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MCLA Receives Grant to Fund Mental Health Support
10:47AM / Tuesday, November 28, 2023
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) announced it has received the Garrett Lee Smith (GLS) Suicide Prevention Grant for $306,000 from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).    Over the next three years, this funding will launch the MCLA Cares Project, an initiative to build campus-wide infrastructure to support student mental health.     The MCLA Cares Project will utilize a multi-pronged approach to address mental health support deficits across campus. This project will engage a Health Promotion Coordinator, a new position designed to plan and implement the grant’s activities as well as

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North Adams' Costs Drop for Greylock School Project
By Tammy Daniels, iBerkshires Staff
05:38AM / Tuesday, November 28, 2023
  NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The estimated cost of a new Greylock School to the city has dropped by millions of dollars.   Jesse Saylor of TSKP Studio, the project designer, said the Massachusetts School Building Authority had dramatically increased the amount of funding available for projects.   "Now, we could see it at $19 [million] and our range is $19 [million] to $23 [million]," he told the School Building Committee last week. "Whereas before it went all the way up to near $29 [million].   The committee had been shocked at the cost projections presented last spring: the options had been estimated at up to $90 million and the city's share 

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'Unsilent Night' Returns to North Adams
08:00AM / Monday, November 27, 2023
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — New York composer Phil Kline returns to North Adams, with his walking symphony 'Unsilent Night' as part of First Fridays North Adams on Friday, Dec. 1, 2023.    This free, family-friendly, community event begins promptly at 6 p.m. at Martin Puryear's Big Bling Installation at 4 Marshall St., weaves through downtown, and ends at Hotel Downstreet. http://northadams.unsilentnight.com/   Community members of all ages are invited to gather at the Big Bling starting at 5:30 p.m. and encouraged to dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes, bring a flashlight or lantern, and think creatively about sound amplification: using boomboxes,

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Veteran Spotlight: Command Sgt. Maj. Steve Valley
By Wayne Soares, Special to iBerkshires
04:40PM / Sunday, November 26, 2023

Command Sgt. Maj. Steve Valley FALMOUTH, Mass. — Steve Valley served his country in the Army from 1985 to 2015, retiring as a command sergeant major.    He grew up in Brockton and graduated from what was then North Adams State College, getting his first taste of the military with the 104th Infantry Division while in college.   He did his basic at Fort Benning, Ga., in Advanced Infantry Training.    "I like to be challenged physically, I knew I could do it as I played sports in high school," he said. "I don't think anyone can prepare you for the intense mental aspect, where you have three people yelling at you at the same time ... They

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National Grid Submits Comprehensive Performance Investment Plan
11:29AM / Sunday, November 26, 2023
WALTHAM, Mass. – Massachusetts Electric Company and Nantucket Electric Company, which are part of National Grid, filed with the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU) a Comprehensive Performance and Investment (CPI) plan, as part of its required Rate Review filing, designed to deliver the fair, affordable and clean energy transition, reinforce the local energy grid, and hold the company accountable to achieving a smarter, stronger, cleaner and more equitable energy future for the 1.3 million customers the company serves across the Commonwealth.   "The proposal we've filed today, coupled with our electric sector modernization plan, Future Grid, will deliver

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Florida School's Pie Auction Raises $1,500 for Local Charities
By Tammy Daniels, iBerkshires Staff
05:40PM / Saturday, November 25, 2023

The benefit auction raises funds for the Berkshire Humane Society,  the local food pantry and the American Legion's Christmas dinner.  NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Gabriel Abbott Memorial School's 351 Project has raised just under $1,500 for charity.    Students in the community service learning project held their annual Oh Be Thankful Pie Auction on Tuesday at the American Legion along with a chinese auction of donated gifts from local businesses and individuals and a 50/50 raffle.    The pie auction included other goodies, such as award-winning peanut butter and chocolate balls  and a pumpkin roll, and goods were produced by teachers, staff,

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Local Athletes Earn League Honors with College Teams
iBerkshires.com Sports,
11:08AM / Saturday, November 25, 2023
Lee High School graduate Elizabeth Brown was named to the all-Massachusetts State College Athletic Conference first team this fall.   Brown, a sophomore at MCLA, led the Trailblazers in digs, with 3.27 per set, and was third on the team in kills with 2.29 per set.   She played in all 26 of MCLA's matches, starting 25, and had a season-high 18 kills in a five-set loss to Westfield State.   Brown was named second-team all-league last fall after her first season at MCLA.   Her former Lee teammate and current MCLA teammate MaKayla Schuerer appeared in 15 matches for MCLA (21-5) in her first year on the squad. Schuerer finished with 23 digs.   For the MCLA men's

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North Adams Police Hold Suspect on Firearms Charges
07:44PM / Friday, November 24, 2023
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The discharge of a firearm in the wee hours of Thanksgiving landed a man in custody over the holiday.    Police say they responded to a "large fight in progress" at about 12:40 a.m. on Thursday at State Street Tavern. Officers were told one of the men involved had firearm and, once they arrived, learned that he had fired off a round into the air during the altercation.   He was arrested at the scene. The Detective Unit also responded and seized the suspect's vehicle pending the application of a search warrant.   According a public post by the Police Department, a loaded Ruger .22 caliber handgun was recovered upon executing the

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North Adams Man Pleads Guilty to Drug Charges
02:00PM / Friday, November 24, 2023
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — On Nov. 15 Marcus Johnson, age 23 of North Adams, pled guilty to Possession with the Intent to Distribute a Class A Substance, heroin and Possession with Intent to Distribute a Class B Substance, cocaine.    The Honorable Judge Agostini sentenced Johnson to 3.5 to 4 years on each charge, to be served concurrent. Additionally, there was a forfeiture of $3,530.00. Johnson pled guilty the day his trial was set to begin.   In 2019, the North Adams Police Department was investigating the supplying and dealing of drugs coming into the North Adams area. Marcus Johnson became an identified suspect during the investigation.     On Nov. 1, 2019,

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Thankful 5K Draws Hundreds
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires.com Sports
06:00AM / Friday, November 24, 2023
  PITTSFIELD, Mass. – Morgan Windram-Geddes said she was going to spend much of the holiday making food to bring to her brother’s house to celebrate Thanksgiving with family.   Her extended family got to eat with the fastest woman at the eighth annual Thankful 5K.   Windram-Geddes of Glendale, Mass., was the 10th racer overall to cross the finish line at Berkshire Community College among the hundreds of runners and walkers to set off on West Street at 9 a.m. Thursday morning.   The event, sponsored by MountainOne and organized by the Berkshire Running Center, helped more than 400 participants work up an appetite and helped raise money and generate

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Small Business Association Encourages Shopping Small
04:00PM / Thursday, November 23, 2023
WASHINGTON?— Small Business Association Administrator Isabel Casillas Guzman, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the voice in President Biden's Cabinet for America's 33 million small businesses, is encouraging the nation to shop, dine, and entertain at local small businesses on Nov. 25 in celebration of Small Business Saturday and throughout the holiday season.    Small Business Saturday is celebrated each year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving.    "Small businesses are the heart and soul of our neighborhoods, powering local economies and strengthening communities," said Administrator Guzman. "The SBA encourages

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What should you do with 'side gig' money?
Submitted by Edward Jones,
12:15PM / Wednesday, November 22, 2023
As you know, the gig economy has been booming over the past several years. If you're thinking of using your skills to take on a side gig, what should you do with the money you'll make?   There's no one right answer for everyone, and the decisions you make should be based on your individual situation. And of course, you may simply need the extra income to support your lifestyle and pay the bills. But if you already have your cash flow in good shape, and you have some freedom with your gig money, consider these suggestions:   Contribute more to your IRA. If you couldn't afford to contribute the maximum amount to your IRA, you may find it easier to do so when you

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