|Biz Briefs: Berkshire United Way Celebrates Volunteers|
Local leaders and award recipients gather following the Berkshire United Way Live United Community Celebration, incuding Perri Petricca, CEO of Petricca Industries; Kristine Hazzard, president & CEO Berkshire United Way; C. Jeffrey Cook, the Robert K Agar Jr. Volunteerism award recipient; Susan Driscoll, the JC Penney Employee
|Riverfest Promotes Use of Housatonic; Cleans Up Pittsfield Park|
Various organizations brought out display tables to educate people about the ecosystem.
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — To celebrate Earth Day the Housatonic Valley Association did what you'd expect: they cleaned up a city park and promoted use of the river.
The group held a river festival on Saturday, when dozens
|@theMarket: Markets Hold on to Weekly Gains|
It was a struggle, but the stock market indexes stubbornly refused to cave in despite some really horrendous earnings reports. A battle is being waged among bulls and bears right here, right now. Who will win?
Remember last week when I reported that earnings have been revised down so low that it was practically impossible for most
|Pittsfield Police Officers Focus Efforts on Building Community|
Officer Darren Derby after delivering a new basketball hoop for the children who live on South Atlantic Street.
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — After the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, city officers were told to go into the local schools, look for vulnerabilities, and provide some extra security.
|Let's Go Paperless|
I would like to thank City Clerk Linda Tyer for agreeing to print out one less city council packet, as I have officially gone paperless for council meetings - which I hope will be a trend that can be extended throughout city government.
The bulky (and often, very bulky) city council packet that councilors use for a reference costs an average
|Berkshire Music School Kicks Off 2012 Classes With Open House|
January 29, 2011
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Dozens of youths, many of them under the age of 5, attended an open house at the Berkshire Music School Saturday, as the educational nonprofit enters its 70th year at its 30 Wendell Avenue home.
The open house featured a sample class, access to musical instruments, information for parents,
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