Area Responders Tested on Emergency...
HINSDALE, Mass. - On the more typical emergency responses, the fire or police know their roles and how to handle it.
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BerkshireWorks services status quo despite absence of Monterosso
Its executive director remains on paid leave and there's no official interim replacement.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Judge: Jailhouse informants can testify in David Chalue triple murder case
The lawyer for Berkshire triple murder defendant David Chalue has lost his bid to have two jailhouse informants prohibited from testifying against Chalue at trial.
Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Arts is cutting prices, extending hours and scheduling a summer full of music and exhibits designed to attract visitors - and keep them here longer.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Fashion finds at BerkChique
BerkChique! the Berkshires' premiere pop-up shop and gently-used clothing sale kicks off its third year with a preview party 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, May 2, at the Stockbridge Town Hall.
Berkshire students #GetConnected at leadership conference
More than 100 students from 14 Berkshire County schools climbed towers, launched rockets and created new works of art and writing on Wednesday during the annual "411 in the 413" youth leadership conference.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
What If: Engineer a New Use for North Adams Hospital
What if there was actually an exciting new use for the existing hospital building? What if BMC and decisionmakers determine that the present North Adams Regional Hospital structure is simply too large for the present and declining population in North Adams and Northern Berkshire? Besides the difficult road to recovery for all of the displaced ... (more)
Filing last-minute taxes the old-fashioned way? Ita s getting a lot harder for you
Midnight Tuesday is the deadline to file federal income tax returns without an extension, but Berkshire residents who plan to wait until the last minute probably shouldn't.
Judge to decide if and when Berkshire triple murder defendant David...
The defense lawyer for Berkshire triple murder defendant David Chalue told a judge Monday he is concerned mention of his client's Aryan Brotherhood affiliation could taint a jury towards conviction even though that gang has nothing to do with the three murders of which he stands accused.
Our Opinion: Finding a budget balance
The House budget passed on Beacon Hill provides much-needed funding for higher education and local aid, but does not match the funding for the early education programs proposed by Gov. Deval Patrick.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
NARH emergency service restoration takes center stage
And while many questions remain about how, when and where such a facility would set up, several parties involved in the negotiations said they are working to restore emergency care in Northern Berkshire as quickly as possible.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Tony Dobrowolski: Russell family values
A couple of weeks ago in the annual Berkshire Business Outlook, we published a list of early county industrialists whose deeds and accomplishments had a major influence on the Berkshire economy.
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Shakespeare park series announced
A new group will launch free Shakespeare performances at Springside Park this summer.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Berkshire triple murder defendant David Chalue testifies at hearing jailhouse informant is lying
Berkshire triple murder defendant David Chalue testified at a hearing Friday he never made arrangements to have fellow inmate Jeffrey Cashman look at legal and other documents - with handwritten notations by Chalue - about the murder case.
Our Opinion: Opioid abuse battle plan
The Patrick administration has stepped up to address the alarming issue of opioid abuse in Massachusetts, most significantly with an infusion of $20 million for treatment, recovery and prevention.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
New Berkshire sheriff program to dislodge juvenile education program from old jail
The alternate education programs of the Juvenile Resource Center will have to find new quarters, but school officials say that could present more of an opportunity than a problem.
BMC Confirms Hirings, Medical Practice Relocations
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. - Berkshire Medical Center has provided an update on efforts to date in restoring emergency and medical services previously provided by the now defunct Northern Berkshire Healthcare.
Symposium aims to connect Berkshire farmers with landowners
On Saturday, a collaboration of nine organizations, led by Berkshire Grown and Community Land Trust in the Southern Berkshires will conduct a Farmland Access Symposium at the Berkshire Athenaeum in Pittsfield.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Things to do in the Berkshires
Art director Carl Sprague, concept illustrator for the newly released film "The Grand Budapest Hotel," and collaborator on two other Wes Anderson films, will be on hand tonight at 7 for a special screening of Anderson's "The Royal Tenenbaums" at Berkshire Museum's Little Cinema in Pittsfield.