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WAMC New England News
2:20 pm
Wed November 18, 2009

Massachusetts Senate Candidate Steve Pagliuca

Massachusetts – Healthcare, ecnomics, education: An exclusive interview with Steve Pagliuca, candidate for the vacant senate seat

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WAMC New England News
2:11 pm
Wed November 18, 2009

Massachusetts Senate Candidate Alan Khazei

Massachusetts – An in depth interview with the candidate about health care, education, economics and the war.

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WAMC New England News
1:32 pm
Tue November 17, 2009

Country Curtains Goes Solar

Country Curtains Co-Founder Jane Fitzpatrick cuts the ribbon on the new electrical unit

Lee, Ma – This past weekend, Country Curtains in the Berkshires unveiled the largest solar installation in South County. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports the new solar panels will replace 20 percent of the company's reliance on the grid

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WAMC New England News
11:34 am
Tue November 17, 2009

Senate President Therese Murray and Special Education

Senate President Therese Murray and State Senator Ben Downing listen to concerns from Hillcrest students
Photo Rights were granted for student per Hillcrest

Lenox, Ma – Massachusetts' Senate President Therese Murray was in Lenox this past Friday to look at Hillcrest Educational Center's residential treatment program for at-risk youths. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports the program remains viable in spite of major reductions in state support.

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WAMC New England News
1:26 pm
Fri November 13, 2009

New President Selected for Mt.Holyoke College

South Hadley, MA – Trustees at Mount Holyoke College earlier this month announced that Lynn Pasquerella has been selected to become the 18th president of the women's college in South Hadley Massachusetts.
Pasquerella graduated from Mount Holyoke in 1980. She is currently provost at the University of Hartford. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with Pasquerella....

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WAMC New England News
12:15 pm
Fri November 13, 2009

Award Winning Heart Care, Sub Par Reimbursements

Senate President Therese Murray (left) with Berkshire Medical Staff and Senator Downing (right)

Pittsfield, MA – Massachusetts Senate President Therese Murray visited Berkshire Medical Center Thursday evening to see the award winning heart failure treatment program they've been conducting. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz says the hospital is actually losing money on the program, and they hope lawmakers in Boston can help change that

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WAMC New England News
3:33 pm
Wed November 11, 2009

New Benefits for Massachusetts Veterans

Massachusetts – In honor of Veterans Day, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick signed a bill that will enhance state benefits to soldiers and their families. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz has the report

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WAMC New England News
11:50 am
Wed November 11, 2009

First Suicide Prevention Coalition in BErkshires

Berkshire County – The first youth suicide prevention coalition in Berkshire County is being established in response to a disproportionate amount of suicides in the region. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz has the report

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WAMC New England News
9:52 am
Mon November 9, 2009

EPA New England has new boss

New England – Last week, President Obama selected Curt Spalding as the new Administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency's Region One. Region One encompasses Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. Spalding started on Friday and our Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz had a chance to speak with him on his first day on the job

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WAMC New England News
4:36 pm
Fri November 6, 2009

Mental Health Cuts from State, One Berkshire Program Stems the Tide

Berkshire County – Lead: Mental Health programs in Massachusetts have taken some of the hardest hits as the state works out its budget deficit. In the last year over 80 million dollars got pulled from state mental health providers. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports that there may be more cuts on the way, but a new program in Berkshire County is offering more effective treatment at a cheaper price


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