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Traffic Commission Endorses Plan to Ease Traffic at Herberg School
The plan calls for no parking on the non-school side of the streets. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The Traffic Commission is recommending a new plan to ease congestion at Herberg Middle School.   The commission endorsed a plan on Thursday that calls for no parking on the non-school sides of Pomeroy Avenue and Marshall
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Great Barrington Stays Perfect in Berkshire Adult Baseball League
ADAMS, Mass. -- Scott McFarland homered and drove in three runs, and Mickey Kammeyer had a pair of doubles to lead the Great Barrington Millers to a 12-7 over the Knights as the Millers stayed unbeaten in the Berskshire Adult Baseball League.   The Millers improved to 3-0 to stay atop the 20-year-old division of the
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Memorial Day Brings Reminders of Sacrifice, Obligations
Applause for World War II veteran Frank Lazarczyk of Cheshire at the Adams Memorial Day service on Monday. See more photos here. ADAMS, Mass. — It was some 55 years ago that Francis Bourdon stood in Maple Street Cemetery to recite the Gettysburg Address as a member of Boy Scout Troop 38.    "If you
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Lanesborough Braves Rain to Observe Memorial Day
Ava Costa lays a wreath to honor those who died in the service of the country. More photos from the parade and ceremony are available here. LANESBOROUGH, Mass. — War is expensive.   The Civil War cost the United States the lives of 500,000; in World War 1, 117,000; World War 2, 406,000; Korean War 54,000;
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Four Pittsfield Properties Set For Demolition
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Four properties are slated to be demolished in the coming week.   The city will be razing 14 Parker Ave., 33 Francis Ave., 35-37 Circular Drive, and 11 Goodrich St. in an effort to combat blight.   "My administration is committed to the work of fighting blight in the City of Pittsfield.
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Pittsfield School Committee to Reconsider Indigenous Peoples Day
Rudy Sacco was one of many who opposed the name change. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The School Committee will reconsider its decision to rename Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day after the Italian-American community voiced outrage at the decision.   The School Committee in January voted to make the change on the
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Holiday Hours: Memorial Day
Photo Courtesy of U.S. Army Arlington National Cemetery is the nation's first federal military cemetery. A ceremony is held each Memorial Day at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Memorial Day is being celebrated Monday, May 28. It is a federal holiday observing the sacrifices of the nation's servicemen and -women. It
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Pittsfield Announces First 'Citizens Academy'
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — City government wants to engage residents more and will launch a 10-week "citizens academy" to learn about how local government works.    The program is headed by the mayor's Executive Assistant Catherine Van Bramer. She said the program, starting in September, will bring a group of up
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Superior Court Briefs: May 11 - May 24
Cases heard before Judge Maureen Hogan on Friday, May 11.   Akeem Anderson, 22, of Springfield had a not guilty plea entered on his behalf on a single count of possession of cocaine with intent to distribute.   He was released on $500 bail. The charge stems from a motor vehicle stop in Pittsfield on January 31,
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@theMarket: Nothing Memorable in the Markets this Week
Most indexes ended the week where they started. While day traders may have lost or gained from intraday moves, serious investors simply ignored the constant and contradictory stream of news coming out of Washington.   It isn't worth the space to comment on all the on-again, off-again series of tweets and statements that has
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