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It’s been a long time since there was a sandy swimming area at Pontoosuc Lake Park. With a little luck and a lot of hard work, in a few years a new swimming beach will be a popular feature at the lake once again.
PITTSFIELD — A new portfolio of concept plans for renovations at the Pontoosuc Lake Park envisions new water access, play facilities and makin…
The Pittsfield Parks Commission approved plans for a mountain bike skills course and pump track at Springside Park, a major milestone for the project. Now, the bike group and city staff are working on an agreement to make the course a reality.
For months, a proposal for a mountain bike skills course and pump track at Springside Park has faced pushback from residents who are against the sport. Now, it appears that the potential popularity of the course could stall the proposal.
Residents want to bring back the elements that made Pontoosuc Lake Park "a gem" within the city spaces: swimming docks, a sand beach and robust facilities. And this time residents envision a future for the park that's accessible to all.
Pittsfield's annual Halloween parade has been cancelled for the second year in a row due to the coronavirus pandemic.
A city council vote Tuesday nixed a proposal for a public forum on a mountain bike course proposed for Springside Park. But, a group of residents said they will remain steadfast in fighting the project.
The Parks Commission held off on making any big decisions over the fate of a proposed mountain bike skills course and pump track at Springside Park on Tuesday night. The commission said they'll wait for a ruling from the Conservation Commission over potential wetland issues at the site.
PITTSFIELD — Members of the Board of Parks Commission have voiced their approval for placing a proposed mountain biking skills course and pump…