Berkshire County – Berkshire County is slated to receive over 2 million dollars for clean energy projects all over the county, on top of that, Pittsfield will soon be able to claim the largest solar array in all of New England. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz has more
Springfield , MA – A new book tells the stories of several lawyers who volunteered to represent detainees at the American terrorist prison camp at Guantanamo. The book is ...The Guantanamo Lawyers: Inside a Prison, Outside the Law. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with the co-editor, Jonathan Hafetz, who is a participant in the National Security Project of the American Civil Liberties Union......
Chicopee, MA – The mayor of Chicopee Massachusetts delivered an upbeat state of the city address Wednesday morning to a gathering of business and civic leaders....WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....
Adams, MA – The Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum opened in Adams, Massachusetts this week on the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage and what would have been the civil rights leaders' 190th birthday. However, the museum's management is being criticized for using Anthony's legacy to promote an anti-abortion agenda, Berkshire Bureau chief Charlie Deitz has more
Massachusetts – Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has released his initial 2011 budget which protects local aid and school funding, but puts a cap on the state's film tax credit program. Film industry advocates say putting a cap on the successful program is a mistake and will hurt the state's economic development . Our Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz has more .
Berkshire County – At the beginning of 2010 Berkshire County residents saw a new mayor in North Adams, some thing that hasn't happened in over 25 years. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz says the landscape continues to shift as we approach November's elections
Berkshire County – The Berkshire Job Summit, slated for next Friday, made headlines in the Berkshire Eagle today, not because the event deals with unemployment and economic development, but because of suspicions about the event's organizers. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz has this report .
Massachusetts – The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation has been holding a series of public input meetings to help steer the future of public forest management. Critics say the state is white-washing their efforts to preserve public forests from clear cutting, our Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz has the report :