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
Great Barrington, Ma – Business and community members gathered in Great Barrington to discuss ways to reduce the area's dependence on fossil fuels, and stimulate job growth in a region that has suffered the closing of several major mills and warehouse operations.
PIttsfield, Ma – Dr. Alan Goodman is a professor of biological anthropology at Hampshire College at Amherst. He held a seminar in Pittsfield, hosted by the Berkshire Area Health Education Center, regarding racial inequalities in the health care system.
PIttsfield, Ma – The business community of the Berkshires would like to see the Pittsfield Municipal Airport expanded to accommodate air traffic during wet and snowy conditions. The environmental advocates are fighting the expansion because the airport is surrounded by protected wetlands.
Lee, Ma – The Berkshires' only fully functional interchange on the Mass Pike is in Lee. Although the freeway access is good for tourism, the truck traffic has been a sore spot for residents for decades.
Berkshires, Massachusetts – A statewide bald eagle survey was taken this past Friday in Massachusetts. Even though the numbers were lower than last year, people at the Division of Fisheries and Wildlife were pleased. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports
Massachusetts – A new internet tool offered by the New England Foundation for the Arts is helping cultural organizations succeed. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports on Culture-Count-dot-Org.