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
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
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 .
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
Berkshire County – A recent phone scam targeting Greylock Federal Credit Union members prompted at least 70 Pittsfield residents to call the credit union and the authorities. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports that although the scam was mostly unsuccessful, identity theft in the area is up
Pittsfield, Ma – The Hillcrest Educational Centers held their 8th Annual St Patrick's Day Fundraiser Wednesday evening. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports that the event raised more money than last year, in spite of the recession
Great Barrington, MA – The town of Great Barrington hasn't had an affordable housing project for over 15 years, until this week. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports on the Hillside Project
Lee, Ma – Residents in the town of Lee, Massachusetts got together to hear development proposals for an abandoned mill site that sits right next to downtown. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz was there