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.
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.
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 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.