The Berkshire Eagle

New England News
12:59 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Local Media Question Pittsfield's Press Protocol

Credit Jim Levulis / WAMC

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

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The Roundtable
9:10 am
Thu July 3, 2014

Tanglewood - 7/3/14 Panel

    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.

New England News
3:45 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

Berkshire Eagle Editor Journeys To Pakistan

Jenn Smith, The Berkshire Eagle's community engagement editor and education reporter, recently returned from a trip to Pakistan with the International Center for Journalists.
Credit 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.

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New England News
8:50 am
Mon February 24, 2014

Pittsfield Among 1st To Fingerprint School Workers

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(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.

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New England News
4:55 pm
Mon January 20, 2014

The North Adams Transcript, No More

The front page of the final edition of The North Adams Transcript using a template from May 23, 1895.
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People in northern Berkshire County will no longer see the North Adams Transcript on their doorsteps in the morning. 

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New England News
5:52 pm
Thu January 2, 2014

Berkshire Eagle And North Adams Transcript Merging

New England News
12:56 pm
Wed November 27, 2013

Berkshire Eagle Newsroom Leadership Undergoes Shakeup

Tom Tripicco takes over as the Eagle's managing editor after serving as deputy managing editor for eight years.
Credit Stephanie Zollshan/Berkshire Eagle Staff

A western Massachusetts newspaper is under new leadership.

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WAMC News
8:18 am
Tue October 22, 2013

Berkshire Communities Join In PCB Cleanup

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Several Berkshire, Massachusetts County communities are banding together, figuring there's strength in numbers when it comes seeking financial compensation from General Electric during the PCB cleanup of the Housatonic River.

Lenox last week joined Lee, Stockbridge, Great Barrington and Sheffield to join the effort, and Pittsfield is expected to join Tuesday.

Nathaniel Karns, executive director of the Berkshire Regional Planning Commission, tells The Berkshire Eagle that together the communities can hire a law firm to negotiate with GE.

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New England News
4:25 pm
Fri August 23, 2013

Berkshire Eagle Managing Editor Named Regional VP of New England Newspapers

Berkshire Eagle Managing Editor Kevin Moran, at center, has been named regional vice president of news for New England Newspapers Inc. Moran is seen here during Thursday's announcement with co-workers Jeannie Maschino, Scott Stafford and Andrew Amelinckx.
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The longtime managing editor of The Berkshire Eagle has been tapped to oversee newspapers across Western Massachusetts and beyond.

Kevin Moran is looking back at his first job in journalism with fond memories after Thursday’s announcement. New England Newspapers Inc. named Moran, the current managing editor of The Berkshire Eagle, Regional Vice President of News.

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