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A sign lays out the rules at the free sand pile at the Barker Road Fire Station in Pittsfield.
Winter sand piles available

Pittsfield's Department of Public Services has announce that sand piles have been placed at Barker Road Fire Station, Pecks Road Fire Station, and the Williams Street Plaza.

Sand will be available for pickup by Pittsfield residents for their personal use throughout the winter season. Residents should limit their pickups to 50 pounds — the equivalent of a 5-gallon pail — per visit.