North Adams, MA – The state of Massachusetts is facing up to a $19 billion transportation infrastructure funding shortfall, according to a report released yesterday. But as our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo reports, it isn't likely the planned reconstruction of the longest bridge in Berkshire County will be effected;
Springfield, MA – More than 100 Catholic church leaders including bishops from all the diocese in New England and Cardinal Sean O-Malley of the Boston Archdiocese met in Springfield Massachusetts today to discuss the future of Catholic education. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports..
Amherst, MA – The spring town election season is underway in Massachusetts. In addition to electing town officials voters in several communities will be deciding if their property taxes will go up. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports..
Housatonic, MA – The Massachusetts Secretary of Labor and Work Force Development, as well as elected state and local officials are collaborating to investigate all of the options for employees of a Berkshire County manufacturing mill slated to close in May. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has the details;
Pittsfield, MA – School officials in Berkshire County are establishing a trauma response network, which they say is designed to aid any school that is impacted by a traumatic event. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;
Great Barrington, MA – The Massachusetts Undersecretary of Energy says there's a need for legislative and regulatory changes in order for the state to increase its energy efficiency and in turn reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;
Gardner, MA – A veterans group is teaming up with a community college in Massachusetts to try to create a first of its kind rehabilitation and educational facility for wounded war veterans...WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....