Berkshire Medical Center provided the following updates on health care services in the Northern Berkshires following Chapter 7 bankruptcy filing by Northern Berkshire Healthcare on April 3. Approximately 530 people were employed by NBH.
UMass basketball player Derrick Gordon says he feels liberated as the first openly gay NCAA division one basketball player.
On the first day of his new life as an openly gay student athlete Gordon met with dozens of reporters in a round of interviews that lasted close to two hours and said he is comfortable being a trailblazing role model.
University of Massachusetts basketball player Derrick Gordon has announced he is gay. He is the first openly gay athlete in Division 1 men’s basketball. WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with Genny Beemyn, the director of the Stonewall Center at UMass Amherst – the campus L-G-T-B center.
While construction for a proposed pipeline across the northern portion of Massachusetts wouldn’t begin until April 2017, environmental groups are already expressing opposition. The proposal is to upgrade and expand the existing Tennessee Gas Pipeline covering parts of New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut and New Hampshire.