|Baker-Polito Administration Files $45.6B Fiscal 2022 Budget Proposal|
BOSTON — The Baker-Polito administration on Wednesday filed its fiscal year 2022 budget recommendation, a $45.6 billion proposal that continues the administration's response to the COVID-19 pandemic and addresses critical priorities including promoting economic growth, fully funding the first year of the landmark Student Opportunity
|Baker Acknowledges Frustration of Those Trying to Sign Up for Vaccines|
BOSTON — On the first day residents 75 and older could sign up for the COVID-19 vaccine, Gov. Charlie Baker said he knows people are frustrated about the time it takes to get those appointments, but the commonwealth continues to be constrained by the supply of vaccines on hand.
"I think the biggest challenge we're
|Berkshire County Has 8 Vaccination Sites for Phase 2 Rollout|
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The state has released the expanded sites for COVID-19 vaccinations, including eight in Berkshire County.
Phase 2 of the vaccination rollout begins Monday, Feb. 1, by appointment. Currently there are three "mass vaccination" sites, including one in Springfield. There is expected to be 165
|MountainOne Elects New Board Members|
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — MountainOne Chair Daniel Bosley announced the election of two new Trustees to the board of MountainOne Financial, MHC.
Antony Haynes and Karen Zink were elected to fill vacant positions on the Board of Trustees, and were also simultaneously elected as Directors of MountainOne Financial, Inc. and
|SVMC: COVID-19 Update January 22|
January 22, 2021
Digital Discussion with SVHC and VTDOH
When you have questions, you can rely on SVMC and its community partners to answer them. We held an online info session on Tuesday, January 19. Megan Herrington, our district director of the Vermont Department of Health, joined our Chief Medical Officer Trey Dobson, MD, and the Southwestern Vermont Chamber of Commerce's Matthew Harrington to discuss our region's vaccine roll out.
How the Pandemic is Like a Football Game
As we face the biggest threat in our lifetimes, the pandemic, we look to football players for the key lessons we need to play hard to the end and win the game. The stakes have never been higher.
Current Issues in Maternal Health
Dr. Kimberley Sampson of SVMC OB/GYN shares the challenges of maternal health and what OB/GYNs nationwide are doing to address them. Read More.
Our Biggest Vaccine Q&A Yet
We've gathered all of the vaccine questions we have heard and put them all together in one easy and convenient place. If you have questions, answers are here. Read More.
Case Counts in Your Town
Knowing the data helps us make good decisions. Get the most accurate information about new COVID-19 cases in your town, county, and state. It's available to you on your state's COVID-19 dashboard. Read More.
SVMC Wins National Recognition from American Hospital Association
SVMC is pleased to share that it received 2020's Rural Hospital Leadership Award from the American Hospital Association. The award recognizes extraordinary efforts toward healthcare reform.
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|Governor Baker's 2021 State of the Commonwealth Address|
BOSTON — Gov. Charlie Baker on Tuesday delivered his State of the Commonwealth address from his office at the Massachusetts State House. Remarks as prepared for delivery:
Good evening. And thank you for joining me for a very different State of the Commonwealth address.
In a normal year, I'd be
|TD Bank, Citizens Bank Closing in North Adams|
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The city is losing two bank branches in the next couple of months.
The TD Bank branch on Main Street will close in April and the Citizens Bank branch in Stop & Shop will be replaced by an automated kiosk in February.
TD Bank informed its customers by letters dated Jan. 21
|Remote Work May Offer Financial Benefits|
During the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us have been forced to work from home. But once we've moved past the virus, many workers may continue working from home. More than one-third of companies with employees who started working from home now think that remote work will stay more common post-pandemic, according to a Harvard Business School
|Up to 6 Inches of Snow Predicted for Berkshires|
The Berkshires are expected to get hit with up to 6 inches of snow as the leading edge of a 1,500-mile storm system moves in the region on Tuesday.
The National Weather Service in Albany, N.Y., has issued a winter weather advisory for the Berkshire and Southern Vermont beginning noon Tuesday through 10 a.m. on
|Hoosic Riverside Stroll Reveals Incomplete Food Chain|
The number of merganser ducklings decreased from a dozen to two.
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Take a summertime stroll along the Hoosic River in North Adams and scan the river that supports a surprising diversity of aquatic life.
Where the elevated berm that flanks the Joseph H. Wolfe Field and the soccer
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