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New BCC Selected for Project Vision

The goal of Project Vision is to catalyze submissions of grant proposals seeking Department of Undergraduate Education (DUE) funding for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) projects. click for more

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MCLA Presents Vadnais Environmental Issues Lecture...

Vivek Shandas is a professor of climate adaptation and the founding director of the Sustaining Urban Places Research (SUPR) Lab at Portland State University. Professor Shandas specializes in developing strategies to reduce exposure of historically marginalized communities to climate-induced extreme... click for more

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BCC Institutes Debt Forgiveness Program

HEERF funds were earmarked as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. click for more

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MCLA Plans Sept. 17 Constitution Day Lecture

Paul M. Collins, Jr., professor of legal studies and political science at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, will give a talk titled "Is This the Most Conservative Supreme Court in the Modern Era?" click for more

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BART Upcoming Enrollment Deadline

The next enrollment deadline for the 2021-2022 school year for grades 6 through 9 is Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021 at noon. The first enrollment deadline for the 2022-2023 school year for grades 6 through 10 will be in January though applications can be submitted anytime. click for more

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MCLA Climbs U.S. News College Rankings

MCLA has appeared on U.S. News' list of Top Public Colleges for nine of the past 11 years. The College has also appeared on its list of National Liberal Arts Colleges for Social Mobility since the organization adopted this ranking in 2019. click for more

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North Adams Schools Invest in Smartboard...

The interactive panels function as both classic blackboards and as interconnected collaborative screens that can allow teachers and students to interact remotely, save lessons and access and edit documents on the fly. click for more

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Women’s Fund of Western Massachusetts Supports...

For over twenty years, FCI has offered Young Women in Science (YWIS) programs free of charge to underserved female-identified youth in Berkshire County in the form of after school Girls Science Clubs, youth mentorship programs, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Summer workshops, and... click for more

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McCann Tech Unveils School Building Upgrades

After the regularly scheduled committee meeting Thursday, Superintendent James Brosnan lead the tour and spotlighted some of the aesthetic and functional improvements.

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Mount Greylock School Committee Moves Forward with...

On a vote of 5-2, the committee decided to direct the district's administration to have its architect finalize bid documents and conduct cost estimates in anticipation of putting to bid later this fall a project to install a synthetic multi-sport field and a track on the Cold Spring Road campus.

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BCC's Nonprofit Institute Open for Registration

The workshops, available as an entire package or a la carte, will be held via Zoom on Thursdays, Sept. 30 through Nov. 18, from 5:30-7 pm.

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North Adams Schools Set Protocols for COVID-19...

Students in grades kindergarten through 8 returned to classrooms Tuesday and Drury High School opens Wednesday; prekindergarten will resume next Tuesday.

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BCC to Welcome New Students with Special Events

All events, ranging from psychic readings to rock climbing, are free.

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MCLA to Feature Sgt. Justin Biasin as Artist of...

Biasin's work will be exhibited for the entire month, and an opening artist reception will be held from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 3, during the city's First Fridays Artswalk.

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MCLA Announces First Recipients of the Henry B....

A total amount of $4,000 will be distributed through multiple awards for the Fall 2021 semester. Scholarships are limited to current and active MCLA students who are in good standing and first-generation students (excluding first-year students) who are pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in the arts or humanities.

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CHP's 'Big Orange Bus' to Provide Vaccines at BCC

The mobile health unit that will administer the first dose of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines, as well as the "one shot" Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

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Central Berkshire Regional School District Bus...

Central Berkshire Regional School District students will return to school on Sept. 1

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MCLA Welcomes Three New Vice Presidents

The three new vice presidents were hired after a search process that included multiple interviews and open meetings for campus community members including students, faculty, and staff.

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Hoosac Valley Regional School District Bus...

The Hoosac Valley Regional School District will welcome back students Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021. The first day of school will be a half day

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McCann Technical School Bus Routes 2021

McCann Technical School opens for the school year Friday, Sept. 3.

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BCC Debuts Berkshire Culinary Institute

Berkshire Community college has overhauled its hospitality and culinary program to meet the needs of an ever-growing industry in the Berkshires.

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Abbott Memorial School Welcomes New Principal

McEvoy, who started July 1, replaced longtime Principal Heidi Dugal, who retired at the end of the school year.

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St. Agnes Academy New Faculty Appointments

The academy filled positions in math, English language arts, pre-K, art, and music. The school also announced that in-person classes will begin Wednesday, Sept. 1, with faculty, students, and staff required to wear masks.

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Girls Inc. STEM Program 'Eureka!' Welcoming Third...

The five-year program encourages confidence, strength, and intelligence in its participants ranging from Grades 8 to 12 while directly connecting them with the sciences.

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Hoosac Valley Require Masks, In Keeping with State...

The Hoosac Valley Regional School Committee voted on Tuesday to accept a mask requirement by the Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education that was announced the day of the meeting.

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North Adams School District Accepted Into MSBA...

The focus, however, isn't on the nearly 70-year-old Greylock School building but on the estimated 500 children enrolled in Grades kindergarten through 8 at both Greylock and Brayton Elementary School.

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Berkshire County Historical Society Announces...

The fellowship program, which began in 2018, annually awards Berkshire County college students the opportunity to work at Herman Melville's Arrowhead to create one or more pieces of original writing inspired by Arrowhead's surroundings and the BCHS collection.

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