Mayor Linda M. Tyer, as part of her monthly appearance on 'Slater and Marjo In The Morning', mentioned that the ongoing contruction of housing units and building renovation on Tyler St. was that of Mill Town Capital's investment in the city.

Slater, who loves to drive around Pittsfield looking for things to talk about, (usually the removal of blighted structures), asked Tyer to clarify what was happening on Tyler St. across from Berkshire Wine and Liquor. The following was Tyer's response.

That is a new development under construction by Mill Town Capital, and it will be 36 brand new market-rate rental housing units. This is another element of our overall housing strategy which is to bring more market-rate rental housing units into the housing landscape. This is in response to what we were hearing from you know, our business partners, that were challenged by hiring...General Dynamics, Berkshire Health Systems and some other larger companies needing to be able to offer high-quality housing for their employees. So, that's what that is...new housing. -Mayor Linda Tyer

Berkshire County residents may have already seen improvements to our area from Mill Town Capital.

Bousquet Ski resort's renovation, the BCC turf field, The Lantern, the acquisition of Berkshire West, and much more are all thanks to Mill Town Capital.

Our community development and philanthropic focus aligns with our mission – enable meaningful growth and opportunity for Berkshires community members to live well, work well, and play well. We support organizations and programs that share this focus, and also team with community partners to create, lead, and execute new projects to further our collective mission goals. -milltowncapital.com

Mayor Linda Tyer also discussed the positive trends concerning COVID-19 numbers in the city, the extension of the Ashuwillticook Rail Trail, the transition back to in-person/hybrid learning within PPS, North Street's new layout and much more.

The mayor concluded by urging city residents not to gather with folks outside of your home for this Sunday's Super Bowl.

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