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Forecasters Say 5 to 10 Inches of Snow in the Berkshires
Berkshire County is in line to get a fair amount of snow if forecasters are right in their latest weather prediction. It might be easy to think that maybe the prediction of snow accumulations of between 5 and 10 inches is overblown given that it was almost 70 degrees yesterd…
Pittsfield Police Holding Open Virtual Recruitment Tonight
If you have ever thought about becoming a police officer or working in law enforcement in a different capacity, your golden opportunity could be this evening when the Pittsfield Police Department holds its Virtual Open Recruitment.  
According to MassHire, the Pittsfield Police are seeking motivated,…
Old Computer Taking Up Space?
So, you have an old computer, maybe more than one. You’re not planning on selling it, and it's taking up space in your already jam-packed home office space. What are you going to do with it? This just may be your solution.
In observance of Earth Day on Thursday, April 22nd, the Berkshire Athenaeum, P…
Remains of Billy Evans Returning Home to North Adams Today
The City North Adams will be honoring slain U.S. Capitol Police officer, Billy Evans this evening as his body is returned to the Northern Berkshires for burial. Evans was killed on Friday, April 2nd, when a driver rammed his car into a checkpoint he was guarding at the Capitol...
Federal Housing Funding For Those Struggling Due to COVID-19
There is new federal funding now available to help individuals that are struggling with rent or mortgage payments due to COVID-19. According to a news release on the City of Pittsfield’s Facebook page, here is what you need to know:
Expanded assistance is available for back rent and utilities; renter…
Pittsfield Sewer Flushing begins in Two Weeks
The City of Pittsfield’s Department of Public Utilities announced Monday that the annual flushing of the city water system will begin on Monday, April 26th. Water mains throughout the city will be flushed through hydrants over the course of four weeks to remove accumulations of pipel…
Berkshire Virtual Career Week Coming Up
If you’re a high school student and you are considering your future options, you may want to take advantage of an event coming up in a couple of weeks. During the week of April 26-April 30th, careers in the Berkshires will be showcased through the 2021 Berkshire Virtual Career Week..…

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