|Elms College to Hold 88th Commencement May 18|
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Elms College will confer degrees on 536 degrees on Saturday, May 18, at the Mass Mutual Center.
The commencement speaker is health-care entrepreneur and philanthropist William Lyons III, who will receive an honorary degree. Also receiving honorary degrees will be Savina Martin, co-chair of the
|State Economic Council Sets Berkshire Listening Session|
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The Baker administration's new Economic Development Planning Council will meet at Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art next month as a part of a regional listening tour.
Gov. Charlie Baker and Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito on Monday swore in members of the council that will provide input on and oversight of
|Berkshire Leadership Program Spearheads 'Berkshire Gives' Drive|
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The 1Berkshires Berkshire Leadership Program class of 2019 is spearheading a one-day, county-wide giving drive as its team project.
The event, which is called Berkshire Gives: One Day, One County, will be held throughout the county on Saturday, May 18, and aims to rally the community to come together in support of
|Honorees Chosen for Berkshire Nonprofit Awards|
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — The Nonprofit Center of the Berkshires has announced the names of 19 honorees for the 2019 Berkshire Nonprofit Awards. The honorees will be celebrated at a breakfast event on Tuesday, May 21, from 8 to 10 a.m. at Berkshire Hills Country Club in Pittsfield.
"We are looking forward to shining a light on
|Mother's Day Brings Wintry, Rainy Weather|
Yes, it's May 12. And yes, there's a wintry mix of sleet and snow moving through the Berkshires. Happy Mother's Day!
There have been reports of snow at least a half inch of snow in the higher elevations, including Florida Mountain and Readsboro, Vt.
The National Weather Service says sleet and wet
|@theMarket: Tariffs Trash Stocks|
Volatility in the form of U.S. trade tariffs levied on China cut through investors' complacency with a vengeance this week. It took less than three days to drop the markets by 3 percent. Is it over or do we have another 5 percent or so to endure?
My bet is that it is over — for now. Sometime during the on-going
|U.S. Census Jobs Already Available Ahead of 2020 Count|
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The Census may still be another year away, but there are jobs available now.
U.S. Census Bureau media specialist Keith Goralski said the bureau is already hiring people for address canvassing this year. The job asks people to confirm addresses of homes, looking for newly built homes and identify homes
| Berkshires Beat: 'Pleiades' Now on Permanent Loan to Ventfort Hall|
'Pleiades' on display
Local sculptor Andrew DeVries has been for many years an exceedingly devoted friend of Ventfort Hall. His pair of bronze "Pleiades" - in ancient mythology seven sisters who became a cluster of stars - is now on permanent loan to Ventfort Hall.
The two Pleiades were first placed at Ventfort Hall
|1Berkshire Youth Leadership Program Graduates Class of 2019|
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Fourteen students from across the Berkshires graduated from 1Berkshire's Youth Leadership Program on Tuesday, May 7. Having completed the entirety of this 10-month leadership program, the students shared the product of their collective impact project with attending family, friends, and regional leaders, and were
|My Core Floor Wins Lever Health Tech Challenge|
Dr. Lara Aillon-Sohl was the runner-up with her product ThriveText.
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — There is a waiting list to see Brittney Cappiello but not many women want to talk about why.
She specializes in pelvic issues, treating women suffering from pain or even peeing their pants on a treadmill or a
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