New England News

WAMC New England News
11:43 am
Fri April 17, 2009

South Berkshire Economic Development

Great Barrington, Ma – Community leaders in south Berkshire County gathered to discuss economic development for the region. The focus points for the conference were technology, small businesses and education. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports .

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WAMC New England News
2:49 am
Fri April 17, 2009

Local Legislators React to House Budget

Berkshire County – Representatives Denis Guyer, Smitty Pignatelli and Dan Bosley talk about impacts and what's next

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WAMC New England News
11:25 am
Thu April 16, 2009

TEA Party Protests Taxes in Pittsfield

Pittsfield, MA – Groups across the country gathered on Tax Day to protest government spending. The gatherings were called TEA Parties, an acronym for Taxed Enough Already. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports on the TEA Party in Pittsfield .

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WAMC New England News
1:09 am
Thu April 16, 2009

Green Certificate at Berkshire Community College

Berkshire County – Berkshire Community College has been awarded a 200 thousand dollar grant to help displaced workers get ahead in the green economy. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz has the story

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WAMC New England News
11:23 am
Wed April 15, 2009

Alchemy Initiative Recycles Old Church

Pittsfield, MA – The Alchemy Initiative is a Pittsfield group that's rehabilitating an old church into a new community experiment. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports

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WAMC New England News
9:45 am
Wed April 15, 2009

Pittsfield Baseball Back

Pittsfield, MA – Pittsfield is now the home of a new baseball team, the Pittsfield American Defenders will be playing 22 games this year at historic Wahconah Park. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz has the story .

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WAMC New England News
7:36 am
Tue April 14, 2009

Drivers can view records online

Boston, MA – Massachusetts drivers can now view their records online...WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
1:24 am
Tue April 14, 2009

North Adams Middle School to Close

North Adams, Ma – The North Adams Schools District has decided to close down its middle school in order to mitigate a more than 1 million dollar gap in the education budget. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports .

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WAMC New England News
11:00 am
Mon April 13, 2009

Early College Options Growing (4/13/09)

Berkshire County – Spring is a time when upper level high school students across the nation are weighing their college options. One growing trend is early college, students around the country are getting the option to take college classes while in high school, while others are choosing to enroll in 4 year institutions at the age of 16. WAMC's Charlie Deitz reports on the new trend and how it could help the economy

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WAMC New England News
3:10 am
Fri April 10, 2009

Gun Crimes Rising in PIttsfield

Pittsfield, MA – Gun crimes are causing concern in the city of Pittsfield where six shootings have already occurred this year compared to 5 in all of 2008. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief has the report

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