Massachusetts – With less than 3 weeks to go before Massachusetts voters go to the polls for the senate primary, the WAMC Massachusetts Bureaus are taking a look at all 6 candidates. Today our Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports on the two democrats who don't hold public office, Steve Pagliuca and Alan Khazei)
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
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.
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....
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
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