New England News

WAMC New England News
3:45 am
Tue December 23, 2008

Berkshire Environmental Action Team Plans 2009

Berkshires – The Berkshire Environmental Action Team is involved with several campaigns in the region, from river cleanups to wildlife protection, the group seems to be at every event regarding the environment in the Berkshires.

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WAMC New England News
3:22 am
Thu December 18, 2008

Western Mass Residents No Power a Week After Storm

Berkshires – The ice storm that wreaked havoc in Western Massachusetts last week still has some communities without power. Workers are putting in 16 hour days to get residents back on line to get ahead of another winter storm predicted for Friday. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz has the story

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WAMC New England News
3:07 am
Thu December 18, 2008

Federal Bailout May Come to Bay State

Berkshire County, Ma – Governor Deval Patrick is working to mobilize federal funding in order to create jobs and take care of much needed infrastructure projects. WAMC's Charlie Deitz reports

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WAMC New England News
2:56 am
Thu December 18, 2008

Storm Blows In Cash for Berkshires

Berkshire County, Ma – Last week's storms in Western Massachusetts left thousands of people in the lurch, but some businesses actually got a much needed shot in the arm. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports

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Education
4:49 am
Wed December 17, 2008

Education and Autistic Children

Berkshires and Southern Vermont – According to the Autism Research Institute, one in 150 children are diagnosed with autism. WAMC's Charlie Deitz reports on what happens when these children enter into the education system

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WAMC New England News
2:53 am
Wed December 17, 2008

UMass Profs Petition To Reinstate Student Charged In Assault

Amherst, MA –
A group of faculty and staff at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst has petitioned the administration to reinstate a former student who is awaiting trial for felony assault in a racially charged case.. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....

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WAMC New England News
4:18 am
Tue December 16, 2008

Pet Food Needed In The Berkshires

Pittsfield, Ma – As we enter the holiday season, charity drives tend to ramp up. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief gives us a look at pet food drives throughout the county

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WAMC New England News
4:05 am
Tue December 16, 2008

Non-Profits Gather to Discuss Economic Impacts

MCLA, North Adams, MA – Non-profit groups across the state of Massachusetts are struggling with finances. The Massachusetts Non-Profit Network hosted a forum (today) Thursday morning at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts to address these issues. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz was there

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WAMC New England News
3:54 am
Tue December 16, 2008

ACLU Report says Immigrant Detainees get unfair treatment

Massachusetts – A two-year report issued by the Massachusetts ACLU indicates immigrants being detained are being subjected to treatment worse than those who are in prison for committing violent crimes...

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WAMC New England News
3:43 am
Tue December 16, 2008

Mental Health Cuts Could Affect Thousands

Massachusetts – In response to the state budget shortfalls, The Massachusetts Department of Mental Health, is making cuts to daytime rehabilitation programs across the state. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports

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