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Mount Greylock School Committee Hears Criticism of September Vote on Synthetic Field
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
04:07AM / Friday, October 15, 2021
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Mount Greylock Regional School District is still waiting for proposal from its architect to design new athletic fields, more than a month after the School Committee authorized the administration to move forward on obtaining those designs.   But while the committee was not able to take any action on the project at its Thursday meeting, it did hear from critics of the plan to install a synthetic turf multisport field at the middle/high school.   District Business Administrator Joe Bergeron on Thursday reported that architect Perkins Eastman did not provide a proposal for its design services in time for the School Committee to consider awarding the

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The Retired Investor: Barbie Gets Better With Age
By Bill Schmick,
04:23PM / Thursday, October 14, 2021
Despite this new age of video games, electronic toys, and diminishing attention spans, children are returning to a toy that is almost as old as me. Mattel's Barbie doll is back and at the top of many holiday shopping lists.   Some of the credit for Barbie's new-found popularity can be attributed to the pandemic. The lockdowns and the subsequent search for things to keep children occupied had mothers remembering their own fascination with all-things Barbie. Buying a Barbie, however (at least until recently), had parents wrestling with several negative stereotypes. Leading the list was the doll's image of a whites-only toy that ignored the realities of the melting pot we call

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SVHC Masters in the Mountains Golf Tournament
09:21AM / Thursday, October 14, 2021
BENNINGTON, Vt. — The 27th Annual Masters in the Mountains Golf Tournament on Sept. 9 at the Taconic Golf Club, hosted 32 teams and raised more than $110,000 in net proceeds for Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC).   "We are so pleased to have been back together again for our annual Masters in the Mountains Tournament," said Leslie Keefe, SVHC's vice president for corporate development. "We are very grateful for the generous support of our committee members, sponsors, auction and raffle donors, and teams. Their participation supports the health system's mission to provide exceptional care to the people we serve."   The health system put

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Berkshire County Senior Golf Awards Scholarship
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08:58AM / Thursday, October 14, 2021
DALTON, Mass. -- Pairs of golfers in four divisions took home honors at Wednesday's Berkshire County Fall Senior Golf event at Wahconah Country Club.   Paul Briggs and Ron Carver won the Blue Gross Division with a score of 67. The Blue Net Division went to Dennis Boldyga and Robert Smith with a 59.   In the Green Division, the gross title went to Bill Gates and Paul Traversa. Jim Crews and Roger Prevy won the Green Net with a 58.   The Senior Golf program contiued Wednesday to recognize and award scholarships to junior golf players throughout the area.   On Wednesday, a $500 scholarship was presented to Wahconah Regional High School golfer Nicholas

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Mid-October to Feel More Like Summer
06:16PM / Tuesday, October 12, 2021
  After a frost scare a couple weeks ago, the weather this week will be more like summer than autumn.    Accuweather says some areas may break records for warm temperatures for October from a high pressure system building across New England.   "As a high pressure system begins to shift into a position just off the Eastern Seaboard on Friday, it will usher in some unusually warm air for mid-October," said AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Carl Babinski.   Temperatures will range 10 to 20 degrees above normal but a cold front and wet weather arriving this weekend will bring a more seasonable chill to the air.    The National Weather Service out of

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Dr. Kryskow Joins BMC Surgical Services
01:34PM / Tuesday, October 12, 2021

PITTSFIELD, Mass — Berkshire Health Systems announced the appointment of Mark A. Kryskow, DO, a Trauma, Critical

Care and General Surgeon, to the medical staff of Berkshire Medical Center and to the provider staff of Berkshire Surgical Services of BMC.    Dr. Kryskow is accepting new patients in need of general surgery or chest wall injury services and is partnered with Drs. Adam Bowling, Michael DiSiena, Christian Galvez-Padilla, Andrew Lederman and Clayton Peterson at Berkshire Surgical Services of BMC.   Dr. Kryskow received his medical degree from the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, Biddeford, Maine, completed his residency in General

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Seven Berkshire County Organizations Receive SHARP Grants
12:50PM / Tuesday, October 12, 2021
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. — Mass Humanities has announced grants to 90 organizations across Massachusetts to support the response and recovery of the cultural sector from the ongoing impacts of the coronavirus.    "The SHARP grants are another significant step in the journey to sustain the humanities at the local level," said Brian Boyles, Executive Director of Mass Humanities. "As we continue to combat COVID-19, these funds will save jobs, build capacity, and allow organizations to develop new programs to serve their communities."    Berkshire County recipients include: Norman Rockwell Museum: $15,000 Clinton Church Restoration:

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BCC Receives Nearly $870,000 From the Commonwealth's SUCCESS Fund
12:11PM / Tuesday, October 12, 2021
PITTSFIELD, Mass — Berkshire Community College (BCC) has received an allocation of $869,377 from the state legislature as part of a $16 million fund distributed to all 15 community colleges in the Commonwealth.    The allocation is earmarked for the Supporting Urgent Community College Equity through Student Services (SUCCESS) Fund, which focuses on vulnerable populations. The funding, which was requested through the Massachusetts Association of Community Colleges (MACC), covers the period through June 30, 2022, but will likely be renewed if the program proves successful.    The majority of BCC's SUCCESS funding will be spent on staffing, including hiring

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SVMC Cardiac Rehabilitation Service Recertified by National Program
11:49AM / Tuesday, October 12, 2021
BENNINGTON, Vt. — Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC), a part of Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC), announced the recertification of its cardiac rehabilitation program by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR).    SVMC was first recognized in 2018 and continues its commitment to improving the quality of life by enhancing standards of care.   "Patients who participate in cardiac rehabilitation programs live longer and healthier lives," said Scott Rogge, medical director of SVMC's Cardiac Rehab program. "This certification is an assurance that we are meeting the highest standard of care and giving

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Clark: Lecture On The History Of The Stockbridge-Munsee Community
10:23AM / Tuesday, October 12, 2021
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — On Saturday, Oct. 16, Heather Bruegl, Director of Education at Forge Project, will discuss the history of the Stockbridge-Munsee Community.   Bruegl will provide an overview of the community's past and its present activities in a free lecture, "Not the Last of the Mohicans: A History of the Stockbridge-Munsee Community," that will be presented via Zoom and Facebook Live at 2 pm.   Prior to joining Forge Project earlier this year, Bruegl served as director of cultural affairs for the Stockbridge Munsee Community. Bruegl, a member of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin and a first line descendent Stockbridge-Munsee, is a graduate of Madonna

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SVHC's Weekly Health Update: Oct: 8
08:10AM / Tuesday, October 12, 2021
  October 8, 2021   Medical Matters Weekly: Improving Your

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MCLA to Hold In-Person and Virtual Admission Events
07:56AM / Tuesday, October 12, 2021
NORTH ADAMS, Mass.— The Office of Admission at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts is hosting in-person tours and events, including open houses on Oct. 23 and Nov. 13.    Prospective students and their families are welcome to register for open houses, Saturday tours, and virtual events that offer information and perspective about academics, student life, financial aid, scholarships, and more.     "It's exciting that we have prospective students on campus for tours and open houses again," said MCLA Director of Admission Kayla Hollins. "And it's great to see our student ambassadors go back to what they enjoy doing, which is giving tours

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