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A newspaper reporter who made national headlines when he was fired by the Hudson Register-Star has died.


  

  We come to you this morning from the newly renovated and always stunning Clark Art Institute. In our abbreviated panel we are joined by Kevin Moran of The Berkshire Eagle.

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Berkshire residents picking up The Berkshire Eagle tomorrow morning will notice something different. The pages will have much more color and the print will take on a more modern style.

Milton Bass, a longtime editor and columnist with The Berkshire Eagle, is remembered as a witty and knowledgeable man who has left a lasting legacy on the area’s entertainment scene. The Pittsfield native died at the age of 91 Tuesday.

A longtime editor and columnist with The Berkshire Eagle died at the age of 91 Tuesday.

Jim Levulis / WAMC

City government in Pittsfield is now operating under a new media protocol that has raised transparency concerns among some.

    We start of our live remote broadcast from Tanglewood with an abbreviated Roundtable Panel and welcome our man from the Berkshire Eagle, Kevin Moran and Managing Director of The Boston Symphony, Mark Volpe.

Stephanie Zollshan/Berkshire Eagle Staff

Jenn Smith of The Berkshire Eagle recently returned to Massachusetts following a 10-day trip to Pakistan. The paper’s community engagement editor visited the country’s newsrooms, diplomats and attractions as a member of the International Center for Journalists. WAMC’s Berkshire Bureau Chief Jim Levulis talked with Smith about the differences in the country’s journalism practices.

Pittsfield Among 1st To Fingerprint School Workers

Feb 24, 2014

(Information in the following story is from: The Berkshire (Mass.) Eagle, http://www.berkshireeagle.com )

Pittsfield schools have signed up to be among the first in the state to take part in a fingerprinting process and national criminal database check for school employees.

A state law passed last year requires most school employees to be fingerprinted and go through more detailed criminal background checks. Potential school employees are checked to see if they have a criminal history in the state.

Jim Levulis / WAMC

People in northern Berkshire County will no longer see the North Adams Transcript on their doorsteps in the morning. 

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