New England News
4:47 pm
Fri November 8, 2013

Berkshire Residents Discuss Crime and Drug Abuse

Law enforcement and community leaders joined members of the public for the Northern Berkshire Community Coalition forum on crime and its link to drug abuse at First Baptist Church in North Adams.
Credit Jim Levulis / WAMC

A community forum in western Massachusetts today focused on how drug addiction affects crime in the region.

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New England News
5:38 pm
Fri April 12, 2013

Berkshire Residents Meet to Discuss Housing Issues

The open forum, held at a monthly meeting of the Northern Berkshire Community Coalition in North Adams, was attended by about 85 Berkshire County housing advocates and area residents.

Though the discussion was largely focused on the need for increased affordable housing in the Northern Berkshires, the lack of available housing stock for low income families is an ongoing issue throughout the region.

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