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North County Group Lobbies for Hospital Reopening
"What I need to do is to make certain whatever comes back here is sustainable." — Mayor Richard Alcombright

BMC North Reopens Operating Rooms
"They have really made this a first-class facility." — Dr. Jonathan Cluett

North County Coalition Lays on Reasoning for Full-Service Hospital
"It really heartens us and gives us more incentive to keep at this." — James Lipa

North Berkshire Health Coalition Sets Rally for Full-Service Hosptial
"All of us care about health care and are committed to ensuring the availability of all needed services in our community." — James Lipa

Forum: North Berkshire Needs Focus on Health, Not Just Health Care
"It's not about hospitals. It's not about health care. It's about health." — Ruth Blodgett

North Adams Council Inviting BHS Officials to Speak
"If they are looking to have a conversation with Mr. [David] Phelps, I think we as city councilors should support them at this point." — Jennifer Breen

Endoscopy Latest Department to Open at North Adams Hospital
"We're all happy we're here and we're able to service our patients again." — Marcia Tessier

Williamstown Selectmen Endorse Hospital Resolution, Bottle Initiative
"I feel like we were elected to have opinions and show some leadership in areas that matter to the community in a significant way." — Jane Patton

BMC Awarded $3M for Health Care Center in North Adams
The award will help fund initiatives to align with the findings of the Stroudwater Associates' health needs report for North Berkshire.

Berkshire Health Systems Investing $6M in North County
"This represents a major commitment in providing expanded and sustainable care, close to home for Northern Berkshire residents." — David Phelps

North Adams City Council Adopts Resolution Calling For A Full Hospital
"It is really an important facet of this resolution." — Benjamin Lamb

BMC Mulling Strategies For North Adams Hospital
"We have lost our churches, we have lost our newspaper, we do not want to lose our hospital." — Carl McKinney   1 Comment

North County Residents Question Health-Care Needs Report
"Your report may make perfect sense. We don't want perfect sense, we want a hospital." — Eric Rudd

Letter: Stroudwater Report


North County Health Needs Report Advises ER, Outpatient Services
"I feel very, very hopeful. It substantiated the fact there's still a need ... there is a population that is in a sense underserved," &mdahs; Mayor Richard Alcombright

BMC Closes on North Adams Hospital Property
"We are awaiting the release of the Stroudwater report, which will be part of Berkshire Medical Center's decision-making process." — Michael Leary

Worker Assistance Center Opened in North Adams
"This resource is going to be a lifesaver for the people of North Adams and the surrounding areas." — Diane Pytko

Bankruptcy Court OKs BMC Bid for Northern Berkshire Healthcare Assets
"This is the best result for the 40,000 residents around North Adams." — Robert Ross

BMC Opens Imaging Center at Former North Adams Hospital
The center provides X-ray, ultrasound, computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging; walk-in X-ray services are also available.

North County Residents Advocate for Hospital Restoration
"The hospital is not just a hospital, it's a community center. It's the heart and lungs of the community." — Ce Swanson

North Berkshire Community Invited to Speak to Health Care Consultants
Representatives from Stroudwater Associates will attend the weekly meeting at the American Legion on Tuesday beginning at 6 p.m.

HHS Secretary: North County Has Opportunity for New Medical Model
"Whatever we start is going to be new. It's going to be something that isn't here today." — John Polanowicz

North County Community Wants Input Into Health Care Study
"When you guys are given a task you do an awesome job." — Robbin Simonetti

Emergency Services in North Adams to Reopen Monday
"The BMC SEF in North Adams will be capable of handling any emergency situation." — Dr. Ronald Hayden

North Adams Hospital Union Sending Delegation to State House
1199SEIU will also start another round of advertising and outreach to promote the restoration of jobs and health care.

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