New England News

WAMC New England News
12:17 am
Fri March 6, 2009

Arts Outreach In The Berkshires

Berkshires – With budget cuts looming in Berkshire County schools, arts programming might be cut to balance the budgets.

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WAMC New England News
5:13 am
Thu March 5, 2009

SBA Loans could help Berkshire Businesses

Pittsfield, Ma – The United States Small Business Association will be receiving an extra 730 million dollars as part of the Federal Stimulus Package. That money will go toward providing higher guarantees for banks and to help businesses get some debt relief.

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WAMC New England News
5:06 am
Thu March 5, 2009

Leadership Summit Sets Sights on 5 Year Plan

Dalton, MA – The Berkshire Leadership Summit held its second community forum Wednesday night with the hopes of building a strategic plan for the Central Berkshire School District.

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WAMC New England News
4:57 am
Thu March 5, 2009

Energy Options for Municipalities

Berkshires – The Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources is conducting municipal energy audits through out the Commonwealth. The goals include energy cost reduction, lowering carbon foot prints, and creating jobs.

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WAMC New England News
11:12 am
Wed March 4, 2009

Efforts to loosen credit in the Berkshires

Berkshires – Some new programs are getting off the ground to help Berkshire area residents and businesses gain access to credit.

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WAMC New England News
10:16 am
Mon March 2, 2009

Mass Secretary of Transportation with Charlie Deitz

Berkshires – James Aloisi discuss regional road projects, gas tax and stimulus

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WAMC New England News
3:09 am
Mon March 2, 2009

Berkshire Hills School Budget Down

Great Barrington, MA – The Berkshire Hills Regional School District could be facing some significant cuts in its fiscal 2010 budget. The school committee recently held a public meeting to discuss cutbacks and some remedies for the shortfall.

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WAMC New England News
11:36 am
Fri February 27, 2009

Business Founder Shares Lessons

PIttsfield, Ma – With unemployment on the rise, one might be exploring the idea of starting their own business. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz brings us a feature on a Berkshire business that started in the founder's garage, and now has a catalog of over 10 thousand products

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WAMC New England News
4:17 am
Fri February 27, 2009

Pittsfield Conservation Commission OK's Wahconah Improvements

PIttsfield, Ma – A proposed improvement project at Wahconah Park in Pittsfield, Massachusetts has some environmentalists trying to block it.

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WAMC New England News
3:59 am
Thu February 26, 2009

Massachusetts Mayors Monthly Meeting

Berkshires – Mayors from North Adams, Pittsfield and other parts of Massachusetts met Wednesday to discuss issues across the Commonwealth.

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