Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Webinar

The MMA and the Division of Local Services hosted a webinar about the $1.2 trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and its funding opportunities for cities and towns, particularly through the Clean […]

Community Health Needs Assessment and Implementation Plan

A Community Health Implementation Plan is a long-term, systematic effort to address public health problems based on the results of the Community Health Needs Assessment, which is conducted every three years by Berkshire Health Systems. […]

A Housing Vision for the Berkshires

The Berkshire Regional Planning Commission and 1Berkshire, with the support of a broad working group of housing practitioners from throughout Berkshire County, have launched A Housing Vision for the Berkshires, a regional strategy to lead more intentional efforts to address the current housing crisis. […]

8 Town Regional School District Planning Board Final Analysis of Models and Recommendations

The 8 Town Regional School District Planning Board has been working since 2020 to explore possible options for collaboration and/or consolidation between the Berkshire Hills and Southern Berkshire regional school […]

PK-12 School Staffing in Berkshire County 2022

This study is part of the 2021-2022 study group initiative of Berkshire Education Resources K-12 (formerly the Berkshire County Education Task Force) and the Berkshire County Superintendent’s Roundtable. Several challenging […]

Berkshire Workforce Blueprint 2020

The Berkshire Workforce Blueprint 2020 Update includes proposed changes to our priority occupations, reporting on resource acquisition and pipeline expansion, a progress report, and an addendum which discusses where our […]

The Berkshire Blueprint 2.0: A Shared Economic Vision and Plan for Action

The Berkshire Blueprint 2.0 is the product of nearly 2 years of intensive research, interviews, and planning. This work, coordinated by 1Berkshire, aimed to develop and launch a strategic imperative with the goal of sustained economic development across the region. […]