New England News

WAMC New England News
3:45 am
Thu April 23, 2009

MCLA Undergrads Flex Academic Muscle

North Adams, Ma – Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts held its 7th annual undergraduate research conference. The conference is meant to expose students to the world of advanced research and education. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports

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WAMC New England News
3:35 am
Wed April 22, 2009

Berkshire Unemployment Stays Flat in March

Berkshire County – After 5 consecutive months of increasing unemployment rates, Berkshire County's March numbers show unemployment remained flat, a sign that there might be some optimism in the market. WAMC's Charlie Deitz has the report

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WAMC New England News
12:03 am
Wed April 22, 2009

Earth Day in the Berkshires

Berkshire County – Lead: Berkshire County is hosting several Earth Day inspired events. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz has the round up .

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WAMC New England News
8:47 am
Tue April 21, 2009

Great Barrington River Walk Cleanup Turns 21

Great Barrington, Ma – In celebration of Earth Day, the Great Barrington River Walk group is sponsoring a cleanup of a half-mile stretch of the Housatonic river that runs through town. The event will take place this Saturday. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz has the preview

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WAMC New England News
11:19 am
Mon April 20, 2009

Immigrants' Day in the Berkshires

Pittsfield, MA – The 6th Annual Berkshire Immigrants Day took place over the weekend in Pittsfield. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports that the event is ten times as big as it was the first year

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WAMC New England News
11:43 am
Fri April 17, 2009

South Berkshire Economic Development

Great Barrington, Ma – Community leaders in south Berkshire County gathered to discuss economic development for the region. The focus points for the conference were technology, small businesses and education. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports .

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WAMC New England News
2:49 am
Fri April 17, 2009

Local Legislators React to House Budget

Berkshire County – Representatives Denis Guyer, Smitty Pignatelli and Dan Bosley talk about impacts and what's next

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WAMC New England News
11:25 am
Thu April 16, 2009

TEA Party Protests Taxes in Pittsfield

Pittsfield, MA – Groups across the country gathered on Tax Day to protest government spending. The gatherings were called TEA Parties, an acronym for Taxed Enough Already. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports on the TEA Party in Pittsfield .

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WAMC New England News
1:09 am
Thu April 16, 2009

Green Certificate at Berkshire Community College

Berkshire County – Berkshire Community College has been awarded a 200 thousand dollar grant to help displaced workers get ahead in the green economy. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz has the story

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WAMC New England News
11:23 am
Wed April 15, 2009

Alchemy Initiative Recycles Old Church

Pittsfield, MA – The Alchemy Initiative is a Pittsfield group that's rehabilitating an old church into a new community experiment. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports

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