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2020 Census Report Card for the Berkshires
The 2020 Census is underway.  The government updates the response rate to the Census regularly.  The online report of the response rate can be broken down my state, county and some cases city and town breakdowns are also available.
The report from September 17th listed Massachusetts trendin…
Four Displaced After Sunday Fire In Pittsfield
There were no injuries, but four occupants of a Pittsfield home were displaced after an afternoon structure fire in Pittsfield Sunday. According to the media release from Deputy Fire Chief Daniel Garner, crews responded for a report of a structure fire at 46 Brenton Terrace around 3:30 PM...
Baker Urges Residents to Get Flu Vaccination
BOSTON — The Baker-Polito Administration today urged residents to get vaccinated now against influenza to protect themselves, their families, and prevent the spread of flu to keep residents healthy and ease the strain on healthcare systems caring for people with COVID-19
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Sunny…cool…and a chance of frost this weekend in the Berkshires
With Fall just 4 days away this is the last official weekend of summer.  The temps will continue to drop this weekend possibly even delivering the first frost Saturday and Sunday morning.  During the day it should be a beautiful fall-like weekend with sunny skies both Saturday and Sunday..…
Green Mountain Racetrack Fire Deemed Suspicious
Authorities are investigating the massive fire that started late Wednesday night at the former Green Mountain Racetrack as suspicious. State police are requesting anyone with information related to the fire or events immediately preceding it to contact authorities...
A Look Ahead: October's First Fridays Artswalk
For the month of October, First Fridays Artswalk will encompass a variety of outdoor locations perfect for a social distanced walk around the downtown, as well as 4 indoor locations.
Enjoy indoor and storefront art shows, outdoor sculpture, and 19 of Artscape’s Pittsfield Paintboxes d…
Massive Blaze At Former Green Mountain Racetrack
A massive fire was being fought in the early morning hours of Thursday by Multiple fire departments at the former Green Mountain Racetrack in Pownal, VT.
IBerkshires.com reports that the fire apparently started sometime late Wednesday night...
More Tax Relief For Local Businesses
Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Senate President Karen Spilka and House Speaker Robert DeLeo have announced an extension of administrative tax relief measures for local businesses that have been impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, especially in the restaurant and hospitalit…
Berkshire Magazine Announces Its 2020 Berkshire 25
Berkshire Magazine has released the names of this year's Berkshire 25. The seventh annual selection recognizes individuals who are the most dedicated, the most creative, and the most influential people in their fields.
Representing every aspect of the Berkshire community, the 25 people are highl…

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