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Yesterday | Forbes.com

In The Long Run, The Rest Of The World May Gain From California's Severe Drought

I'm a co-founder of NorthBridge Energy Partners, LLC., a consulting firm that helps companies connect assets to power grids.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Tufts University

Yesterday | Vineyard Gazette Online

Historian to Lecture at Williams College Retreat

This year's annual retreat for Williams College alumni in Oak Bluffs will feature a lecture by historian Craig Steven Wilder and the screening of a new film by Thomas Allen Harris.

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Related Topix: Oak Bluffs, MA, Asian-American, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, African-American

Wed Aug 20, 2014

IBerkshires

Williamstown-Lanesborough Superintendent Retiring Dec. 31

The three school committees that make up the Williamstown-Lanesborough Tri-District will meet Tuesday afternoon to discuss their search for a new superintendent.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Williamstown-Lanesborough Superintendent Rose Ellis to retire at end of year

Rose Ellis, superintendent of the three school committees that make up the Williamstown-Lanesborough Tri-District, announced today she would retire on Dec. 31. Ellis' announcement follows 15 years of combined service to the tri-district schools of Mount Greylock Regional High School and the Williamstown and Lanesborough elementary schools.

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Related Topix: Williamstown, MA, Education Etc.

Freshnews

NASA to Air Panel Discussion about Ancient Earth and Habitable Planets

NASA Television will live broadcast a discussion Wednesday, Aug. 20, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. EDT, with leading science experts describing what is known about our ancient Earth and how that information can guide the search for habitable planets orbiting other stars.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Space, Maryland

IBerkshires

Berkshire Train Campaign Chugs to North County

But that did not stop rail advocates from coming to North County last week to make their pitch to a mostly receptive, though occasionally skeptical, audience at the Water Street Grill.

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Related Topix: Berkshire County, MA, Great Barrington, MA, Pittsfield, MA, Berkshire, MA

IBerkshires

Williamstown Con Comm to Issue Statement on...

The Conservation Commission is close to producing documents that it hopes will add clarity to the status of some of the lands under its control.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Republican Journal

WCGH adds three new family practice providers

Dorothy Carin, MD, will be working at the Arthur Jewell Community Health Center in Brooks.

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Related Topix: University of Rochester, UC Davis, Medicine, Health, Acupuncture, University of Southern California, Lincolnville, ME

Thu Aug 14, 2014

IBerkshires

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Amy Jeschawitz, who was elected to the board in May, advocated for a major overhaul of the town's Master Plan, which was drafted in 2002.

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Times-series.co.uk

Student turns down place at Cambridge for American university

A student who turned down a place at Cambridge University is heading across the pond to live the American dream.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

IBerkshires

Natural Gas Lines Being Replaced in North...

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. Crews have been digging up and laying pipe along State Road and Franklin Street over the past few weeks.

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Related Topix: North Adams, MA, Adams, MA, Williamstown, MA

Tue Aug 12, 2014

US News & World Report

Common Core Opponents Hijack Supporters' Twitter Blitz

Opponents of the Common Core State Standards have made their opinions heard far and wide - they don't like the standards, and they'll say why you as a teacher, parent or lawmaker shouldn't either.

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USA Today

College ranking lists: Abundant but not so influential

College ranking lists: Abundant but not so influential There have been a surge of new rankings, but what influence to they have for students? Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1ot2dCp James L. Bock, vice president and dean of Admissions at Swarthmore College, talks with prospective students on April 24, 2014 at the college in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA, Babson College, New York University, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Fri Aug 08, 2014

IBerkshires

Village Ambulance, Williams Partner on...

Village Ambulance Service has signed an agreement to provide Williams College with on-call transportation for its students to and from non-emergency medical appointments during the school term.

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Related Topix: North Adams, MA

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Forbes ranks Williams College No. 1

From English to economics, anthropology to astronomy, chemistry to the classic languages, Williams College is known as one of the country's top educational institutions.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Pomona College, University of Chicago

The New York Observer

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: 'The Visit' Is Revived as a Musical

Dark, depressing and downbeat as Dante's Inferno , Swiss playwright Friedrich DA1 4rrenmatt's stinging drama The Visit has intrigued producers ever since its initial New York premiere electrified Broadway in 1958 with Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne making theatre history.

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Related Topix: New York, Celebrities, Ingrid Bergman, Anthony Quinn

Wed Aug 06, 2014

IBerkshires

Village Ambulance, Williams Partner on Student...

Village Ambulance Service has signed an agreement to provide Williams College with on-call transportation for its students to and from non-emergency medical appointments during the school term.

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Related Topix: North Adams, MA

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Greylock News

Probing the impact of corporate donations on democracy: Images sets...

PRINTABLE VERSION OF THIS ITEM WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. - A live public dialog on the role of corporate donations in American politics -- and the Citizens United decision -- comes to Images Cinema for one night on Monday, Aug. 11 highlighted by a 7 p.m. screening of the new documentary "Citizen Koch."

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Related Topix: Williamstown, MA, Trouble the Water, US News, US Supreme Court

Boston.com

Martha Coakley releases tax returns

Attorney General Martha Coakley and her husband averaged $215,143 in yearly total income over the last three years, according to copies of their jointly filed 2011, 2012, and 2013 federal tax returns made available to some reporters Tuesday by Coakley's campaign for governor.

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Related Topix: Pension, Massachusetts, Deval Patrick, US Governors

Mon Aug 04, 2014

ECNmag

UMD researchers develop tool to better visualize, analyze human genomic data

Scientists at the University of Maryland have developed a new, web-based tool that enables researchers to quickly and easily visualize and compare large amounts of genomic information resulting from high-throughput sequencing experiments.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Computers

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