New England News

WAMC New England News
1:11 am
Thu February 26, 2009

Tourism University comes to the Berkshires

Lenox, Ma – The Berkshire Visitors Bureau recently hosted a luncheon where Bureau representatives broke down tourism data for the state and the region, so cultural tourism destinations know how to plan for the upcoming fiscal year, and attract more visitors.

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WAMC New England News
11:54 am
Wed February 25, 2009

Berkshire Reaction to Obama's Speech to Congress

Berkshires – Berkshire area politicians are supportive of the statements made by president Obama in his first address to the congress.

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WAMC New England News
2:22 am
Wed February 25, 2009

Obama Speech Praised

Washington, DC – WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief spoke with Democratic Congressman Richard Neal from Massachusetts' 2nd Congressional District.....


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WAMC New England News
11:47 am
Mon February 23, 2009

Coffee and Conversation with Senator Ben Downing

Williamstown, Ma – Massachusetts State Senator Ben Downing has been hosting public input sessions throughout his district in Western Massachusetts. Most recently he was at the Williamstown Town Hall where Northern Berkshire County residents were given some time to voice their concerns

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WAMC New England News
11:40 am
Mon February 23, 2009

Berkshire Immigrant Activist Goes to DC

Berkshires – The Campaign for Community Values hosted 10 delegates from around the U.S. to share ideas about community reform. Healthcare and Immigration Reform were on the menu...

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WAMC New England News
11:22 am
Thu February 19, 2009

Local Farmer Seeks to Protect Land

A 77+ Acre Farm Abuts the Cobble
Thetrustees.org

Ashley Falls, MA – A farm owner in the Berkshires has turned to the Trustees of Reservations to help protect the land from being developed.

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WAMC New England News
3:33 am
Thu February 19, 2009

PIttsfield Community Development Goes Public

Pittsfield, Ma – The City of Pittsfield's Community Development department is opening its doors to non-profits and the general public to determine what projects need funding .

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WAMC New England News
4:40 am
Wed February 18, 2009

Federal and State Funds for Agriculture Energy Projects

Lanesborough, Ma – The United States Department of Agriculture has made a series of loans and grants available to farmers and other agricultural workers to upgrade their energy systems.

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WAMC New England News
10:01 am
Fri February 13, 2009

New President Named At Elms College

Chicopee, MA – After a year long search, the board of trustees at Elms College have selected a new president. Sister Mary Reap will become the 10th president of the small Catholic college in Chicopee Massachusetts on July 1st. Reap was chosen from more than 40 candidates for the job. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with her.......


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WAMC New England News
4:21 am
Fri February 13, 2009

Massachusetts House, New Appointmets, New Rules

Western Massachusetts – The Massachusetts House of Representatives concluded its caucus Thursday with some new rules and new appointments for law makers. The session also focused on ways to mobilize federal money for infrastructure projects.

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