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Pittsfield Suns' Hot Stove Features Red Sox GM Cherington
By Andy McKeever, iBerkshires Staff
04:41AM / Saturday, January 31, 2015
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Red Sox General Manager Ben Cherington has been active this off-season and next week, city residents can hear all about it.   Cherington is the headlining the Pittsfield Suns' second annual Hot Stove on Friday when he'll field questions about an array of topics at the Colonial Theatre.   "It's more of a very relaxed question and answer," said Suns General Manager Kevin McGuire.    The events starts with a VIP cocktail hour during which Cherington will be signing baseballs for attendees and hors d’oeuvres will be served by Mazzeo's Ristorante. Afterward, the audience will move to the theater where the conversation

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Fairview Commons Receives National Award
03:27PM / Friday, January 30, 2015
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GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living recently announced the selection of Fairview Commons Nursing & Rehabilitation Center as a recipient of the Silver Achievement in Quality award for its outstanding performance in the health care profession.

Fairview joined North Adams Commons and Hunt Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (Danvers) in winning the 2014 Silver Award, three of only 81 facilities nationwide and the only ones selected in Massachusetts. All three are affiliates of Berkshire Healthcare Systems. Nearly 300 facilities across the country sought the designation. The competitive award program highlights select

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Senator Downing Hosts Town Hall Forum on Wednesday
02:49PM / Friday, January 30, 2015
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GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Representatives from the State Senate will kickoff a series of community conversations across the state beginning on Wednesday, Feb. 4, at 10 a.m. at Berkshire South Regional Community Center.

State Sen. Benjamin B. Downing, D-Pittsfield, and his Western Massachusetts colleagues Sens. Donald Humason, James Welch and Eric Lesser have arranged for a full day of events on Wednesday, starting with the Celebrate the Berkshires Town Hall Forum before they travel east into the other western counties.

Senate President Stan Rosenberg, D-Amherst, and Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr, R-Gloucester, tasked Senate members with assembling regional days to highlight and

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Goodwill Offers Soft Skills, Custodial Workshops
02:32PM / Friday, January 30, 2015
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Goodwill of the Berkshires will offer two job readiness workshops.

Goodwill’s next GoodWorks Soft Skills workshop will begin on Feb. 6. The six-week program is offered on location at Mildred Elley, 100 West St, Pittsfield. Classes will be held each Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Students will invest in a foundation of life skills for long-term work success. This interactive, peer-to-peer facilitated workshop covers topics such as organization and decision making skills, customer service, self advocacy, team building, and time management with a focus on dependability, job seeking and job retention.

"Business 101: Spot-On-Cleaning" is a 15-week-long

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Berkshire County Arc Accepting Applications for 2015 Scholarships
01:44PM / Friday, January 30, 2015
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Berkshire County Arc announces its 2015 scholarship award program.

High school seniors pursuing undergraduate education in the field of human services are eligible to apply, and students pursing degree programs including psychology, social work, special education, rehabilitation counseling and related courses of study will be given consideration.

The selection of award winners will be based upon prior involvement in volunteer or paid activities with individuals with disabilities, the potential to contribute to the field of human services and academic achievement.  An independent panel of community members will select the winners and determine the amount of

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Fairview Receives ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center Designation
01:38PM / Friday, January 30, 2015
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GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Fairview Hospital has been designated a Lung Cancer Screening Center by the American College of Radiology.

The ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center designation is a voluntary program that recognizes facilities that have committed to practice safe, effective diagnostic care for individuals at the highest risk for lung cancer.

In order to receive this elite distinction, facilities must be accredited by the ACR in computed tomography in the chest module, as well as undergo a rigorous assessment of its lung cancer screening protocol and infrastructure. Also required are procedures in place for follow-up patient care, such as counseling and smoking cessation

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The Independent Investor: College Savings Accounts Are Not Risk-Free
By Bill Schmick,
08:22PM / Thursday, January 29, 2015
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A national debate over whether to tax "529" college savings plans has turned the spotlight on these plans and how they work. Do they really help parents save the money their kids will need for college? The answer depends on how they are invested and how they are managed.

Starting in 2001, the IRS offered tax benefits to middle-class families to cope with the escalating costs of college education. Thirty-four states (and the District of Columbia) also chipped in with tax breaks of their own. These savings plans work much like a 401 (K) or a Roth IRA. The after-tax money you invest in these plans will grow (or not) without being subject to federal income tax. Any money you

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'Mortdecai': Of Moustaches and Men
By Michael S. Goldberger, iBerkshires Film Critic
08:13PM / Thursday, January 29, 2015
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Popcorn Column
by Michael S. Goldberger  
Johnny Depp ponders the vagaries of moustaches and acting careers in the forgettable 'Mortdecai.'

There's nothing good on TV and you've finished pondering all your forgotten lore. So you're playing with your phone, switching from the weather to Yelp and regularly checking to see if you've received any new mail in the last minute. But something's missing ... that drone of an inconsequential movie as background score to your boredom. In such case might I recommend, when available through Netflix or any of the other secondary movie purveyors, director David

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Protect Your Online Data With These Tips
11:57AM / Thursday, January 29, 2015
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In recognition of National Data Privacy Day on Jan. 28, Adams Community Bank is urging customers to take an active role in protecting their data.     

"Adams Community Bank’s first priority is to protect our customers’ money and information,” said Charles P. O’Brien, president  and CEO.  “We use a combination of safeguards to protect our customers’ information, and we encourage our customers to partner with us in that effort.”

To help ensure the safety of personal information, Adams Community Bank suggests following these four tips:

* Create c0mplic@t3d passwords. Avoid birthdays, pet names and simple passwords

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Free State, Federal Tax Prep For Incomes Under $53K
11:17AM / Thursday, January 29, 2015
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Three nonprofit community organizations have partnered to offer free tax preparation services to Berkshire County households with incomes of less than $53,000.

Some of these households may also qualify for an Earned Income Tax Credit of up to $6,044.

With funding from the Berkshire United Way; Central Berkshire Habitat for Humanity and CONSTRUCT have joined forces to provide a free VITA Tax sevice. VITA is the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program by IRS trained and certified volunteers.

Berkshire County residents meeting the household income requirement should call 413.442.3181 to schedule appointments in Pittsfield or Great Barrington. Residents are encouraged to call as soon as

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