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Kent Avenue Shooting Suspect Arrested
Police in Pittsfield have made an arrest in the recent shooting incident that took place on Kent Avenue one week ago.
Members of the Pittsfield Police Department on July 7th responded to a shooting incident on Kent Avenue. A Pittsfield woman had been shot and sustained non-life-threatening gunshot wo…
Non-Renewal Recalls Set To Begin At Pittsfield Public Schools
The Pittsfield Public Schools will begin recalling staff given non-renewal notices now that a budget has been put into place.
IBerkshires.com reports that superintendent Jason McCandless told the School Committee last week that there will be recalls of some of the 140 non-renewal notices that were se…
Two Sunday Night Shooting Incidents In Pittsfield
Members of the Pittsfield Police Department responded to two separate ShotSpotter Activation's Sunday night, shortly after 9:00pm.
According to a media release from the Pittsfield Police Department, the first incident occurred in the parking lot of the Berkshire Peak apartment complex at 341 West Str…
The Red Sox are Back on 1420 WBEC July 24th!
Have you been missing Red Sox baseball? Silly question, right? So, have we… and we are thrilled to say that the wait is finally over! As you know the Red Sox are getting set to kick off a shortened season that has been a long time in coming...
New Bill of Rights Offers Protection For Foster Parents
A new Bill of Rights would protect the rights of Foster Parents. State Representative Tricia Farley-Bouvier participated in remote formal session for the House of Representatives on Thursday. She joined her colleagues in voting to pass H.4841 An Act relative to accountability for vulnerable children…
Downtown Pittsfield Ambassador Program Returns
The Downtown Pittsfield Ambassador Program is back. Since July 1st pairs of friendly faces have been taking to the streets of downtown Pittsfield to be an approachable source of directions, information, and assistance for residents, visitors, business owners, and the public during the summer...
Cam Newton’s Incentive Based Contract
According to a report by Field Yates of ESPN if Cam Newton can stay on the field for the Patriots this season, he can earn some cash. The 1-year deal with the Pats calls for a base salary of $1.05 million.
Much of his incentive laden contract is weighted towards his playing time...
Berkshire Money Management Hosting Free Movies On The Lawn
Berkshire Money Management will be hosting free Friday night movies on its front lawn at 161 Main Street in Dalton, as part of a “Wild Air” summer event series.
Officials say that groups will be limited to five people and they are asking that those who attend follow the st…

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