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Medical Matters Weekly Welcomes Community Care Team's Health Advocate
09:51AM / Friday, March 11, 2022
BENNINGTON, Vt. — Southwestern Vermont Health Care's (SVHC) Medical Matters Weekly with Dr. Trey Dobson is pleased to welcome Kim Warren, the health advocate for the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center's (SVMC) Community Care Team, an award-winning program that helps support people seeking Emergency Care, at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, March 16.    The show is produced with cooperation from Catamount Access Television (CAT-TV). Viewers can see Medical Matters Weekly on facebook.com/svmedicalcenter and facebook.com/CATTVBennington. The show is also available to view or download a podcast on www.svhealthcare.org/medicalmatters.   Warren started at SVMC in 2001. She has

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'Bomb Cyclone' Hitting Northeast on Saturday
08:40AM / Friday, March 11, 2022
A massive storm system moving against the East Coast is expected to bring heavy and freezing rain to the region on Saturday.    The National Weather Service in Albany, N.Y., has updated its watch to a winter storm  warning beginning about 4 a.m. Saturday and running through Sunday. The bulk of the storm will be to the north and west of the region but the Berkshires are still expected to get at least 6 inches of snow.   The forecast is for 5 to 9 inches of snow during the day and up to a foot in the higher elevations. Snow may fall up to an inch an hour during the day.    Travel will be very difficult due to snow-covered roadways and low visibility. Gusty winds

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Mount Greylock School Committee Advances Budget with Diversity Director
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
10:15PM / Thursday, March 10, 2022
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Mount Greylock Regional School Committee on Thursday voted 5-0-1 to advance a fiscal 2023 spending plan that includes assessment increases north of 4 percent for each of its member towns and a new administrative position to address equity issues.   The total operating budget of $25.1 million would be up by just more than a million from the FY22 spending plan if ultimately approved this spring by annual town meetings in Lanesborough and Williamstown.   The final product of the district's budget deliberations has a price tag lower than the projection the district was sharing with the community earlier this week.   But it still includes the

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SVMC Welcomes Joshua Tobe to Anesthesiology
01:09PM / Thursday, March 10, 2022
BENNINGTON, Vt. — Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC), part of Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC), has announced that Joshua Tobe has joined its anesthesiology practice and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Physicians.   Dr. Tobe earned his medical degree at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry of Western University in Ontario, Canada and an honorus bachelor in biological science from the University of Guelph, also in Ontario. He completed an internship in family medicine at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, and a residency in anesthesiology at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.   In addition, Dr. Tobe completed an Accreditation Council for

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SVHC Expands Tuition Forgiveness Benefit for New Graduate Nurses
09:18AM / Thursday, March 10, 2022
BENNINGTON, Vt. — Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC), part of Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC), will now pay up to $60,000 in tuition debt when they hire a newly graduated nurse from an accredited nursing program.    The new offering joins other tangible benefits—including a $5,000 sign-on and retention bonus, competitive pay and benefits, and ongoing tuition support for further education—to inspire increased applicants.   "I don't think any hospital is offering the combination of high-value incentives we are," said Pamela Duchene, PhD, APRN, the chief nursing officer and vice president for Patient Care Services at SVMC.

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Mount Greylock Investigating 'Language' Incident at Middle/High School
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
04:18AM / Thursday, March 10, 2022
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Mount Greylock Regional School officials are investigating a Tuesday incident involving "language used by an adult in the building."   Superintendent Jason McCandless on Wednesday afternoon sent an email to families in the district to notify them that the middle/high school administration is aware of the incident and "undertook appropriate actions to protect the safety and rights of all involved."   McCandless' email to the school community noted that the incident has prompted conversations in the district's communities over the last day.   In response to an inquiry from iBerkshires.com, McCandless declined to give any

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Clark Art Airs Production of Ariadne Auf Naxos
08:10AM / Wednesday, March 09, 2022
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Metropolitan Opera's production of "Ariadne Auf Naxos" screens at the Clark Art Institute on Saturday, March 12, at 12:55 pm in the latest installment of The Met: Live in HD. The award-winning series of live high-definition cinema simulcasts features the full live performance along with backstage interviews and commentary.    Soprano Lise Davidsen makes her Live in HD debut in one of her signature roles as the mythological Greek heroine of Richard Strauss's enchanting masterpiece. The cast also features mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard as the composer of the opera-within-an-opera around which the plot revolves, with soprano Brenda Rae

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BRTA Public Meetings on Proposed Service Changes
04:00PM / Tuesday, March 08, 2022
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The Berkshire Regional Transit Authority (BRTA) will be holding public meetings to receive comments on the proposed service changes that would go into effect on July 1, 2022.   The BRTA continually evaluates the performance of its bus routes and other services. Successful services may be improved, while other services may need to be revised. These service changes are necessitated due to changes in ridership patterns, vehicles, staffing levels, and funding.   BRTA's Advisory Board authorized these public meetings to receive comments on the proposed service changes at their Board meeting held on Feb. 24, 2022.   The proposed options for the Fixed

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Mount Greylock Schools' Operating Budget Projected to Rise by 5 Percent
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
12:33PM / Tuesday, March 08, 2022
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The draft budget for the Mount Greylock Regional School District includes a 6 percent increase in the assessment to the town of Lanesborough and a 5.5 percent increase in the assessment to the town of Williamstown.   The regional School Committee, which has yet to discuss hard numbers for the fiscal 2023 spending plan, has its state-mandated public hearing on Thursday, at which time the committee also plans to vote on a budget to send to the district's member towns for consideration.   The budget request then will be weighed by the finance committees and select boards in each town. While those panels can make advisory votes to their respective town

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SVHC Weekly Health Update: March 4
08:17AM / Tuesday, March 08, 2022
  March 4, 2022   Medical Matters Weekly: Positivity

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Williams Men's Basketball Wins NCAA Tourney Opener
11:52PM / Friday, March 04, 2022
ALLIANCE, Ohio -- Cole Prowitt-Smith and Spencer Spivy each scored 19 points Friday to lead the Williams College men's basketball team to a 95-57 win over Neumann in the first round of the NCAA Division III tournament.   Williams (18-4) plays Stevens Institute of Technology on Saturday evening.

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Clark Art Names Recipients of 2022 Prize For Excellence in Writing
04:00PM / Friday, March 04, 2022
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Helen Molesworth and Hilton Als will receive the 2022 Clark Prize for Excellence in Arts Writing.    Molesworth is a writer and a curator. Als is a writer for The New Yorker magazine and a curator and teaching professor.   "The Clark Prize raises awareness of the importance of writing that bridges scholarly and popular interest and seeks to encourage support for clear and engaging writing that inspires readers to connect with the arts," said Olivier Meslay, the Hardymon Director of the Clark Art Institute. "Helen Molesworth and Hilton Als are two of the most interesting writers in the field today, producing compelling and

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