DPH Summer Guidance: Car Safety
Summer weather can be very enjoyable. Even when it’s a bit hot outside, you can always duck in for a bit of air conditioning. However, there are some places where the heat can really get intense. The temperature inside of car can get extreme on a summer day and th…
Pittsfield Man Dies in Motorcycle/SUV Collision
There was a motorcycle crash fatality in the city of Pittsfield on Monday afternoon. The accident closed off a stretch of East Street for a good part of the day from late morning on.  
A Pittsfield man died Monday in the crash, a motorcycle/SUV collision on Eas…
Two Berkshire Area Farms Receive Agricultural Grants
Berkshire Agricultural Ventures has announced two new grants, one to Shaker Creek Farm and the other to Smoke & Honey Company.  
According to a media release from Berkshire Agricultural Ventures, a $3,020 matching grant to Shaker Creek Farm lo…
DPH Summer Guidance: Water & Pool Safety
Summa-time, summa-time, sum-sum summa-time! Don’t we all love it? While summer can be a lot of fun, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health reminds you that taking some basic precautions to keep you and your kids safe can go a long way in keeping t…
Three Student Speakers Slated for PHS Graduation Sunday
Graduation season is in full swing in the Berkshires, as schools across the county are sending their class of 2021 into the world to start a new chapter in their educational journey. It’s Pittsfield High School’s turn on Sunday, and three of the schools dedicated stud…
One World Celebration Coming Up
The Berkshire Immigrant Center is inviting the community to enjoy its second One World Celebration, a virtual performance of music and poetry, on Sunday, June 13th. The free event, which is premiering on the Center’s YouTube channel at 5pm that day, honors the region&CloseC…
DPH Summer Guidance: Ticks & Mosquitos
Its summer! Many people consider it their favorites season. While summer can be a lot of fun, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health reminds us that taking some basic precautions to keep us and our kids safe can go a long way in keeping the fun going. 
This is the…
Mask Or No Mask… What’s the Deal?
Remember when we all first started wearing masks? Even though everyone was starting to do it as a rule, I still felt sort of strange wearing one. I had this odd feeling that people were looking at me because I was wearing one. Obviously, wearing a mask eventually became the norm. Now …

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