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Berkshire Immigrant Center and ROPE Share in Grant Award
Mass Humanities has awarded $224,000 to 56 humanities organizations across Massachusetts through funding from the Massachusetts Cultural Council. Two organizations in the city of Pittsfield have been awarded a share of the money.
Marginalized communities, and the wealth of culture, knowledge, critica…
Experts Say Seasonal Allergies Worse Than Ever
Fall has just begun and most of us are looking forward to the foliage, but seasonal fall allergies are making it hard for some to enjoy Berkshire County's most colorful season. Not to mention the fact that these days when you sneeze or even sniffle in public, you garner some less…
Community Preservation Committee Public Hearing Scheduled
The Community Preservation Committee has scheduled a public hearing at 6 p.m. Oct. 19 for comments related to the use of Community Preservation Act funds and the city’s priorities in relation to the Community Preservation Plan. The committee has also announced that the Project Eligib…
Mass Highways Change Exit Numbers; What's Your New Exit?
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation says its exit renumbering project, which was announced last year, will begin next month, with current exit numbers on most highways in Massachusetts switching to mileage-based exit numbers.
The exit numbers are set to roll out in October and are being ch…
MASS VOTER INFORMATION — HOW TO VOTE EARLY (IN PERSON)
What could be the most important election of your lifetime will take place on Tuesday, November 3rd.  In order to help you navigate through the deluge of information being presented through social media, politicians, the media, your next-door neighbor and a number of other sources, between now and e…
City Awarded Nearly $239K For Shared Streets and Spaces Projects
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has approved and funded the City of Pittsfield’s grant application for the Shared Streets and Spaces Program in the amount of $238,826. The program will support 20 dynamic placemaking projects in the downtown corridor that will enhance mobility for pede…

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