New England News

WAMC New England News
11:08 am
Mon August 23, 2010

Two Democrats Run For Northwestern DA

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WAMC New England News
11:04 am
Mon August 23, 2010

Two Democrats Run For Northwestern DA

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WAMC New England News
10:37 am
Mon June 21, 2010

Hilltown CDC Ex Dir Resigns

Chesterfield, MA – The Hilltown Community Development Corporation in Western Massachusetts has launched a search for a new executive director. After four years at the helm of the only regional CDC in Massachusetts, Andrew Baker, recently resigned. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with Baker about his decision to leave CDC and what is in the future for the organization and for Baker.....


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WAMC New England News
10:32 am
Tue June 1, 2010

A Berkshire Dance Troupe Performs in DC

Great Barrington, Ma – A Great Barrington based dance program for people with disabilities has been invited to perform in Washington DC this weekend. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports that the group is the only one selected to represent New England

VSA Arts Festival
Community Acccess to the Arts

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WAMC New England News
1:37 pm
Thu May 27, 2010

3 Berkshire Towns Designated Green Communities

Berkshire County – Three Berkshire towns are among the first 35 towns in Massachusetts to be designated as green communities. Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz has the report

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WAMC New England News
11:55 am
Thu May 20, 2010

North Adams Budget, Bleaker Than Last Year

North Adams, Ma – The mayor of North Adams is calling this year's budget the product of a perfect storm, with reduced state aid, almost no cash reserves, and a 1 million dollar deficit to solve. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz has the report

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WAMC New England News
10:42 am
Mon May 17, 2010

MA Gov Patrick Fields on Energy, Economy, Education...

Lenox, Ma – Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick used his time in the Berkshires this past Friday to host a reporters roundtable where he answered questions for the better part of an hour on topics ranging from the economy to health care to education. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz was there

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WAMC New England News
11:57 am
Wed May 12, 2010

Railroad Street Turns 10, Thousands of Youths Served

Great Barrington, Ma – This week, the Railroad Street Youth Project in Great Barrington celebrates a decade of youth empowerment. The group started as a response to a drug and alcohol epidemic in Southern Berkshire County. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports

Railroad Street Youth ProjectWebsite for additional information and anniversary event details

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WAMC New England News
3:12 pm
Mon May 10, 2010

Congressman Olver Breaks Down Student Loan Relief

Congressman Olver explains changes to current student aid program

Pittsfield, MA – Massachusetts Congressman John Olver was at Berkshire Community College this morning speaking with students about how recently passed health care reform will also help students with their financial aid. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz was there

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WAMC New England News
3:01 pm
Fri May 7, 2010

Agribusiness Grows In Commonwealth, State Seeks Local Partners

Scott Soares, Commissioner for MDAR speaks at Berkshire Chamber Event about new opportunities in agri-business

Great Barrington, Ma – The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources says there are over 2,500 farms in the western part of the state, generating 140 million dollars in revenue every year. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports the agency predicts the agricultural industry will only grow in the next few years, and they're looking for ways to partner with local business chambers

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