NBCC http://wamc.org en 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