northern berkshire community coalition http://wamc.org en BMC Secures State License, Commitment Continues After NARH Closure http://wamc.org/post/bmc-secures-state-license-commitment-continues-after-narh-closure <p>Community members held a forum in North Adams, Massachusetts this morning to talk about the region’s changing healthcare climate following <a href="http://wamc.org/post/north-adams-regional-hospital-closing" target="_blank">the March 28<sup>th</sup> closure of North Adams Regional Hospital</a>.</p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 22:04:00 +0000 Jim Levulis 88027 at http://wamc.org BMC Secures State License, Commitment Continues After NARH Closure Berkshire Residents Discuss Crime and Drug Abuse http://wamc.org/post/berkshire-residents-discuss-crime-and-drug-abuse <p>A community forum in western Massachusetts today focused on how drug addiction affects crime in the region.</p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 21:47:55 +0000 Jim Levulis 77403 at http://wamc.org Berkshire Residents Discuss Crime and Drug Abuse Berkshire Residents Meet to Discuss Housing Issues http://wamc.org/post/berkshire-residents-meet-discuss-housing-issues <div><p></p><p>The open forum, held at a monthly meeting of the Northern Berkshire Community Coalition in North Adams, was attended by about 85 Berkshire County housing advocates and area residents.</p><p></p><p>Though the discussion was largely focused on the need for increased affordable housing in the Northern Berkshires, the lack of available housing stock for low income families is an ongoing issue throughout the region.</p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 21:38:06 +0000 Lucas Willard 62137 at http://wamc.org Berkshire Residents Meet to Discuss Housing Issues