|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
|Marijuana Businesses Eyed For Former KFC — Again|
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The former Kentucky Fried Chicken on East Street is yet again eyed to be a marijuana facility.
Just two years ago the Zoning Board of Appeals denied a permit for Happy Valley Compassion Center to operate a medical marijuana facility at the vacant restaurant. Now, Heka Health is proposing to use that and
|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
|Berkshire OB/GYN of BMC Continues to Expand With New Doctor|
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Berkshire Health Systems has appointed Dr. Margaret Gordon-Fogelson, an obstetrician/gynecologist, to the medical staff of Berkshire Medical Center and the physician staff of Berkshire OB/GYN of BMC.
Dr. Gordon-Fogelson is accepting new patients in need of obstetrical and gynecologic care and is teamed with
|Pittsfield Finalizes Plans For Clapp Park Renovations|
Architects Rachel Loeffler, of Berkshire Design Group, and John Barry of Barry Architects presented the plans to the Parks Commission on Monday.
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A final design for more than a half-million dollars worth of improvements to Clapp Park was finalized Monday.
The Parks Commission gave its
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