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Pittsfield: Events, workshops at career center

The BerkshireWorks Career Center has several workshops and events scheduled for next week.


Today: Job Search Strategies, 10 to 11 a.m. Registration: (413) 499-2220, ext. 110 or online. Career Center Seminar, 2 to 3 p.m. All attendees must register by calling (413) 499-2220, ext. 110.

Thursday: Creating Your Resume, 10 a.m. to noon. Registration: (413) 499-2220, ext. 110. Career Center Seminar, 2 to 3 p.m. All attendees must register by calling (413) 499-2220, ext. 110.

Friday: North County Job Search, 9 a.m. to noon, 1 to 4 p.m., North Adams City Hall.


Wednesday: Elder Services Program, 10 a.m. to noon. Age 55 and over eligible. For more information or to register, please call Linda at (413) 499-0524.

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday: BCC College Navigator. Shelly Armstrong for an appointment at (413) 236-1639.

Lee: Associate dentist joins local practice

Dr. Cassandra "Casey" Jones has joined Dr. Jay Wise’s dental practice as an associate.

Originally from Arizona, Jones has practiced dentistry in the Berkshires and Pioneer Valley for three years. She is a graduate of The Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health and is an active member of the Berkshire District Dental Society, the Massachusetts Dental Society and the American Dental Society, as well as the Omicron Kappa Upsilon national dental honor society.

Prior to joining Wise’s dental practice, Jones practiced at CHP Dental Center in Great Barrington, where she was instrumental in obtaining a grant to build a new child-friendly space for a child’s first dental visit by age 1.

Boston: Gas prices up penny in Massachusetts

(AP) The cost of a gallon of gas in Massachusetts has crept up by a penny since last week.

AAA Southern New England reports Monday that self-serve, regular is now selling for an average of $3.52 per gallon.

That’s a penny below the national average and 11 cents lower that at the same time last year, but still 6 cents higher per gallon than a month ago.

AAA found self-serve, regular selling for as low as $3.41 to as high as $3.69 per gallon.


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