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Still No Leads On Who Vandalized The Whit In July
There are still no leads on the individual or individuals that brutally vandalized The Whitney Center for the Arts on Wendell Avenue in Pittsfield, according to executive director, Ghazi Kazmi. Someone broke into the building at 42 Wendell Avenue last month and trashed the interior and caused extens…
Suspect Arrested Following Lenox Shooting Incident
Lenox Police and the Berkshire County District Attorney’s office are investigating an early-morning shooting incident in the vicinity of Burger King on Pittsfield Road that sent the suspect and his victim to Berkshire Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries...
Gov. Baker Lays Out New Initiatives (Watch)
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has been seeing an uptick in COVID-19 cases, and Gov. Charlie Baker wants to put a stop to it. At his media briefing Friday, Baker outlined a series of new initiatives aimed at stopping the spread.
The plan is basically looking to reduce the limit on outdoor gatherin…
The 44th Josh Billings Will Be Virtual
The 44th Josh Billings RunAground Triathlon will go on this year, but instead of the usual mass gathering spectator event, it will be a virtual event to benefit Berkshire United Way and the Berkshire Humane Society. The event will run Aug. 15th to Sept...
Onota Lake Closed For Chemical Treatment Monday
Onota Lake in Pittsfield will be closed to all uses on Monday (Aug. 10th). A media release from the office of Pittsfield Mayor Linda Tyer says that the Lake will be chemically treated with aquatic herbicides on Monday to control invasive Eurasian watermilfoil and other nuisance aquatic vegetation...
COVID-19 Recovery Grants Awarded To Small Businesses
Through its designated COVID-19 Recovery Small Business Funding, the City of Pittsfield has awarded roughly $464,000 to just over 60 small businesses in the city, resulting in the creation, and or, retention of an estimated 286 jobs. The small business fund is part of the City’s comp…
Isaias Rips Its Way Through The Berkshires
Lot’s a wind and rain was prevalent in the Berkshire yesterday afternoon as Tropical Storm Isaias made its way through the region. Winds gusting up to nearly 50 mph brought down trees and power lines around Berkshire County. That of course was coupled with flooding in streets, and po…

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