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BCC Nursing Program Earns Accreditation
06:08PM / Tuesday, April 30, 2019
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Berkshire Community College's two-year nursing program is being accredited through 2023, bringing relief to the beleaguered program.    College officials were notified this week that the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing has restored continuing accreditation to the Associate Degree of Nursing program for the next four years. In its notification to the college, ACEN acknowledged that deliberations on the change in status centered on the materials that were submitted to the board following the visit by the peer accreditation team.   In mid-April, BCC announced that it would voluntarily and temporarily suspend admission to the

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BArT Announces Third Quarter Honor Roll
11:04AM / Monday, April 29, 2019

ADAMS, Mass. — Berkshire Arts & Technology Charter Public School has announced the students who made honor roll for the third quarter of the 2018-19 school year.

Students who earned 80 percent or above in all of their classes received the distinction of "Honors." Students who earned 90 percent or above in all of their classes received the distinction of "High Honors."

Grade 6

High Honors: Jeffrey Bourassa, Persephone Clark, Tucker Danylin, Sascha Ehrlich, Darryl Hage, Ryley Schwarz and Alexandria Zustra.

Honors: Natasha Burnell, Efrem Chen, Caiden Davis, Allissa Davis, Evan Hilton, Jayda Kimok, Kaitlyn Milette, Ania O'Leary, Brooke Reynolds and Katelynne

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Berkshires Beat: Children's Artwork Comes to SVMC
10:52AM / Monday, April 29, 2019
Children's artwork

The Southwestern Vermont Health Care Auxiliary welcomes an exhibit of artwork by local school children. This is 40th exhibit of student work.

The show includes pieces selected from works of more than 3,000 kindergarten through grade 12 students. More than 200 students' work represents each of the eight schools in the Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union.  

The exhibit is open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily through June 6. In addition to the Corridor Gallery, the SVHC Auxiliary manages the Personal Emergency Response System operations and independent vendor sales. For information about joining the SVHC Auxiliary, visit the website or call 802-440-4024.

 

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Local Schools Receive Olmsted Awards from Williams College
10:32AM / Monday, April 29, 2019

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Williams College has announced its 2019 Bicentennial Olmsted Awards for Faculty and Curricular Development to the Adams-Cheshire Regional School District, the Berkshire Arts and Technology Charter Public School, Lanesborough Elementary School, McCann Technical School, Mount Greylock Regional School, North Adams Public Schools and Williamstown Elementary School.

Each entity will receive $5,000 for professional and curricular development projects.

The Adams-Cheshire Regional School District will use the funds to support the creation of a robotics classroom at Hoosac Valley Elementary School, including new equipment for its science facility.

BArT will create an

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Mass MoCA Exhibited 273 Works by High School Students
By Tammy Daniels, iBerkshires Staff
02:25AM / Monday, April 29, 2019
Amanda Tobin, left, Laura Thompson and Phoebe Pepper at the announcement of artist grants to be awarded in Pepper's name. See more photos here. NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Garrett Rhoads was inspired when he looked into a little box on a piano, wondering what it was.    The box held a spool of perforated paper to make the piano play.    "I knew what it was because I have seen them before," the Pine Cobble School eighth-grader said. "I just, I loved how it looked. And so I wanted to do something with it."   He unspooled the paper and liked the movement it made as it fluttered. So he created a waterfall of four pieces with an accent in the

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Mount Greylock Summit to Open May 16
By Jack Guerino, iBerkshires Staff
01:17AM / Monday, April 29, 2019

The Mount Greylock Advisory Committee meets Thursday.  LANESBOROUGH, Mass. — Mount Greylock is scheduled to open May 16.   Although there was no quorum, the Mount Greylock Advisory Committee still met Thursday and park superintendent Travis Clairmont said the plan is to open the mountain on May 16.   "Last week, we lost all of the snow," he said. "I went from driving on ice to blowing it off with a leaf blower and here we are good to go."   Bascom Lodge will open that same week.     In other business, the committee discussed the proposed "glamping" center in North Adams and had no real concerns.   "The

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Great Barrington Police Respond to Fatal Hunting Incident
Staff Reports,
10:20AM / Sunday, April 28, 2019
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — A 44-year-old Pittsfield man was killed on Saturday during what police say was a hunting accident.    Christopher Puntin had been participating in a youth turkey hunt with two other adults and a juvenile.   According to Chief William Walsh, Police Officers Jonathan Finnerty and Kristopher Balestro, firefighter and EMTs responded about noon to a report of a hunting incident in a wooded area on Monument Valley Road and located the victim.   Puntin sustained a fatal gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene. No one else was injured.   An initial police investigation suggests the incident was an

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Naumkeag Daffodil Festival Celebrates Spring
By Tammy Daniels, iBerkshires Staff
02:34AM / Saturday, April 27, 2019

Director Brian Cruey says the 1885 estate is adding more events in the shoulder seasons to attract new visitors.  STOCKBRIDGE, Mass. — As if by magic, the woodland trail at Naumkeag is bursting forth with yellow and white blooms that will continue over the next several weeks.    That magic is the result of more than 60,000 daffodil bulbs that were planted last fall in scattered groups along the trail and wooded hillside to mark the return of spring and to entice visitors the historic home during what had been the off-season.   The first annual Daffodil Festival that opened Thursday — and the hugely popular "Winterlights" last December —

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BFAIR Celebrates Opportunities for Clients at Annual Meeting
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
03:30PM / Friday, April 26, 2019

BFAIR gave its Self-Determination Award to Beth Roberge, a resident of BFAIR's residential home in Northampton, at its annual meeting Friday.

PITTSFIELD,  Mass. — A world traveler, a pageant winner, an actor with the Williamstown Theatre Festival — Brittany Dorwin has never been one to let an opportunity pass her by.

Friday morning, she took advantage of her most recent opportunity, as keynote speaker at BFAIR's 2019 Annual Meeting, to share her secret.

"I have been lucky to experience all I have done so far," the 23-year-old told the crowd at Berkshire Hills Country Club. "Being lucky is about being ready when opportunity comes knocking at

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Adams Community Bank Promotes Five
12:24PM / Friday, April 26, 2019

ADAMS, Mass. — Adams Community Bank has promoted five of its employees.

Emma Tower has been promoted to AVP Mortgage Underwriter, Melissa Tremblay to Senior Credit Analyst Officer, Jeremy Patterson to Network & Systems Officer, Elizabeth Trudeau to Senior Loan Processor and Casey Storbeck to Loan Servicer. 

"I am very happy to announce the promotion of these five employees. We are very fortunate to have high caliber talent and such strong contributors towards our bank's success," said Charles P. O’Brien, president and chief executive officer. "I appreciate each of them for their work ethic and dedication to their careers here at Adams Community

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Willamstown Youth Center Hosts 'Springfest' Fundraiser
By Rebecca Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
07:38PM / Thursday, April 25, 2019

Springfest will have three bounce houses.

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — For the first time, the Williamstown Youth Center's biggest fundraiser will be held at the youth center itself.

"Springfest" will take place Sunday, April 28, from noon to 4 p.m. inside and outside as well (weather permitting) the youth center building on the grounds of Williamstown Elementary School. Springfest replaces Snowfest, which traditionally was held on Super Bowl Sunday at Towne Field House on the Williams College Campus.

"Every year Williams College has been an invaluable partner in helping us stage this event," Executive Director Michael Williams said. "But with the Towne Field

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The Independent Investor: CBD Is a Real Market
By Bill Schmick,
05:28PM / Thursday, April 25, 2019
Cannabidiol is popping up all over the country. Local drug stores, supermarkets and health food shops, among other retailers, can't seem to get enough of this stuff on the shelves. Is this a fad, a fake, or does it have some real health benefits?   It's called CBD, for short, and this oil can be eaten, inhaled, and/or applied to the skin.  It is a substance extracted from the flowers and buds of the marijuana and hemp plant. And no, before you ask, you can't get high from it.     Back in the day, (when I had hair to my shoulders, along with my buckskin jacket) I simply smoked marijuana or ate it in cookies. It contained THC. THC, a chemical, attaches to

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