New England News

WAMC New England News
2:58 am
Mon March 30, 2009

Northern Berkshire United Way Cuts Allocations

Northern Berkshires – The Northern Berkshire United Way is looking at a 40 percent reduction in allocations for fiscal 2010, this cut could affect all 23 member agencies. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports

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WAMC New England News
12:01 am
Mon March 30, 2009

Berkshire Compact Hosts Education Secretary

Massachusetts Education Secretary Paul Reville updates Berkshire Compact for Higher Education
MCLA

MCLA – The Berkshire Compact for Higher Education is an initiative started 5 years ago to bring higher education opportunities to county residents. The compact has been working on multiple projects to see this goal acheived, WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief reports on the quarterly update

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WAMC New England News
11:15 am
Fri March 27, 2009

Berkshire Unemployment Up, Stimulus Money Could Help

Berkshire County – The Berkshire County Regional unemployment numbers for February came out this week, and although they are up, WAMC's Charlie Deitz reports that some stimulus money could help generate jobs

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WAMC New England News
9:57 am
Fri March 27, 2009

Pittsfield Peace Vigil, 7 years strong

Pittsfield, Ma – A group in Pittsfield has been holding a peace vigil in downtown every week for almost 7 years. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz spoke with some of the demonstrators

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WAMC New England News
10:35 am
Thu March 26, 2009

South Berkshire Youth Coalition, Round 2 Drug Forums

Great Barrington, MA – A 2007 survey by the South Berkshire Youth Coalition found that 20 percent of high school students attended school drunk or high within the year. Since that time the coalition has been working to curb the use of drugs among youth. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports

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WAMC New England News
10:57 am
Wed March 25, 2009

Pittsfield Ward 3 Candidate Paul Capitanio

Berkshire County – Two candidates are vying for the Ward Three City Councilor position in Pittsfield. Yesterday , our Berkshire Bureau Chief interviewed candidate Melissa Mazzeo, today we feature her competitor, Paul Capitanio, he starts off by explaining his experience in public service

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WAMC New England News
2:19 am
Wed March 25, 2009

ART at Berkshire County ARC

Pat Hogan and Kathy work together to create a painting
ART at BCARC

Lee, Ma – Artistic Realization Technologies, or ART, helps artists with disabilities to create their works by pairing them with non-disabled artists that perform the physical work. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports on an ART program at a Berkshire area day treatment facility

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WAMC New England News
4:09 am
Tue March 24, 2009

Pittsfield Ward 3 Candidate Melissa Mazzeo

Berkshire County – In Pittsfield, the Ward three councilor position is up for grabs, with an election slated for March 31st. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz spoke with both candidates about their platforms. Today we feature his conversation with candidate Melissa Mazzeo, she starts off talking about her experience in public service .

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WAMC New England News
11:39 am
Mon March 23, 2009

World Water Day comes to Great Barrington

Great Barrington, MA – World Water Day is a global event, started by the United Nations in 1993, aimed at bringing awareness to water related issues ranging from sanitation to scarcity. Every year on March 22nd, hundreds of events take place across the globe, this year an event was held in Great Barrington. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports

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WAMC New England News
3:34 am
Mon March 23, 2009

ACEC one step closer for Upper Housatonic

Berkshire County – The Upper Housatonic River is one step closer to being designated as an area of critical environmental concern, WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz has the report

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