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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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Advocacy Group Continues Call for Restoration of North Adams Hospital

Two years after the closure of North Adams Regional Hospital, advocates are still pushing to expand services and bring back a "full-service hospital." Several dozen gathered at City Hall on Monday afternoon to remind local and state officials and to send the message that they were not giving up.

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North Adams Mayoral Candidates Debate Health Care, Hospital Closing

"We'd like to have an elevated discussion of the issues." — Edward Driscoll

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Markey Vows Advocacy for North Adams Medical Services

"I am going to closely partner to advocate for every single program that this incredible institution can qualify for." — U.S. Sen. Edward Markey

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Local Physician Writes About the History of NARH

Part I of the series covers the years 1882-1910. In 1882, a catastrophic train accident galvanized a small group of North Adams residents to initiate the concept of a hospital, which was built with private donations and opened in March 1885.

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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

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BMC North Reopens Operating Rooms

"They have really made this a first-class facility." — Dr. Jonathan Cluett

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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

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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

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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

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