New England News

WAMC New England News
4:35 am
Thu January 15, 2009

Hampshire College Prof Tackles Race Issues in Health Care

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.

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WAMC New England News
11:45 am
Wed January 14, 2009

Airport Expansion in Pittsfield Still On The Ground

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.

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WAMC New England News
3:52 am
Wed January 14, 2009

Lee Area Deals with Truck Traffic

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.

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WAMC New England News
10:41 am
Mon January 12, 2009

Bald Eagle Survey Takes Flight in Mass

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

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WAMC New England News
10:34 am
Mon January 12, 2009

Culture Count Measures and Drives Creative Economy

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.

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WAMC New England News
9:51 am
Fri January 9, 2009

New Diagnostic Test For Cancer Patients

North Adams Regional Hospital – Berkshire Hematology Oncology has just acquired a new machine that can detect cancer cells in the blood much faster than previous methods.

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WAMC New England News
4:01 am
Thu January 8, 2009

McCann Technical Vies for National Skills Competition

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.

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WAMC New England News
11:12 am
Wed January 7, 2009

Healthcare Meeting Brings Community Out To Talk

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

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WAMC New England News
4:08 am
Wed January 7, 2009

Non-Profit Management Course to fill skills gap

Berkshires – A Course in non-profit management offered at Berkshire Community College is designed to fill the skills gap in the work force.

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WAMC New England News
3:50 am
Mon January 5, 2009

People's Food Pantry Looks For New Home

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.

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