Jim Levulis

Berkshire Bureau Chief

Born and raised in Eden, NY, Jim has been WAMC’s Berkshire Bureau Chief since July 2013. He previously worked as a reporter, producer and anchor at WAER, an NPR affiliate in Syracuse. He has experience in Top 40 radio and has spent time with NPR-affiliate WBFO and CBS-affiliate WIVB-TV, both in Buffalo. A loyal and constantly humbled New York Yankees and Buffalo sports fan, Jim holds a BA in Broadcast Journalism and History from Syracuse University.

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A bold project nearing completion on the Williams College campus hopes to meet strict eco-friendly criteria.

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A Hartford Superior Court judge has ruled that Hartford may not remove three registrars of voters at the center of Election Day polling place delays last November.

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Firefighters in Becket, Massachusetts were on the job Wednesday, as the area was under a red flag warning for potential brush fires.

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The Pittsfield City Council unanimously approved borrowing nearly $121 million for the construction of a new high school Tuesday night. Those in the standing-room only crowd cheered, applauded and released balloons when the 11 yes votes came in.

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The Pittsfield City Council unanimously approved borrowing nearly $121 million for the construction of a new high school Tuesday night. Those in the standing-room only crowd cheered, applauded and released balloons when the 11 yes votes came in.

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An Ohio House panel has approved a resolution rejecting Connecticut's insistence that one of its aviators beat the Wright brothers to the first successful airplane flight by two years. The Ohio House Transportation Committee OK’d the measure by an 11-0 vote Tuesday. Its next stop is the full House.

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A union representing nursing home workers is agreeing to a request from Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy to postpone a planned strike in 20 communities. About 3,500 members of SEIU 1199 New England planned to strike April 24 at facilities owned by iCare, Genesis and Paradigm.

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Massachusetts utility regulators have eliminated a rule that required electricity suppliers to recalculate the bills of customers when they switch from their basic service to a competitor.

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A candidate for mayor of Pittsfield is calling on the city to place body cameras on all of its police officers. The topic is in the national conversation again after video taken on a cell phone recorded a South Carolina police officer fatally shooting a man who was running away.

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Wesleyan University says two of the five students arrested on drug charges following a rash of on-campus overdoses have been expelled. Vice President for Student Affairs Michael Whaley says in a campus-wide letter issued Monday the judicial process is continuing for the other three students, who are suspended.

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