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Pittsfield Warns of Increased Tickborne Illnesses

"While we have traditionally shared information about tickborne illness prevention, we ramped up our efforts this year due to an increase in cases related to tick bites. We want residents to be diligent about personal protection, safeguarding their pets, and minimizing tick habitats," said Health Di

IBERKSHIRES.COM - 2018-06-17 07:01:00

Pittsfield residents come together for a safer neighborhood

Since his death, Pittsfield has seen multiple other homicides, the most recent last October.

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-06-16 16:54:57

4 injured in early Sunday morning rollover accident in Pittsfield

At 1:10 a.m., city police responded to Linden Street near Francis Avenue where a car traveling east on Linden collided with a parked car on the east side of the street, according to an initial police report. The impact spun the moving vehicle, which flipped onto its roof.

BERKSHIRE EAGLE - 2018-06-17 00:00:00

Northampton comes up short vs Pittsfield in WMass Division 1 softball final

“When you’re under pressure things slow down, you hesitate,” Northampton coach Andy Pelis said. “That one inning, it cost us.”

DAILY HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE - 2018-06-16 21:07:42

Look Ahead: Summer and new business come knocking in Pittsfield

Summer arrives in Pittsfield in earnest this week, bringing with it new business prospects, ticks and a renowned photographer with an eye for Americana.

BERKSHIRE EAGLE - 2018-06-17 00:00:00

Pittsfield School Superintendent Talks New Building, Possible Consolidation

The end of this school year in Pittsfield, Massachusetts marks the end of one of its high school buildings. The new roughly $120 million dollar Taconic High School replaces the original, which was built in 1968. Pittsfield School Superintendent Jake McCandless spoke with WAMC’s Berkshire Bureau Chie

WAMC.ORG - 2018-06-17 00:00:00

Active Summer of Major Tournaments for Pittsfield Girls Softball

“Battle in the Berkshires II” will take place June 22-24 for age groups U16, U14, and U12. Following that tournament, PGS and the Doyle Complex will host the Babe Ruth New England Regional Tournament July 5-8.

IBERKSHIRES.COM - 2018-06-17 18:52:00

Pittsfield softball notebook: Using dance moves keeps infielders 'loose' during stressful times

Clary does a little twirl. Tobin has her own moves, left fielder Tess Lyon will join in on the fun too. The liveliness of the dancing will depend on the score of the game, but Clary and company are consistent with their dancing after an out.

BERKSHIRE EAGLE - 2018-06-17 00:00:00

State Police arrest man for several burglaries

Ballston, N.Y. (NEWS 10) - State police made an arrest in connection with three burglaries in the Town of Ballston.44-year-old William Hoffay of Averill Park was arrested on burglary and criminal mischief charges.The charges stem from burglaries at three businesses on route 50 in the Town of Ballsto

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-06-16 21:49:14

Bus rear-ended at Reid Middle School; 2 students taken to hospital for evaluation

As a school bus was stopped at the crosswalk outside John T. Reid Middle School in Pittsfield on Friday, the driver of a Honda CRV rear-ended the bus, according to police. Two students with minor injuries were taken from the scene in ambulances.STEPHANIE ZOLLSHAN - THE BERKSHIRE EAGLE


Road projects among mix in Pittsfield in wake of budget approval

Trucks line up to be filled with milled blacktop along Pecks Road in Pittsfield. This week, the city descended on its tired roads, on which it will spend $3.7 million repaving during the summer. That accounts for about 10 miles among the city's 200 miles of roadway.STEPHANIE ZOLLSHAN - THE BERKSHIRE


Tip yields to Pittsfield man's arrest on gun, drug charges

Michael H. Wood, 24, was allegedly carrying nearly 80 grams of cocaine and a loaded .45 caliber handgun when he was arrested.


Strike Averted: Hospital, Nurses Union Reach Agreement

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The nurses union and the hospital have tentatively settled on a contract, averting what would have been the second strike.


Pittsfield softball team gets over the hump, tops Northampton to claim Western Mass. Division I title

Against No. 3 Northampton in the Western Mass. Division I final Saturday, the No. 1 Generals received key contributions from veterans and newcomers alike, overcoming the Blue Devils' best effort for an 11-3 win at Sortino Field. The win clinches Pittsfield's first Western Mass. title in 18 years.


Accused Saratoga Smashburger burglar arrested in three more break-ins

William J. Hoffay, 44, of Averill Park, is now accused of breaking into three businesses along Route 50 in the Town of Ballston April 5 and committing crimes once inside, state police said.


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DA's Office tosses another drug case because of police overreach

"We will not seek an appeal of the Court's decision suppressing the seized evidence," Berkshire District Attorney Paul Caccaviello in a statement Thursday morning. "Accordingly, the Commonwealth will terminate the prosecution of the case."


Nonviolence barbecue slated for Friday in Pittsfield to honor 18-year-old shot to death

Kieshianna Sprague, the label's 24-year-old general manager, is collecting donated basketballs to be distributed to children at the event, where their team will speak about resisting a life of violence.


Berkshire Med reaches tentative agreement with nurses

The two sides have been holding intensive talks for the last three days. The tentative agreement, which must be ratified by a vote of the 800 nurses, averts a one-day strike scheduled for Monday.


North Adams: Tentative approval for hotel project

"The parking we're discussing with the city right now to be in the municipal lot behind Main Street," said architect Barry Berg, referring to the Center Street Lot.