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|Reason to Smile: Roomful of Teeth Wins Grammy
"What was great about it was the group was, for the most part, huddled together. It felt like a group experience." — Brad Wells
Drury Senior's Winning Essay Earns $1,000 Award
"It shows you the power that you have over a situation where you can solve it by using your imagination and skills from class." — Luke Grant 6 Comments
Downing Receives Award for Community Mediation Program Efforts
Sen. Benjamin B. Downing was presented the 2014 Community Mediation Outstanding Champion Award during a policy briefing at the Massachusetts State House on Wednesday.
Southern Berkshire Chamber Honors Gene Dellea
"You have helped so many people in Berkshire County, some that we know about but most that we don't know about." — Smitty Pignatelli
Taconic Student-Athlete Honored as 'High School Hero'
"This is a prestigious award that Lucas and Taconic High School should be proud of." — swim coach Mayur Desai
Longtime Volunteer Honored By Home Instead Senior Care
"Anna brings a ray of sunshine to everyone she meets." — Karmen Mitchell 1 Comment
NARH's Wound Center Named Zone 1 Center of the Year
"Since we've been open we accomplished a lot." — Ruth Lennon
Pignatelli Honored as Mentoring Advocate
“Folks at programs such as the Railroad Street Youth Project in Great Barrington are the real heroes here, ..." — Rep. Smitty Pignatelli
Berkshire Medical Center Wins 2nd Clinical Excellence Award
"Hospitals don't get to this point on accident." — Lisa Esch
Hillcrest to Honor House Speaker With Award
Massachusetts speaker of the House Robert DeLeo will receive the Irish Person of the Year Award from Hillcrest Educational Centers, Inc.
MCLA Alumni Association Presented Awards For 2012
This year's award recipients are Stephen Valley, class of 1988; Donna Denelli-Hess, 1975; Sally Webster Douglas, 1974; and Rachel Dayton Churchill, 2006.
Adams Tallies Up Hurricane Irene Clean-up Bill
"It's a little bit of a bruise but it's not a big bruise." — Jonathan Butler 1 Comment
Williamstown Teacher Honored By Governor
"There is excellent teaching taking place in classrooms across the Commonwealth, and today's ceremony is saying thank you to all the incredible educators who work in our public schools." — Mitchell Chester.
NBCC Honors Congressman Olver With Hero Award
"John Olver is not looking for the next vote. He is looking for the next solution. We don't see that today on the political horizon." — John DeRosa 1 Comment
McCann Postsecondary Graduates Urged To Excel
"Regardless of which career you choose, commit yourself to excelling in your craft beyond your education." — Dr. Mark Sprague 1 Comment
Pine Cobble Fifth-Grader Honored At State House
Andrea Printz is being honored at the State House in Boston for her writing.
North Adams Man Recognized By Western New England U
Western New England honored the winners of the 2012 Co-curricular Awards during a ceremony on April 28.
Mount Greylock Student Wins Berkshire County Writing Contest
"I believe [this award] was a jump-start and sign that my writing will take me a long way in life. This competition was a doorway that I just needed to walk through." — Najla Nassar
WinStanley PR Director Named To '40 Under 40' List
Jaclyn Stevenson, director of public relations and social media for Winstanley Partners, has been named to BusinessWest magazine's annual "40 Under 40" list.
MCLA Recognizes Three Berkshire County Educators
The award, given by MCLA in collaboration with Berkshire County K-12 superintendents, was created last year to honor the region's exceptional teachers.
BMC Surgeon Honored With Patient-Centered Award
"Dr. Bradway has earned the admiration and deep respect of all who work with her and is very deserving of this honor." — Diane Kelly
Stamford Students Selected For National Leaders Program
"All of the staff and I know the parents and School Board members are very proud of them..." — Principal Beth Choquette 2 Comments
Pittsfield Doctor Named Community Clinician of the Year
Doyle is the medical director of the intensive care unit and a consultant in pulmonary diseases at Berkshire Medical Center. 3 Comments
Adamo Being Honored by Mass Medical Society
The city's chief physician has earned the 2012 Henry Ingersoll Bowditch Award for Excellence in Public Health from the Massachusetts Medical Society.
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