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Bomb Threat Forces Evacuation Of Spectrum Health In Pittsfield
  PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A bomb threat forced the evacuation of Spectrum Health on Merrill Road Thursday morning.   Police say an individual called the facility at 10:10 a.m. saying there was a bomb in the building was would explode 10 minutes later.   Police, fire, and paramedics responded and
Activists Press Neal to Support Green New Deal
Mount Greylock students, from left, Maddy Art, Catherine McPartland and Karen Magnusdottir McComish spoke with a member of Rep. Richard Neal's staff. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Two dozen protesters Wednesday demonstrated outside the Pittsfield office of U.S. Rep. Richard Neal to encourage him to sign on as a co-sponsor of
Pittsfield Schools to End 'Welcoming Day' For Grades 6 & 9
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The long-standing tradition of "welcome days" is coming to an end in the schools after the state cited the district for not providing enough class time for students.   The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education performed a coordinated program review last year and found that the practice
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Berkshire Athenaeum Unveils Mural Inspired by Ty Allan Jackson Book
Library Director Alex Reczkowski approached Ty Allan Jackson with the idea about a year ago. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Berkshire Athenaeum Director Alex Reczkowski has found a fitting way to make the library more fun and welcoming to children.    The library unveiled on Monday a massive mural inspired by
SVMC Offers New Heart Health Screening
BENNINGTON, Vt. — A new heart health screening will soon be available to local patients at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center that will allow people to see their risk of a heart-related health event before symptoms arise. Cardiac Calcium Scoring uses a computed tomography (CT) scan and specialized software to allow doctors to detect
Your Financial Advisor Can Do Some 'Life Coaching'
Life coaches – not surprisingly – strive to improve the quality of life of their clients. And financial professionals essentially embrace the same mission. So, if you decide to hire a financial advisor, you should expect to receive some "coaching" as you work toward all your important objectives, such as sending your kids
New Committee Looks to Assist Victims of House Fires
Stacy Parsons is looking for volunteers to help victims rebuild their lives. The committee rolled out the details of the group at a public meeting on Tuesday but the snowy weather limited attendance. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — In April 2012, Rabbi David Weiner of Knesset Israel watched in horror as his home burned, as
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Berkshire Occupational Health Merging with BHS Urgent Care
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Berkshire Health Systems has announced that Berkshire Occupational Health will merge with BHS Urgent Care and will relocate to the Urgent Care location at 505 East Street, St. Luke’s Square, Pittsfield. The relocation will take place on Monday, Feb. 25. "This move will allow Berkshire Occupational Health
Former Pittsfield Cub to Appear at Baseball Museum
LANESBOROUGH, Mass. -- Former Pittsfield Cub star Bryan House will be “Talkin’ Baseball” at the Baseball in the Berkshires museum at the Berkshire Mall on Saturday, Feb. 16.   The former pro will meet and greet attendees and sign autographs free of charge as part of the museum’s Talkin’ Baseball
Lanesborough Looks to Temporarily Close Police Station
LANESBOROUGH, Mass. — The condition of the police station is forcing the town to find temporary accommodations for its police force.    The town's insurance company issued a report recommending the current station be vacated by employees because of the condition of the building. Massachusetts Interlocal Insurance
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