MassDevelopment Site Readiness Grant to begin Phase One of the redevelopment of Site 9, the largest and most visible parcel, in the William Stanley Business Park. Pittsfield, one of 10 municipalities across the state to be selected for this competitive grant, received the largest award.
The City of North Adams and the North Adams Public Schools (NAPS) district will once again collaborate on a food drive to benefit the Northern Berkshire Interfaith Action Initiative’s Al Nelson Friendship Center Food Pantry, located at 43 Eagle Street in North Adams.
North Adams' holiday tree lighting will have a different look and feel this year, I have been to the tree lighting for so many years, the band playing holiday tunes and the chorus singing, hot cocoa and cookies, all the families coming down to Main street, so many smiles on the children's & adults faces and of course Santa and Mrs. Claus. All wonderful memories.
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.
It's a rainy morning in North Adams as I write this message, one of several rainy days we have experienced as summer officially has turned into fall, and September gives way to October.
After a long, dry summer the rain is welcome and necessary, and it has been interspersed with some truly wonderful early fall weather alongside bright foliage that reminds us once again of the natural beauty
The City of Pittsfield posted a reminder on the city’s Facebook page regarding the mandatory water restrictions that went into effect today. The restrictions limit the use of outside watering activities such as watering lawns, gardens, washing cars and filling swimming pools...
Due to above normal temperatures throughout July and early August, and more than three months of below-normal rainfall, the state’s Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) has declared a Level 2 Significant Drought in all seven regions of the Commonwealth.
Calling the remarks "deeply concerning," Mayor Thomas Bernard joined a growing chorus of disapproval on Thursday over statements made by City Councilor and School Committee member Robert Moulton, who called Black Lives Matter a "terrorist organization" and dismissed the severity of the coronavirus pandemic.