Preserve Pittsfield invites city residents to a public informational forum at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, on the Community Preservation Act, Question 5 on city voters' November election ballot.

The forum, held in the upstairs auditorium at First Church of Christ Congregational, 27 East St., will explain in detail what adoption of the Community Preservation Act means and how it will benefit Pittsfield.

Keynote presenter is Stuart Saginor, executive director of the statewide Community Preservation Coalition. Light refreshments will be offered along with an opportunity for interactive participation.

For more information, visit or find Preserve Pittsfield on Facebook.