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The Eagle spoke with nearly 20 homeowners and renters who live within a mile of the proposed landfill. Two weeks after residents voted to advise the Select Board to find a way out of the Rest of River cleanup deal, neighbors cite concerns about environmental harm, public health risks and threats to property values.
PITTSFIELD — Jane Winn grew up in Pittsfield in a house that bordered a less than clean Housatonic River when General Electric was in its heyd…
The Pittsfield Economic Development Authority is reapplying for a grant that it did not receive last year to provide additional money to move along the development of the William Stanley Business Park's largest building lot.
The Pittsfield Economic Development Authority is considering building a tunnel under Woodlawn Avenue at the William Stanley Business Park of the Berkshires to link two building sites for a prospective tenant.
Ron Griffin, who formed EDM Architecture, Engineering and Management of Pittsfield, actually retired 12 months ago, but the proverbial passing of the torch at the company officially took place last month.
General Dynamics has replaced General Electric as the largest for-profit employer in Berkshire County. Throughout Pittsfield’s history, the decisions of large corporations have had pronounced consequences for the city’s workers.
Lesley Herzberg' lifelong love of history led her to become the executive director of the Berkshire County Historical Society in 2019.
Townspeople will finally get their say on whether Lee should host a toxic waste landfill.
Town meeting representatives voted 31-8 on Thursday night to allow local residents to vote on the controversial waste dump. The decision was made during an hourslong annual town meeting that went late into the evening at Lee Middle and High School football field.
opes of flipping the town into the opposition column regarding a proposed toxic waste landfill are now hanging on Thursday’s annual town meeting.
The Lee Select Board has rejected a request by its newest member calling for the town to join citizen opposition to the landfill plan — a move that was endorsed during last year’s annual town meeting.
Although baby boomers will remember the Bobby Kidney Sunshine Club, few may know the story behind the organization.