State Tourism Director Urges Collaboration

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It’s a $32 billion industry in Massachusetts, bringing in $812 million in taxes, but tourism requires cooperation, collaboration and communication between the state’s 16 regional tourism councils as well as among the industry sectors

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Female Community Leaders – Spotlight

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Berkshire County boasts many women in key leadership positions, starting with elected officials in our Legislative delegation, State Representative Gailanne Cariddi, representing the 1st Berkshire District and Representative Tricia Farley-Bouvier, representing the 3rd Berkshire District.

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New Teen Center Plants ‘Roots’ in North Adams

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When a grant was secured last summer to move forward with a new teen center, the grant application read "Northern Berkshire Youth Center." That, in the minds of some of the young people helping to

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Roots Teen Center Opens in North Adams

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Exuding hope and excitement, organizers and young people on Saturday afternoon celebrated the opening of the Roots Teen Center at 43 Eagle Street. The aim of the center, according to Jessica Sweeney, the newly hired

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Springfield/The Berkshires Lend Historic, Natural Backdrop

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Like famed 19th century writer and transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau, who “discovered around me an ocean of mist, which…shut out every vestige of the earth” atop Mount Greylock, J.K. Rowling found magic at Massachusetts’ highest

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