2020

Final First Fridays Artswalk of 2020 Starts Friday
The last First Fridays Artswalk of the season is coming up this Friday, Nov. 6th. The event will encompass a variety of outdoor locations perfect for a social distanced walk around the downtown. There will also be 4 indoor locations.
According to a media release from Downtown Pittsfield, Inc...
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…
Berkshire Magazine Announces Its 2020 Berkshire 25
Berkshire Magazine has released the names of this year's Berkshire 25. The seventh annual selection recognizes individuals who are the most dedicated, the most creative, and the most influential people in their fields.
Representing every aspect of the Berkshire community, the 25 people are highl…
Neal, Markey Notch Primary Wins
Voter’s in the Berkshires and across Massachusetts made their way to the polls on Tuesday for the state’s Democratic and Republican primary elections.
U.S. Rep. Richard Neal held off his challenger, Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse, in the Democratic Primary after an acrimonio…
It’s Primary Election Day
Secretary of State William Galvin says that he expects anywhere between 1.2 million and 1.3 million votes will be cast in Massachusetts as voters make their way to the polls today throughout the state. Galvin also says that with the expansion of mail-in voting this year, local clerks are facing…
Berkshire County Outdoor Recreational Plan for 2020 Announced
Mill Town and the Berkshire Regional Planning Commission announced today a formalized outdoor recreation plan for the Berkshire area starting in Summer 2020 and beyond.
Highlights include 150+ new rock-climbing routes, an outdoor recreation festival and the opening of the Mahanna Cobble Trail am…
2020 Esther Quinn Award Nominations Open
There are several awards given in the Berkshires that recognize volunteerism and the people that do great things for our local Berkshire Communities. This is one of the more prestigious ones, in my opinion.
Local Census Worker Pay Going Up
If you’ve flirted with the idea of being a census worker for some extra money, this may be a great time to give it a try.
The U.S. Census Bureau has announced it is increasing its pay-rate for census workers here in Berkshire County – and other areas of Massachusetts -from $19..…