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MCLA Welcomes Four New Faculty Members

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BMM CEO Joins South Berkshire Development Board

Allen, a Berkshire native and longtime resident of Dalton, was elected to serve a three-year term this week on the nonprofit's Board of Directors.

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Joanna Szwyd Joins William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty

In her nearly 20-year career in real estate, Szwyd has worked with buyers and sellers on a range of transactions. She comes to the firm from Stone House Properties, where she spent five years as an Associate Broker, and she also worked previously as an Associate Broker with Barnbrook Realty and Century 21.

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Stephen Schoenfeld Joins William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty in Great Barrington

With experience in both financial services and real estate and more than 30 years as a Berkshires resident, Schoenfeld acts as a resource for his clients.

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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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Literacy Network of South Berkshire Welcomes New Board Member

Originally from Colombia, Chacon came to the United States when she was 15 years old and settled with her family in Lee. She received her associate's degree from Berkshire Community College, and her bachelor's and master's degrees in accounting from the Isenberg School of Management at University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

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RMV Name New Registrar of Motor Vehicles

Registrar Ogilvie has served in various capacities at the RMV over the course of a 30-year career, beginning as a Customer Service Representative on a counter at the since-closed Beverly Service Center, and most recently as Deputy Registrar for Operations where she oversaw many of the RMV's back-office identity and vehicle credentialing and technology functions.

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BCC Announces New Hires, Promotions

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New Greylock Supervisory Committee Member Appointed

Ortega joins the Supervisory Committee that includes Chair Allison Bedard, Krystle A. Blake, Lori Broderick-Bean, and Bryan E. House

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Fenton Quinn PC Add Partner, Change Name

Christine Arace has joined Ryan Killeen and Sheri Quinn as managing partners of the Firm. Killeen Arace & Quinn PC now has four CPA's, which also includes William Fenton, and eight support staff members.

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Two Berkshire Residents Join CDCSB Board of Directors

Don Eaton, of Stockbridge, and Joe Grachmal, of Great Barrington, were elected to serve a three-year term this week on the nonprofit's Board of Directors

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MountainOne Insurance Agency Appoints Commercial Insurance Account Executive

As Commercial Insurance Account Executive, Nowlan will be responsible for business development as well as maintaining current client relationships.

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Williams-Led Research Team Awarded $1.6M Grant

The three-year, $1.6 million dollar grant will support research aimed at understanding how temporal variation in ecological and evolutionary processes allow similar species to coexist.

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New Marketing Director Joins Berkshire Welco

The Pass currently employs 60 professionals in the community.

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Girl Scouts of Central and Western Massachusetts Announces New Board Members

The essential business of the Girl Scouts of Central and Western Massachusetts' (GSCWM) annual meeting was conducted virtually via Zoom.

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Construct Welcomes Five New Board Members

Joining the board are Hinda Bodinger, Wanda Houston, Laura Jordahl, Christa Montano, and Richard Slutsky.

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Lee Bank Names New VP to Expand Financial Wellness Services

Matthew R. Freitag, a certified financial planner and Cheshire native, has been named vice president, financial wellness. He works with Lee Bank customers to assist them in achieving better financial stability and devising personalized financial plans, regardless of income. This service is offered at no cost to customers of Lee Bank.

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CHP Names Psychotherapist to Behavioral Health Team

She will be based at CHP Lee Family Practice.

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CHP Names Dr. Yaman Kana as Associate Dental Director

Kana will continue to practice dentistry as he assists with oversight of CHP's dental practices in Pittsfield, Great Barrington and North Adams.

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Berkshire Money Management Promotes COO

Natalie Wheeler, who joined the firm at the very beginning of 2020 as Operations Manager, is now the Chief Operating Officer (COO).

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Clark Art Announces Research And Academic Program Fellowships

The Clark is one of a small number of institutions globally that is both an art museum and a center for research, critical discussion, and higher education in the visual arts. Through RAP, the Clark hosts a residential fellowship program that welcomes top international scholars for periods ranging from two to nine months

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BCC Professor Featured On Podcast

Meghan St. John, creator of a new podcast called Speak Little Forest, recently delved into the topic of maintaining mental health with Pam Coley McCann, a licensed clinical social worker with a private practice in the Berkshires and Associate Professor of Human Services at Berkshire Community College (BCC).

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RSVP Lifetime Achievement Award

For nearly 50 years, Lawrence has been an active volunteer in the community. RSVP Director Jeff Roucoulet recalled some of Lawrence's achievements over the years.

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Mill Town Hires Executive Chef

Berlin brings more than 25 years of professional culinary experience and is tasked with overseeing the kitchens, crafting menus, and hiring culinary staff to run the day-to-day operations.

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Pittsfield Cooperative Bank Appoints VP OfCommercial Banking

In this position, Matthew will be responsible for managing and growing the bank's commercial loan portfolio.

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