Doctor closing practice,
leaving city position
Dr. David Siegel is leaving his position as Pittsfield’s city physician and will be closing his medical practice, occupational medicine services, effective Dec. 1.
There were a number of factors that went into the decision, including the increasingly challenging practice climate in Massachusetts and especially in Berkshire County, according to Siegel.
Patients who would like to obtain copies of their medical charts should contact the office at (413) 443-7799.
Chamber to hold business showcase
The Berkshire Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Business-to-Business Showcase in conjunction with its monthly Chamber Nite event on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel.
The showcase will take place from 4 to 7 p.m., with networking scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
North Adams mayor
receives Kusik Award
North Adams Mayor Richard J. Alcombright has received the 2014 Charles Kusik Award for outstanding contributions to planning within Berkshire County from the Berkshire Regional Planning Commission.
Alcombright received the award for tackling a number of significant community issues requiring thoughtful and deliberate planning processes during his tenure as mayor, "always with an eye toward identifying financially -- and socially-sustainable -- solutions," according to the BRPC.
The award is named after the late Charles Kusik of Richmond, who placed his imprint on the zoning bylaws of every town in the Berkshires for over three decades.
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