|Southwestern Vermont Medical Center Acquires Latest Dose-Reduction Technology|
“This new technology reduces radiation dose, enabling safer CT exams for patients, while maintaining the image quality needed for diagnoses.” — Dr. Daniel Fodor
|Nef Scholarship Awarded to Three Local High School Students|
These scholarships would not have been possible without Evelyn Stefansson Nef, an important member and benefactor of the extended Austen Riggs community.
|North Adams Closes Windsor Lake to Swimming|
Lake staff, lifeguards and park police, will spend the weekend preventing visitors from swimming.
|Southwestern Vermont Readies Pownal Campus|
"There's a problem now and a growing problem in that most of the practices in our area are not taking new patients or there's a really long waiting list." — Dr. Trey Dobson
|Advocates Call For Expanding Medicare On Anniversary Of Bill Signing|
"We pledge to work with communities and policy makers to finish the job." — Lara Shepard-Blue
|Adams Community Bank Employees Begin Fundraising for Walk to End Alzheimer's|
The cost is $40 and includes a generous donation to the Alzheimer’s Association, two hours of painting, all supplies and appetizers.
|Hundreds Oppose Pipeline Project at FERC Scoping Session|
"It is a danger to our water source, a danger to our infrastructure, and a danger to our finances." — Lee Hauge
|Village Ambulance to Host Free CPR Workshops|
All participants will receive a course completion card from Village Ambulance Service and the American Heart Association.
|Dr. Veeranna Joins Cardiology Services at BMC|
Dr. Veeranna is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease and completed his residency at Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center.
|BFAIR to Hold Fifth Annual Mini Golf Tournament Fundraiser|
The tournament will serve as a fundraiser for the nonprofit organization, which meets the needs of people with disabilities and their families.
|Social Workers Strike at Clinical and Support Options|
"It is really valuable work, but we are here because we don't feel like our work is valued." — Heather Messer
|Gastroenterologist Joins BMC Practice|
Dr. Bratcher specializes in the use of Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS), an advanced, minimally invasive technology that allows for the examination of deeper tissue layers of the upper and lower gastrointestinal (GI) tracts.
|Dr. Patel Joins Berkshire OB/GYN of BMC as Practice Expands North Berkshire Care|
Dr. Patel is accepting new patients in need of OB/GYN care and is practicing both out of the North Berkshire office and Pittsfield office of Berkshire OB/GYN of BMC.
|Mayor's Fitness Challenge Concludes With Achievement|
"A positive change will typically lead to another positive change." — Mayor Richard Alcombright