Williamstown, Ma – This week President Barack Obama swore to defend the Constitution, one of the founding documents of the United States. The Williams College Museum of Art has an exhibit featuring an original copy of the Constitution and several other authentic pieces that make up the founding documents of the government.
Pittsfield, Ma – The Berkshire Enterprises offers assistance to displaced workers who want to try their hand at starting their own businesses. Even after funding was cut almost 2 years ago, the program is still afloat.
Lee, Ma – The Berkshire Regional Planning Commission held the final public hearing regarding the proposal to put a new interchange along the Mass Pike to divert truck traffic away from Main Street in Lee.
North Adams – Gallery 51 in North Adams recently held an art marathon where artists were challenged to start and finish their projects within 5 days, so a formal exhibition of those works could be shown on the 6th day.
Massachusetts – Annie Cheatham was recently appointed to President of the New England Farmers Union. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz spoke with her about her background and the future of agriculture in the New England States