Villages of the Berkshires is launching an effort to provide volunteer services such as friendly visitors or companionship, local transportation, technology support, and basic household repairs and assistance to seniors in the Berkshires.
“I am grateful for our law enforcement partners for interrupting a major drug-trafficking operation between Springfield and Pittsfield, and getting a large amount of dangerous drugs and weapons off the streets of Berkshire County.” — Berkshire District Attorney Andrea Harrington
At this time the Pittsfield Police Department does not believe that there is a threat to the general public. Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contact the Pittsfield Police Department Detective Bureau at 413-448-9705.
Ken was known for his artistic style and his unique ability to create different types of collages of American history; he would often donate his work to Pittsfield City Hall, and the Pittsfield police and fire departments.
Officer Darren Derby’s mission is admirable: to create a relationship with the city’s youth that will ultimately change their perception of the police. “Don’t let your surroundings determine who you are and who you are capable of becoming,” he advises the hundreds of the city kids he encounters.
The Great Barrington Police Department is looking to recruit additional full-time officers and the Pittsfield Police Department has extended an invitation to a recruitment expo on Thursday, Feb. 9, at 4 p.m. at Taconic High School in Pittsfield.