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Pittsfield Firm Aiming for Lever-Led COVID-19 Intrapreneur Challenge
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
04:01AM / Monday, June 08, 2020
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Ask Josh Levin about his company's foray into producing personal protective equipment, and he will be quick to clarify what his product is and what it is not.   "The fabric face mask is personal protection, but it's not a medical product," the CEO of LympheDivas said recently.   "What we normally manufacture are true medical devices. But the masks are not something like an N95 medical mask. This is more something people can do to reduce the risk, but, at least in my personal assessment, I don't see fabric masks as a true surgical mask or a true PPE."   In fact, fairly early on in the COVID-19 pandemic, Levin looked

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Berkshire Running Center Hosting Virtual Races
By Jack Guerino, iBerkshires Staff
01:47AM / Monday, June 08, 2020
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Since the Pandemic hit, Berkshire Running Center has hosted a series of virtual races keeping the competitive spirit alive in the Berkshire County running community.   Runners don’t ask for much: the right pair of shoes, an open road with mindful drivers, and maybe even the wind at their backs but one thing most certainly missing during the COVID-19 outbreak is the thrill of race day.   "Given the global pandemic, we felt it was the only option to continue to provide that motivation to our runners," Berkshire Running Center owner Kent Lemme said. "When we saw all the big races canceling so far in advance we knew it was going to be

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Feeding the hungry
by buddy 04:12PM / Friday, February 21, 2014

Williamstown Community Preschool Installs New Signage
by Billsville 02:46PM / Tuesday, February 26, 2013


WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Williamstown Community Preschool began sprucing up its new home by hiring local sign maker Lindsay Neathawk,

Williamstown Youth Center Thanks Bedard Bros.
by Billsville 02:13PM / Friday, June 22, 2012
Bedard Brothers Chevrolet, through the Chevrolet Youth Soccer Program, has helped sponsor the Williamstown Youth Center's Soccer Program for the 2012 season. In addition to soccer equipment, this
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Fourteen Area Residents Earn Degrees from Williams College
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10:49AM / Sunday, June 07, 2020
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Williams College President Maud S. Mandel on Sunday conferred bachelor of arts degrees to 14 local graduates.   Williams held a number of online events for its class of 2020 over the weekend, including an online tribute on Sunday. The college has tentatively planned an in-person commencement for summer 2021, but the official graduation date for members of this class is June 7, 2020.   The college's online celebration of the class of 2020 can be viewed here.   Adams Marlena R. Horton, daughter of Judy and Wayne Horton, majored in biology.   Dalton Catherine Louise May, daughter of Jeffrey May and Kara Thornto, majored in political science.

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State Grant Program Should Help Local Food Producers
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
07:27AM / Sunday, June 07, 2020

Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs Kathleen Theoharides talks about the state's new Food Security Infrastructure Grant Program. WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — As a member of a town committee, an officer with the advocacy group Berkshire Grown and a documentary filmmaker, Sarah Gardner has spent years pushing for a stronger local food supply.   So she was glad last month when Beacon Hill followed suit.   As part of its overall response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the administration of Gov. Charlie Baker recently announced $36 million in grants to build up the commonwealth's "food security infrastructure."    "The grants will fund

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Lever Names Winners in Health Tech, Sustainability Challenges
By Tammy Daniels, iBerkshires Staff
02:16AM / Sunday, June 07, 2020

Multiscale Systems won the sustainability challenge. Pictured are Communications Director Karen Tisdell, left, engineers Prajwal Bharadwaj and Shawn Aalto, CEO Jesse Silverberg and CTO Art Evans on remote. Not in the group is COO Pat Quinn. NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Physical and pharmaceutical restraints have been used for years to prevent patients from pulling out critical tubes and monitors but those practices can also cause long-term injury.     "In days gone by, a nurse would heavily sedate you, but we now know that sedation causes more damage for you later, including delirium and dementia, as well as not being able to walk," said Dr. Marie Pavini, a

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Pandemic, Precipitation Do Not Stop Mount Greylock Graduation
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
04:05PM / Saturday, June 06, 2020
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — A global pandemic forced them to give up the usual high school graduation experience.   A mid-ceremony, rain threatened to interrupt the outdoor alternative created for the day.   But Mount Greylock Regional School's class of 2020 soldiered on and pulled off a memorable "drive through" graduation that went off without a hitch and slightly ahead of schedule as the school sent 84 newly minted grads riding off into the sunshine.   Most of the traditional graduation speeches were delivered in advance, virtually, and wrapped into a Zoom presentation that is available on the school's YouTube channel and Williamstown's community

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Massachusetts to Begin Phase 2 Reopenings on Monday
Staff Reports,
02:32PM / Saturday, June 06, 2020

Gov. Charlie Baker announces that Phase 2 reopenings will begin Monday based on positive trends in containment of the pandemic. BOSTON — Gov. Charlie Baker gave the all-clear on Saturday to begin Phase 2 of reopening the Massachusetts economy on Monday as COVID-19 numbers continue to decline.   He might take his wife out to dinner, he said, but he was finally able to visit his father, who is in a long-term care facility. "He needs a haircut but other than that he's fine," Baker said.   But he cautioned that the state is not out of the woods yet and that residents and businesses should keep up with containment protocols.     "We're

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Mount Greylock Finance Subcommittee Looks at Contingencies for FY21 Budget
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
11:46AM / Saturday, June 06, 2020

Mount Greylock Assistant Superintendent of Business and Finance Andrea Wadsworth advises the School Committee's Finance Subcommittee on Monday. WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Mount Greylock Regional School District is making plans to bridge funding gaps if expected cuts in state aid materialize this summer.   On Monday, the School Committee's Finance Subcommittee met with the assistant superintendent of business and finance to discuss the fiscal 2021 budget.   The first item of business was fairly straightforward: reviewing a 1/12th budget for July that the district Monday submitted for approval to the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.   Andrea

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Non-Traditional Graduation Caps Non-Traditional Career for Mount Greylock Seniors
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
02:18AM / Saturday, June 06, 2020
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Like high school seniors across the country, Mount Greylock's class of 2020 finds itself locked out of its school at a time when it should be gathering in the gym to celebrate its accomplishments inside that building.   But graduation speaker Toby Foehl on Friday reminded his classmates that, especially for this class, the bricks and mortar do not define them.   "Because the new school building was finished right in the middle of our four years, it is difficult to call either building a 'home' for the class of 2020," Foehl said. "At least it is hard to say that we had a physical home for our four years.   "Be that as

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Black Lives Matter Protest in Williamstown Draws Hundreds
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
06:53PM / Friday, June 05, 2020

A young student participates in the Black Lives Matter rally Friday.

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Margot Besnard attended her first Black Lives Matter march in 2016.

Four years later, the issue is as pronounced as ever, and instead of being a marcher, she was an organizer.

Besnard and Erin Ostheimer, along with the grassroots organization Greylock Together, put out the call, and hundreds of area residents flocked to the Field Park rotary on Friday afternoon to express their anger at the death of George Floyd and their hunger for racial justice in America.   For some, it was their first such rally. For others, like Besnard, Floyd's death at the hands of Minneapolis Police was

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@theMarket: Jobs Jubilee
By Bill Schmick,
06:17PM / Friday, June 05, 2020
A funny thing happened before the market opened Friday morning. Jobless claims, which were supposed to come in at a loss of 8 million, actually did the reverse. Investors were stunned when the Department of Labor announced a gain of 2.5 million jobs. That was cause to celebrate.   Total nonfarm payrolls for the month of May revealed an overall unemployment rate of 13.3 percent, but that was a far cry from the 18.5 percent rate economists had expected. Indications from the most recent data argue that the re-opening of the economy is going far better than expected. That, combined with another $1 trillion in stimulus out of Congress that investors expect to be passed next month, sent

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SVMC: COVID-19 Update June 5
04:15PM / Friday, June 05, 2020
  June 5,

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