Maple sugar season has started in Berkshire County
LENOX, Mass. - March is maple month, and farms across Berkshire County are starting to boil for maple sugar season. March is maple month, and farms across Berkshire County are starting to boil for maple sugar season. At Mill Brook Sugar House, the process is just starting. You can visit...
Massachusetts Restaurant to Become a Victim of Another Closure
Massachusetts-based restaurant Friendly's has undergone some closures over the past few years. Last year the Palmer location on North Main Street closed as well as the East Main Street location in Webster. All of the Friendly's restaurants in Berkshire County have closed over the years except for the Dalton Ave. location in Pittsfield. Now another Massachusetts Friendly's will be closing in a few months.
Adams Needs $50K To Progress Park Project
ADAMS, Mass. — Community Development asked for another $50,000 to finish the Cook Street Park Project, but the select board was hesitant to hand over the cash right away. Community Development Director Eammon Coughlin requested that the select board release $50,000 from the Capital Reserve Fund during their regular meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 21 to tie up some loose ends at the 1 Cook Street Park, the former Hoosac Valley Coal and Grain site.
Western Mass. church raising funds to remain open
A church in Berkshire County attempts to remain open to its parishioners. The Adams church – which has deep ties to the Polish community – has until the end of the year to hit its goal of raising over $1 million.
Dalton Road Rage Shooting Suspect Apprehended in Florida: Local Police and US Marshals Collaborate
The US Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force has arrested Damien E’Shaud Johnson, 29, in Ft. Pierce, Florida. Johnson was sought for his alleged involvement in a road rage shooting in Dalton in January. The Dalton Police Department and the US Marshals jointly conducted the investigation leading to his arrest.
Pitbull gets second chance at life as a therapy dog
Nurse Kathy Hynes, who goes by the name Skippy, says she saw a post on Facebook showing a dog in need after it was hit by a car in Georgia. Betty sustained a broken leg and was about to be euthanized when Hynes decided to bring the dog to Adams, MA. Hynes says Betty was not in good shape.
Fox Hollow Cafe hosts monthly community potluck event with live music
Petersburg Resident Deb Cavanaugh the latest to perform at hometown show PETERSBURG – Petersburg resident Deb Cavanaugh and her band, Deb Cavanaugh and Dandelion Wine were the latest band to […]
Pittsfield Officials Tour ServiceNet's Vocational Farm
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Officials got a first look at ServiceNet's therapeutic vocational farm in the former Jodi's Seasonal on Friday. "I think it's a great reuse of a property with both a training and education piece and a community development piece," Mayor Peter Marchetti said. Early this year, the...
Boys Basketball State Tournament Scoreboard: No. 1 Hoosac Valley, No. 3 Pittsfield advance & more
Man arrested in connection with robbery at Pittsfield cinema
A man is facing charges in connection to an armed robbery at the Beacon Cinema in Pittsfield.
These 3 Spots Are The Absolute Best Places To Get A Hot Dog In Massachusetts!
Question for you, Massachusetts: Are you a fan of the "Frank"? The "Coney"? The "Pig in a Blanket"? The "Dog" or the "Bowwow"? Of course, I'm referring to what we all probably know best as the hot dog. I'm a fan. I absolutely love me some "dogs". Fortunately, if I'm...
Pittsfield Residents Alert: McKay Street Parking Garage Elevator Under Repair
The McKay Street parking garage elevator in Pittsfield, Massachusetts is undergoing repairs. Until it's operational, the public should park on the lower levels with ground access.
Here’s the #1 Best City to Live on Social Security in Massachusetts
Massachusetts is full of reasons why people want to move here including our public education and higher education offerings, top-notch healthcare, outside recreation options, history, art, culture, and our impressive job market just to name a few. In addition, Massachusetts has been named the best place to raise a family throughout the years.
Hoosac Valley Girls Cruise into Sweet 16
CHESHIRE, Mass. — The Hoosac Valley girls basketball team took care of business with an emphatic win over Norfolk Aggie, 63-13 in the first round of the Division 5 State Tournament on Thursday. Hoosac Valley came out from the opening tip ready to kickoff their state title run. As...
Work Underway at Pittsfield's Site 9
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — An army of construction vehicles can be seen cracking and crushing the surface of Site 9. "It's pretty amazing the amount of work that is going on over there," Business Development Manager Michael Coakley said to the Pittsfield Economic Development Authority on Thursday. "There is a...
Santos Leads Taconic Back to Sweet 16
PITTSFIELD, Mass. – Ceasar Santos scored 16 points Friday to lead three Taconic players in double figures as the Thunder beat Oakmont, 55-45, in the first round of the Division 3 State Tournament. Martin Boua scored 11, and Kyle McGrath added 10 for Taconic, which jumped on top right...
Wahconah Boys Rally, Fall Short in D4 Tournament
DALTON, Mass. – The Wahconah boys basketball team Thursday trailed by 13 points in the fourth quarter but battled back to have a shot to tie the game before falling, 48-43, to Joseph Case in the first round of the Division 4 State Tournament. Eleventh-seeded Wahconah (9-12) got a...
Williams Men's Basketball Opens DIII Tournament with Win
OSWEGO, N.Y. -- Williams College's Nate Karren scored 11 points, including the 1,000th of his college career, in a 77-51 win over DeSales on Friday in the first round of the NCAA Division III Tournament. Cole Prowitt-Smith led Williams in points, with 14, and rebounds, with nine. And Alex Lee...
Felix Leads Drury Girls in State Tourney Win
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. – The Drury girls basketball team Friday played smothering defense in the first half and let its offense catch up in the third quarter of a 54-25 win over Neighborhood House in the first round of the Division 5 State Tournament. The Blue Devils forced 24...
A Toast to Williamstown: Exploring the 4 Pubs That Define Its Charm
This article presents an exploration of four distinctive pubs located in Williamstown. Have you had the chance to visit any of these establishments? If you have, we would love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.