|Countywide Prescription Drug Take Back Day is April 30|
This spring, community coalitions from across the county have joined forces to host the biannual Prescription Drug Take Back Day, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 30 at eight locations within Berkshire County.
The process of dropping off medication is anonymous and quick, and it has potential life-saving benefits. Anyone with unused,
|Williamstown Resident Joins Berkshire Museum Board of Trustees|
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Joan B. Hunter has joined the Berkshire Museum Board of Trustees as its newest member.
Hunter, a Pittsfield native and Williamstown resident, brings a wealth of experience as a dedicated volunteer in the cultural community here in the Berkshires as well as her professional expertise in the field of
|Critical Care Specialist Honored With Patient-Centered Award|
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A highly respected BMC Pulmonary and Critical Care specialist has been recognized with the 2016 Patient-Centered Physician Award, presented annually to a physician who exemplifies the philosophy of patient-centered care at BMC.
Dr. Hafez Alsmaan was awarded the honor during a special ceremony on March 30, National
|Berkshires Beat: Crafters Needed, Pittsfield Hydrants Being Flushed|
Vendors are being sought for the popular Otis Craft Fair.
Call for vendors: The Otis Library Summer Crafts and Country Fair seeks artists, craftsmen and other non-food vendors for their annual fair on Saturday, July 9, from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (rain or shine).
The fair is held on the lawn in front of the Otis Town Hall on
|Biz Briefs: Berkshire United Way Celebrates Volunteers|
Local leaders and award recipients gather following the Berkshire United Way Live United Community Celebration, incuding Perri Petricca, CEO of Petricca Industries; Kristine Hazzard, president & CEO Berkshire United Way; C. Jeffrey Cook, the Robert K Agar Jr. Volunteerism award recipient; Susan Driscoll, the JC Penney Employee
|Riverfest Promotes Use of Housatonic; Cleans Up Pittsfield Park|
Various organizations brought out display tables to educate people about the ecosystem.
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — To celebrate Earth Day the Housatonic Valley Association did what you'd expect: they cleaned up a city park and promoted use of the river.
The group held a river festival on Saturday, when dozens
|@theMarket: Markets Hold on to Weekly Gains|
It was a struggle, but the stock market indexes stubbornly refused to cave in despite some really horrendous earnings reports. A battle is being waged among bulls and bears right here, right now. Who will win?
Remember last week when I reported that earnings have been revised down so low that it was practically impossible for most
|Pittsfield Police Officers Focus Efforts on Building Community|
Officer Darren Derby after delivering a new basketball hoop for the children who live on South Atlantic Street.
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — After the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, city officers were told to go into the local schools, look for vulnerabilities, and provide some extra security.
|Child Care Organizations Raise Awareness of Child Abuse Issues |
One hundred and twenty-two pairs of shoes were laid out on the steps of City Hall, each one representing a case of child abuse per month in the Berkshires.
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — One hundred and twenty-two children are abused in Berkshire County each month.
And that's only the confirmed cases. Many others
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