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“I love working here. It’s the people. This is where I belong.”

“Unistress is a place to make a career.”

January 5, 2023

Chris McKay has been working with Unistress for 12 years, after getting his foot in the door as a laborer in the early 2000s….

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“If you’re willing to learn, they’re willing to teach you.”

October 15, 2022

It’s been nearly two decades at Unistress for David Hernandez, who was recruited to the work crew in 2005 by a cousin. He began…

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“I like the community of people working together on all the little steps that go into these huge structures.”

October 10, 2022

When she found Unistress while looking for steady work to replace her usual pick-up gigs doing painting, roofing and decking working her early 20s,…

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Babe Ruth League Digs New Dugouts

September 20, 2022

New concrete dugouts are not quite finished yet, but work from Unistress, Berkshire Concrete, and Premier Excavation, along with support of donors and the…

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Community Crew Clears the Way

April 28, 2022

“We’re picking up the sticks and debris,” said Chip Kleiner, a volunteer from Unistress Corp. in Pittsfield. “We’re doing the mulch bed out front,…

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Park Nurtures Curious Minds

September 8, 2021

In the heart of the Morningside neighborhood, eight concrete sculptures rise from a group of 26 alphabet-inspired figures on the corner of Lincoln Street…

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Perri Petricca Talks Family Business

January 23, 2020

Imagine running a large family business as a third-generation family member. Perri Petricca, the CEO of Petricca Industries of Pittsfield, is the grandson of…

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