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Hospital Advocacy Group Marks Closure Anniversary

Many of 500 or so workers at Northern Berkshire Healthcare have moved on, or found a place in the revamped hospital facility now owned by Berkshire Health Systems. But it's still a sore spot four years later.

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Attorney General Ends Investigation Into Hospital Closure

In a letter dated Aug. 9, Assistant Attorney General Mary Beckman, head of the AG's Health Care and Fair Competition Bureau, wrote that "we are closing that investigation without further action."

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Dr. Donovan Traces History of NARH to 1955; Third Volume in Works

Donovan finished the second part of his three-part self-published volume on the history of NARH last fall. This second part ends at 1955, just as the "new" hospital opened. The first volume covers its establishment up until 1910. The hospital was opened after a tragic train crash two years before. Built for about $20,000 including land, the imposing three-story, brick and limestone "cottage" style structure facing south took 16 months to complete. It had 12 beds and, that first year, had a pa

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Williamstown Adopts Resolution on Opioid Addiction Services

The Board of Selectmen on Monday approved a resolution calling on Berkshire Health Systems and state officials to better serve North County residents suffering from opioid addiction.

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