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BCC Announces Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council
By Brittany Polito, iBerkshires Staff
02:41AM / Wednesday, October 07, 2020
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A Berkshire Community College professor has initiated a diversity council in response to current events involving inequality and systematic oppression.   Jennifer Collins, associate professor of chemistry and chair of the Life Sciences Department, gave a presentation to the Board of Trustees on Tuesday evening to introduce the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council.   The first plans for the council began in the summer, while BCC staff were preparing for a remote learning semester in the fall.   "There is a response from the BCC community that we want to be involved, we want to be more proactive, and we want to be more prepared as far as

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Governor Says Halloween Is a Go
By Tammy Daniels, iBerkshires Staff
05:22PM / Tuesday, October 06, 2020

Gov. Baker says trick-or-treating can be safer than 'thousands of indoor Halloween parties.' SALEM, Mass. — There have been plenty of holidays and events canceled this year because of the pandemic — but trick-or-treating won't be among them.    Gov. Charlie Baker, visiting Halloween central, said there would be no state mandates related to the spooky holiday.   "We're going to put out plenty of guidance ... But we're going to expect people to make decisions on their own at the local level," he said. "The reason we're not canceling Halloween is because that would have turned into thousands of indoor Halloween parties,

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Inauguration 2016
by Soapbox 02:00PM / Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Kids 4 Harmony Provided The Music At The Inauguration Reception
by Soapbox 08:38PM / Monday, January 06, 2014

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow
by Soapbox 04:10PM / Tuesday, December 10, 2013

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Pittsfield Homelessness Committee Addresses Council Questions
By Brittany Polito, iBerkshires Staff
01:34PM / Tuesday, October 06, 2020

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The Homelessness Prevention Committee met on Tuesday morning to answer some questions that the City Council had about its infrastructure and community outreach work.

Ward 6 Councilor Dina Guiel Lampiasi and Councilor at Large Earl Persip lll made four petitions requesting more information about the committee. These petitions asked that Chairman Edward Caramel provide details on the committee's engagement with other organizations to address homelessness, steps it has taken to monitor homelessness in Pittsfield, and if it has increased meetings with the increase of homelessness in Pittsfield.

They read as follows:

Petition 10: requesting that the Chairman

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Can You Influence Your Financial Aid Award?
10:11AM / Tuesday, October 06, 2020
Right now, the pandemic is causing chaos and uncertainty for colleges and students. But it won't always be that way. And if you have children who will be heading off to school in the next few years, you're probably thinking about more typical concerns – such as expenses. How will you pay for the high costs of higher education?   Most colleges do offer financial aid packages that can greatly help with these expenses. But it pays to know, well in advance, how financial aid works. And the key platform for determining much of your child's financial aid is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). In fact, if you have children starting college next year, now is

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Big Y Donating To Breast Cancer Awareness Groups Through October
09:14AM / Tuesday, October 06, 2020
SPRINGFIELD, Mass.— Big Y turns pink.   All Big Y Supermarkets will be donating proceeds from various departments throughout the store to 32 local breast cancer support groups throughout Massachusetts and Connecticut through October.   Since 2007, the chain has raised more than $2 million through the Partners of Hope program.     Big Y will donate a portion of the proceeds from both the floral and produce purchases including Sunshine Bouquets.    Additionally, Big Y will donate 5 cents for each Big Y's family of brands including, Full Circle Organics, Culinary Tours, Cravin' Flavor, Food Club, That's Smart, Wide Awake Coffee, Sweet

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Board Delays Approval for Rent Increase at Allendale Pines
By Brittany Polito, iBerkshires Staff
02:21AM / Tuesday, October 06, 2020
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The Mobile Home Rent Control Board delayed the approval of a rent increase for capital improvements at Allendale Pines on Monday evening.   The board requested more information and continued the meeting until Oct. 19.   Owners of the mobile home park, Eagle Allendale LLC, proposed a 53 percent rent increase over three years, resulting in a total increase of $120 a month. Over 20 years, this rent increase is expected to pay for capital improvements that are estimated to cost around $688,250.   Attorney Jeff Scrimo spoke on behalf of Eagle Allendale. He said the Allendale Pines Tenant Association is excited for improvements that this rent increase will

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06:57PM / Monday, October 05, 2020
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Pittsfield Downtown Experimenting With 'Pod' Dining
By Brittany Polito, iBerkshires Staff
05:25PM / Monday, October 05, 2020

The three pods were setup at Hotel on North last week but are expected to be moved to other locations this week.  PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The city is experimenting with glass houses to offer diners some pandemic-safe socializing in comfort.   In partnership with Berkshire Bank, Downtown Pittsfield Inc., and nonprofit green energy organization SolarFi, three of SolarFi's patented Prive pods will be installed for the use of local restaurants.   The pods were initially set up at Hotel on North for tryouts last week using the recent grant the city received from the state's Shared Streets and Spaces grant. They are expected to be spread out to other eateries in the

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Berkshire Force 12U Team Wins Connecticut Tourney
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11:40AM / Monday, October 05, 2020
WINDSOR, Conn. -- The Berkshire Force 12-and-under travel softball team went 5-0 to win a tournament title at Fast Pitch Nation Park over the weekend.   Its victories included an 8-4 win over the Western Mass Heat and a 9-8 win over the Connecticut Seahawks in the championship game.   Team members include Mariah Barnes, Evelyn Julieano, Gionnah Levardi, Jianna Kruger, Madeline Harrington, Ella Stodden, Bella Tart, Madison Barber, A.J. Pelkey, Kylie Duhamel,  Mia Dejesus and Grace Julieano.

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Berkshire Advanced Manufacturing Training Graduates 56
11:37AM / Monday, October 05, 2020
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Despite interruptions due to the Covid-19 pandemic, 56 trainees completed their training as part of the Berkshire Advanced Manufacturing Program.    Some 21 unemployed and underemployed participants received certificates of completion for their participation in Introduction to Basic Advanced Manufacturing Skills Training held at Taconic High School in Pittsfield and McCann Technical School in North Adams. The training was 120 hours.   Six trainees completed training in MIG and TIG Welding held McCann Tech. The training combined classroom, hands-on as well as virtual training through ToolingU on-line manufacturing. Trainees received instruction in

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BCC TRIO Student Support Services Program Renewed
11:28AM / Monday, October 05, 2020
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Berkshire Community College TRIO Student Support Services program has been renewed with a $1.4 million award.   In August, The U.S. Department of Education announced that Berkshire Community College's (BCC) TRIO Student Support Services grant program was renewed for five years, with an award of $1,473,625 to help students succeed in and graduate from college.    BCC's program will receive $294,725 per year, allowing it to continue serving 165 students per academic year through 2025.   TRIO grants are awarded every five years on a competitive basis, with a total of $270 million allocated to 968 institutions by the federal government in

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Berkshire BPW Woman of Achievement Raises $27,890
09:27AM / Monday, October 05, 2020
RICHMOND, Mass. — the Berkshire Business & Professional Women's annual fundraiser raised $27,890 at the Woman of Achievement Gala the largest amount to date.    The Gala was held Monday, Sept. 21 at Balderdash Cellars in Richmond and the celebration was continued online, available on the BBPW YouTube Channel.    All proceeds of the event go toward the BBPW Career Advancement Scholarship Fund. This fall, BBPW is proud to announce its largest awarding to 24 applicants, who are pursuing degrees and certifications. Scholarships awards ranged between $500 -$1,000 each.   The Berkshire Business and Professional Women organization meets year-round providing

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