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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Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy has signed a bill into law that creates a multi-step process for possibly opening a new tribal casino along the Connecticut border.

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The Pittsfield City Council will weigh a proposed $145 million budget for fiscal 2016 Tuesday night. The spending plan is up nearly three percent from the previous one.

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After unsuccessful contract negotiations that began last September, healthcare workers at the Berkshire County-based Brien Center plan to strike starting July 6th.

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Governor Charlie Baker joined other Massachusetts leaders today to announce the findings and recommendations of an opioid task force created by the governor earlier this year.

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Like many places around the country, the Pittsfield community is gathering to remember the victims of the Charleston church shooting.

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The first full weekend of summer brings the return of Solid Sound Festival to MASS MoCA. Some 7,000 people from near and far are expected to take part in the three-day event in North Adams.

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A mayoral candidate in Pittsfield is calling on his opponents to refrain from engaging in many facets of a modern day political race.

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Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has announced the state has granted a waiver to allow the first medical marijuana dispensary to begin selling its product.


On Wednesday night, nine people in a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina were shot to death during a bible study. The shooting once again brings the conversation around gun control reform to the forefront.

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The 75th anniversary of the Tanglewood Music Center gets started Friday night with a performance of the Boston Pops and country rock singer Sheryl Crow.