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BMC Diabetes Education Program Achieves American Diabetes Association Recognition
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The BMC Diabetes Self-Management Education Program has again received the prestigious American Diabetes Association Education Recognition Certificate for a quality diabetes self-management education and support service.  According to the ADA, the BMC program "offers high-quality education that is an
Free Forum Will Discuss Linkage Between Diet and Alzheimer's
Avocado quinoa rolls.  LENOX, Mass. —  Edward Esko has been telling people for decades that their diet can directly lead to specific health problems.   He's authored more than a dozen books on the subject and founded non-profits aimed at helping people get on better diets to prevent disease.
North Berkshire Solarize Program to Hold 'Meet the Installer' Event Wednesday
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The North Adams/Williamstown Solarize campaign will hold a "meet the installer" night on Wednesday, July 31, at 6 p.m.   The event will be held at the Norad Mill, 60 Roberts Drive, in North Adams.   The North Adams and Williamstown Solarize Mass Plus campaign recently selected
Hamlett's Double-Double Lifts Team to Narrow Giorgi League Win
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. -- Deshaun Hamlett scored 29 points and grabbed 11 rebounds Sunday to lead Pizza House to a 67-64 win over Yard Work by Dan in the John Giorgi Summer Basketball League.   Khalil Paul scored 17 with rebounds and Dave Vidal added 12 points in the win.   Quincy Davis scored 19, and Trevell Spratling had
NECBL All-Star Game Cut Short by Rain
MONTPELIER, Vt. -- It was a short but productive trip for the North Adams SteepleCats Sunday at the New England Collegiate Baseball League All-Star Game.   The contest was rained out in the third inning with the Northern Division All-Stars leading, 1-0.   Nicholas Payero had a big hand in keeping the Southern stars
Education, Census, Opioid Task Force Highlights In State Budget For Mark
DALTON, Mass. — The big news in the state's budget is $5.18 billion in Chapter 70 aid for schools, according to state Rep. Paul Mark.   "That is the most in the history of Massachusetts and it is also the biggest increase year over year in this account," the 2nd Berkshire representative said. "I think that
Koperniak Doubles as SteepleCats Win Slugfest
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. -- NECBL All-Star Matt Koperniak went 2-for-5 with a double and drove in three runs Saturday night as the North Adams SteepleCats went into the All-Star Break with a 13-10 win over New Bedford at Joe Wolfe Field.   Anthony Clark went 2-for-2 with an RBI in his fourth game with the club this
Split Decision: 'Cats Win Online But Lose on Field
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. -- The SteepleCats Friday night lost a little ground in the New England Collegiate Baseball League Northern Division standings.   But there is no mistaking this team’s standing in the community.   Earlier Friday, the NECBL announced that ‘Cats center fielder Tre Kirklin won the fan vote
Forum Makes Seniors Aware Of Cyber Scams
Sen. Adam Hinds had an opportunity to bring the presentation to Pittsfield and it tied right in with the series of technology classes the senior center has begun. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The phone rings and the first six digits are local, looks like your number, so you answer.    Now all of a sudden your
@theMarket: All Eyes on the Fed
It was a week of chop. That was to be expected, given it was the first week of second-quarter earnings results. While some individual big-name stocks made substantial moves, the overall indexes traded up and down but ended the week about where they started.   It was largely what I predicted would happen. The same will apply to this
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