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Take a look at some of the latest Berkshire headlines. Here you will find press from national media outlets covering the area, which is a hotbed for culture, natural beauty, professional growth, personal opportunities, and much more. You’ll also see news from 1Berkshire in regards to company updates and what is happening with economic development throughout the region.


Celebrating Our Creative Economy All Month Long

Location: MASS MoCA, Photo Credit: Nathan Haddad February is Creative Economy Month at 1Berkshire. Individual artists, small businesses, creative manufacturers, cultural organizations, and creative consumers compose our cultural economy, which is vital to the Berkshires economic growth. To kick start the month, artists, non-profit advocates, and creative entrepreneurs from all over the

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Joel Hotchkiss – Spotlight

Location: Hotchkiss Mobiles Showroom & Gift Gallery, Photo Credit: Nathan Haddad The creative economy is one of the integral pieces of what makes the Berkshires attractive for thousands of people who live in and visit the region every year. This month, as we celebrate the creative economy in the Berkshires, we shine

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Berkshire Eagle Arts Coverage Honored at Commonwealth Awards

Representatives of The Berkshire Eagle were honored at the Statehouse on Wednesday for The Eagle's coverage of arts in the Berkshires. The Eagle learned in December that it was among the winners of the 2017 Commonwealth Awards, the state's highest honors in arts, humanities and sciences. The awards are granted by the Massachusetts Cultural

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Healthcare: Berkshire Orthopedics Affiliates with BHS

One of the county's leading providers of orthopedic services has entered into an affiliation with the Berkshire's largest employer, Berkshire Health Systems. Berkshire Orthopedic Associates, located in the Crane Center for Ambulatory Surgery on Park Street, had previously been a private community practice that collaborated with BHS. Under that designation, its staffers were considered

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Morris, Williamstown Elementary Schools Honored at State House

Sen. Adam Hinds welcomed Morris Elementary School Principal Carolyn Boyce to the Massachusetts State House on Feb. 1 to celebrate Morris' designation as a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School. During the ceremony, Williamstown Elementary School was also named a 2016 Massachusetts Commendation School. Read more about the Morris and Williamstown Elementary Schools' award >>

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MCLA’s Design Lab Brings Campus Downtown

In an art deco storefront in the center of the downtown, MCLA students are attending classes about arts management and the creative economy. Learning about the creative economy in the middle of a city largely driven by the creative economy actually contributes to it by bringing several dozen arts students to the commercial zone

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Berkshire-based Writer’s Script to Come to BIFF This Week

While most screenwriters are stuck in traffic on the 405 in L.A. on the way to a pitch meeting, Maria Nation is on her farm feeding her donkeys, horses, dogs and feral cats before she sits down with a screenplay. Read more about the local writer with film coming to the BIFF >>  

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Pittsfield Moves On and Up from Its Industrial Past

Mayor Linda Tyer is a strong believer in the power of collaboration. Several weeks ago, she gave the first State of the City address in Pittsfield’s history and outlined a myriad of multi-faceted projects that have come to fruition in the last year as a result of collaborative efforts. Read more about Pittsfield moving

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