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53 min ago | WWLP
A Frost Advisory is in effect from 3 a.m. to 7 a.m. Monday for Franklin and western Hampshire County and for Berkshire County form 1 a.m. to 8 a.m. Monday. A Frost Advisory is issued when frost is expected to develop during the growing season.
5 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle
Community Health Programs has received a federal grant of more than $200,000 through the Affordable Care Act to expand primary care services. CHP was among 37 health organizations across the state to share a total of $8.7 million from the federal Department of Health and Human Services.
9 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle
Six students from Berkshire Community College's criminal justice program were part of a pilot to revive a Downtown Pittsfield Ambassador Program, which fell by the wayside about 15 years ago. The program has been redesigned to allow students to earn college credit while serving as liaisons for Downtown Pittsfield Inc., and also working with the Pittsfield Police Department, Berkshire County Sheriff's Office, Pittsfield City Hall and the Police Advisory Committee.
15 hrs ago | MassLive.com
Houstatonic walks Berkshires - The Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area announced the 13th annual Heritage Walks Weekends on two autumn weekends - Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 20 and 21; Oct. 4 and 5. More than 50 free family-friendly, guided tours are offered throughout Berkshire County and Litchfield County in Conn.
19 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle
I am friends with a young family that includes three -- count them, three -- children under the age of 3 plus an 11-year-old, and I just learned that at 6 p.m. Sept. 18 the Nhim Ovitskys will be Walking a Mile in Her Shoes again this year .
PITTSFIELD - A 31-year-old Springfield man was arraigned Friday in Berkshire District Court on drug charges, according to the office of District Attorney David Capeless. Lemarr S. Talley of 748 Beacon Circle is charged with trafficking cocaine and possession of heroin with intent to distribute.
An Adams woman has been sentenced to two years in jail for selling heroin and cocaine from the residence she shared with her boyfriend. Samantha Dewing, 24, of Brown Street, was arrested in March with boyfriend, Wes Ouimet, during a Berkshire County Drug Task Force raid of their home.
The Berkshire County Retirement Advisory Council has called for the nomination and election of one elected member of the Berkshire Retirement Board. Any active or retired member of the Berkshire County Retirement System is eligible to serve in this position.
The Alzheimer's Association 2014 Walk to End Alzheimer's will take place Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Ashuwillticook Rail Trail at Farnams Causeway.
Beth Mitchell, the director of engineering for Mission Integration Systems at General Dynamic Advanced Information Systems, has been named 2014 Woman of Achievement by Berkshire Business and Professional Women. Mitchell is the 50th recipient of the BBPW's annual award, which honors a local woman for her achievements and commitment to the community She will be recognized on Monday, Oct. 20 at a dinner event at the Country Club of Pittsfield that will be held to celebrate National Women in Business Week.
Publishing her debut adult novel was a bit of a Cinderella story for Jeanne Bogino -- library director of the New Lebanon Library by day, writer in her Hancock home by night. Which is fitting, Bogino said, since her book "Rock Angel," is a bit of a Cinderella story in a way -- one that involves an intoxicating, addicting romance set to the beat of the 1990s rock-and-roll scene.
Young people believe they are not listened to and their elders believe that when they are heard it is for all the wrong reasons. This gap is certainly not unique to Pittsfield but its existence in the city can perhaps be narrowed by the newly revived city Youth Commission.
PITTSFIELD, Mass. - For 50 years, the Berkshire Business and Professional Women organization has been honoring a local woman for her achievements and commitment to the community with the "Woman of Achievement" award every fall.
The region's "Trendsetters" were honored on Tuesday night their for contributions to the economic, cultural and civic health of the Berkshires. Sponsored by 1Berkshire, the county's economic development organization, more more than 275 people attended the fourth annual event held at the Pittsfield Municipal Airport.
Berkshire Theatre Group is pleased to announce that Made in the Berkshires 2014 will be held on Columbus Day Weekend: October 10, 11 and 12 at the Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield, MA and the Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge, MA celebrating the fourth year of this wonderful festival of local art and artists. The Opening Night celebration kicks off on October 10th at 6pm in the Colonial Theatre lobby with a cocktail hour and visual art show curated by Suky Werman.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 06:43 pm
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