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Williamstown Select Board Offers Financial Support to Louison House Shelter
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
03:27AM / Thursday, December 16, 2021
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. -- The Select Board on Monday supported a plan to allocate a portion of the town's American Rescue Plan funds to support a winter homeless shelter in Adams to serve the Northern Berkshire community.   Williamstown resident Michael Goodwin, the current president of the board of Louison House, told the board that the non-profit has secured $175,000 in state funds toward a $200,000 project to establish a shelter at the Mount Royal Inn on Route 8 in Adams.   Louison House officials are appealing to Adams, North Adams and Williamstown to help address the shortfall.    "This is a community issue we've been addressing for years, and we can't

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Clark Art Airs The Met: 'The Magic Flute'
12:11PM / Wednesday, December 15, 2021
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Metropolitan Opera's production of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's "The Magic Flute" airs at the Clark Art Institute on Sunday, Dec. 26 at 12:55 pm in an encore presentation of The Met: Live in HD.    The award-winning series of live high-definition cinema simulcasts features the full performance along with backstage interviews and commentary.   This encore presentation was the Metropolitan Opera's first Live in HD transmission and features a winning ensemble that includes tenor Matthew Polenzani, baritone Nathan Gunn, and bass René Pape in this abridged, English-language version of Mozart's classic

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Berkshire Artists Raise Money for Elf Program
05:11PM / Tuesday, December 14, 2021
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — A number of local artists raised nearly $800 for the Berkshire Community Action Council's Elf Program.    The benefit art show and reception was held recently at Gramercy Bistro on Water Street. Featured artists included Marilyn Cavallari, Kathryn Benson, Liz Cunningham, Stephen Dankner, Ellen Joffe Halpern, Jane Hudson, Kaye Shaddock and Mary Weissbrodt.   "I wanted to raise at least a thousand and we came close," Cavallari said, who presented a check for $776 to Aleta Moncecchi, the program's deputy director for Northern Berkshire.   The Elf Program has been providing warm winter clothes for area children in need for many

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Mount Greylock School District Back to 'Design-Bid-Build' Method for Field Project
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
04:47AM / Tuesday, December 14, 2021
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Mount Greylock Regional School District has given up on a plan to change the method it uses to build a new athletic field.   But it is moving forward with the project and now planning to add a six-lane track around a new athletic field.   And now committee members are encouraging the public to once again weigh in on the plan to build a new synthetic, multisport field on the campus.   Last week, the School Committee heard that the "design-build" method it decided to pursue in November likely would not be allowed under Massachusetts General Law.   The district had hoped to avoid the more costly "design-bid-build" process,

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Baker Signs $4B Federal COVID-19 Relief Spending Bill
04:03PM / Monday, December 13, 2021
BOSTON — Gov. Charlie Baker on Monday signed a $4 billion spending plan that will put to work a portion of the state's direct federal aid from the American Rescue Plan Act.   It includes support for continued recovery across key priority areas, making substantial investments in housing and homeownership, healthcare, workforce development, premium pay for essential workers and infrastructure. The governor vetoed language in seven line items that he said would cause delays in putting funds to use and signed 86 of 88 outside sections.   He returned one outside section to the Legislature with proposed amendments and vetoed one outside section -- the requirement that the $500

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Clark Art Offering Free Admission in January
12:38PM / Monday, December 13, 2021
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Clark Art Institute will offer free admission for all visitors for the month of January 2022.   "We believe that the ability to see and appreciate art is fundamental to enhancing and understanding the human experience. As a means of encouraging people to make time in their lives to enjoy the power of art, we have decided to offer free admission throughout the month of January," said Olivier Meslay, Hardymon Director of the Clark. "We continually hear from people that the chance to walk our trails or visit our galleries has been particularly meaningful over the last two years and has helped to provide a source of respite and relaxation. As

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State Distributing Free COVID-19 Tests to Dozen Berkshire Communities
By Tammy Daniels, iBerkshires Staff
10:44AM / Monday, December 13, 2021
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — A dozen Berkshire communities are among 102 towns and cities selected to receive at-home COVID-19 test kits through the state.   Gov. Charlie Baker announced on Monday morning that 2.1 million iHealth Labs over-the-counter, at-home rapid antigen tests to 102 towns with the highest percentage of families below the poverty level.   The local communities receiving these tests are Adams, Clarksburg, Florida, Great Barrington, Hinsdale, Mount Washington, North Adams, Peru, Pittsfield, Savoy, West Stockbridge and Williamstown.   The tests are to be given out to those who may not have the financial means to purchase home tests.   Baker, speaking

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Williams Men's Hockey Tops Amherst in OT
10:01AM / Monday, December 13, 2021
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. -- Jack Forest scored four minutes into overtime Sunday to give the Williams College men's hockey team a 3-2 win over Amherst.   Jarin Sutton and Owen Stadheim set up Forest's game-winner to give Williams a 5-3 record (5-1 NESCAC) heading into the holiday break.   James Cates and Mac Carso each scored to give the hosts a 2-0 lead late in the second period.   Amherst ended up tying the game midway through the third.   Evan Ruschil made 27 saves, including 14 in the third period, to earn the win in goal.   Williams starts the new year on New Year's Day in Northfield, Vt., against the University of New England.   Women's

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SVHC Weekly Health Update: Dec. 10
09:41AM / Monday, December 13, 2021
  December 10, 2021   Dr. Dobson Appears on

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BAAMS Welcomes New Faculty
09:11AM / Monday, December 13, 2021
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass.— The Berkshires' Academy for Advanced Musical Studies (BAAMS) Welcomed four new faculty members.   The growing nonprofit music school has offered both online and in-person music lessons for Berkshire youth.    Dario Boente: Track Production  Latin Grammy Nominee Argentinian born pianist and composer Dario Boente grew up in Argentina and Spain, immersed in the culture of tango and Jazz. He pursued his formal studies at Berklee School of Music (Boston), the Guildhall School of Music (London) and the New School Jazz and Contemporary Music Program (New York).   Dario has released 10 albums and compilations as a leader, featuring well-known

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Williams Women's Hockey Posts Shutout Win
12:30PM / Sunday, December 12, 2021
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. -- Chloe Heiting stopped 27 shots Saturday to backstop the Williams College women's hockey team to a 2-0 win over William Smith.   Ellia Chiang and Mghan Halloran each scored a goal for Williams (4-2), which is off until New Year's Day when it hosts Bowdoin.   Men's Basketball SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- Porter Declan scored 24 points to lead Williams to a 74-61 win over Springfield College.   Cole Prowitt-Smith and Spencer Spivy finished with 15 and 14, respectively, in the win.   Williams (9-0) is off until Dec. 29 when it travels to York College of Pennsylvania.   Women's Basketball WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. -- Maddy Mandyck had a

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Jack Miller Hires Office Manager, Project Manager, Carpenter Positions
04:33PM / Friday, December 10, 2021
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Jack Miller Contractors (JMC) has hired several new members: Billy Rogers as project manager, Alyssa Teeple as office manager and bookkeeper, and Scott Snyder as carpenter.    Also hired over this past year is Jacob Charbonneau, apprentice carpenter.   Jack Miller Contractors currently employs 20 professionals in the community.    As project manager, Billy Rogers offers 20-plus years of construction and contracting experience on large-scale projects delivering value to customers with high-quality services. Versed in supervising all phases of construction, schedule management and workflow planning, Rogers worked with BBL Construction

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