MEMBER SIGN IN
Not a member? Become one today!
         iBerkshires     Berkshire Chamber     Berkshire Community College     City of Pittsfield    
Search
News and events in Pittsfield, Mass.

Goodwill Completes First North County Community Soft Skills Program
By Rebecca Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
02:06AM / Monday, April 27, 2015
Important
2
Interesting
0
Funny
0
Awesome
2
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
0

The six members of the first graduating class of the Goodwill Works Soft Skills Program in North Adams show off their certificates with Kathy Anker, manager of Workforce Development.

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The celebratory cake was just ... well, icing on the cake.

Six people marked the completion of the first Goodwill Works Soft Skills Program offered to the general community in North Adams with a small ceremony and cake on Wednesday morning in the offices of the Northern Berkshire Community Coalition. The six-week program previously only had been offered in Pittsfield and within the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts Career Center.

But leaders of Goodwill of the Berkshires and

0 Comments
Read More >>

BHS Opens Walk In Treatment Center At Pittsfield Price Chopper
By Andy McKeever, iBerkshires Staff
01:29AM / Monday, April 27, 2015
Important
2
Interesting
0
Funny
0
Awesome
1
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
0

Nurse practitioner Linda Schermerhorn will staff the new center during the week to treat patients with minor medical conditions.  PITTSFIELD, Mass. — For a lot of people, it is just a whole lot easier to go to the emergency room than trying to get an appointment with at a doctor's office for treatment of minor injuries.   However, it is significantly more expensive to do so.   Berkshire Health Systems has now partnered with Price Chopper to treat minor injuries and illnesses at a lower cost to the patient. The organization opened a walk-in care center inside the supermarket.   "The primary goal is to offer people in our community a new access point

0 Comments
Read More >>

Kids 4 Harmony Provided The Music At The Inauguration Reception
by Soapbox 08:38PM / Monday, January 06, 2014

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow
by Soapbox 04:10PM / Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Look the city's Christmas Tree is bigger than a bus!
by Soapbox 10:10AM / Wednesday, November 20, 2013

www.altonwestall.com
www.dottiescoffeelounge.com
www.bedardbros.com
PITTSFIELD.COM TEXT ADVERTISINGADVERTISE TODAY

'An Uncommonly Fine Head': The Life and Times of Agrippa Hull
By Joe Durwin, iBerkshires Columnist
08:26PM / Sunday, April 26, 2015
Important
0
Interesting
2
Funny
0
Awesome
0
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
0

Agrippa Hull, a Revolutionary veteran, was a well-known resident and landowner in Stockbridge.

STOCKBRIDGE, Mass. — In the days following the War for Independence, he came to be one of the most celebrated African-American Berkshirites of his time, yet sadly his name is not particularly well known to locals today.  

Not nearly as well remembered as that of Elizabeth Freeman (Mum Bett), with whom he worked and lived beside, Hull's life nonetheless intersected with pivotal pieces of history and left a lasting legacy on the struggle for racial equality in the United States.

"Agrippa Hull was one of the most remarkable and unnoticed African Americans of the revolutionary

0 Comments
Read More >>

Clark Exhibit Celebrates Underappreciated Medium
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
03:44PM / Saturday, April 25, 2015
Important
1
Interesting
1
Funny
0
Awesome
0
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
0

Clark Art Institute's exhibit 'Machine Age Modernism' features Claude Flight's linocut prints, a form of printing popular in 1920s and '30s London.

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — In the first part of the 20th century, Claude Flight and his disciples were doing some cutting edge work.

Literally.

Flight is an innovator and leader of a short-lived boom of linocut printmakers that thrived in London in the 1920s and '30s.

He and his contemporaries are celebrated in the Clark Art Institute's exhibit "Machine Age Modernism," on view in the Clark Center through May 17.

The show features colorful, intricate and often highly abstract images of everyday life

0 Comments
Read More >>

Pittsfield Celebrates Arbor Day, Honors Berkshire Conservation District
By Marc Wrzesinski, Special to iBerkshires
10:27PM / Friday, April 24, 2015
Important
0
Interesting
1
Funny
0
Awesome
4
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
1

Parks and Open Space Manager Jim McGrath announced that 33 more trees will be planted in the Common.  PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Despite the cold and blustery weather, city officials honored Berkshire Conservation District Director Bob Lear at the annual Arbor Day celebration.   The Berkshire Conservation District, based in Pittsfield at the Conte Federal Building has been actively and yet quietly serving the area since 1946 and dedicated to the conservation of natural resources throughout the county.   Lear has worked as a career forester and has been a longtime volunteer member of the Berkshire Conservation District.   Mayor Daniel Bianchi recognized Lear's

0 Comments
Read More >>

BHS: Not Responsible For BMC HealthNet Fallout
By Andy McKeever, iBerkshires Staff
03:07PM / Friday, April 24, 2015
Important
0
Interesting
0
Funny
0
Awesome
0
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
0

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Berkshire Health Systems is taking exception to Boston Medical Center HealthNet's implication that the two sides failing to renew insurance coverage is the health system's fault.   "We have tried to take the high road here and focus on helping people get the coverage they need. We see that their spokespeople are trying to put the blame on us," said Senior Vice President Ruth Blodgett in an email on Friday.     "For the record, the publicly available data about costs indicate that our inpatient costs are average for the state, and our physician costs are actually below average. And when you look at Total Medical Expense for the

0 Comments
Read More >>

Taconic Golf Club Building Membership, Opportunities to Play
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
12:52PM / Friday, April 24, 2015
Important
1
Interesting
2
Funny
2
Awesome
5
Infuriating
1
Ridiculous
9

Taconic Golf Club plans to open this Saturday. The club's seen a significant growth in membership for its top-rated course. WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The leadership of Taconic Golf Club is excited about Saturday's planned opening of the course, which traces its roots to the 19th century.   But those same leaders are more excited about the innovations that are ensuring Taconic's success well into the 21st century.   "We're trying to really build the future of Taconic," head professional Josh Hillman said this week.   "It's extremely affordable now the way the membership committee and marketing committee have set it up. ... We have

2 Comments
Read More >>

Cultural Pittsfield This Week: April 24-30
11:25AM / Friday, April 24, 2015
Important
0
Interesting
0
Funny
0
Awesome
0
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
0

Office of Cultural Development | City of Pittsfield    

Friday: Bird Walks at Canoe Meadows

 

Look for migrants of all kinds, especially the beautiful wood-warblers. Walk past wetlands and meadows and through woodlands observing changes in bird species each week. Preregistration is not required. Bring binoculars; beginners welcome.

 

Friday, April 24 | 8am-10am | Canoe Meadows | Holmes Road | 413-637-0320| FREE Members; $3

2 Comments
Read More >>

Superior Court Briefs: April 17 - April 23
Staff Reports,
11:13AM / Friday, April 24, 2015
Important
0
Interesting
0
Funny
Awesome
0
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
0

Cases heard before Judge Daniel Ford on Friday, April 17.   Sasha Santiago, 25, of Springfield had not guilty pleas entered on her behalf on two counts of conspiracy to violate drug laws, and single counts of trafficking in heroin and trafficking in cocaine.   She was released on $15,000 bail. The charges stem from a motor vehicle stop in North Adams on March 2, 2015.   Cases heard before Judge Daniel Ford on Tuesday, April 21.   James Colbert, 53, of Williamstown had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on single counts of assault and battery and assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon.    He was ordered to be held at the Berkshire County House of

0 Comments
Read More >>

Lanesborough Election: Nomination Papers Available
Staff Reports,
07:50AM / Friday, April 24, 2015
Important
1
Interesting
0
Funny
0
Awesome
0
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
0

LANESBOROUGH, Mass. — Nomination papers for the June 16 election are now available.   The largest turnover is expected on the School Committee where two of the three incumbents have already announced they will not be seeking re-election.   Robert Barton, who's term doesn't expire until 2016, is resigning from the committee and Jim Moriarty said he will not seek re-election. Whoever runs for Barton's seat will finish out the final year in his term before being back up for election. The other seat is for three years.   The Board of Selectmen seat currently held by John Goerlach is on the ballot. That is a three-year term.    There are two seats up

0 Comments
Read More >>

Page 1 of 246 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11 ... 246  
Pittsfield.com is owned and operated by: Boxcar Media 106 Main Sreet, P.O. Box 1787 North Adams, MA 01247 -- T. 413-663-3384 F.413-664-4251
© 2008 Boxcar Media LLC - All rights reserved