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2014-04-02 12:32:23

Promise of Restoration of Emergency Services Provides Temporary Fix BOSTON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the 35,000 residents of Northern Berkshire County enter their fifth day with no access to health care services following the illegal closing of North Adams Regional Hospital last week, the Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United was encouraged by the presence of the Governor, Attorney General and other high ranking state officials in North...

2011-11-09 08:00:00

Carol Crossed is the president of the newly restored Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum in Adams, Massachusetts. Adams, MA (PRWEB) November 09, 2011 The Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum in Adams, MA, recently concluded its event series with a talk by All Girls Allowed Executive Director Brian Lee. Lee, who studied gendercide at Harvard University, spoke about the impact of Chinaâs one-child policy, instituted 30 years ago, and how it contributes to gendercide, the systematic...

2009-12-21 06:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- South Carolina State University has contracted with Waypoint Outcomes, a provider of customized Web-based academic assessment and analysis technologies, to assist the university in improving student communication and critical thinking in the classroom. The College of Business and Applied Professional Sciences will implement the Web-based technology in an effort to achieve one of its top goals of improving student writing. Ten courses in the college...

2009-08-23 17:32:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adams Morgan Main Street hosts the 31st annual Adams Morgan Day Festival on Sunday, Sept 13, 2009. The Festival site is 18th Street N.W. between Columbia Rd and Florida Ave.; "Arts on Belmont" opens at 10am and adjacent venues are Marie Reed School and Kalorama and Unity Parks. The Adams Morgan Main Street Group builds on its innovations of the last 5 years and successful traditions of decades in presenting this eagerly awaited event from 12...

2008-07-25 15:00:51

By Jennifer Huberdeau, North Adams Transcript, Mass. Jul. 25--NORTH ADAMS -- As prices for gas, food, and utilities continue to cut deeper into people's paychecks, the number of those seeking assistance from food pantries and emergency service agencies in Northern Berkshire has begun to rise. "We've seen an increase of about 15 percent countywide," Donald Atwater, director of Berkshire Community Action Council said Wednesday. "We've seen an increase of between 10 to 15 percent in...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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