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  1. Emergency Service providers accomplish what was thought impossible NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | The Recorder

    ... association has responded to 1,861 calls out of 1,863. The association now serves about 2,600 residents in Colrain and Heath. It also provides primary paramedic intercept services for the Charlemont Volunteer Ambulance Association and mutual aid to ...

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  2. Heath students may go to Hawlemont in fall NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | The Recorder

    If all goes as hoped, the Heath Elementary School's remaining 30 or so schoolchildren could be sent to the Hawlemont Regional School in Charlemont in the fall, joining another 125 children in the pre-K to Grade 6 agriculture-based curriculum.

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  3. Heath, Mohawk struggle with school closure NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Recorder

    The Mohawk Trail Regional School District Committee approved its $19.4 million budget proposal for the coming school year, but voted down Heath's request for additional money needed to operate its sparsely populated elementary school for another year.

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  4. Heath, Mohawk ponder new plan for schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | The Recorder

    What happens if Heath hasn't made arrangements to send its students to an out-of-town school before next school year? Could its sparsely enrolled Heath Elementary School stay open another year, at a cost to be shared by all member towns in the Mohawk Trail Regional School District? Or should a contingency plan be set up, so that Heath could send ... (more)

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  5. Florence D. Haskins, 88Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | IBerkshires

    Florence Dolores Haskins, 88, of Union Street, North Adams, died Monday, February 6, 2017, at Mt. Greylock Extended Care Center in Pittsfield, Mass.

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  6. Heath school officials question Mohawk budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | The Recorder

    Heath officials warned that their town may not support a $19.4 million Mohawk Trail Regional School District budget unless more money is budgeted for running the Heath Elementary School.

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  7. Gloria S. Senecal, 90Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | IBerkshires

    ... D. Senecal of Pittsfield; three grandchildren, Thomas M. Eastland and his wife Melissa, Lisa M. Haas and her husband Heath, and Ann M. Eastland; six great-grandchildren, Kamlyn, Stephin, Carter, Cassidy, Gavin, and Ava; and nieces and nephews. Three ...

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  8. Circle Mirror transformation,' extraordinary - - Heathers: The Musical,' a guilty pleasureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | LEO Weekly

    The title of Annie Baker's 2009 play "Circle Mirror Transformation," which opened last week at Actors Theatre of Louisville, refers to a theater exercise. As actors stand in a circle, one person starts the game with an action and sound.

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  9. Heath faces an agonizing choiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | The Recorder

    Twenty-two years after Heath opened its elementary school to accommodate a growing number of students, the hilltown now faces the disheartening prospect of closing its school as enrollment shrinks and costs rise.

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  10. Mohawk school budget rises, despite cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | The Recorder

    ... 1.6 full-time positions. An full-time counseling position was cut at Colrain Central School. But cuts to staff for the Heath Elementary School drew the most reaction from Heath school and town officials present. With Heath looking to close its ...

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  11. What's next for Heath school kids? Community talks plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | The Recorder

    If the 22-year-old Heath Elementary School closes next fall, what do residents see as the best options for their children's public education? How does the community feel about the possible school closure, and how can the community shape its future? The Heath Education Task Force and the Heath School Local Education Council will be hosting four ... (more)

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  12. Mohawk parents: - Heterogeneous' classes not workingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2017 | The Recorder

    ... act," math teacher Eric Colbeck said. "Heterogeneity doesn't enable all students to rise together," Jeff Parent of Heath replied. "It chains them together. But you don't hold them to their highest potential. There's nothing wrong with one student ...

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  13. Mohawk to Colrain: - Status quo' not an optionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | The Recorder

    ... must pay the same for a teacher in that classroom and the same for school bus transportation, Thurber explained. The Heath Elementary School, Thurber said, has a combined fourth, fifth and sixth-grade classroom of only seven students. She said Heath ...

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  14. Towns seek - Plan B' for Charlemont ambulanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | The Recorder

    ... the ambulance service brought in about $94,000 in fiscal year 2012, when the ambulance served four towns, including Heath and Rowe. In 2014, she said, the revenue was about $67,000. Town officials estimate the cost to add a 40 hour per week EMT ...

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  15. Longtime Mohawk chairman Thwing to step downRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | The Recorder

    ... ins on the taxpayers." The 17-member school board lost three members during the past two months. Educator Ken Rocke of Heath resigned as a school committee member Nov. 30, and Buckland committee member Glenn Cardinal died in early December.

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  16. Youth theater workshop in Heath organized in response to opioid crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | The Recorder

    There's still time for students to sign up for the Recovery Theatre's "Winter Recovery Intensive" - a weekend of theatrical training for area youth - which will be held this Friday through Sunday at the Heath Elementary School, 18 Jacobs Road.

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  17. Getting to know school consolidationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | The Recorder

    ... grade school consolidation would start in September and go through September 2019. The goal for fall is to help the Heath Education Task Force find a way to educate its grade-school children so that the 29-student Heath Elementary School could be ...

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  18. Looking back: What's ahead for West County towns?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2016 | The Recorder

    ... the 2014-15 Mohawk Long Range Planning Committee of member town's officials and now Mohawk's BEST Committee and the Heath Educational Task Force are working on separate, but parallel tracks to consolidate too-small classrooms without compromising ...

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  19. Editorial: Shutting down Heath school isn't so easyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | The Recorder

    Heath faces an unenviable task as it tries to save money by closing its elementary school while safeguarding the educational experience of its children.

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  20. Heath plans for elementary school closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | The Recorder

    If Heath town meeting voters agree with the town's Educational Task Force recommendation, Heath will close its 21-year-old elementary school and pay tuition to send its grade-school children to either the Hawlemont Regional School or the Rowe Elementary School.

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