Meg Britton-Mehlisch is the Pittsfield reporter for The Berkshire Eagle.
This week the city is once again approaching a crossroads in its relationship with the Berkshire County Mosquito Control Project, the application for Community Preservation Act funds is open and the Berkshire DA is beginning a series of town hall events around the county.
The intersection of Tyler Street, Woodlawn Avenue and Dalton Avenue is home to the city's first roundabout, which opened Tuesday night. Drivers through the intersection are pumping their breaks, something the city's Commissioner of Public Utilities already counts as a success.
The Tyler Street roundabout opened Tuesday evening, Oct. 19 for traffic. The city's first roundabout has drivers slowing — something city offi…
Officials now know how they'd like to spend $5.6 million in federal American Rescue Plan Act money: Infrastructure projects that improve public health in city buildings, two new public health positions and support for daycare programs, the Fenn Street Shelter and another round of grants for homeowner projects.
In the 90-minute debate, the four incumbents and two challengers vying for the At Large City Council seats responded to a series of 12 questions on housing, policing, economic development and hot button topics like the North Street bike lanes, the Verizon Wireless cell tower and the city's trash system.
PITTSFIELD — The Pittsfield branch of Berkshire County Head Start closed its doors Tuesday and will remain closed through the week after learn…
Last week the City Council signed off on the creation of several important city positions, okaying six figure salaries for the future head of the office of diversity, equity and inclusion and city manager of American Rescue Plan money. This week many of the city councilors will hit the debate stage.
In an attempt to contextualize recent fights at Taconic High School, Superintendent Joseph Curtis presented data on physical altercations within the district's secondary schools. But the data shows that Taconic does have an elevated rate of fights when compared with similar schools across the states.
PITTSFIELD — In the first City Council ward debate of the 2021 election season, the eight candidates in contested races met Thursday at the Be…
Each year schools report the number of discipline events to the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Data from the 2018-2019 scho…