Kiwanis Park of Honor

The Park of Honor will be proudly presented by the Kiwanis Club of Pittsfield in November at Park Square.  Row upon row of flags will be displayed with a yellow ribbon on each flag containing information about a Veteran or dedicated to a group of Veterans of one of the United States Armed Forces. Individuals,…

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Ethnic Fair caters to all kinds of tastes

PITTSFIELD-The classic cars were loud on Sunday afternoon.  That was according to Ethan Stone, 8, of Pittsfield.  Ethan and his sister Bella, 6, both like the antique cars, which were part of Sunday’s annual Ethnic Fair, but sometimes, when they were revving their engines, he covered his ears. Along with several thousand other residents and…

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Bianchi finds way around Council block

PITTSFIELD – Mayor Daniel L. Bianchi is moving ahead with plans to consolidate all city inspectors into a single office, despite rejection by the City Council of a $10,000 request for office renovation work.  The office space, he said, is located on the second floor at 100 North St., in the historic First Agricultural Bank…

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Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network

33 Dunham Mall, Suite 103 Pittsfield, MA 01201 413.499.0933 www.msbdc.org/berkshire Mission and Services The Massachusetts Small Business Development Center (MSBDC) Network provides free, high-quality and in-depth business advising, training and capital access which contributes to the entrepreneurial growth of small businesses throughout Massachusetts.  Services are delivered through a network of skilled professional staff supported by…

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61st anniversary of armistice

PITTSFIELD – It’s often referred to as “the forgotten war,” but not by those who served in it.  On Saturday morning, a handful of military veterans from various conflicts gathered at City Hall to commemorate the 61st anniversary of the signing of the armistice that ended the Korean War on July 27, 1953.  “It’s a war where…

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Four communities judged ideal

Reprinted from Berkshire Gazette Towns considered centrally located and just the right distance apart to not slow travel times By Dick Lindsay Berkshire Eagle Staff PITTSFIELD – Pittsfield, Lee, Great Barrington and Sheffield have been identified as the best places to host rail depots if passenger service to New York City is restored. The four…

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Whitney Center schedules monologue

Reprinted from the Pittsfield Gazette Playwright Monica Bauer will perform “The Year I Was Gifted” at the Whitney Center for the Arts July 23 through August 3. Performances are most weekend nights at 7 p.m. with matinees select days at 1 or 2 p.m. Tickets are $15 or $10 for students. Discussion and reception with…

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Mildred Elley set to move to new campus at former KB Toys building

PITTSFIELD — It’s taken longer than expected, but Mildred Elley, a for-profit career training institution, is finally ready to move into its new campus in the former KB Toys building at 100 West St. The school will officially move from its current campus at 505 East St. during Memorial Day weekend, according to school spokeswoman…

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What’s Happening in Pittsfield July 2014

Mark Your Calendar! Sunday, July 27, 11 am – 5 pm, North St, Free (Rain or Shine) Pittsfield Ethnic Fair & Classic Car Show by the Piston Poppers: Cuisine from around the globe will tantalize your taste buds. New this year will be the Polish “Polka Dot Dancers” group and a kids’ zone. Listen to the…

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