Pittsfield and State Police in Pittsfield investigate two shooting scenesaround Linden Street and Robbins Avenue. As of this posting, it is unclear how the two scenes are related but they are in close proximity of each other. Sunday July 5, 2015.
The annual Fourth of July parade marches up North Street in the rain in Pittsfield.
Volunteers gather on their July 4 holiday to rehabilitate a home Habitat for Humanity home in Pittsfield. Though work on the house was scheduled to begin in the fall, the family that was to receive it was displaced from their home by a fire on June 23. Habitat for Humanity has since pushed up the timeline, calling volunteers to help renovate the home on Von Nida Ave. in the coming weeks.
Garden volunteers at Shakespeare & Company in Lenox spearheaded and effort to construct a 'talking bench' for the grounds' Shakespeare Garden. Visitors can push buttons on a computerized console to hear company actors spout famous lines of the Bard's verse.
James McNeill Whistler's 'Arrangement in Grey and Black, No. 1 (Portrait of the Artist’s Mother),' familiarly known as Whistler's Mother, will be on view July 4 – September 27.
A destructive fire early Thursday morning was contained to the restaurant and did not spread to neighboring businesses in the building at the Elm Street Java Coffee House in Pittsfield.