Song that best describes you: Jimmy Buffett’s “Changes in Latitudes, Changes in Attitudes” Favorite Artists: Train, Five for Fighting, Jimmy Buffett, Harry Chapin, Billy Joel, Bruuuce! Favorite Movies: Caddyshack, Casablanca, Marx Bros. classics Favorite Food: Soft pretzels, Philly cheesesteaks What do you like most about the Berkshires? The ever-changing scenery Describe a picture-perfect weekend: Would probably include winning Powerball
Mayor Bernard: COVID-19 Claims First North Adams Life
Mayor Tom Bernard issued a statement late this afternoon, saying, "Today we learned that we have experienced the first COVID-19 death in North Adams."
Gov. Baker Announces New COVID-19 Restrictions Sunday
Effective Tuesday, March 17, gatherings of more than 25 people are banned. Restaurants and taverns are limited to takeout or delivery service only.
Covid-19: North Adams and Other Towns Declare State of Emergency
North Adams City Hall will be closed to the public beginning this Monday, March 16, as will Williamstown Town Hall. Other towns have announced updated plans.
Springfield Diocese Suspends Catholic Masses Due To Covid-19
Bishop Mitchell Rozanski directed that all Masses and other activities are suspended in all parishes within the diocese until further notice.
Berkshire County Public Schools To Close Until March 30
North Adams Mayor Tom Bernard has announced that North Adams Public Schools will be closed for the next two weeks in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Noel Field Splash Park To Open on July 4
An official ribbon cutting ceremony will be held this Thursday, July 4, at 11 A.M. The splash park will operate from 11 A.M. to 8 P.M. daily through Labor Day.
UPDATE Main Break on Main Street in North Adams This Morning
A water main break this morning on Main St. in North Adams, just past American Legion Drive, is resulting in water woes and a traffic detour.
Brian Wilson’s Tanglewood Show Canceled
The Brian Wilson "Pet Sounds" June 16 concert at Tanglewood has been canceled. A statement from Wilson on his website cited health concerns.
BRTA Expanding Nighttime Service North and South
The Berkshire Regional Transit Authority will be adding 2 trips between North Adams and Pittsfield each weeknight starting July 1.
North Adams Mayor Seeking a Second Term
Mayor Tom Bernard announced today that he has taken out nomination papers in a bid to remain in City Hall's corner office for another two-year term.