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2013-10-01 23:18:38

Berkshire Community College (BCC) today unveiled a new state-of-the-art lab containing advanced manufacturing equipment housed at Taconic High School (THS) that will provide both BCC and high school students with the advanced technical skills needed to succeed in the new manufacturing workplace. Pittsfield, MA (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 Berkshire Community College (BCC) today unveiled a new state-of-the-art lab containing advanced manufacturing equipment housed at Taconic High School (THS)...

2012-07-06 23:01:43

The new Atlantic Safety Products' New Hampshire headquarters in Pittsfield, NH features a 70,000 SqFt. warehouse. Pittsfield, NH (PRWEB) July 06, 2012 For over 20 years, the Atlantic Safety Products (ASP) HQ has been in Norwood, Massachusetts. When the opportunity came for owners David and Robert Dillon to move their headquarters to Pittsfield, NH, they jumped at the chance. "The new Pittsfield location is perfect for our needs. We are growing at a steady rate, and we needed the...

2012-03-28 23:02:21

Cablecast SXHD solution establishes automated, file-based workflow environment and new media platform for local cable network Saint Paul, MN (PRWEB) March 28, 2012 Tightrope Media Systems is helping Pittsfield Community Television (PCTV) in Massachusetts more efficiently automate content across three cable channels using the company´s range of Cablecast automation and video server solutions. PCTV, serving the Pittsfield, Dalton and Richmond communities, produces and broadcasts...

2011-10-07 07:00:00

Agway and Carr Hardware partner to bring Agway products back to the Berkshire region. Agwayâs newest addition to its dealer network, Carr Hardware is now offering Agway products in their Lee, Massachusetts location and at their flagship store located in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Westfield, MA (PRWEB) October 07, 2011 Agway and Carr Hardware have partnered to bring Agway products back to the Berkshire region. Agwayâs newest addition to its dealer network, Carr...

2010-09-23 13:30:00

PITTSFIELD, Mass., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Covanta Energy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Covanta Holding Corporation (NYSE: CVA) and a world leader in the development and operation of large scale Energy-from-Waste and other renewable energy projects, today announced that its Pittsfield, MA facility has earned STAR status in the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) Voluntary Protection Program (VPP). VPP STAR status is the highest honor given to...

2010-09-09 12:53:00

PITTSFIELD, Mass., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Covanta Pittsfield LLC, a subsidiary of Covanta Holding Corporation (NYSE: CVA), an internationally recognized owner and operator of large-scale Energy-from-Waste and renewable energy projects, today formally announced its plans to work with Crane & Co. to convert the currency company's stored paper-making waste fibers into clean, renewable energy. Covanta Pittsfield operates the Pittsfield Resource Recovery Facility, an Energy-from-Waste...

2010-06-22 10:00:00

PITTSFIELD, Mass., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Stuart Chase, Executive Director of Berkshire Museum announced that Tom Patti, one of the world's mostly highly regarded artists working in glass, has been commissioned to create an original work of art for the Museum's entry vestibule. This major commission, the Museum's first since 1937, when Alexander Calder received his first public commission for two mobiles in the Museum's Ellen Crane Memorial Theater, is expected to be completed and...

2010-02-15 08:00:00

PITTSFIELD, Maine, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wed. Feb 17 Senator Susan Collins will be visiting the Pittsfield, Maine manufacturing facility of CM Almy, a nationally known manufacturer and direct marketer of church furnishings and supplies, Eucharistic and choir vestments, and clergy apparel. CM Almy came to the attention of Sen. Collins as a result of its initiatives to provide workplace health and wellness benefits to its 75 Pittsfield employees in addition to conventional medical...

2009-10-15 15:41:00

Non-profit Soldier On's limited equity housing model for formerly homeless veterans incorporates solar electricity PITTSFIELD, Mass., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Already leading the way nationally with the creation of a new housing model for formerly homeless veterans, Northampton, Massachusetts-based non-profit Soldier On is also taking a forward-looking position on environmental issues. Soldier On's first-of-its-kind limited equity housing project for formerly homeless veterans,...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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