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Glasgow on the Hoosic: The Climate Crisis after COP26
08:45AM / Monday, January 10, 2022
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — A UN Climate panelist, a Pulitzer Prize-winning climate author and a zero carbon chair will discuss the fallout from the recent UN conference on the climate crisis, held in Glasgow, Scotland.   The Hoosic River Watershed Association (HooRWA) and the First Congregational Church, Williamstown, are co-sponsoring "Glasgow on the Hoosic: The Climate Crisis after COP26." This will be a virtual event hosted on Zoom on Saturday, Jan. 15, starting at 10:00am.   Register at least 24 hours in advance of this meeting at: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwucOGvpjkvHNASamf5fO0zbOclbvxsYZtm.   After registering, attendees will

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SVHC Weekly Health Update: Jan. 7
08:31AM / Monday, January 10, 2022
  January 7, 2022   Surviving

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MCLA Leadership Academy Plans Virtual Information Sessions
08:10AM / Monday, January 10, 2022
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — MCLA Leadership Academy, a postgraduate program for educators looking to take the next step in their careers, will hold a series of information sessions in February and March for prospective students.    Leadership Academy faculty and administrators will be available to answer questions about the program and application process.     MCLA's Leadership Academy has existed since 1997, and during this time, over 2,000 school and district leaders have obtained administrative credentials while strengthening their commitment to equity and justice in their schools and all schools, expanding content knowledge, experiencing the influence of

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Abbott Memorial School Donates to Al Nelson Friendship Center
By Jack Guerino, iBerkshires Staff
06:23AM / Saturday, January 08, 2022
FLORIDA, Mass. —  Abbott Memorial School donated 1,508 items to the Al Nelson Friendship Center Food Pantry in North Adams as part of its Project 351 Food Drive.   "The outpouring of support to help others through food contributions by Gabriel Abbott Memorial School students and families was staggering," Principal Martin McEvoy Jr. said. "It is another reflection of the colossal empathy, generosity, and spirit of the community. To realize how willing the school community was to help their neighbors, even while facing formidable challenges, of their own, says so much."   Project 351 is an independent nonprofit organization that fosters youth-led

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SVHC Makes Change to COVID Resource Center Hours
05:35AM / Saturday, January 08, 2022
BENNINGTON, Vt. — Southwestern Vermont Health Care's (SVHC) COVID Resource Center hours will change starting Monday, Jan. 10.    The center will no longer take appointments for COVID testing.    Tests will be available without an appointment every Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. COVID vaccinations and boosters—both walk-ins and scheduled appointments—will be available every Monday through Wednesday from 1 to 5 p.m. and Thursday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. Hours may change based on demand, holidays, weather, and other factors.   Consent forms for testing and vaccines are available as downloadable and printable documents at

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NBCC Cancels MLK Jr. Day of Service Events
05:57PM / Friday, January 07, 2022
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service has been canceled this year.    The Northern Berkshire Community Coalition posted Friday on its Facebook page that the nonprofit organization and the MLK committee "has made the hard decision to cancel the event for this year. Stay tuned for announcements next week for Martin Luther King Jr. Day volunteer opportunities and how you can be involved."   The Day of Service, set annually on each Martin Luther King Jr. Day, has provided a opportunities around the North Berkshire region to volunteer. These have ranged from cleanups to winter weatherization, painting to making cards. Massachusetts

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North Adams Airport May Repost Manager Position
By Jack Guerino, iBerkshires Staff
03:13PM / Friday, January 07, 2022
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The Airport Commission will refocus its efforts toward hiring an airport manager and hopes to square away a new job posting by the end of January.    The Airport Commission held a special meeting Tuesday to solely focus on the airport manager position and agreed to pinpoint exactly what was wanted out of a manager before restarting the search process at the end of the month.   "I think our goal, from what I am hearing, is to provide services to pilots and businesses on the airport. We want to grow faster for the broader community, but we have to figure out how that fits," Chairman Dan Caplinger said. "How much is that with the airport

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@theMarket: Fed Meeting Notes Throw Markets a Curve
By Bill Schmick,
03:11PM / Friday, January 07, 2022
Investors were set back on their heels this week after reading the latest member comments from the Federal Open Market Committee's December 2021 meeting. It suggests that the Fed is prepared to tighten far sooner than most expected.   Members seem to say that the Federal reserve bank central bank was prepared to shrink its $9 trillion balance sheet "much sooner and faster" than anyone expected. This is in addition to the already announced plan to reduce its asset purchases faster than they first planned. Couple that with expectations that we could see three interest rate hikes this year and one can understand why stocks dropped this week.   The U.S. Ten-Year Treasury

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Fire Officials Warn Against Smoking on Home Oxygen
08:31AM / Friday, January 07, 2022
STOUGHTON, Mass. — After the third death this year involving smoking and medical oxygen, Massachusetts fire officials issued a reminder that smoking is especially unsafe when using home oxygen.   "There is no safe way to smoke, but it's especially dangerous when using home oxygen," said Stoughton Fire Chief Michael E. Carroll. "A fire can start easier, burn hotter, and grow faster in an oxygen-rich environment. Never smoke while using oxygen or in a home where someone else is using it. Always keep tanks and tubes well away from heat sources and open flames."   A 77-year-old Stoughton resident succumbed on Christmas Day after sustaining injuries while

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Common Folk 'Shoots for The Moon' With Drive to Buy Its Space
By Brittany Polito, iBerkshires Staff
04:14AM / Friday, January 07, 2022

Some artists sell their works or perform at Common Folk, and use it as a common gathering space.

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Common Folk Artist Collective has surpassed its $20,000 fundraising goal and has stretched it to $30,000 by Friday in a quest to buy its current location.

With just days left to reach the goal, the group has already raised more than $25,000 on the crowdfunding website Patronicity. Another $20,000 of that will be matched by a Biz-M-Power grant facilitated by the Massachusettes Growth Capital Corp.

The campaign is called "Shoot for The Moon," in reference to the group making a dream happen.

"It's been going even more successfully than we had even

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County Protests Counter Christian Nationalism, Support Democracy
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
07:19PM / Thursday, January 06, 2022

Organizers Betsy Burris, left, and Sherwood Guernsey address the crowd at Williamstown's First Congregational Church. WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The events of Jan. 6, 2021, spurred a local conversation about Christian nationalism.   But the roots of the issue go deeper than that.   "I came to the church in the '80s when the Moral Majority was coming into power in the United States," the Rev. Mark Seifried said on Thursday afternoon. "I say, 'coming into power' because they are a powerful force. I felt like it was incumbent for people of faith to offer a different perspective than they were offering.   "To offer a

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Snow Expected Friday Morning; North Adams Schools Close
04:51PM / Thursday, January 06, 2022
 The Berkshires can expect 2 to 5 inches of snow overnight into Friday morning.    A winter weather advisory is in effect from midnight through noon on Friday.  A wintry mix of snow, sleet, and freezing rain is also possible late Saturday night into Sunday, which could result in slippery travel conditions, according to the National Weather Service in Albany, N.Y.North Adams Public Schools will use an “emergency day” for Friday in light of the coming weather and staffing shortages because COVID-19. There will be no school or afterschool activities on Friday. The state Department of Transportation is warning of 3 to 9 inches across the state and the governor has directed

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