CDC Says "We Have Work To Do" To Reopen Schools Safely
The director of the CDC on Sunday emphasized the need for masking and other mitigation measures in order to reopen schools safely.
Officials Urging Caution With COVID-19 Vaccination Buddy System
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” recei…
Caregivers Accomining 75+ Seniors Can Also Get a Vaccine the Same Day
Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency has announced that starting today individuals accompanying a 75+ resident to their vaccination appointment at a mass vaccination location may also make an appointment to be vaccinated at the same location on the same day...
UMass Fraternity Suspended For Breaking COVID-19 Rules
Hundreds of UMass Amherst students were under review for potential COVID-19 policy violations, and a fraternity has been placed on suspension.
Second Round Of Vaccinations Underway In The Berkshires
This information comes from a press release sent to me by Berkshire Healthcare Systems Lisa Gaudet, VP of Communications.
Phoenix Theaters Beacon Cinema in Pittsfield Reopening
Back to the movies…safely starting on Friday February 26th as Phoenix Theaters Beacon Cinema announced today that they will be turning on the lights, filling the popcorn machine and playing the flix once again. Pittsfield’s North Street location will be implementing a new rese…
Pittsfield Schools Plans Full Return To Hybrid After Feb. Break
Interim Superintendent of Schools Joseph Curtis delivered hope in his weekly update of plans to return all students to in-person hybrid learning after February break.
Additional Vaccination Clinics Added in the Berkshires
New vaccination clinics have been announced for those eligible for the jab part of the state’s Phase 1 rollout for those 75-years old and older, health-care workers, first responders and workers and residents in congregate care facilities...
Pittsfield Market 32 To Offer COVID Vaccine Appointments
Starting Sunday(2/7), six Price Chopper/Market 32 pharmacies in Massachusetts now offer the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine.