Pittsfield's Modern American Cuisine: 4 Restaurants You Can't Miss
In this article, we explore four contemporary American cuisines in Pittsfield. Have you had the chance to experience any of these culinary delights? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Dad Admits To Toddler's Death After Losing Boy In Clarksburg Brook While Fleeing Crash: DA
Darel Galorenzo, 36, of Readsboro, Vermont, admitted to charges of manslaughter, OUI-child endangerment, and negligent operation of a motor vehicle in the 2023 crash, the Berkshire County District Attorney's Office announced on Monday, March 4. He was sentenced to 9 to 15 years in prison, the DA's office said. Prosecutors...
Father pleads guilty to manslaughter in drowning death of son
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. (AP) — A Vermont man pleaded guilty Monday to three charges including manslaughter in the death of his 2-year-old son, who police say fell into a fast-moving stream as his father fled the scene of a car crash in Massachusetts last April. Darel Galorenzo, of Readsboro,...
Berkshire Residents In MA: Head Over And Vote!
Even though Tuesday's election focuses on a primary, registered voters in Massachusetts should STILL head to the polls to make their voice heard. After all, in November a new or incumbent President will take center stage at The White House in 2025 as this election serves as a prelude of what is yet to come.
Berkshire County $1M lottery winner plans to go to Aruba
A Lanesborough woman is the winner of the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “300X” $30 instant ticket game.
MASS MoCA union members warn of indefinite strike starting March 6 as wage negotiation slows
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Unionized staff of the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art in North Adams are calling for an indefinite strike beginning March 6, if the museum “fails to put a fair wage offer on the table,” according to a Sunday Instagram post. Meg Labbee, an...
Fire Scrapped From Lanesborough Public Safety Building Plans
LANESBOROUGH, Mass. — The Fire Department is no longer in the plans for a new public safety building due to cost. The chair of the Public Safety Building Committee updated the Select Board last week on the panel's progress after discovering that a fire station alone would cost $20 million and tabled from discussion.
Time Travel Through Alford: A Journey to 15 Fascinating Historical Sites
Alford, MA, U.S.A., a quaint town in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, is steeped in history and rich in architectural beauty. It offers several historical landmarks encapsulating the town’s cultural heritage. These historical places range from centuries-old churches and houses to significant historical monuments, offering a fascinating glimpse into Alford’s storied...
6 Reasons to Be Excused from Massachusetts Jury Duty
Like any state, Massachusetts residents have to deal with reporting to jury duty. The last time I had jury duty was back in 2018 in Pittsfield where I had to serve on a case. Before that, I had to report to jury duty in North Adams back in 2013 but was quickly dismissed because I knew the judge. I have jury duty coming up this spring in Pittsfield and one of my loved ones may have to report to jury duty in Springfield.
Man Sentenced for Toddler Son's Death
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A Vermont man has been sentenced to up to 15 years in state prison for his role in his toddler son's death. Darel Galorenzo, 35, of Readsboro pleaded guilty in Berkshire Superior Court on Monday to manslaughter, and single charges each of operating under the influence and while endangering a child.
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.
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.
The gas price fluctuate between $3.15 and $3.19 in North Adams as of 2024-03-04. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.352, a week ago the price is $3.264 , according to AAA.
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...
Pittsfield Historical Commission Plans Wahconah Park Project Support
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The Historical Commission will draft a letter in support of revitalization efforts at Wahconah Park. While the proposed project raises and rebuilds the historical grandstand, commissioners recognize it is necessary due to existing conditions. One member of the panel has expressed a wish to see more historical materials used on the exterior.
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.
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.
Antimony Brewing Works to Build Connections in the Community
LENOX, Mass.—A little over a year ago, 51 Park Restaurant & Tavern, Rob Trask, tapped into a new type of restaurant with the opening of the brewery Antimony Brewing - Craft Brewery & Kitchen. Following years of location scouting, renovating the space, and preparation, the restaurant opened with the...
BFAIR Announces Promotion of Laura Baran
NORTH ADAMS — BFAIR announced the promotion of Laura Baran to senior director of Employment and Community Based Day Services (CBDS). This development reflects Baran’s dedication, skills, and commitment to excellence, marking a significant milestone in her career journey with BFAIR. Baran’s association with BFAIR dates back 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...