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Thistle and Mirth Owners Open Third Downtown Eatery
Co-owner Austin Oliver says featuring bagels at Lulu's Tiny Grocery was a good initial draw to breakfast and lunch spot. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The owners of Thistle and Mirth recently opened their third downtown eatery: Lulu's Tiny Grocery. The breakfast and lunch spot, located inside Crawford Square at 137 North
City of Pittsfield Enacts Water Usage Restrictions
PITTSFIELD, Mass.  – With a fast-increasing depletion of the water supply at the Pittsfield Cleveland Reservoir, the city of Pittsfield’s Department of Public Services and Utilities has enacted a State of Water Supply Conservation to ensure an adequate supply of water for fire protection and emergency response effective Monday,
DA Finds Officer Acted Lawfully in Shooting Miguel Estrella
Updated on Friday at 8:50 p.m. with more detail. PITTSFIELD, Mass. -- The Berkshire County District Attorney’s investigation of Miguel Estrella’s death by police in March cleared Pittsfield Police officer Nicholas Sondrini of criminal charges, stating that he used lawful force with his firearm in self-defense. Additionally,
Two Live Debates for District Attorney Candidates Aug. 15
PITSFIELD, Mass. — Pittsfield Community Television, in partnership with, will present live debates for the Berkshire County Sheriff and Berkshire County District Attorney races. The debates will both take place on Monday, August 15th, in the auditorium at the Berkshire Athenaeum in Pittsfield. The first debate will
Chipotle Opens in Pittsfield
PITTSFIELD, Mass.- There is a new taco in town. Chipotle Mexican Grill opened in Taco Bell's former location in Berkshire Crossing on Thursday. To mark the occasion, the first 50 people in line received merchandise from the chain restaurant. Shortly after its doors opened, the eatery was buzzing with customers. "We
DA Candidates Discuss County Issues in NAACP Forum
Secretary of state candidate Tanisha Sullivan opened the event. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Incumbent Andrea Harrington and challenger Timothy Shugrue spoke on the role of the district attorney, equity, and drug prosecution during a forum on Wednesday. It was held by the Berkshire NAACP, the League of Women Voters of Central
Pittsfield Soccer League Summer Final Set
PITTSFIELD, Mass. – The Maroons and the Crows survived Wednesday’s semi-finals in the Pittsfield Soccer League with a pair of 1-0 wins at Wahconah Park.   The second-seeded Crows used a first-half goal from James Pow to knock off Barcelona.   On an adjacent field, Matt Naventi scored a first-half goal to
Blowtorch Ignites Exterior of Pittsfield Home
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The outside of a Second Street home was damaged on Monday after it was accidentally ignited with a blowtorch. Firefighters responded to a reported structure fire at 125 Second St. at about 5:30 p.m. and found smoke and a blaze coming from the front of the single-family home. With quick work, the first
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Free Webinar Looks at the Intersection of Smoking and Food Insecurity
DALTON, Mass. — Smokers, on average, pay about $11 for a pack of cigarettes. So, if they stop, lower-income smokers should have more money. Right?    But the calculation isn't that simple when other stress factors are considered, such as food insecurity.    "You have to understand that when
Pittsfield Subcommittee Supports 5 Percent COLA Cap
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The city is looking to cap its cost of living adjustment after the consumer price index reached 7.5 percent in January. On Monday, the Ordinances and Rules subcommittee unanimously voted to cap the COLA at 5 percent for non-union employees. It will go to the full City Council next week for a final
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