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Sixteen years ago, Anne Gagnon saw that Pittsfield had a sister city in Italy, and wondered why not have one in Ireland? A trip to the Irish consulate in Boston and a visit to several cities in Ireland later, the Pittsfield resident helped land the city of Ballina as Pittsfield's new sister.
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The Board of Selectmen last week unanimously approved a reduction in the long-standing price for a one-day liquor license, from $200 to $50.
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An admitted drug addict is serving a 2 1/2 year jail sentence after admitting to a series of crimes, including stealing copper from his grandmother's home.
If the first step toward solving a problem is the acknowledgment that you have one, then Pittsfield has taken that step in acknowledging the city has done a poor job in recruiting and hiring minorities for city positions.
The City Council says there are too many traffic lights in the city so they won't be approving another one at the intersection of East Street and Silver Lake Boulevard.
With those words, Shane Hamilton -- an admitted heroin addict -- allegedly began his armed robbery of a Lanesborough couple just after noon on Wednesday after jumping in the back seat of their car.
Traffic around Berkshire Medical Center could flow more smoothly within three years -- with the help of $6 million in federal highway funds.
Due to inclement weather, the school committee meeting scheduled for Wednesday night was postponed until next Wednesday, March 19. The meeting will take place at 6 p.m. in the Pittsfield High School library.
Holy shamrocks, where did the time go?! It seems spring, at least according to the calendar, is about a week away and St. Patrick's Day, though officially on Monday, is being celebrated nearly all month long.
Her next stop is Saturday night at the Laugh Lounge at Spice Dragon on North Street, as she continues to develop her stand-up comedy routine.
A Western Massachusetts native with experience working for the United Nations in the Mideast has been named to head city efforts to assist at-risk youth and combat the influence of gangs.
The Select Board has voted unanimously to terminate Scott M. Muir from his town government positions as facilities manager and emergency services director, effective next Tuesday.
A level 3 sex offender is back in custody after failing to show up for trial on charges he hit girlfriend with a frying pan and stole from an 84-year-old man.
Members of the City Council expressed support Tuesday for reversing the city's admittedly poor record of recruiting and hiring minority candidates for municipal and school positions.
Lots of room to spread out, both inside and out! 2 car garage has large workshop with its own furnace, partially finished basement with loads of storage closets.
Along with parades, wearing green and corned beef and cabbage dinners, people will gather at their favorite pub or tavern.