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4 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

Great Barrington, Egremont property owners to pay minimum Solarize Mass cost

The Great Barrington and Egremont property owners participating in Solarize Mass will pay the minimum startup costs for enrolling in the state-sponsored solar energy program expected to help them save money on their electric bills.

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Related Topix: Great Barrington, MA, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Pittsfield, MA, Lenox, MA

10 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

Berkshire Music School lands $150K grant for upgrades

The Berkshire Music School is getting a $150,000 boost from the Feigenbaum Foundation to support upgrades to its 19th-century building and administrative costs.

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Related Topix: Pittsfield, MA

14 hrs ago | IBerkshires

Clark Art Receives $250,000 Grant For...

The Clark is using grant funds to continue its campus expansion program, including work to renovate the existing museum building, which adds 2,200 square feet of new gallery space and provides upgraded safety, lighting, and HVAC systems for the building.

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18 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

BerkshireWorks services status quo despite absence of Monterosso

Its executive director remains on paid leave and there's no official interim replacement.

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Related Topix: North Adams, MA, Heath, MA, Pittsfield, MA, Berkshire, MA

23 hrs ago | IBerkshires

1793 Cold Spring Rd Williamstown

All right, title and interest in the exclusively listed property information represented on this website was created, maintained and copyrighted by the Berkshire County Board of RealtorsR, Inc. This information is being provided for Consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective ... (more)

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Related Topix: Williamstown, MA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Soldier On set to close overflow Pittsfield shelter

Jack Downing, CEO of the veterans organization, said the shelter was only funded for the winter months through a grant by Berkshire Health Systems.

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Related Topix: Pittsfield, MA

The Pittsfield Gazette

Pittsfield promotes green kitchens

By John Townes The Pittsfield health department is encouraging and assisting restaurants and other food-service operations to become 'greener' in their cleaning practices.

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Related Topix: Pittsfield, MA, Williamstown, MA

Berkshire Eagle

Ecu-Health Care, North Berkshire's link to health care, relocates

The closing of North Adams Regional Hospital hasn't stopped Ecu-Health Care from helping Northern Berkshire County residents access health insurance.

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Related Topix: North Adams, MA, Health Insurance, Health, Adams, MA, Medicare

CBS 3 Springfield

Ex-ambulance service GM pleads guilty to larceny

The former general manager of a Berkshire County ambulance service has pleaded guilty to his role in stealing nearly a quarter million dollars from the nonprofit.

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Related Topix: Non-Profit, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

Berkshire Eagle

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.

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Related Topix: Designers, Berkshire, MA, Oscar de la Renta

Berkshire Eagle

Pittsfield loans mobile command center as Stockbridge town offices are sealed off

The Town offices, focal point for local government, the police station and community activities, will be sealed off from Friday through Monday because of an environmental project.

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Related Topix: Stockbridge, MA, Pittsfield, MA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Boston.com

UMass Memorial Medical cutting more than 100 jobs

UMass Memorial Medical Center will shed more than 100 full-time jobs, including over 50 nursing jobs on two Worcester campuses, in the latest restructuring move at a health care system that is the largest employer in central Massachusetts, the hospital said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Worcester, MA, Massachusetts, North Adams, MA

Berkshire Eagle

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.

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Related Topix: Berkshire, MA, Cheshire, MA, Becket, MA, Great Barrington, MA

The Bennington Banner

ThinkFOOD from cheese to chickens at Bard College at Simon's Rock

Fresh eggs, maple cream, blue cheese -- even in early spring, before the asparagus is ready to pick, local farms have flavor to offer.

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Related Topix: Bard College, Home Gardening, Home, Pittsfield, MA, Agriculture, Science

IBerkshires

Bunny Hop Race Will Support Homeless Shelter

Which is why spring is also the perfect time for a fundraiser for Louison House, the only homeless shelter in Northern Berkshire County.

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Related Topix: Adams, MA, North Adams, MA

IBerkshires

36 Lakeway Drive Dr Pittsfield

All right, title and interest in the exclusively listed property information represented on this website was created, maintained and copyrighted by the Berkshire County Board of RealtorsR, Inc. This information is being provided for Consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pittsfield, MA

Berkshire Eagle

Letter: Family abuse, animal abuse connected

Studies have shown that in households where animal abuse is found, whether committed by a parent or child, domestic violence or child abuse is frequently also occurring.

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Related Topix: Animal Rights, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Pittsfield, MA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Goats in the Woods Project Dinner: A Berkshire County study in African goat cuisine

Goat/kid/chevon/cabrito is the most popular meat eaten by people around the world, livestock farmer Morgan Hartman and Wild Oats Market chef Greg Roach agree.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Williams College, Williamstown, MA, Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Home Gardening, Home

Berkshire Eagle

MCLA announces honorees for May 17 commencement

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts will celebrate its 115th commencement exercises beginning at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 17, in the Amsler Campus Center Gymnasium.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts , Fine Arts, Arts, Deval Patrick, US Governors, UMass Boston

Berkshire Eagle

Berkshire County Community Resources for People with Autism holds benefit dinner

Ten years ago, a group of four local mothers of children with autism decided something needed to be done to support their growing community.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pittsfield, MA

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