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TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY
BMC Offers $4M for Bankrupt Northern Berkshire Healthcare
"The U&O agreement is necessary in order to permit BMC to re-open an emergency department at the Hospital as soon as practicable."   1 Comment

MCLA Wellness Center Will Become 'Urgent Care' Center
"This is just really a happy time for the city of North Adams because we've had a difficult few weeks." — Mayor Richard Alcombright   2 Comments

North Adams Hospital Emergency Room to Reopen in May
"I'm told there are no bureaucratic delays anticipated." — Harold B. Murphy   7 Comments

Williamstown Medical Entities Easing Residents' Anxiety
"We are seeing some anxiety in patients, but we assure them we have many of the advanced skills used in emergency departments." — Shawn Godfrey

North Adams Hospital Closure Stretching Medical Services
"You can't do cardiac resuscitation for 45 minutes and expect a good outcome." — Dr. Oscar Rodriguez   6 Comments

Pyschiatrist: North Adams Community Dealing With Trauma
"Don't let anyone in the community go it alone." — Dr. Alex Sabo

Officials Vow to 'Rebuild' Health Care in North County
"We need our health system back. We're not going to take no for an answer." — Rep. Gailanne Cariddi

NARH Closure Taking Toll on Community
"I hope we can get some pressure to move this whole thing along." — Mayor Richard Alcombright   9 Comments

Bankruptcy Court Makes Emergency Services A Priority
"The first priority is to get emergency services up at this point." — Judge Henry J. Boroff

Candidate Berwick Sees Chance for Health-Care Innovation
"I know there's an immediate crisis but I keep thinking there's an opportunity to think about a system." — Donald Berwick

Congressional Delegation Asks for Swift Return of NARH Services
The letter to Administrator Marilyn Tavenner asks for her aid in retaining medical services at North Adams Regional Hospital.

Northern Berkshire Healthcare Files Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
Agostini's authority to continue the restraining order, however, is now called into question because of the bankruptcy filings earlier in the morning.

NARH Supporters See Signs of Hope
"We meant business, and we are going to keep it up." — Michael O'Brien

Coakley Wants to Know Why North Adams Hospital Closed
"Our office is very interested in how this happened." — Attorney General Martha Coakley   2 Comments

NARH Emergency Room Closed; Attorney General Investigating
"Since our court hearing yesterday, we received further information that the closure of North Adams Regional Hospital was even more precipitous than previously understood." — Martha Coakley   3 Comments

State Officials Scrambling to Keep Emergency Services Open
"The way I see it is there is some light at the end of the tunnel. But it's a bumpy tunnel." — Rep. Gailanne Cariddi

State Wants Detailed Plans on NARH Unit Closures
North Adams Regional Hospital now has 15 days to respond to the Department of Public Health to assure access to these services.   1 Comment

TD Bank Closing Branches In Adams, Dalton
"We evaluate a number of factors when deciding to consolidate a location and make decisions that will allow us to best meet the needs of our current and future customer." — Lauren Moyer   3 Comments

Greenberg's Lumberyard Closes in North Adams
Employees were apparently informed in the morning that the lumberyard had closed.   27 Comments

Enrollment Drop Closes Little Red Schoolhouse
"We maintain high hopes that we will reopen the following year once we have a better feel for the market because Little Red has so much to offer." — Lori Kapiloff

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