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TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY
Massachusetts Gains 55,200 Jobs in 2013, Most Since 2000
"It demonstrations that our strategy of investing in innovation, education and infrastructure is working." — Gov. Deval Patrick   2 Comments

Adams Seeking Applicants for Tourism Director Post
"It's a position that we've definitely identified being a need for us." — Jonathan Butler   2 Comments

New Pittsfield Committee Examines City Hiring Practices
"I've been happy with the flow of job applications and resumes into the city." — John DeAngelo

BerkshireWorks Job Fair Attracts Hundreds
"It's about 10 more than last year and there are more jobs." — Barbara Emanuel

Chamber Job Fair Draws Hundreds of Jobseekers
"We are seeing quite a few employed folks. The number is up from last year." — Christine Hoyt

Berkshire Employment Board Sets 2013 Workforce Goals
"Our wages are always below the state average, we always have a hard time recovering from a recession, and that's where we are right now." — Heather Boulger

County Planners Recap CEDS Progress, See Job Growth Potential
The projects that were both identified as high priority and are nearing completion will create 347 jobs.

Crane Buys Maine Company; Bringing 100 Jobs To North Adams
"This adds a substantial amount of volume out of that facility." — Stephen DeFalco   5 Comments

Labor Report: County Has Shortage Of Young Workers
"The key here is that there are some pipeline issues." — Robert Clifford   5 Comments

President Talks 'To Do' List at Albany's NanoCollege
"Now, the reason I came here today is because this school bless you and this community represents the future of our economy." — President Obama

President Making Third Trip to Region
The president will travel to the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering's Albany NanoTech Complex at the State University of New York.

Guest Column: Investing In Workforce Will Speed Economic Recovery
We need to do whatever we can to create jobs to help our economy grow while addressing the need for up-to-date technical training and credentials, particularly for "middle skills."

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