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The Retired Investor: The Coming Economic Boom
By Bill Schmick,
03:46PM / Thursday, March 11, 2021
The nation should have a lot to celebrate in the coming months. Most economists are busily raising their forecasts for growth for the remainder of the year. If their forecasts are accurate, Americans can expect a booming economy this year and into 2022.   The arguments for growth are straightforward. The number of Americans that are being vaccinated is now higher than the number of new coronavirus cases. By the end of May 2021, if government forecasts are correct, almost everyone in the U.S. that wants a vaccination should have one. As a result, we can expect to see a re-opening of most businesses no later than the second half of the year. That, in turn, should lead to a rapid hike in

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SVHC Previews Next Medical Matters Weekly
11:52AM / Thursday, March 11, 2021
BENNINGTON, Vt. — Southwestern Vermont Health Care's (SVHC) Medical Matters Weekly with Dr. Trey Dobson, a weekly interactive, multiplatform medical-themed talk show, will feature Family Medicine Physician Jennifer Baker-Porazinski of Twin Rivers Medical, P.C in Hoosick Falls, N.Y., as a guest on its March 17 show.    The two will discuss Baker-Porazinski's personal experience with COVID-19 and her interest in integrative medicine.   The show is produced with cooperation from Catamount Access Television (CAT-TV) and airs live at 2 p.m. on Wednesdays. Viewers can see Medical Matters Weekly live on Facebook at facebook.com/svmedicalcenter and

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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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Berkshire Adult Baseball League to Hold Tryouts
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10:21AM / Thursday, March 11, 2021
PITTSFIELD, Mass. -- The Berkshire Adult Baseball League will hold tryouts for its 2021 season on Saturday, April 3, at 5 p.m. at the Berkshire Baseball Academy at 10 Lyman St.   The BABL welcomes players aged 20 to 50 to compete in two divisions, 20-and-over and 35-and-over.   The season starts May 2 and runs through Aug. 15. Teams will play one game per week on Saturday mornings.   To register for the tryouts or sign-up for the season, go to www.league.ineup.com/orazl or call Lou Orazio at 413-663-0741 for more information.

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Williamstown Town Meeting Will See Article on Greenhouse Gas Emissions
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
02:40AM / Thursday, March 11, 2021
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — June's annual town meeting will be asked to reaffirm a goal of net zero greenhouse gas emissions in the town of 7,700.   Representatives of the town's Carbon Dioxide Lowering (COOL) Committee met with the Select Board on Monday to discuss a warrant article the grassroots group is preparing to put before voters.   The resolution points out that the town already adopted the net zero goal in 2008. But it lags 30 other municipalities around the commonwealth in adopting "comprehensive, cost-effective plans to achieve these goals."   "We feel like the timing is really good because the state has come forward with a goal, a net zero

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Advance Registration Being Launched for COVID-19 Vaccines
By Tammy Daniels, iBerkshires Staff
12:50PM / Wednesday, March 10, 2021
WEST​ BRIDGEWATER, Mass. — Residents will be able to register in advance for COVID-19 vaccine appointments beginning Friday and four days are being set aside specifically for educators.   The new registration site is applicable only to the seven mass vaccination sites for now and is being supported through a partnership with Google Cloud. It is expected to be online by midmorning on Friday.    "The preregistration system is designed to make it easier for residents to secure an available appointment, and will soon replace the current process of large numbers of appointments being posted online on Thursday mornings," Gov. Charlie Baker said on Wednesday.

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SVHC Foundation Announces Annual Fund Leadership
08:48AM / Wednesday, March 10, 2021
BENNINGTON, Vt. — The Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC) Foundation has appointed several local community members to lead its Annual Fund as co-vice chairs.   They include Nancy Kimball of Manchester Center; Keith Michl, of Dorset; Leslie Morgenthal of Pownal; and Marv Neuman of West Dover. Michael McKenna of Bennington was chosen to chair the fund last November.   "Each of these dedicated and involved community members are committed to making the connection between the health system's important work and the communities they live in," said Tom Ziegler, chair of the Foundation Board. "We are grateful for their efforts."    The Annual

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Williams College Making Plans for Spring Sports Starting Mid-April
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05:46PM / Tuesday, March 09, 2021
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. -- Williams College announced Tuesday that it will allow off-campus travel for athletic competitions this spring under strict COVID-19 protocols.   Dean of the College Marlene Sandstrom and Vice President for Finance and Administration Fred Puddester sent an email to the college community announcing the decision a half hour after the New England Small College Athletic Conference decided to allow its members to decide whether to participate in spring sports.   Starting in mid-April, if public health trends continue to be favorable, Williams will allow travel for sports and other college-sponsored activities, Sandstrom and Puddester

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Williamstown Select Board Charts Path for Town Manager, Interim Chief Searches
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
01:13PM / Tuesday, March 09, 2021
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Select Board on Monday moved forward on several of the candidate searches confronting the town this spring, picking a headhunter firm for the permanent town manager search, agreeing to some parameters for the interim town manager search and naming an advisory panel to help find an interim police chief.   That advisory group will help guide outgoing Town Manager Jason Hoch, who is the hiring authority for all department heads in town government, including the Williamstown Police Department.   After nearly nine months of turmoil surrounding the Police Department which led to the departures of both its former chief and Hoch himself, he made it clear

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Virtual Forum to Focus on Danger of Christian Nationalism
01:06PM / Tuesday, March 09, 2021

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The First Congregational Church of Williamstown, United Church of Christ will host a virtual interfaith forum to discuss Christian nationalism in the United States on Thursday, March 18.

"Christian Nationalism: How It Harms Us All — an Interfaith Discussion," will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m., with the goal of inspiring faith communities and others to join together and speak out against Christian nationalism.   On Jan. 6, a mob of insurrectionists and pro-Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., some in the name of Jesus. They carried crosses, signs and flags promoting Jesus and prayed for a takeover for Christianity,

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Williamstown Historical Commission Invokes 6-Month Delay for Buildings' Demolition
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
02:36AM / Tuesday, March 09, 2021
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The town's Historical Commission on Monday imposed a six-month delay on the demolition of a pair of Williams College buildings slated to come down as part of the Davis Center's building project.   In the interim, the college agreed to work with the commission to document the histories of Chandler House and Hardy House and to advertise their availability to anyone who wants to preserve the structures in whole or in part.   College officials who appeared before the panel at its virtual meeting said the school was prepared to wait out the maximum 12-month delay allowed under the town's bylaw without an impact on the building project's

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Freeman Center Addresses Link Between Homelessness, Domestic Violence
By Brittany Polito, iBerkshires Staff
01:03AM / Tuesday, March 09, 2021
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The Freeman Center has seen a more than 80 percent increase in the need for emergency shelters since the pandemic hit last year.    Executive Director Janis Broderick spoke to the Human Services Advisory Council last week about the link between domestic violence and homelessness along with an increased need for the organization's services during the COVID-19 pandemic.   "Domestic violence is the cause of homelessness in the great majority of families and female-identified persons in shelters or violence survivors," she said on Thursday.   "Studies show that 74 percent of domestic violence survivors stay with their abuser

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Williamstown Board of Health: No Recommendation on Cannabis Bylaw
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
05:21PM / Monday, March 08, 2021
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Board of Health on Monday decided not to make any recommendations on a draft bylaw the Planning Board is developing to regulate cannabis production in town.   By a unanimous vote, the five-member board composed of active and retired medical professionals agreed that there is "no compelling evidence for or against" the regulations the Planning Board will send to June's annual town meeting.   "I've done a bit of a deep dive into the literature, and I was unable to find any good data looking at the environmental health consequences of these biogenic [volatile organic compounds] or terpinenes," Dr. Devan Bartels said.

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