NARH: Complete coverage of North Adams Regional Hospital closing


Coverage from Nov. 25 

Story | BMC adds mammography services at Northern Berkshire campus

Coverage from Nov. 7 

Story | BMC opens renovated endoscopy unit at Northern Berkshire campus

Coverage from Oct. 16 

Story | Update: Ecu-Health Care moving into former quarters at BMC North Berkshire Campus

Coverage from Oct. 13 

Story | Resolution before North Adams City Council calls for BMC to expand Northern Berkshire services

Coverage from Sept. 26 

Story | McCann Tech to move LPN program into BMC Northern Berkshire campus

Coverage from Sept. 25 

Story | BMC may have 'near-term' plan for North Adams campus in 1-2 months

Coverage from Sept. 23 

Story | Photos: Stroudwater Associates hold Northern Berkshire community meeting

Coverage from Sept. 18 

Story | Stroudwater report calls for ‘limited inpatient services' in North Adams, Critical Access designation

Document | Stroudwater Report on Northern Berkshire Community Health Needs

Coverage from Sept. 4 |

Story | Officials hail Berkshire Medical Center's $4M purchase of former North Adams Regional Hospital

Coverage from July 1 

Story | Archived: Coverage of Stroudwater Associates public forum

Coverage from June 19

Story | Hearing date set on bid to buy former North Adams Regional Hospital 

Day 65 Coverage from May 27 

Day 45 Coverage from May 7

TOP STORY | MNA report: Crippling debt to blame for NARH closure

Day 43 Coverage from May 5

STORY | BMC working within its own union contracts when hiring former NARH employees

Day 39 Coverage from May 1

STORY | MCLA walk-in care center opens to the public

STORY | No ombudsman named to oversee BMC's use of ER

Day 38 Coverage from April 30

STORY | BMC to open non-emergency walk-in care center at MCLA today

STORY | Update: Berkshire Medical Center cleared to set up ER at former North Adams Regional Hospital

Day 37 Coverage from April 29

STORY | BMC bids $4 million for former NARH, other facilities

STORY | State Senate hearing in North Adams gathers input on heroin epidemic

Day 36 Coverage from April 28

STORY | Drury's E3 launches clothing line showing its Steeple City pride

Day 34 Coverage from Saturday, April 26

TOP STORY MCLA health center to serve as temporary acute care clinic

OPINION | Joseph Grande: City's events release a flood of memories

Day 33 Coverage from Friday, April 25

STORY | North Berkshire relieved by BMC deal to buy former NARH

STORY | MountainOne sets up MCLA scholarship for students of former NARH workers

OPINION | Hope in North Adams

Day 32 Coverage from Thursday, April 24

TOP STORY | UPDATE: Berkshire Medical Center set to purchase former NARH; ER could open in mid-May

STORY | Northern Berkshire ambulances suffer consequences of NARH closing

Day 31 Coverage from Wednesday, April 23

STORY | Update: NARH's late-March closing likely to affect April's jobless rate

Day 30 Coverage from Tuesday, April 22

STORY | Motion aims to preserve utility service at former North Adams Regional Hospital

Day 28 coverage from Sunday, April 20

STORY | NARH closing hurts more than just the hospital

Day 27 coverage from Saturday, April 19

COLUMN | Clarence Fanto: No fault in BHS taking their time

Day 26 coverage from Saturday, April 19

COLUMN | Alan Chartock comments on NARH

Day 25 coverage from Friday, April 18

TOP STORY | Move allows Ecu-Health Care to continue serving Northern Berkshire

PHOTOS | Ecu-Health Care's new location on Union Street

Day 24 coverage from Thursday, April 17

TOP STORY | Bankruptcy attorney: Negotiations underway for BMC parent to acquire NARH facility

Day 23 coverage from Wednesday, April 16

TOP STORY | Thousands of signatures deliver single message: Save NARH

STORY | Talks to reopen emergency room at NARH 'positive and productive'

Day 22 coverage from Tuesday, April 15

PHOTOS | North Adams Regional Hospital supporters boarding buses to Boston

VIDEO | Western Mass community members board buses on Tuesday morning to deliver petition signatures to Boston(1/3)

VIDEO | About 90 West. Mass. Community members board buses on Tuesday morning to deliver petition signatures to Boston (2/3)

VIDEO | Western Mass Community members board buses on Tuesday morning to deliver petition signatures to Boston (3/3)

LETTER | Management failing communities

Day 21 coverage from Monday, April 14

TOP STORY | Court hearings to determine NARH emergency service restoration

Day 20 coverage from Sunday, April 13

COLUMN | Maynard Seider: Product of a broken health care system

Day 19 coverage from Saturday, April 12

TOP STORY | Former NARH caregivers get helping hand at resource fair

STORY | Forum seeks answers to future of health care in Northern Berkshire

PHOTOS | NARH Resources Fair

Day 18 coverage from Friday, April 11

TOP STORY | Former NARH employees flock to Pittsfield job fair

PHOTOS | 2014 Berkshire Career Fair

VIDEO | 2014 Berkshire Career Fair at Berkshire Hills CC is packed this year

VIDEO | #NARH RN Angie Lingner speaks about her experience at the Berkshire Career Fair

VIDEO | Robbin Simonetti, #NARH RN, is organizing a bus trip to the Statehouse to deliver petitions to Governor Patrick

LETTER | Come together to save hospital

Day 17 coverage from Thursday, April 10

TOP STORY | 143 former NARH employees hired by BMC

LETTER | A good use for some of NARH

LETTER | Learn and rebuild health system

LETTER | NARH volunteers haven't given up

LETTER | NARH and George Bailey's wisdom

Day 16 coverage from Wednesday, April 9

TOP STORY | Possible relocation of emergency services raises concern at Northern Berkshire community meeting

STORY | Resource fair for former NARH employees to be held Friday

OPINION | NARH salvage operation

COLUMN | Adam F. Falk: Building a new health care system

PHOTOS | Weekly NARH community meeting

VIDEO | North Adams Ambulance updates public of its services during the weekly community meeting at North Adams Legion

VIDEO | MCLA to host community resource fair from 1-4 for NARH

VIDEO | Community meeting at North Adams Legion about NARH closing

Day 15 coverage from Tuesday, April 8

TOP STORY | BMC committed to emergency facility in North County, but it might not be at NARH

STORY |Neal, Senators push action to restore emergency services for North County

STORY | Northern Berkshire Community Coalition forum to focus on health care changes

LETTER | Health care help for county residents

COLUMN | North Adams Ambulance more than a transport agency

Day 14 coverage from Monday, April 7

BLOG | NARH proceedings in federal bankruptcy court

READ | Northern Berkshire Healthcare Chapter 7 barkruptcy documents

LETTER | Ukraine money better spent here

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Day 13 coverage from Sunday, April 6

STORY | Help for NARH staff not slowing

LETTER | A severe loss for the elderly

Day 12 coverage from Saturday, April 5

STORY | Unused NARH food donated to local food pantries

COLUMN | Bill Donovan: Leadership gap in North Adams

LETTER | Eulogy for North Adams' hospital

STORY | In a switch, OB/GYN, Family Medicine practices at NARH will stay put

Day 11 coverage from Friday, April 4

OPINION | Aaron Sardell: Leadership psychology and NARH

LETTER | Cruel end to long history of caregiving

LETTER | North Adams failed by state officials

LETTER | Unfair to scapegoat NARH trustees

Day 10 coverage from Thursday, April 3

TOP STORY | NARH parent company files for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection

STORY | Nurses union to have say in NARH bankruptcy proceedings

STORY | Community Health Programs provides temporary relief to NARH patients

PHOTOS | CHP mobile medical van provides services at NARH

LETTER | Post-mortem on hospital

LETTER | Identify those behind closing

LETTER | NARH board must be accountable

Day Nine coverage from Wednesday, April 2

TOP STORY | Job fair gives former NARH employees chance for a new start

STORY | NARH community gathers strength, information at forum

STORY | Update: Northern Berkshire Family Practice, Northern Berkshire OB/GYN move set for Monday - maybe

PHOTOS | Job Fair held for former NARH employees

VIDEO | CHP Mobile van is at NARH providing primary care services to those in need

VIDEO | Health care job fair at Clark House on NARH campus

VIDEO | Job fair at Clark House on NARH campus

Day Eight coverage from Tuesday, April 1

TOP STORY | Update: 75 former NARH employees hired for emergency care center

STORY | Community organizations, businesses offer support to former NARH employees

BLOG | Recap of Tuesday's NARH announcements

READ | Gov. Patrick's NARH letter to Berkshire County

COLUMN | John Seven: Shutdown of NARH leaves a lasting scar

PHOTOS | Gov. Deval Patrick speaks about NARH

PHOTOS | Attorney General Martha Coakley speaks about NARH

PHOTOS | Photos of April 1 community update on NARH status

VIDEO | Gov. Patrick speaks to media at MCLA during meeting about hospital closure (1/3)

VIDEO | Governor Patrick speaks to media following meeting at MCLA (2/3)

VIDEO | Governor speaks to media at MCLA about hospital closure (3/3)

VIDEO | Sen. Ben Downing reads a letter written to the community by Gov. Deval Patrick

VIDEO | AG Martha Coakley speaks to media at North Adams City Hall

VIDEO | AG Martha Coakley speaks to media at North Adams City Hall (2/3)

VIDEO | AG Martha Coakley speaks to media at North Adams City Hall (3/3)

VIDEO | A community meeting brings updates on the legal work in progress to save

Day Seven coverage from Monday, March 31

TOP STORY| Officials work toward deal to reopen NARH emergency room as BMC satellite

STORY | Ecu-Health Care, state rush to help cover NARH jobless

PHOTOS | Photos of a closed North Adams Regional Hospital

STORY | Church service spotlights North Adams togetherness, determination to overcome NARH closure

LETTER | Letter: NARH was there, good times and sad

LETTER | Another blow to the common man

Day Six coverage from Sunday, March 30

TOP STORY | Rep. Neal would push for 'critical care' status for North Adams Regional Hospital

LETTER | Community must come together

COLUMN | Tony Dobrowolski: Losing your job is no fun

LETTER | ACA not to blame for NARH closure

VIDEO | A community vigil at First Congregational Church in North Adams

VIDEO | The Rev. David Anderson speaks during vigil at the First Congregational Church in North Adams

VIDEO | People say Psalm 46 during a vigil at First Congregational Church in North Adams

VIDEO | People tie ribbons to a net to represent their worries during a vigil at Fiirs Congregational Church in North Adams

VIDEO | People sing during a vigil at the First Congregational Church in North Adams

VIDEO | Jean Vankin shares her experiences with NARH during a vigil at 1st Congo Church in North Adams

PHOTOS | Community vigil in support of former NARH employees

Day Five coverage from Saturday, March 29

OUR OPINION | Our Opinion: A Gloomy Day

LETTER | Coming together in difficult times

LETTER | Thanks to NARH, Praying for the best

Day Four coverage from Friday, March 28

TOP STORY | NARH ER to close for weekend; finances are that acute, AG says

STORY | Last day at NARH filled with emotions, high drama

STORY | Friday's latest developments at NARH

VIDEO | Videos: Dozens of protesters at NARH, rally outside on its last day

STORY | Downing postpones local meeting to focus on NARH

READ | N.B. Healthcare trustees' open letter to the community

BLOG | Coverage recap of Occupy NARH protest

Day Three coverage from Thursday, March 27

TOP STORY | BMC appointed to resume operation of NARH emergency room

STORY | North Berkshire relieved an ER remains within reach

VIDEO | Judge Agostini's ruling in court

COURT DOCUMENTS | Read the judge's NARH ruling here

STORY | At NARH, protesters line road, occupy cafeteria

PHOTOS | Photos of protests at North Adams Regional Hospital

STORY | For NARH, what will Chapter 7 bankruptcy do?

STORY | NARH union reps hail 'reprieve,' but see more to be done

STORY | Pulling the plug: How NARH got to this point

STORIFY | NARH employees race to cash final checks

STORY | Updated: BHS steps in to keep two practices running

STORY | North Adams mayor urges patience among protesters at NARH

STORY | Live coverage: Occupy NARH protest

OUR OPINION | No quitting on NARH

Day Two coverage from Wednesday, March 26:

PHOTOS | Photos from Wednesday's community meeting to plan to save NARH

PHOTOS | Photos from North Adams Regional Hospital on Wednesday

VIDEO | Emergency meeting at American Legion in effort to save NARH

VIDEO | Pastor Dave Anderson on at Wednesday's Legion meeting

VIDEO | Debbie Poplowski speaks at meeting on NARH

VIDEO | Cindy Bird speaks at Legion meeting on NARH

VIDEO | Mayor Alcombright speaks at Legion meeting

VIDEO | Nurse Robbin Simonetti speaks at Legion meeting

VIDEO | NARH employees meet to discuss the closing

STORY | BHS working with Northern Berkshire Healthcare physician practices

STORY | Community expresses outrage, demonstrations planned through Friday

VIDEO | Organizer speaks on plan for Occupy NARH demonstration

STORY | Independent medical offices to remain open following NARH closure

STORY | NARH employees hoping for the best, planning for the worst

STORY | NARH closure will force injured athletes to travel farther for medical attention

VIDEO | North Adams Mayor Richard J. Alcombright speaks about NARH closing

STORY | Nurses union to host forum Wednesday night in bid to keep NARH open

POLL QUESTION | What is your greatest concern about NARH closing?

Day One coverage from Tuesday, March 25:


STORY | NARH employees angry at management, worried for patients

PHOTOS | Photos of North Adams Regional through the years

PHOTOS | Employees react to the news of NARH closing

STORY | Critical drive time lengthened for ambulances, patients

TIMELINE | A timeline of North Adams Regional Hospital

STORY | BMC adjusts to handle influx of patients, services

STORY | State jobs team to deploy for NARH employees

STORY | NARH closing to have multimilion-dollar impact, ripple effect

STORY | Disbelief, anger greet news of NARH closing

READ | The trustees' letter to NARH employees

DATA | A look at North Berkshire Healthcare financials

OUR OPINION | Ramifications for Berkshires can't be fully predicted


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