|MCLA Presents 'Into the Woods'|
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts' 2017-18 theater season, "We the People," will culminate with the theater program's adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's "Into the Woods," which will open on Friday, April 20.
Performances will take place at 8 p.m. on April 20, 21, 27 and 28, with
|BCC Students to be Inducted Into National Honor Society|
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Berkshire Community College will hold an induction ceremony for students joining the Xi Alpha Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa on Tuesday, April 24 at 12:30 p.m. in the Boland Theatre of the Koussevitzky Arts Center on the college's main campus in Pittsfield.
Phi Theta Kappa is the national honor society of junior
|The Independent Investor: Why the Tax Cuts Are Unpopular Among Americans|
Despite spending big money and all the marketing they can muster, the Republicans are still not able to convince most Americans that the tax cut benefits anyone but the rich and the corporations they own. Maybe, we are not as dumb as they think we are.
An April poll by Gallup indicated that 51 percent of Americans disapproved of
|Keep Your Investment 'Ecosystem' Healthy|
April 22 is Earth Day. First observed in 1970, Earth Day has evolved into an international celebration, with nearly 200 countries holding events to support clean air, clean water and other measures to protect our planet.
As an investor, what lessons can you learn from this special day? Consider the following:
|Panel to Discuss the Top Five Student-Athlete Injuries|
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Southwestern Vermont Medical Center, Northern Berkshire Orthopedics and Williamstown Physical Therapy present "Tackling the Top 5 Student-Athlete Injuries" from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, at the Williamstown Youth Center.
Student athletes give it their all and sometimes get injured. An expert panel
|Touch a Truck Draws Curious Kids|
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Despite the chilly morning, parents and caregivers bundled up their toddlers and preschoolers and brought them over to the parking lot behind Joe Wolfe Field on Wednesday morning for the Family Center's annual Touch a Truck event.
The event allowed children to explore big trucks as well as learn about
|Action Plan Developed to Make Berkshires Age Friendly|
Secretary for Elder Affairs Alice Bonner said the state is behind the age-friendly effort.
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The trends are very clear. In just 12 years, around 60 percent of the Berkshires' population will be older than 50.
"Our population in 2010 was 18.5 percent persons over the age 65. And
|State Representative Mark Preps For State Budget Debate|
DALTON, Mass. — State Rep. Paul Mark is looking to create a Berkshire County opioid task force in the budget.
Mark has filed an amendment for $250,000 to start the task force with the Berkshire County sheriff's office, the Berkshire Opioid Abuse Prevention Coalition, and a number of other organizations tackling the
|North Berkshire Coalition Forum Tackles Economic Development|
Adams Select Board member Christine Hoyt points to a map laying out the redevelopment sparked by the Berkshire Scenic Railway project in Adams.
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Everyone can play a role in the economic development of the region, local officials and experts said at the Northern Berkshire Community Coalition's monthly
|Area Residents Finish Strong at Boston Marathon|
BOSTON, Mass. -- More than half the area’s competitors at Monday’s Boston Marathon finished in the top half of his or her respective age division, according to results posted Monday evening on the Boston Athletic Association website.
One of the top performances was turned in by Pittsfield’s Abigail Wright, who
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