New England News

WAMC New England News
4:07 pm
Thu November 5, 2009

Massachusetts AARP Endorses House Health Bill

Pittsfield, MA – 40 million members across the nation, and 860 thousand in the Commonwealth are now part of the wave of support for the house's health reform bill

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WAMC New England News
12:18 pm
Thu November 5, 2009

Pittsfield Industrial Park Cleans Up Erosion

Pittsfield, MA – Environmentalists in Pittsfield are concerned that erosion from the Williams Stanley Business Park is contaminating local water ways with more PCB's. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports

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WAMC New England News
2:55 pm
Wed November 4, 2009

Mayor Ruberto Wins in Pittsfield

Mayor Ruberto gives his victory speech

Pittsfield, MA – Pittsfield's Mayor James Ruberto was elected for a fourth term in yesterday's election, the incumbent edged out his challenger by just over 200 votes. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz has the report

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WAMC New England News
10:51 am
Wed November 4, 2009

Alcombright Unseats Barrett in North Adams

Alcombright gets congratulated
iBerkshires

North Adams, Ma – Mayor John Barrett of North Adams was defeated last night by challenger Dick Alcombright, ending a 26 year reign over the northern Berkshire city. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz was there

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WAMC New England News
3:11 pm
Mon November 2, 2009

Williams Stanley Park Might Have New Tenants

Pittsfield, MA – The William Stanley Business Park in Pittsfield, which was just certified as bio ready, now has 2 interested businesses getting ready to move into the dormant industrial site. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports that at least 50 jobs could be created if the two companies commit

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WAMC New England News
12:15 pm
Mon November 2, 2009

Mass Budget Gap, More 9C Cuts

Massachusetts – Just 4 months into the 2010 fiscal year, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick is facing a 600 million dollar budget gap. In order to achieve a balanced budget, Governor Patrick plans to make almost 300 million dollars worth of cuts to state agencies, and tap in to some reserves to bring in the rest. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz has the report

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WAMC New England News
11:38 am
Fri October 30, 2009

Pittsfield, A Bio-Ready City

Pittsfield, MA – The city of Pittsfield has been awarded a bio-ready certification which will help draw in high tech life sciences companies to their dormant business park. Charlie Deitz has the report

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WAMC New England News
4:55 pm
Thu October 29, 2009

Soldier On Independent Living Breaks Ground

Pittsfield, MA – The Soldier On veterans organization broke ground Thursday on a 39 unit independent living facility in Pittsfield. The model is the first of its kind in the nation, and its concept is being celebrated by armed forces advocates across the country. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz was at the groundbreaking

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WAMC New England News
10:45 am
Thu October 29, 2009

Ruth Scott; Peace Activist, Priest, author

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WAMC New England News
2:53 pm
Wed October 28, 2009

Hillcrest Dental Works with Berkshire's Neediest

Pittsfield, MA – Fifteen years ago, Hillcrest Educational Centers in Pittsfield, started a private dental clinic for their special needs students. Today that clinic has grown to serve over 6000 members of the community, with more than a dozen agencies on board. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports that the clinic is still growing .

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