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North Adams Native Returns to Join Pittsfield Law Firm
Holmes is a native of North Adams and has returned home after living in Boston for nine years. She has returned to be closer to family and re-establish roots for the future. She is looking forward to getting involved again in the community where she grew up.

Lenox, Wahconah Students Win Youth Art Expo
Participating youth were asked to think about where they see themselves in nine months, and create an art piece which reflects that. Every participant submitted a piece that represented their hopes and dreams for the future.

MCLA Professor Joins WGBH, NASA in STEM Education Effort
Over the next five years, the education team at Boston public media producer WGBH will receive approximately $10 million from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to develop new STEM instructional models and digital media tools.

Main Street Hospitality Adds Business Development Director
Brian Butterworth, who has led the sales efforts for the company for nearly 14 years, will step into the newly created role of senior director of Business Development, Community and Industry Affairs, effective immediately.

MountainOne Bank Appoints Senior Operations Officer
As senior operations officer, Litke will manage operations staff, have responsibility for operations process improvement, and oversee system and technology conversions and upgrades.

Miss Hallís Students Named Pickett Scholars
The awards are named in memory of Mansfield E. (Peter) Pickett, who was a longtime teacher both at the former Lenox School and at Miss Hall's School.

Laura Bush Tours Latest Restorations at The Mount
The main focus of the tour was the recent repairs to the historic stableís exterior, which had suffered severe deterioration

Pittsfield Woman Named 'Unsung Heroine'
Bordon was one of 125 women from cities and towns across the state recognized for their outstanding contributions to their organizations and communities.

Northern Berkshire United Way Names Interim Director
Desmarais served NBUW for more than 15 years as a board member, VP for Allocations, and VP for Finance.

Southwestern Vermont Medical Center Names Education Director
Totten joined SVHC in 1992 as a phlebotomist in the hospital laboratory and worked as an Emergency Department technician while attending nursing school

VFW Life Member Named Grand Marshal of Pittsfield July 4th Parade
Pastore is a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW). He is also a member of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV), and American Legion Post 68 and has been a frequent Fourth of July Parade participant as a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran along with his fellow veterans. He served as the commander of the DAV from 1992-94 and DAV Chaplain for the last 40 years.

Williams Economics Professor to Join White House Sciences Fellow
Leight will spend the fall semester conducting research on her ongoing projects at the International Food Policy Research Institute in Washington, D.C. She will join the SBST for a six-month term starting in January 2017.

Southwestern Vermont Health Care's Chief Nursing Officer Honored
Nominees for the award possess clinical expertise and scholarship in an area of nursing leadership, advance the scope of nursing practice, develop creative nursing approaches that contribute to quality care, participate in the development of clinical nursing leaders, interact collegially with both nursing and non-nursing practitioners, and participate in community affairs.

Lee Bank Names New Assistant VP, Private Banking and Trust Services
In her new position, Fresia will focus on attracting, growing and retaining Lee Bankís trust clients and will serve as liaison to October Mountain Financial Advisorsí team for clients interested in wealth management.

Clark Art Institute Names New Director
Meslay, an accomplished museum professional and noted scholar, will become the Clarkís fifth director when he assumes his new role on Aug. 22.

 
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