Pittsfield, MA – The city of Pittsfield's Third Thursday festivals have helped to revitalize the downtown area by bringing 3 to 4 thousand people out every month. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports on the most recent event
Massachusetts – Four wood-burning biomass plants are slated for development in Western Massachusetts. Environmental groups are trying to block development saying the plants are inefficient and destructive to the state's forest lands. WAMC's Charlie Deitz reports
Massachusetts – Massachusetts has landed another cash injection from the federal stimulus program. This time over 185 million dollars for water treatment projects. WAMC s Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz has the report
Berkshire County – The Berkshire Wireless Learning Initiative is a pilot program meant to integrate technology with class room learning, that managed to put laptops in the hands of over 2,000 students. An assessment of the program found that educational goals are being met, but financing for the effort is becoming scarce. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports .
Massachusetts – In an effort to restore public faith in state government, the Massachusetts House and Senate unanimously passed a pension reform bill Thursday. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz has the report
Great Barrington, Ma – Research associates at American Institute for Economic Research share latest report findings with Charlie Deitz. The conversation begins with Research Fellow Polina Vlasenko's report on commercial loans...
Massachusetts – A Williams College Professor will be traveling to China next month to study a solar eclipse that is slated to be the longest one this century. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz has the story
Pittsfield, MA – Massachusetts environmental groups gathered Tuesday afternoon to survey the progress being made on the Housatonic River restoration project. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz was there
Pittsfield, MA – Over 200 elementary and grammar school students in Berkshire County got a chance to learn about the environment from local experts and from each other at this year's Youth Environmental Summit. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports