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Harvest Festivals and Craft Fairs 2018
11:20AM / Friday, October 19, 2018

Fall has arrived, bringing with it many craft fairs and harvest festivals around the Berkshires. This list will be updated as we get more information. Have an event to add? Email us at info@iberkshires.com.

 

Saturday, Oct. 20

Cheshire: The Adams Cheshire School District PTG is hosting the Hoosac Harvest Vendor and Craft Fair at Hoosac Valley Middle and High School from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This event  features 70-plus vendors, more than 70 raffle items, a stuffing station (where you can stuff your own animal) and a DIY with Bella Sky. All money raised from this event will go to Hoosac Valley Elementary PTG.

Dalton: A Craft Fair and Bake Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the

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Accreditors to Visit BCC's Nursing Program Wednesday, Public Meeting Scheduled
By Andy McKeever, iBerkshires Staff
02:24AM / Friday, October 19, 2018
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — BCC's nursing program will be reviewed for accreditation during a site visit on Wednesday.   The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing's review includes a public forum on the accreditation process. ACEN has a full day scheduled and has set aside 1:45 until 2:45 p.m. to hear from the public on any questions, opinions, or concerns about the program.   "It is just an open conversation ... they look at stakeholders and the community is a stakeholder," said program adviser Ann Tierney. "They really want it to be a free-flowing conversation."   Tierney said program officials won't even be on hand during the

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Colorful Bus Stop Installed on Main Street
by TunnelVision 01:33PM / Tuesday, June 19, 2012

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by bananas2 10:53AM / Sunday, April 01, 2012
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The Independent Investor: The Student Loan Crisis
By Bill Schmick,
04:14PM / Thursday, October 18, 2018
  Student loans have now become the second-largest pile of consumer borrowing, after home mortgages. What's worse, it is the fastest growing slice of American household debt and shows no sign of slowing down.   Young Americans are going to college in droves. At the same time, the costs of higher education are at historical highs. That combination has become a lethal cocktail that could hamstring young workers over their entire life and along the way damage the overall economy.   Since the financial crisis and Great Recession over a decade ago, student loans have grown by almost 157 percent. Compare that to auto loans, which have risen 52 percent. In the case of mortgage

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Letter: Question 1 Will Hurt Small Hospitals
Letter to the Editor,
03:00PM / Wednesday, October 17, 2018

To the Editor:

I work at Fairview Hospital as a critical care nurse. I have been with Berkshire Health Systems for 22 years and a registered nurse for 13 of those. I oppose Question 1.

In a small community hospital, we have the ability to utilize on another to accommodate our patients' needs. For example, The CCU may have three patients with low acuity but the emergency room (ER) is busy with patients, or possibly short a nurse. The three patients in CCU could be cared for by the second nurse so another nurse could be sent to the ER to help. Also in CCU we often see patients who need end-of-life care. In such times, a colleague takes over my other patients to allow me to spend

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Letter: Moran Right for Register of Deeds
02:30PM / Wednesday, October 17, 2018

To the Editor:

I am writing to voice my opinion and support for Debbie Moran as register of deeds in Adams.

I worked with Debbie many years ago at Taconic Title Services, formerly located in North Adams. I was so nervous and completely inexperienced in that line of work. Debbie took me under her wing with patience, persistence, kindness and humor, to teach me what I needed to do in order to be successful in my position. Believe me, the character traits of patience and humor were key in trying to teach me how to do closing documents for a real estate transaction! It was a lot! We became friends then, and are still friends to this day.


I also read where Debbie is registered as an

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Letter: Experience Matters in District Attorney
Letter to the Editor,
02:00PM / Wednesday, October 17, 2018

To the Editor:

Few are those who come to public service with selfless motivation. These are the rare breed for whom the power that comes with responsibility is not intoxicating, but sobering. Career public servants put the community's well-being before their personal ambitions and spend their time protecting others; they become experts in their field, tireless in commitment and devoted for decades.

Andrea Harrington has no experience as a prosecutor and only a few years as a part-time public defender who tried her first case as a lawyer in 2011. The Democratic nominee for district attorney is the least qualified person to ever run, yet she is the beneficiary of help and support from

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Retirement Security Week: Take Steps to Boost Your Retirement Security
Submitted by Edward Jones,
01:26PM / Wednesday, October 17, 2018

To raise awareness about the importance of saving for retirement, Congress has dedicated Oct. 21-27 as National Retirement Security Week. And the evidence shows that increasing this awareness is indeed important. Consider this: Some 50 percent of households are considered at risk of not having enough money to maintain their living standards in retirement, according to the National Retirement Risk Index, produced by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College.

What can you do to help yourself stay out of the "at risk" category? Here are a few suggestions:

Define what retirement security means to you. Everyone has different ideas about what a secure retirement looks

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North Adams Happenings: Oct. 17-23
12:52PM / Wednesday, October 17, 2018
North Adams Happenings: October 17 - 23   Save the Date  

October 27
Masquerade
Greylock Works 508 State Rd
work@greylockworks.com
8PM - Midnight
$25
for more information

You asked, and the answer is YES — gWorks is having a Halloween

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New Doctor Joins BMC Cancer Center
11:51AM / Wednesday, October 17, 2018

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Berkshire Health Systems announces the appointment of Dr. Nisar Ahmad, a board-certified and fellowship-trained hematologist oncologist, to the Berkshire Medical Center medical staff and the physician staff of Berkshire Hematology Oncology of BMC.

Dr. Ahmad is accepting new patients in need of hematology oncology services at both the Berkshire Hematology Oncology of BMC offices in Pittsfield, at the BMC Cancer Center and, in North Berkshire, at the North Adams Campus of BMC. Dr. Ahmad is partnered with Drs. Michael DeLeo, Trevor Bayliss, Sean Mullally and Harvey Zimbler at Berkshire Hematology Oncology of BMC.

Dr. Ahmad received his medical degree from King

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North Adams Airport Commission Set to Award Terminal Bid
By Jack Guerino, iBerkshires Staff
01:34AM / Wednesday, October 17, 2018

The Airport Commission hopes to get the administrative building project underway by the end of the month. NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The Airport Commission will award the administrative building project to a Northampton firm after state forms are finalized.   Peter Enzien of Stantec Consulting Services, the airport's engineer, told the commission Tuesday that once the signed standard contract form is sent back to the state Department of Transportation, the city can award the project to low bidder DA Sullivan & Sons, which bid $3.6 million.   "They will be turned back into MassDOT. We will overnight that which then will allow us to officially award the

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Knight Backs Caccaviello in District Attorney's Race
By Andy McKeever, iBerkshires Staff
06:16PM / Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Despite Knight and Harrington both being considered the more progressive candidates in the field, Knight is opting to support Caccaviello instead of Harrington. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Judith Knight isn't going to be the next district attorney. But she hopes Paul Caccaviello will be.   Knight, who finished third in the Democratic primary in September, is putting her support behind Caccaviello's write-in campaign.   Knight made the announcement on steps of the Berkshire Superior Court on Tuesday.   "This is probably not the best political thing for me to do. I know I will be criticized ... but this is the right thing to do," Knight

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Fall Foliage Event Winners Listed for 2018
05:44PM / Tuesday, October 16, 2018
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The annual Fall Foliage Festival offered up a host of activities this year, including parades and leaf hunts and hot dog eating contests to celebrate the "Year of the Dog."   Here's roundup of winners of some of the events; see the story on the Children's Parade for those winners.   Drew Burdick, Zack Soha and Dan Dougherty downed 30 Jack's hot dogs in less than 10 minutes to win the  Hot Dog Eating Contest at the first annual Brew & Chew on Main Street the day before the parade.

The MountainOne crew beat out a dozen other teams that all together raised some $2,500 for PopCares Inc.

Also on that Saturday before the

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