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Special needs performing arts camp seeks children to participate

Pizzi invites neurodivergent children, children with autism who have low support needs, and any child with a disability to join the camp, which is free, and set to run August 5 through 9 at Berkshire Community College.

CHP should welcome back doctors who have left

In her letter to the editor, Ruth Dinerman writes: "Now I learn that John Horan and Siobhan McNally, both astonishingly good pediatricians are not necessarily returning to CHP. That is a loss this community cannot afford."

Bring our doctors back

In her letter to the editor, Tamera Gebo-Wilber writes: “Talented and highly respected nurses, nurse practitioners, and a grant writer, have left [CHP].”

Tell CHP board to stop attrition of health providers

In her letter to the editor, Dr. Diane Singer writes: "The health care given at CHP will suffer dramatically as wonderful providers leave in frustration, are forced out, threatened, or not welcomed back."

CHP’s interim CEO identifies new challenges for healthcare network

Now, as health care has become increasingly shaped by complex business demands, growing pains have forced a more challenging balance between medicine and finances.

CHP board names consultant to oversee health care network

CHP Board of Directors has hired Lia Spiliotes, a partner and senior advisor in Cambridge Management Group to fill the gap left by the resignation of former Director Bryan Ayars.

Affordable housing, historic sites earn GB Community Preservation nod

One cannot swing a cat in town lately without hitting a controversy: Michelle Loubert complained that using CPA funds to finance repair of the historic Unitarian Universalist Meeting House in Housatonic violated separation of church and state.

Bits & Bytes: GB firefighter graduations; ‘The Weir’ auditions; Ann Wright at Friends Meeting House; Writers Read series; CHP gets grant

“The Academy was one of the most physically and mentally demanding experiences I have endured. I feel much more confident in the jobs I will have to perform ... and I am incredibly proud to serve the community.” -- Great Barrington firefighter Jacob Borden

Community Health Programs: An agency in turmoil, doctors say

Their concern, doctors say, is that the quality of patient care at CHP’s health centers is at risk in a climate where physicians’ voices are ignored or marginalized, where staff members who raise concerns are bullied to the point where they eventually leave or are fired.

Bits & Bytes: Western MA Film & Media Exchange; Donna Murch at Williams; MASSPIRG’s national day of action; Checking Accounts 101; Berkshire Art Association...

In her presentation Murch will explore the concurrent rise of the prison industrial complex and efforts to quell black liberation and black power movements in the 1960s..

Gideon’s Garden: So others may eat

“Gideon’s Garden is the best thing. It’s such a pleasure partnering with them. They have a big heart; they care about everybody.” --George Laye, director of the Guthrie Center

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