Tom Conklin is the News Director and lead news voice for the Berkshire News Network and the Townsquare Media Berkshire Radio Group. Tom is also a musician and voiceover talent. He has been a guitarist for more than three decades and plays lead guitar for the New England based band, The Matchstick Architects. He also does voiceover narration work for clients all over the world from his home studio in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Tom is also a founding member of Berkshire Organization for Original Music, or BOOM, which is a Berkshire County based organization that advocates for the local original music scene and performers of original music in the Berkshires.
Proper Equipment Can Make Winter Safer
Winter weather can throw a lot of things at us, including tree branches downed by heavy snow and ice. One thing you may not think too much about is if you have the outdoor equipment that you need to get through the season.
Jail Sentences In Domestic Violence Cases
The Berkshire District Attorney’s Office secured maximum jail sentences for two men in domestic violence cases last week. Both men were ordered to serve two and a half years at the Berkshire County House of Correction following guilty pleas.
Lanesborough Man Faces Child Porn Charges
A Lanesborough man is free on recognizance following his arraignment last week on child pornography charges
Winter Fire Safety with Lt. Randy Stein (LISTEN)
Lt. Randy Stein from the Pittsfield Fire Department was on City Talk this past weekend to talk about Fire Safety in the winter months, and what you can do to keep your family safe from fire this time of year.
Pittsfield Tree Lighting Well Attended
The City of Pittsfield's Annual Tree Lighting was very well attended on Friday evening. The annual tradition brings out local residents of all ages for a festive night...
BiggDaddy’s Philly Steak House Closes
If you ask anyone in the Pittsfield area, “Where can I get a great cheesesteak sandwich?” – They will likely tell you BiggDaddy’s Philly Steak House. However, if you’ve had one recently, savor the flavor.
Jam-Packed List Of Candidates In Pittsfield
The candidate list for the city of Pittsfield is now official and it’s a full slate of races. There are four candidates running for Mayor including incumbent Linda Tyer, retired police officer Karen Kalinowski, Councilor at Large Melissa Mazzeo and Scott Graves, who owns the Rusty Anchor.
It’s Time For Back-To-School Dental Exams!
There is a lot do in preparation for our kids going back to school. You’re shopping for new clothes, school supplies, and of course all kinds of tablets and laptops. Apart from making these purchases, your children may also be scheduled for a visit to their pediatrician for that back-to-schoo…
Big Y Starts Single Use Plastic Bag Ban
The banning of single-use plastic bags has been a hot topic around the Berkshires as of late. Individual towns have been making the decision to enforce a ban of their own as a state-wide ban continues to be sought after on Beacon Hill.
A Better Location For The Berkshire Carousel?
Right from the beginning, there were many questions surrounding the decision to put the Berkshire Carousel at its current location on Center Street adjacent to the CVS Pharmacy in Pittsfield. Would it succeed or would it fail?