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From an illegal police shooting range to swirling legal issues surrounding estranged officers, police issues in Pittsfield have been getting people talking. Many argue that... [Read More]
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A major runway reconstruction project is now complete, but more changes are in store at Pittsfield Municipal Airport.Among the items discussed during a recent meeting... [Read More]
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The state and federal government need to answer questions from the City Council about toxic chemicals in city groundwater, councilors agreed Tuesday.'They need to come... [Read More]
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Friends and family of Asiyanna Jones gathered under one simple premise on Saturday: 'She is missed.' The event took place at Tavern at the A,... [Read More]
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Boots slipped on mud-slick rocks.Running streams cut through trails as hikers squished along. In other parts, the trail itself was a stream of running water.Rain... [Read More]
Those accused of killing Asiyanna Jones are scheduled for pretrial hearings on Wednesday, and for her family that brings hope for justice.Last week, those who... [Read More]
A fundraising event for shooting survivor Nick Carnevale raised about $2,400 on Tuesday.Zucco's Family Restaurant kicked in 20 percent of sales during the event, amounting... [Read More]
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Should the city make way for a greenway, or a new eatery? It's a done deal, say environmental advocates of the Berkshire Flower Co.'s land... [Read More]
Berkshire Health Systems has cut '14 full-time equivalent positions' as part of a restructuring of its staff, according to a statement provided by the nonprofit.The... [Read More]
An informational meeting about a clean energy project coming to the neighborhood turned messy on Tuesday.Boston-based Nexamp proposes installing an 18,000-panel solar field across ... [Read More]
The Berkshire Innovation Center is scheduled to break ground this week after years of hiccups and funding gaps. The ceremonial turning of the dirt signifies... [Read More]
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Large, empty bins sat behind the counter at Temescal Wellness, waiting to be filled with marijuana products.During a tour Friday, voices bounced around the shiny,... [Read More]
Lanesborough Police are investigating a vandalism Wednesday that left racist graffiti spray-painted on a man's garage door.Police Chief Timothy Sorrell said Thursday that no ... [Read More]
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It wasn't surprising to see so many faces and feet at 'Walk a Mile in Her Shoes' in the year of the #MeToo movement, said... [Read More]
The second time's the charm for a former KFC on East Street now slated to become a marijuana shop. The city's Zoning Board of Appeals... [Read More]
Berkshire County could see its first provisional license to sell recreational marijuana granted Thursday. The state's Cannabis Control Commission is scheduled to vote on a... [Read More]
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Officer Darren Derby's face is about to get even more familiar. The Pittsfield Police Department's man about town will be featured on Steve Harvey's nationally... [Read More]
A defunct KFC on East Street soon could make way for a marijuana shop. The city's Community Development Board on Tuesday approved a site plan... [Read More]
The city has been given more time to begin work on a $74 million wastewater plant upgrade required by the Environmental Protection Agency. The EPA... [Read More]
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Children of this generation could soon be swimming and skating at Springside Park, like their parents before them.The historic park's pond is overdue for a... [Read More]
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