As the First Street Common Park construction continues, the City of Pittsfield has announced that the basketball court at the Common will be closed beginning Monday, Aug. 4, so that the site contractors can begin the construct a new, larger basketball court.

Residents looking to play basketball are encouraged to seek alternate parks, the most proximate being Dorothy Amos Park on West Street.

For additional information regarding the Common project, contact (413) 499-9344.