Trash Collection in Pittsfield

Trash Collection in Pittsfield

Trash and garbage. We all make it. Some of us get it picked up while others take it to the local transfer station. But do we know where it goes from there? Connecting Point’s Brian Sullivan traveled to Pittsfield to find out what one company does with most of...
Making It Here: Fire Cider

Making It Here: Fire Cider

Inspired by his grandmother’s recipe for an old New England apple cider vinegar tonic, Dana St. Pierre came up with “Fire Cider” to support his immune system and health. After first sharing with family and friends, demand grew and grew, and now the Pittsfield-based...
Pittsfield Styrofoam Ban

Pittsfield Styrofoam Ban

In the City of Pittsfield there is a debate brewing over the ban of Styrofoam. One side says that polystyrene products pose demonstrable health risks and environmental problems; the other side says it is mismanagement of refuse, not the material, that is an issue....