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.
North Adams, MA – Students at technical high schools through out the country are busy putting together week long projects with the hopes of making it to the National Skills Competition in Kansas City in the spring.
Williamstown, Ma – The Obama-Biden Transition Project is encouraging community groups to gather and discuss the fundamental problems with healthcare, and then submit those findings back to the White House. A group of about 50 people gathered in Williamstown to do just that
Great Barrington, Ma – The People's Food Pantry of Great Barrington currently operates out of an old school, but the town has recently sold the complex to developers, so the pantry is looking for a new home.