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WAMC New England News
3:02 pm
Fri January 22, 2010

Solar Power Bundle Makes Clean Energy More Affordable

Berkshire County – A solar project in the Berkshires has allowed 5 organizations to benefit from renewable energy, and none of them had to purchase the equipment. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz explains that a new financing structure could be the blueprint for the future

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WAMC New England News
11:29 am
Fri January 22, 2010

State of Commonwealth, Positive Mesage, Short on Details

Boston – Governor Deval Patrick's State of the Commonwealth has opponents saying he's glossing over the negative details, while supporters remain in his corner, and look forward to this year's campaign. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports on reactions to last night's address

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WAMC New England News
1:57 pm
Thu January 21, 2010

Albany Gang Guru in Pittsfield

Ron \"Cook\" Barrett talks gangs to kids at Herberg Middle School

Pittsfield, MA – The Pittsfield Police Department has invited one of Albany's most successful gang prevention specialists to speak at the local middle schools. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz attended a "Ron Barrett" presentation Thursday


New York State Gang Prevention with Ron "Cook" Barrett

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WAMC New England News
11:41 am
Wed January 20, 2010

Berkshires Overwhelmingly for Coakley, Unlike Rest of State

Berkshire County – Even though Scott Brown won Tuesday's election by 100 thousand votes, he was crushed in the western end of the state. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports on the lopsided voting performance in the Berkshires

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WAMC New England News
2:00 pm
Tue January 19, 2010

Low Power Radio Dust-Up with Local Cultural Council

Great Barrington, Ma – A community radio station in southern Berkshire County got into a dust-up with the local cultural council over a grant application. Personal disagreements started the ball rolling, and in the end 2 councilors resigned, and the radio station got their grant. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz has the details

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WAMC New England News
10:35 am
Tue January 19, 2010

Coakley, Opponents, in Downtown Pittsfield

Left: Coakley greets her supporters. Right: Supporters of both parties have a sign-off

Pittsfield, MA – The day before the Massachusetts special senate election, the battle between left and right came to Pittsfield. Democrat Martha Coakley staged a rally downtown while republicans protested outside, our Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz was there

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WAMC New England News
3:09 pm
Mon January 18, 2010

North Berkshire Residents Offer Service for MLK Day

North Adams, Ma – Volunteers in Northern Berkshire County decided to use the Martin Luther King holiday to lend a hand at several local charities. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz spent the morning visiting some of these volunteers

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WAMC New England News
1:47 pm
Mon January 18, 2010

Census Office Opens in Pittsfield

The New Census office in Pittsfield, Ribbon Cutting (Left to right, Kathy Ludgate, Senator Downing, Eleanor Velez, Mayor James Ruberto, Brad Spear)

Pittsfield, MA – A new employer has moved into the City of Pittsfield, and they could be hiring up to 1500 part time workers. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz attended the ribbon cutting for the opening of the region's newest census office .

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WAMC New England News
10:36 am
Fri January 15, 2010

Photography Contest to Draw Film Makers

Berkshire City, Photo Exhibit
Cultural Pittsfield

Pittsfield, MA – An open photography contest in Pittsfield served as an opportunity for amateur photographers to get their name out, and as part of a marketing tool to help draw film makers to the Berkshires. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz explains


Berkshire Film and Media Commission

Berkshire International Film Festival

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WAMC New England News
4:50 pm
Thu January 14, 2010

Berkshire Educator Tries to Help in Haiti

Lenox, Ma – A Berkshire County-based educator who began a soccer program in Haiti four years ago, is using his connections at home to help those on the ground in the disaster zone. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz explains


Konbit Football Ayiti

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