningside School
One of the music industry's most respected and influential members is hosting a virtual jazz show this Monday to raise money for Morningside Community School in Pittsfield.
Questlove, music director and founding member of legendary band The Roots, is hosting a live, hour-long Jazz music set highlight…
Pittsfield Tree Lighting Goes Virtual This Friday
As times continue to change in the year of COVID-19, annual events, especially holiday traditions, have had to get creative.
Every year crowds gather to see the City of Pittsfield light the holiday tree in Park Square but this year the event has gone virtual...
Pittsfield Announces 2020 North Pole Calling Program
The Pittsfield Department of Community Development Recreation Program will be conducting the annual North Pole Calling Program on Wednesday, Dec. 16 and Thursday, Dec. 17. Sign-up forms have been emailed from the Pittsfield Public School Department...
Restaurant Owners Petition City to Resume Indoor Dining
At least 28 restaurant owners in the City of Pittsfield have signed a petition in an effort to persuade local officials to let them reopen their restaurants for indoor dining. The effort comes after the Pittsfield Department of Health issued an emergency order on November 12th suspending table servi…
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…

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