"Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" has for many years been The Elizabeth Freeman Center's biggest annual event. Even if you have never taken part, you most likely have seen or read about it. The walk down North Street in Pittsfield each September during the city's Third Thursday street festival was an effort to raise money for the center, and to increase awareness of, and hopefully, one day brin
Today is Overdose Awareness Day in Massachusetts, and residents throughout the state as well as some here locally in Berkshire County, are taking time to remember those who have fallen victim to this devastating problem. The day is primarily to raise awareness of the issue, to reduce the stigma of drug-related deaths, to remember those who have died, and to encourage discussion about overdose prev
The Baker-Polito Administration today announced the launch of MassNotify, a new free smartphone service that people in Massachusetts can voluntarily use to let others know that they may have been exposed to COVID-19.
According to a media release from the Governor’s office today, Massachusetts remains a leader in the nation in COVID-19 vaccinations, with almost 4 million residents fully vaccinate
The Great Barrington Police Department is doing something that, quite frankly, all police departments in the Berkshires, the state, and across the country should be doing.... that's giving its officers the training necessary for dealing with individuals with autism...
The Baker-Polito Administration on Thursday announced a new multilingual public awareness campaign called “Trust the Facts. Get the Vax.” According to a media release, the research-driven, $2.5 million campaign promotes the safety and efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccine and urges residents to get vaccinated when it is their turn, as vaccines continue to be distributed across the Commonwealth...