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North Adams Mayor, Councilor Envision Teamwork, Risk to Tackle Challenges
By Tammy Daniels, iBerkshires Staff
12:47PM / Monday, January 01, 2024
 
Mayor Jennifer Macksey is sworn in for her second term in the corner office.  NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — A new government was sworn in on New Year's morning with a call for teamwork and a pledge for a "deep dive" into the city's challenges this new year.    "I will continue to be a forward-thinking leader, a leader that North Adams deserves and we will put plans into action and sustain the future of this community," said Mayor Jennifer Macksey in her second term inaugural address. "The days of kicking the can down the road are done. We need to think outside the box. Take a few risks. Experiment a little bit, as governing like

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North Adams Marks the New Year With First Annual Ball Drop
By Tammy Daniels, iBerkshires Staff
09:10AM / Monday, January 01, 2024

Mayor Jennifer Macksey, left, and her sister, Libby Macksey, pose with the New Year's ball on Sunday night.  NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Several hundred people gathered in the Center Street parking lot to watch the ball drop on New Year's Eve.    It was hours before midnight and took a double count to make its way down but cheers, whistles and tooting horns filled the air for an early welcome to 2024.   The event was the inspiration of "first sister" Libby Macksey.    "My sister has a lot of crazy ideas," said Mayor Jennifer Macksey. "She said we need to have our own ball drop ... and ran right to Bud

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Happy New Year From iBerkshires.com
iBerkshires Staff,
07:01AM / Monday, January 01, 2024

We are hoping all of our readers have had a happy holiday season. Thank you for making iBerkshires your go-to source for local news. We appreciate your support and will continue to provide you with the relevant information you need in your daily lives as we enter 2024.

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OTT Taxi Told to 'Cease Operations'
Staff Reports,
05:37PM / Sunday, December 31, 2023
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — A local taxi company was told by the city to close its doors at 8 a.m. on New Year's Day after failing to find a new office location.    The closure of OTT Taxi was announced as "temporary" through Facebook posts but not on its website.    The company has apparently been operating without a permanent location since at least October. According to the city, owner John Lord has told it of a half-dozen potential sites but none have panned out.   Interim Police Chief Mark Bailey informed Lord in a letter dated Dec. 18 that his request for the latest location, the back room at the Xtra Mart, was rejected because the owner of that

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Community Hero of the Month: Maryam Kamangar
By Sabrina Damms, iBerkshires Staff
04:15PM / Saturday, December 30, 2023

Goodwill Vice President Maryam Kamangar and Chief of Staff Fran Zarubik talking about grant applications. Zarbik says Kamanger has the 'passion and drive' to make sure people have access to food.  PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Goodwill Industries' Maryam Kamangar has been selected for the December Community Hero of the Month.    The Community Hero of the Month series runs for the next 11 months in partnership with Haddad Auto. Nominated community members and organizations have gone above and beyond to make a positive impact on their community.    Kamangar is going on her 11th year working for Goodwill Industries of the Berkshires and Southern

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North Adams Holds Reorganization of Government on New Year's Day
12:24PM / Saturday, December 30, 2023

Jennifer Macksey will be sworn into her second term as mayor on New Year's Day.  NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The city's government for the next two years will be sworn in on Monday, Jan. 1, at 11 a.m.    The organization of government is held on the first day of the year following a general election. The swearing in will be held in City Council Chambers and streamed by Northern Berkshire Community Television.    It is open to the public.    The City Council will elect a president and vice president after being sworn in by City Clerk Tina Leonesio, who will open the meeting. The new president will give some remarks, announce committee and

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Weekend Outlook: Ringing in the New Year
11:57AM / Friday, December 29, 2023
Ring in the New Year with activities and events around Berkshire County this weekend.    Friday, Dec. 29   Kwanzaa Celebration Tyler Street Lab, Pittsfield Time: 6 p.m.   The Women of Color Given Circlehttps://www.facebook.com/wocgc1/ hosts this annaul Kwanzaa event celebrating the seven principles of Kwanzaa and African American culture. Well-known singer and lead vocalist Wanda Houston will be this year's special guest.   Saturday, Dec. 30   Nearly New Year Karoke at the Mountain Club 6 Anthony St., Adams Time: 7 to 10 p.m.   A wide variety of songs to choose from, so everyone can find something to sing their heart out to with DJ

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Taconic Boys Basketball Was Top Story of '23
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires.com Sports
06:04AM / Friday, December 29, 2023
The year started with one high school state championship on the show and ended with another on the hardwood.     In between, there were plenty of team titles, tournament runs and individual accomplishments to keep Berkshire County high school and youth sports fans in the seats and on the sidelines.   Although not every successful season ended in the ultimate prize, there was plenty to be proud of along the way. And here is a look back at some of the biggest stories we covered in 2023:   No. 1 Taconic Boys Basketball Of all the state championships won this year – and there were several – perhaps none was sweeter than that of the Thunder in the Division 5 State

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Clarksburg Tax Delinquents Strongly Urged to Arrange Payment Plans
By Tammy Daniels, iBerkshires Staff
05:27PM / Wednesday, December 27, 2023
CLARKSBURG, Mass. — The town's recent attempt to recover delinquent tax payments may have seemed like hard ball but no one was evicted from their home on Wednesday.    Town Treasurer/Tax Collector Kelly Ryan thought a report in a local newspaper two weeks ago had misconstrued the tax title process by using the word "seized" in the headline and referring to an auction in the article.    "A tax taking is a pre-foreclosure measure and it's considered a serious delinquency," she said at Wednesday's Select Board meeting. "So in an effort to collect the back taxes, the town has a right to file a lien against these properties and the

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Tire Company's Annual Drive Delivers Gifts to North County Teens
By Jack Guerino, iBerkshires Staff
05:34PM / Tuesday, December 26, 2023
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Through community contributions, Gills Point S Tire raised more than $5,000 to make local teens' holidays a little brighter.   "Supporting programs and fundraisers for our children shows that, although we all have our own issues and lives, at the end of the day our community truly cares about each other and the future," store manager Jessica Perin said.   Perin said the program is in its third year, and the Curran Highway tire specialists decided to help teens because they felt they were an underserved group during the holidays.   "It is important to band together to support our teens who are the next generation who will be

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Berkshire Bounty Opens North County Cold Storage at BMC North
12:50PM / Tuesday, December 26, 2023
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Berkshire Bounty opened new cold storage units at the North Adams Campus of Berkshire Medical Center in a collaboration with Berkshire Health Systems.   This project, funded by the state through the Food Security Infrastructure Grant (FSIG) program, is part of a countywide effort to strengthen the local and regional food system through a collaborative effort, which will expand local food production, storage and delivery systems that bring fresh and healthy locally grown food to the food insecure community.   "Berkshire Bounty works closely with Berkshire Grown and several other community organizations to implement a robust, resilient layer within

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Merry Christmas from iBerkshires
10:46AM / Monday, December 25, 2023

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