Pittsfield City and law enforcement officials are urging local seniors to be vigilant as the state’s COVID-19 vaccination buddy system an initiative meant to increase participation among seniors 75 and older in mass vaccination clinics by having an accompanying “caregiver” receive one as well has resulted in an alarming increase in direct solicitation and advertising to seniors from individuals seeking to get vaccinated.
Online sportsbooks are always offering random Super Bowl "prop bets" on all the craziness that surrounds the game. Several sites already have their lines up, and here are few highlights, plus one for the Puppy Bowl!
In alignment with ongoing health and safety protocols to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 – which remains a highly infectious virus, with new cases popping up every day – the City of Pittsfield will not be hosting its annual Halloween parade and is strongly discouraging residents from participating in this year’s trick-or-treat, opting instead for safe and enjoyable low-risk festivities. For its part, the city will be sponsoring several virtual Halloween-themed contests.
The School Committee of the North Adams Public Schools and the North Adams City Council will meet in convention at 6:00 p.m. Thursday, August 13, 2020, to elect a new school committee member to fill a vacant seat on the School Committee.