New England News

WAMC New England News
11:32 am
Mon May 4, 2009

AIER Research Fellow on Economic Indicators

Berkshire County – Polina Vlasenko is a Research Fellow at the American Institute for Economic Research in great Barrington. She recently spoke with Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz about several indicators they are watching in the American economy, they started out talking about unemployment .

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WAMC New England News
2:16 pm
Fri May 1, 2009

Berkshire Humane Food Expansion

Berkshire County – The Berkshire Humane Society is responding to the recession by offering more pet food pick-up locations through out the county. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports .

mspca.org - Need help with horse adoptions; berkshirehumane.org - needs dog food; pittsfieldanimals.org - need cat families

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WAMC New England News
3:06 pm
Thu April 30, 2009

Hospice Care Telecast Focuses on Diversity

Pittsfield, MA – The Hospice Foundation of America hosted its 16th annual "Living With Grief Teleconference" Wednesday afternoon, this year's event focused on bringing more diversity into the hospice industry. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz attended the teleconference in Pittsfield

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WAMC New England News
10:50 am
Thu April 30, 2009

Pittsfield City Employees Switching Health Care

Pittsfield, MA – The city of Pittsfield is switching its health care provider to the Group Insurance Commission, the same company that insures state employees. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports that over 2500 people will be switching their coverage in the next 2 weeks

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WAMC New England News
11:04 am
Wed April 29, 2009

Library Funding Brings Out Community Issues

Housatonic, Ma – The Ramsdell Library in Housatonic, Massachusetts may need up to 2 million dollars in repairs. A remark made by elected officials about possibly closing the library has sparked a community initiative to keep the library open. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz has the report

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WAMC New England News
8:59 am
Wed April 29, 2009

Obama's Call To Serve, First 100 Days

Berkshire County – During his campaign, President Obama made several references to a national call to service. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports on the progress that's been made so far

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WAMC New England News
4:06 pm
Mon April 27, 2009

LIteracy Network Growing in South Berkshires

Lee, Ma – The Literacy Network of South Berkshire has seen a 20 percent rise in clients over the last three months. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports that the number is continuing to grow

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WAMC New England News
4:00 pm
Mon April 27, 2009

Single Payer Rally in Berkshires

Pittsfield, MA – Demonstrations were held through out Massachusetts this past weekend to push for single payer health care reform, WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports on the Pittsfield event

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WAMC New England News
12:58 pm
Mon April 27, 2009

Massachusetts Residents Rally for Single Payer Healthcare

Pittsfield, MA – Demonstrations were held through out Massachusetts this past weekend to push for single payer health care reform, WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports on the Pittsfield event

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WAMC New England News
12:41 pm
Mon April 27, 2009

Single Payer Rallies in Massachusetts

Pittsfield, MA – Demonstrations were held through out Massachusetts this past weekend to push for single payer health care reform,Charlie Deitz reports on the Pittsfield event

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