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Pittsfield Schools Awarded $106K for Food Security
As part of its ongoing efforts to support a resilient, secure local food supply chain in the commonwealth of Massachusetts, the Baker-Polito Administration announced on Wednesday $5.9 million in grants to address urgent food insecurity for residents as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic...
Berkshire BPW Announces Scholarship Recipients
With an eye on furthering their higher education goals, nearly two-dozen women are receiving a well-deserved financial boost.
According to a media release from the Berkshire Business & Professional Women, the region’s long-standing organization for working women, the organizat…
Early Morning Apartment Fire in Pittsfield
The Pittsfield Fire Department responded to 35 Appleton Avenue for a reported Structure Fire early Tuesday morning. Three engines and one ladder truck were dispatched. Upon arrival, shortly after 5 AM, firefighters found the rear of the house on fire...
PortSmitt's Lakeway Restaurant Announces Closure
For over a decade PortSmitt's Lakeway Restaurant has been a favorite of Berkshire County residents, a place people enjoyed good food and drinks, popular trivia nights and live entertainment. Yesterday the Pecks Rd. eatery announced they'd be closing their doors permanently a…
Halloween Candy Healthy Teeth Tips for Parents
Many children in Massachusetts will not be celebrating Halloween in the traditional way this October, because of the restrictions put into place to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. The cities and towns of the Berkshires, for example, have all put their own rules or at least recommendations into plac…
Arlo Guthrie Will No Longer Perform
After more than 50 years of entertaining the Berkshires and beyond, world renowned folk singer/songwriter Arlo Guthrie has decided to no longer do stage shows or to take to the road for touring.
Guthrie explained in a lengthy Facebook post on Friday afternoon title "Gone Fishing" that he ha…
Berkshire County Trick-or-Treat Information
Halloween is just a few days away and communities throughout Berkshire County are preparing for the Trick-or-Treat tradition, even though things might look a little different this year.
Trick-or-Treat is still a go in some communities this year, although all are recommending guidelines that coin…
New Resource for Parents Focuses on Kids Mental Health
There is some new help available for parents who may be concerned about just how their children are handling the stresses that all of us are facing amid the coronavirus pandemic. It’s difficult enough for adults, but children have their own unique set of mental health issues when dea…

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