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1 hr ago | The Pittsfield Gazette

Respite House supports caregivers

For its first annual capital campaign, Berkshire County ARC has raised enough money to extend the days of operation for its Respite House facility.

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5 hrs ago | The Pittsfield Gazette

Region eyes sustainability plan

By John Townes The public is invited to a Thursday, March 6 open house and a final public hearing at the Berkshire Athenaeum on a sweeping plan to guide the future of Berkshire County in terms of economic development, environmental sustainability, public and social services and many other aspects of local life.

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Related Topix: Pittsfield, MA, Agriculture, Science

Sat Apr 19, 2014

IBerkshires

459 Main St Dalton

Classic Saltbox Colonial Great downtown location. Many updates throughout. Cahracter and old world charm abound in this rare Dalton home.

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Berkshire Eagle

Two men charged with breaking into Berkshire County Softball Complex

Two men were charged with multiple felonies after allegedly breaking into the Berkshire County Softball Complex in Pittsfield on Friday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Pittsfield, MA, Great Barrington, MA, Becket, MA

Berkshire Eagle

Two men charged with breaking into Berkshire County Softball Complex

Two men were charged with multiple felonies after allegedly breaking into the Berkshire County Softball Complex in Pittsfield on Friday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Pittsfield, MA, Great Barrington, MA, Becket, MA

Fri Apr 18, 2014

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

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

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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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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

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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

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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

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