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.

General Dynamics Seeks Small-Business Connections
By Brittany Polito, iBerkshires Staff
05:00AM / Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Congressman Neal says there are more than 133,000 Massachusetts residents employed by small businesses in the state. 

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — General Dynamics Mission Systems gathered around 75 small businesses and professional organizations at the Berkshire Innovation Center on Monday for a day of making connections.

The event titled "Innovating for The Future" sought to expand the company's supply chain in the state and further GD's relationship with the community by strengthening the local industrial sector.  

"I think one of our main objectives today is to make connections. Make connections between General Dynamics and all of the folks we have

0 Comments
Read More >>

Developers Pursue Duplex Project with Affordable Component for Former Williamstown Grange Site
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
04:47AM / Tuesday, June 28, 2022
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The owner of the former Grange Hall property on Water Street is looking to develop more than 20 sustainable, energy-efficient homes with a quarter of the owner-occupied units set aside for residents earning up to 80 percent of the area median income.   Last week, Alexander Carlisle appeared before the board of the town's Affordable Housing Trust to seek its support for the project in anticipation of an approval process that will involve the town waiving zoning regulations to allow the development.   Carlisle and his wife purchased the 6.6-acre 584 Water St. property in 2005 with hopes of renovating the historic structure after it no longer served

15 Comments
Read More >>

http:
http:
http:
PITTSFIELD.COM TEXT ADVERTISINGADVERTISE TODAY

Dalton Voters OK Articles at Special Town Meeting
By Sabrina Damms, iBerkshires Staff
09:38PM / Monday, June 27, 2022
DALTON, Mass. — Fewer than a dozen voters at Monday's special town meeting took only 10 minutes to pass the two articles on the warrant.    Article 1 was amended to include an additional $4,000 to cover trash removal from Town Hall, the senior center, garage, and park, based on a recent contract proposal with Casella.     This addition brought the total amount for Article 1 to $12,643, of which $8,6324 will pay sewer and debt expenses that were not anticipated for the annual town meeting.    Article 3 transfers $2,066 from free cash to the Miscellaneous Grants account to cure a deficit.   Of this amount, $1,436 will be used for an

0 Comments
Read More >>

Belanger Film Screens Tuesday Evening in Cheshire
09:10PM / Monday, June 27, 2022
CHESHIRE, Mass. -- The Baseball in the Berkshires museum Tuesday evening will offer a free screening of "Belanger: Big Time Ball Player - Small Town Story" at the Cheshire Community Center.   The 70-minute film chronicles the career of Pittsfield native Mark Belanger, an eight-time Gold Glove Award winner with the Baltimore Orioles and 1970 World Series champion.   The doors open at 6 p.m., and the screening will begin at about 6:30.   Tuesday's event will feature special guest Al Belanger, Mark's brother.   The screening is being held in conjunction with "Spreading Baseball Across Adams and Cheshire," a special temporary exhibit from Baseball

0 Comments
Read More >>

Pittsfield Rallies for Reproductive Rights
By Brittany Polito, iBerkshires Staff
04:06PM / Monday, June 27, 2022

 

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Nearly 200 people gathered at Park Square on Sunday in solidary with reproductive rights and to mourn the Supreme Court's overturning the landmark Roe v. Wade decision.

"My wish is that we can take this energy that's here today and all the people that didn't work out to be here today, to really take this energy and to funnel it so that we can take real action," state Rep. Tricia Farley-Bouvier said.

"And the change is not something that's going to happen in a couple of months or even a couple of years but we have to be as strong as the opposition because we know we're that we're the majority, it's just that so

0 Comments
Read More >>

McCann Honor Roll
03:40PM / Monday, June 27, 2022
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. McCann Technical School quarter 4 Honor Roll   High Honors Belanger, Emily 2022 Bushika, Jeramia 2022 Chen, Justin 2022 Clark, Elizabeth 2022 Clark, Madison 2022 Donovan, Ella 2022 Dufur, Paige 2022 Fortin, Lily 2022 Gazaille-Adams, Kyrsten 2022 Harris, Michael 2022 Krzanik, Allyson 2022 Luczynski, Khilie 2022 Manzolini, Kyle 2022 Meehan, Nicholas 2022 Mendel, Andrey 2022 Morin, Garrett 2022 Mulder, Anthony 2022 Perras, McKenzie 2022 Pettit, Tyler 2022 Piekos, Evan 2022 Poulen Jr, Chester 2022 Roberts, Amelia 2022 Rudin, Ethan 2022 Sacco, Carli 2022 Scalise, Emily 2022 Thibert, Tessa 2022 Vince, Amaya 2022 Wimpenney, Cheyenne 2022 Zaleski, Sarinna 2022 Abuisi,

0 Comments
Read More >>

Annual Subaru Raffle to Benefit Homeless Animals
03:00PM / Monday, June 27, 2022
PITTSFIELD, Mass.— Haddad Subaru and Berkshire Humane Society partner for the 10th Year annual "Choose Your Subaru" car raffle.   One winner will have their choice of a 2023 Subaru Crosstrek Limited, Forester Premium or Outback Premium with a value up to $33,000.   "Everyone knows about Berkshire Humane Society, but over the last 10 years we at Haddad Subaru have witnessed first-hand the tremendous work they do and the positive impact they have on our community and for the animals they serve," said George Haddad, President of Haddad Auto Group.   "We are honored to partner with John and his team at Berkshire Humane Society for the 10th annual

0 Comments
Read More >>

BCC to Host Admissions Info Sessions 
08:08AM / Monday, June 27, 2022
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Berkshire Community College (BCC) will host three free virtual information sessions to be held in the month of July: Wednesday, July 6 at 4 pm; Monday, July 18 at 12 pm; and Tuesday, July 19 at 6 pm.    The 30-minute info sessions, presented by admissions counselors on Zoom, are designed to familiarize prospective students with the application and registration process.        To register for a session, visit www.berkshirecc.edu/openhouse.    Information session participants can:        Ask questions about the admissions process: how to apply, register, and choose classes    

0 Comments
Read More >>

Route for Sept. 24 Tour De Greylock Bike Ride Finalized
By Brian Rhodes, iBerkshires Staff
04:51AM / Monday, June 27, 2022

LANESBOROUGH, Mass. — The Economic Development Committee is in the final stages of planning the first annual Tour de Greylock bike ride, which will take cyclists through six communities navigating the base of Mount Greylock. 

 

The committee discussed Thursday the final 41-mile route that will take riders through Lanesborough, New Ashford, Williamstown, Adams, North Adams and Cheshire. The inaugural event, which has been in planning for several months, is slated to begin at 8 a.m. on Sept. 24, with the ride's start and end points at the Berkshire Mall. 

 

The group is also working on securing sponsorships and merchandise for the event. Committee Chair Barbara

0 Comments
Read More >>

Maggie Harrington-Esko Tapped as PHS Principal
By Brittany Polito, iBerkshires Staff
03:17PM / Sunday, June 26, 2022

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — After working in many different positions at Pittsfield High School for more than 16 years, Maggie Harrington-Esko has been tapped as the new principal.

She will replace Henry Duval, who is retiring in the fall after nearly 30 years in public education.

Esko began her career at the high school in September 2006 as a social studies teacher, during which she also acted as a teacher leader, mentor, and adviser.

After 11 years in the classroom, Esko was hired to the administrative team where she had multiple titles. Over the last five years, she has been dean of students, vice principal, assistant principal of teaching and learning, and interim

0 Comments
Read More >>

Audit Finds Cultural Council Dedicated COVID-19 Funds Without Verification
12:00PM / Sunday, June 26, 2022
BOSTON — In an audit of the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC), the Office of State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump (OSA) found that MCC did not verify artists' eligibility prior to issuing grants totaling $1,456,000 from MCC's COVID-19 pandemic relief funding.    The audit also found that MCC's Internal Control Plan (ICP) was not updated with a COVID-19 component. Additionally, the OSA found that MCC did not ensure all employees completed the required annual cybersecurity awareness training. The audit was conducted March 1, 2020 through March 31, 2021.   "It is critical that state agencies and state-funded organizations, like MCC, have policies in place to

1 Comment
Read More >>

Overnight Pavement Marking Operations on Sections of Route 8 and 9
02:10PM / Saturday, June 25, 2022
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) announced it will be conducting overnight hour pavement marking operations on sections of Route 8 and Route 9.    The work will take place nightly from Sunday, June 26, through Friday, July 1, from 7:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. the following morning.  All work is anticipated to be completed by 5:00 a.m. on Friday, July 1.    The overnight pavement marking work will be conducted at the following locations on Route 8 and Route 9: North and south from Merrill Road at the Dick's Sporting Goods driveway to Route 8/Cheshire Road at the Berkshire Gas driveway. East and west from Dalton

0 Comments
Read More >>

Page 4 of 258 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14 ... 258  
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