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Theory Wellness Becomes an Employee-Owned Company
12:26PM / Thursday, December 21, 2023
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Massachusetts-based cannabis company Theory Wellness is transitioning its ownership entirely over to its employees, in what is known as an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP).    By doing so, Theory has become the first employee-owned cannabis company in the Commonwealth and the largest of its kind in the country, stated a press release.   Established in 2015 by co-founders Nick Friedman and Brandon Pollock, Theory Wellness has grown to include four dispensaries, production and cultivation facilities, over 200 employees, and has  served more than 3 million customers since inception.   "Our team is the heart and soul of our

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Great Barrington Applications for Deferred-Payment Home Improvement Loans
10:39AM / Thursday, December 21, 2023
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — The town has opened applications for income-eligible homeowners seeking a deferred payment home repair loan of up to $50,000.   The loan is forgiven if the homeowner remains in the residence for at least 15 years.   Information and application materials are on the town Planning Department website page. There is information about the types of home repairs eligible for the loan, a pre-application form, income guidelines, a full application and implementation plan.   This Community Development Block Grant program, announced in August by the Healey-Driscoll administration, includes a total of $1.35 million for up to 24 low- and moderate-income

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CHP Mobile Health to Reach More Residents with Vaccines
02:44PM / Tuesday, December 19, 2023
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — As the CDC raises the alert about low vaccination rates and increased hospital emergencies and admissions for Covid, flu and other respiratory illness, CHP Mobile Health is ramping up holiday season vaccine clinics throughout the Berkshires.    CHP Berkshires is especially concerned with the reported slow pace of vaccines for children: the CDC notes a recent increase in cases of multisystem inflammatory syndrome (MIS-C) in children following Covid-19 infection in the United States. CDC reported that as of Dec. 2, 2023, just 7.7 percent of children age 6 months-17 were reported to be up to date with the 2023-24 COVID-19 vaccine.   "While it

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North Adams Regional Opening Moves Forward With State Approval
By Tammy Daniels, iBerkshires Staff
05:49AM / Tuesday, December 19, 2023
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The state's Public Health Council approved the determination of need for North Adams Regional Hospital, and the hospital is now preparing to move forward with renovations.   The request by Berkshire Health Systems for a determination of need license was approved by the council last Wednesday; BHS received the official letter that the determination of need was awarded on Friday.    "So in my mind, it was really official on Friday," said BHS President and CEO Darlene Rodowicz. "An hour after we got that approval, we got the letter from the state authorizing us to move forward with completing the inpatient unit

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Becket Overnight Road Work
02:18PM / Monday, December 18, 2023
BECKET, Mass. — The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing previously scheduled guardrail repair operations on I-90 westbound in Blandford and Becket will now take place tonight from 7:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. the next morning.     Work will take place on I-90 westbound at mile marker 30.0 in Blandford, with a right lane closure in place, and at mile marker 17.0 in Becket, with a shoulder closure in place. Work was previously scheduled for the night of Sunday, December 17, but was postponed due to inclement weather.    Drivers who are traveling through the affected areas should expect delays, reduce speed, and use

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Berkshires Awarded Fair Share Amendment Grants
10:37AM / Monday, December 18, 2023
Berkshires Awarded Fair Share Amendment Grants    BOSTON - The Healey-Driscoll Administration announced that it is delivering a total of $100 million to the state's 351 cities and towns to support local infrastructure.    The awards come from revenue generated by the Fair Share Amendment.     In Berkshire County:   Adams: $164,272  Becket: $152,417  Cheshire: $122,439  Clarksburg: $44,745  Dalton: $120,797 Egremont: $97,200   Florida: $106,215 Great Barrington: $229,932 Hancock: $41,765  Hinsdale: $97,435 Lanesborough: $132,353 Lee: $162,458  Lenox: $154,189 Monterey: $128,942  Mount Washington

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Bach at New Year's
08:00AM / Monday, December 18, 2023
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — The Berkshire Bach Society (BBS) returns with Bach at New Year's—A Very Baroque Celebration and nine-time Grammy Award winner Eugene Drucker leading the Berkshire Bach Ensemble in three holiday concerts of Baroque masterworks: Saturday, Dec. 30 at 7pm at the Academy of Music (Northampton, MA), co-presented with New England Public Media; Sunday, December 31 at 6pm at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center (Great Barrington); and Monday, January 1 at 3pm at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall (Troy, NY), co-presented with WMHT.     Tickets for the performances are available through the box office at each venue.    "Bach at New

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Grant Supports Berkshires Ecological Restoration, Climate Resilience
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12:13PM / Saturday, December 16, 2023
STOCKBRIDGE, Mass. — The Housatonic Valley Association (HVA) recently received a grant to support healthy aquatic systems and address climate change in the Berkshires.?   Funds were awarded by the Massachusetts Department of Fish and Game's Division of Ecological Restoration (DER) through its Regional Restoration Partnerships Program, which helps nonprofits and Regional Planning Agencies build capacity and advance ecological and aquatic restoration work.     The nearly $200,000 grant will further support the Berkshire Clean, Cold, and Connected (BCCC) Restoration Partnership, a network of key stakeholders in Berkshire County working to keep the Hoosic,

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Becket Guardrail Repair Operations
10:53AM / Friday, December 15, 2023
BECKET, Mass. — The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) will be conducting guardrail repair operations on I-90 westbound in Blandford and Becket, on Sunday, Dec. 17.    Work will take place on I-90 westbound at mile marker 30.0 in Blandford, with a right lane closure in place, and at mile marker 17.0 in Becket, with a shoulder closure in place. Work will begin at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 17, and conclude by 5:00 a.m. on Monday, December 18.   Drivers who are traveling through the affected areas should expect delays, reduce speed, and use caution.?  ?  All scheduled work is weather dependent and/or may be impacted due to an emergency.? 

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West Stockbridge Broadband Survey
08:00AM / Friday, December 15, 2023
WEST STOCKBRIDGE, Mass. — Click here to complete a survey on Broadband in the area.     The State will use this information to assist us in receiving better and faster broadband in West Stockbridge.  The more completed surveys, the better the State will be able to assist    If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact our Berkshire Regional Planning Commission Representative, Robert Ireland at )413) 442-1521 x 28.   Massachusetts Broadband Institute (MBI) is committed to bring affordable, reliable high-speed internet to every home in the Commonwealth.  

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Market 32 Plush Chickens Support Double H Ranch
11:05AM / Thursday, December 14, 2023
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Three new plush chickens are available to purchase for $10 at local Price Choppers and Market 32 stores with proceeds supporting Double H Ranch.   Double H Ranch provides specialized programs and year-round support for children and their families dealing with life-threatening illnesses. Its purpose is to enrich the lives of those it serves and to provide camp experiences that are memorable, exciting, fun, empowering, physically safe, and medically sound.   The three newest members of the Price Chopper/Market 32 plush family, Alfredo, Noodle, and Nugget, each have unique backstories and personalities they bring to the table.    According to a

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The Triplex Cinema Announces 'Bernstein on Film' Speaker Series
11:47AM / Tuesday, December 12, 2023
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Triplex Cinema, Inc., announced that, in conjunction with "Maestro", Bradley Cooper's new Netflix film about Leonard Bernstein, which opens at the Triplex on Dec. 15, the Triplex will begin the "Bernstein on Film" series revolving around Bernstein's life and film work.    The series will include three additional films featuring Bernstein's music, to be shown in repertory, as well as speakers offering personal insights about the films and the artist.   The first talk, following the 1 pm screening of "Maestro" on Dec. 17, will feature Nina Bernstein Simmons, the younger daughter of Bernstein, in an

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