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Health Director Andy Cambi's coronavirus report, delivered at the first City Council meeting of the year, showed that since October vaccinated residents have been hospitalized at about half the rate of unvaccinated residents.
Andy Cambi will be the new Pittsfield Health Department director, after a unanimous vote by the Board of Health on Wednesday.
The state's Department of Environmental Protection will host a hearing this week to decide the fate of the Pittsfield Generating power plant that local environmental groups have been pushing to shut down for much of the last year.
In an eventful Board of Health meeting Wednesday, city officials discussed how the end of a state program might complicate the city's contact tracing efforts, as well as a change in response to Verizon Wireless over health issues residents have reported around a Verizon cell tower in the city.
As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Berkshire County, Pittsfield has joined several South County municipalities in implementing masking directives. How is that different than a mandate? We break it down for you.
A new mask directive requiring masking in public indoor spaces across the city will go into effect next Monday, Nov. 8 following an unanimous vote by the Board of Health to intensify the city's masking policy.
The upcoming week holds the promise of a lot of news with residents heading to the polls on Tuesday and a look at homeless student statistic and a mask mandate later in the week.
At large City Councilor Yuki Cohen is trying to clear her name after several public coronavirus safety violations over the past year. Documents from the state show she didn’t cause a super spreader event, and city fines have been dropped. Cohen hopes voters won’t hold the violations against her when they head to the polls Tuesday.
Recent data from Pittsfield's wastewater tests indicates a steep decrease in the amount of coronavirus present in the city. City officials are optimistic in the short term, and are hoping that increasing testing to three times a week will produce more positive results.
PITTSFIELD — Interim Director of Public Health Andy Cambi told the Pittsfield City Council Tuesday that the city was not “where we want to be”…