Northern Berkshires – The Northern Berkshire United Way is looking at a 40 percent reduction in allocations for fiscal 2010, this cut could affect all 23 member agencies. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports
MCLA – The Berkshire Compact for Higher Education is an initiative started 5 years ago to bring higher education opportunities to county residents. The compact has been working on multiple projects to see this goal acheived, WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief reports on the quarterly update
Berkshire County – The Berkshire County Regional unemployment numbers for February came out this week, and although they are up, WAMC's Charlie Deitz reports that some stimulus money could help generate jobs
Great Barrington, MA – A 2007 survey by the South Berkshire Youth Coalition found that 20 percent of high school students attended school drunk or high within the year. Since that time the coalition has been working to curb the use of drugs among youth. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports
Berkshire County – Two candidates are vying for the Ward Three City Councilor position in Pittsfield. Yesterday , our Berkshire Bureau Chief interviewed candidate Melissa Mazzeo, today we feature her competitor, Paul Capitanio, he starts off by explaining his experience in public service
Lee, Ma – Artistic Realization Technologies, or ART, helps artists with disabilities to create their works by pairing them with non-disabled artists that perform the physical work. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports on an ART program at a Berkshire area day treatment facility
Berkshire County – In Pittsfield, the Ward three councilor position is up for grabs, with an election slated for March 31st. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz spoke with both candidates about their platforms. Today we feature his conversation with candidate Melissa Mazzeo, she starts off talking about her experience in public service .
Great Barrington, MA – World Water Day is a global event, started by the United Nations in 1993, aimed at bringing awareness to water related issues ranging from sanitation to scarcity. Every year on March 22nd, hundreds of events take place across the globe, this year an event was held in Great Barrington. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports