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It is not a win win for the transportation industry as the truckstop was easily accessible from the turnpike. Massachusettes has forgotten that truck drivers are customers and tourists. We need to eat, sleep and a find safe and legal parking. The turnpike could add an additional 1000 PARKING SPOTS AND IT STILL WOULD NOT BE ENOUGH!
LEE, Mass. — Amanda Giracca and Miguel Silva have joined Literacy Network of South Berkshire as Development & Communications Associate and Learner Liaison, respectively.
"Amanda and Miguel bring the necessary professional and personal skills to their respective roles," Executive Director Leigh Doherty said."It takes a team, and I am really excited by this one."
Giracca, a Berkshire County native, is a writer and former writing professor who most recently taught at the University at Albany. She has been a volunteer tutor for LitNet, and served as an intern for the organization's annual appeal starting last fall.
Silva, who came to the Berkshires at age 10 from Bogotá, Colombia, currently teaches Spanish at Berkshire Country Day School. The newly created role of Learner Liaison is tasked with improving outreach between the organization's staff and largely Latinx immigrant learners.
Wahconah's Maria Gamberoni Wednesday scored her 11th point of the night less than five minutes into the game to reach the 1,000-point plateau for her career en route to a 63-13 win over Mount Everett. click for more
On Tuesday night, the Berkshire County athletic directors released a tentative schedule for the first full week of games and meets for schools that are fielding competitive teams this winter. click for more
The board of directors of the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association Friday voted to start the winter sports season no earlier than Dec. 14 and to move wrestling to the spring in hopes that the sport will have a path to competitions later in 2021. click for more
On Thursday, the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association voted to accept the recommendation of its Tournament Management Committee and not hold any postseason tournaments in the upcoming winter season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. click for more