Federal judge approves BMC bid for former NARH

07/31/2014 03:04 PM EDT
SPRINGFIELD -- A federal judge has signed off on Berkshire Medical Center's $4 million bid to buy the former North Adams Regional Hospital. 
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State jobs bill keeps non-compete policy intact
07/31/2014 01:42 PM EDT - BOSTON (AP) -- State legislators have apparently decided not to restrict non-compete agreements in the private sector. Full Story

Tonight: Barrington Stage presents talk on race relations in city
07/31/2014 01:24 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD -- Barrington Stage Company’s cast, crew and administrators are coming together to tackle community issues, with this week’s theme focusing on race and disabilities. Full Story

Tennessee Gas unveils distribution deal with local energy firms
07/31/2014 12:12 AM EDT - The Houston-based energy giant pursuing a controversial new high-pressure gas pipeline project has unveiled a distribution deal with Berkshire Gas Co. Full Story

Williamstown Selectmen, Fire District will consider combining elections to boost participation
07/31/2014 12:12 AM EDT - WILLIAMSTOWN -- Selectmen will invite Fire District officials to an upcoming meeting to discuss ways the two entities can work together. Full Story

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  • Oakland Zoo animals enjoy fruit after truck crash

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Animals at the Oakland Zoo were treated to a buffet of tropical fruit after a truck spilled its shipment on a freeway. Full Story
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    Usher 'overwhelmed' by supporters of foundation

    ATLANTA (AP) — Rhythm and Blues singer Usher said he was overwhelmed with gratitude by the amount of supporters at his New Look Foundation's 15th anniversary luncheon. Full Story