The duo Honeyhoney - Ben Jaffe and Suzanne Santo - is playing two shows in the region next weekend.
On April 11th they’ll play a benefit concert for Arts Programs at Mt. Greylock Regional High School where Ben attended and graduated from as a mediocre student (his words). For that show, they’ll play WITH Mt. Grelock’s high school band.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick is in North Adams, talking about ongoing plans for North Adams Regional Hospital, closed since Friday afternoon.
Governor Patrick is still meeting with local lawmakers and leaders from the state’s public health department and Berkshire Medical Center at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. Patrick says BMC has signed an application allowing the Pittsfield-based healthcare company to operate a satellite emergency facility at North Adams Regional Hospital.
City officials say emergency service has been restored to the western Massachusetts town of North Adams approximately 11 hours after cell phone and Internet service was knocked out when radio towers on top of a nearby mountain collapsed amid high winds and heavy rain.
The North Adams Department of Public Safety released the following statement Sunday morning.
"Due to high winds and heavy rain throughout the night, the radio towers on top of Florida Mountain have collapsed. This has resulted in the loss or significant interruption of cell and internet services in the North Adams area.
If you need assistance and have no cell service, please use your home phone to make any calls.