|Walk A Mile In Her Shoes Draws Hundreds to Benefit Freeman Center|
Marchers hold signs for Christa Steele-Knudslien who was murdered in North Adams last January. Her husband was charged in her murder. See more photos from the event here.
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Hundreds walked, and some stumbled, down North Street in high heels during the Walk a Mile In Her Shoes march to raise money and
|The Independent Investor: Dogs and Their Cars|
Pet ownership in America is well over 50 percent. Nine out of 10 of these owners view their pet as part of the family. As such, dollars spent on traditional pet ownership areas such as food, veterinary needs and boarding have expanded to include things like exercise and travel. For more and more Americans, that trend has grown to include what
|Fall Foliage Festival Kicks Off Sept. 22|
The Fall Foliage Children's Parade, set for Friday, Sept. 28, is always a highlight of the annual Fall Foliage Festival.
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The 2018 Fall Foliage Festival kicks off this weekend with the theme "Year of the Dog."
Traditionally, the Fall Foliage Parade takes place on the first Sunday
|BCC, AHEC Announce Fall Workshops|
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Berkshire Community College, in collaboration with Berkshire AHEC (Area Health Education Centers), through the recently created "BCC Area Health Education Collaborative," will offer the following workshops this fall on BCC's main campus at 1350 West St.
"Cultural Competency: Immigration,
|Southwestern Vermont Health Care Offers Classes, Groups|
BENNINGTON, Vt. — Southwestern Vermont Health Care offers classes and events to help patients learn more about their health in groups.
* Early Intervention Play Group, 10:30 a.m.-noon, every Monday, except holidays, Catamount Connections, 504 Main St., Suite 1 in Bennington: Children's Integrated Services and Early Intervention
|BerkshireWorks Marks National Employ Older Workers Week|
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — BerkshireWorks, in collaboration with Elder Services of Berkshire County, Age Friendly Berkshires and AARP of Massachusetts, is hosting a 50-Plus Job Fair, featuring companies that are age-friendly or thinking about developing a multi-generational workforce.
The targeted job seekers who are looking for full-time
|Women Business Owners: Don't Forget About Your Retirement Plan|
American Business Women's Day is celebrated on Sept. 22. And there is indeed cause for celebration, because, in recent decades, the number of women business owners has risen sharply, to the point where nearly 40 percent of all businesses are now women-owned, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
If you are one of these owners, or
|Caccaviello Announces Write-In Campaign For District Attorney|
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The bell has been rung to start Round 2.
Paul Caccaviello announced on Wednesday that he intends to run a write-in campaign for district attorney. The announcement comes two weeks after he lost the Democratic primary.
Caccaviello released a statement confirming his intention to
|Guest Column: The Explosion of Vaping and Youth Use|
To the Editor:
Last spring, I was inundated with requests from curious and concerned parents and schools about vaping. Vaping among youth had skyrocketed. Particularly I heard questions about the use of one product, JUUL, and adults were trying to figure out how to respond. Many had no idea that vaping products contain nicotine that can
|Merlins Abide at Spruces Park|
A closeup of a small merlin hawk.
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Look aloft, for I hear wings stirring the air and the primeval cry of a falcon in the spruce!
Also known as pigeon hawk, a family of merlin falcons occupies a significant niche in the open meadow known for its tall Norway spruce, seeded when
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