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North Adams,

city (1990 pop. 16,797), Berkshire co., NW Mass., in the Berkshire Hills, on the Hoosic River near the Vt. border; settled c.1737, set off from Adams and inc. 1878. It is located in a summer resort and winter ski area. Manufactures include paper products, textiles, chemicals, and machinery. The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (1999) and Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (1894) are in the city.
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On days 1 and 2, I passed through Williamstown, North Adams and Adams, all old mill communities that have fallen into more turbulent times since the shoe and textile factories closed decades ago, but Williamstown has Williams College, North Adams has the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts and the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (aka Mass MoCA), and Adams is undergoing a downtown revitalization project.
The Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative (MAeHC), a pioneer from the earliest era of HIE implementation efforts, provides an instructive success story through its North Adams eHX (electronic health exchange) program.
In 1989, North Adams Apartments Limited Partnership (Plaintiff) obtained an easement from the City of North Adams (City) to build a sewer system that would link Plaintiff's two parcels of land to the municipal sewer system.
RONDEAU, a freelance writer who lives in North Adams, Massachusetts.
If a student is frustrated or angry, you don't want just to fine them for swearing," says Timothy Jay, a psychology professor at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts in North Adams.
Will Durant was born in North Adams, Massachusetts, to French Canadian parents.
This summer, Lava's calendar has included performances at the Catskill Festival of New Theatre and the Michigan Womyn's Music Festival, and it hits the stage at the Mass MoCA in North Adams, Mass.
A complex arrangement including maps, historical documents hidden beneath wooden floorboards, and an informational poster, the installation pointedly juxtaposes the situation of laborers in deindustrialized North Adams with their disenfranchised Mexican counterparts, revealing disconcerting similarities--including rampant violence against women and the encroaching presence of Wal-Mart.
McCann Technical School in North Adams, MA, in June.
In a well-documented project, the kids recognized a community need for a more child-friendly waiting area in North Adams Regional Hospital.
In 1955, back in Pittsfield starting her family, she opened her first dance studio which grew and prospered, expanding her work to nearby Lenox, Williamstown, North Adams, and Great Barrington.