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Update: Lee Sandy Beach and Lenox Town Beach Closed This Weekend
12:00PM / Friday, August 27, 2021
LENOX, Mass. — The Lenox Town Beach and Lee Sandy will remain closed through at least Monday Aug. 30 due to E. Coli exceedance.   Tri-Town Health Department announced late Friday morning that after further testing both Sandy Beach and Lenox Town Beach will remain closed to the public.   Thursday Tri-town Health announced that they closed both beaches because of high levels of bacteria due to recent heavy rainfalls.     _________________________________________________________________________________________________     LENOX, Mass. — The Lenox Town Beach and Lee Sandy were closed Thursday due to E.Coli exceedance   Tri-town

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New Youth Soccer Officials Needed
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10:15AM / Friday, August 27, 2021
The Berkshire County Youth Soccer League is in need of new officials for the 2021 fall season.   A new referee course will be offered by Zoom. The cost is $115.   Course Dates can be found at: https://central.massref.net/courseofferings.cfm   Details can be found at:  https://www.massref.net/becoming-a-referee/steps-to-become-referee/   The BCYSL has agreed to support this initiative by reimbursing new referees for their kits that they purchase after they have officiated a total of 10 games within a calendar year.     Any inquiries should be directed to Anthony Pedolzky at assignor@BCYSL.org or follow our the youth soccer officials’ Facebook

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Husband and Wife Neurologists Join Berkshire Health Systems
10:29AM / Thursday, August 26, 2021
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Berkshire Health Systems announced the appointment of Stanley Tuhrim, MD, and Betty Mintz, MD, board certified, and fellowship trained Neurologists and husband and wife, to the medical staff of Berkshire Medical Center and the physician staff of Neurology Professional Services of BMC.    They join Drs. Octavian Adam, Herbert Gregg, Thomas Kwiatkowski, and Laurence “Jay” Ufford, and Nurse Practitioners Anurag Bansal and Kathleen Hanley at Neurology Professional Services of BMC.   Dr. Tuhrim is board certified in both Neurology and Vascular Neurology. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York and

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Family Medicine Provider Joins Williamstown Medical: Accepting New Patients in Need of Primary Care
10:08AM / Thursday, August 26, 2021
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Berkshire Health Systems announces the appointment of Shauna O. Dunton, MD, to the medical staff of Berkshire Medical Center and the provider staff of Williamstown Medical, a rural health clinic of Fairview Hospital affiliated with BHS.    Dunton is accepting new patients in need of primary care, including broad spectrum women's health services. She joins doctors Steven D. Cherry, Karen E. Dobe-Costa, Kristin Lamontagne, Douglas O'Neill and Sarah Turner, Nurse Practitioners Sarah Kangas, Jennifer Mygatt and Ana Luisa Neal, and Physician Assistants Colleen Henry, Jacob Shelsy, Katie Thurber and LaTasha Turner at Williamstown Medical.   Dr.

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The Story behind the Wrightsman 18th Century French Collections at the Met
08:03AM / Thursday, August 26, 2021
LENOX, Mass. — Historian and author Francis Morrone via Zoom to the Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum to tell "The Story Behind the Wrightsman 18th Century French Collections at the Met."     Morrone will give his visual presentation on Aug. 31 at 4:00 pm as part of the museum's Tuesday Talks.   Charles Wrightsman was an Oklahoma-born oil tycoon and polo player and Jayne Wrightsman was a Michigan-born beauty who for 40 years traveled the world acquiring French antiques and decorative arts for their 18-room apartment in New York, a home in London and a famed mansion in Palm Beach.   They eventually gave hundreds of works to the

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Berkshire County Historical Society Announces Melville Fellows
12:22PM / Wednesday, August 25, 2021
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The Berkshire County Historical Society has named Shawna Hennessy, Aylen Dominguez, and Hazel Richards Melville Fellows for 2021-22.    The fellowship program, which began in 2018, annually awards  Berkshire County college students the opportunity to work at Herman Melville's Arrowhead to create one or more pieces of original writing inspired by Arrowhead's surroundings and the BCHS collection. The fellowship program does not restrict the type or subject of the works created, giving participants a breadth of creative freedom. Arrowhead's Writer-in-Residence Emeritus Jana Laiz spearheads the program and works in groups and individually

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Goodbye Henri, Hello Sun
12:11PM / Wednesday, August 25, 2021
The Berkshires escaped Henri with only some ominous skies, gusty wind, and rain. After an underwhelming storm, It should actually feel like summer this week in the Berkshires as the season tails off with sunny weather and temperatures in the high 80s.   According to Accuweather, in North Adams temperatures will reach as high as 86 this afternoon, but it will feel closer to 92 degrees. Temperatures overnight will drop into the 70s.   There will be similar conditions in Central and South County.   Weather conditions will be similar Thursday, perhaps a little warmer with temperatures creeping closer to 90 degrees throughout the county.   Steve Caporizzo reports that it will

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Adams Community Bank Supports Financial Literacy in Local High Schools
08:07AM / Wednesday, August 25, 2021
ADAMS, Mass — Charles P. O'Brien, President and CEO of Adams Community Bank, announced that the bank has developed strategic relationships with 11 high schools across Berkshire County to offer a multifaceted financial literacy program this school year.   The program is offered through Ramsey Solutions and provides a curriculum to students titled Foundations in Personal Finance. Dovetailing with the bank's goals of increasing financial literacy across Berkshire County, the philosophy of this program is that every student in America should graduate from high school knowing basic money management principles.   "We frequently hear from customers seeking ideas and

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Smithsonian Host Sites Sought for 2022 Tour
04:09PM / Tuesday, August 24, 2021
NORTHAMTON, Mass. — Through a partnership with the Smithsonian, Mass Humanities will select six local institutions to host "Crossroads: Changes in Rural America," a traveling exhibit produced by the Smithsonian Institution's Museum on Main Street program.   Applications open Aug. 30 for museums, libraries, and other cultural centers interested in welcoming the Smithsonian to their communities. Organizations must be located in a town with a population of 12,000 or less to be eligible to host the exhibit. In October, Mass Humanities will select six sites for the "Crossroads" tour, which arrives in Massachusetts in September 2022.   "We're

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MCLA Professor Receives Irene Buck Award
12:02PM / Tuesday, August 24, 2021
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Arts|Learning, a state advocacy agency for arts education, has named MCLA Professor of Arts Management Lisa Donovan its 2021 Irene Buck Service to Arts Education Award recipient.      According to a press release, the Irene Buck Award honors an individual for distinguished and prolonged service as an advocate for arts education. The recipient exemplifies commitment and service to, and support of the arts, and arts-education communities.    It was named to honor Irene Buck, President of the Massachusetts Alliance for Arts Education for many years, who was the first recipient in 1998.      Donovan has published widely on arts

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DESE Board of Education Approves Universal Mask Mandate
10:43AM / Tuesday, August 24, 2021
BOSTON — Public school students will have to mask up this fall.    The Board of Elementary and Secondary Education on Tuesday morning found that "exigent circumstances" existed and authorized the implementation of a face-covering mandate.   DESE Commissioner Jeffrey Riley had requested the determination in the face of rising rates of new COVID-19 cases.    The Education Department had proffered guidelines that "strongly encouraged" unvaccinated staff and students to mask indoors in July, prior to the emergence of the much more transmissable Delta variant.    "We know that a return this fall to full-time, in person instruction

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Be prepared for long-term care costs
09:11AM / Tuesday, August 24, 2021
Like everyone, you'd like to enjoy a long, healthy, independent life. But the future is unknowable, so it's a good idea to prepare for a variety of outcomes – including the possible need for long-term care.   Consider the following: Someone turning age 65 today has almost a 70 percent chance of eventually needing some type of long-term care service, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The median annual cost for a private room in a nursing home is about $105,000, and it's almost $55,000 for home health aide services, according to the insurance company Genworth. Medicare also may cover very few of these costs. Consequently, it's a good

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