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.
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?
Funding Secured For Berkshire Flyer (Video)
State Senator Adams Hinds announced today via Facebook that the Berkshire Flyer, a pilot train service from New York City to Pittsfield is a go – and it will start in June 2020.
BCC Hosting Recycling Rally and Sustainability Fair
If you live in Pittsfield or Dalton and you’ve been hanging on to your old electronics, appliances or other items that you can’t put in the regular trash, then this is the day for which you have been waiting.
Walk A Mile In Her Shoes Registration Open
It’s just around the corner – that one day when men from all walks of life, business, civil service, and government don women’s shoes and walk a mile down North Street in Pittsfield in an effort to bring awareness to and put a halt to sexual, domestic and dating violence.
2019 Citizens Academy: Now Accepting Applications
Applications are now being accepted for the City of Pittsfield’s 2019 Citizens Academy, which will be held this fall.
Escaped Inmate Apprehended (See Video)
Pittsfield Police have apprehended an inmate that escaped the custody of the Berkshire County Sheriff’s Department on Monday while being released from medical treatment at Berkshire Medical Center.