One Berkshire


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.

Help Us Advocate for Fair Energy Costs in the Berkshires

Be part of the dialogue. On April 10th, the Department of Public Utilities (DPU) will hold a hearing about the proposed electric rate hike and we want you to attend. The hearing will take place at 6:00 PM at the Berkshire Athenaeum in Pittsfield.This January, Eversource requested approval from the DPU to raise rates by

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Neal Maxymillian – Spotlight

Since 1969, J.H. Maxymillian has provided thousands of construction and engineering jobs throughout the Berkshires and New England. This month, we are happy to spotlight J.H. Maxymillian President Neal Maxymillian, for his outstanding service to our community. For four decades, the Berkshire-based family business has created and reinforced critical infrastructure, protecting the natural beauty

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Help Your Business with a 1B Site Visit

This month, 1Berkshire would like to pay tribute to our valued clients; the core of our organization. Our client network of businesses and services is critical to our ability to market the Berkshires as a premier vacation destination and a fantastic place to live and work. The goal of the Client Services team at 1Berkshire

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Spare a “BerkShare”?

Massachusetts’ Berkshires mountain region enjoys spectacular views, glorious fall foliage, a notable farm-to-table food movement, and one more thing that similar regions don’t have: its own currency. BerkShares, the local currency, was introduced in 2006 by the Berkshires-based Schumacher Center for a New Economics as a project in sustainable economics. Consumers and businesses can

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1Berkshire’s Annual Career Fair to be Held in Late March

BERKSHIRE COUNTY, MA – 1Berkshire is pleased to announce the 2017 Career Fair in partnership with Berkshire Community College. The Fair will be held on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, from 10am-4pm at Berkshire Community College’s Paterson Field House. This event is free and open to the general public. 1Berkshire is excited to partner with

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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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