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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu April 17, 2014

Congressional Corner With Richard Neal

    The closure of North Adams Regional Hospital stunned the Berkshires.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock he is working to re-open the shuttered hospital.

Arts & Culture
11:12 am
Wed April 2, 2014

Honeyhoney In Williamstown And North Adams

    The duo Honeyhoney - Ben Jaffe and Suzanne Santo - is playing two shows in the region next weekend.

On April 11th they’ll play a benefit concert for Arts Programs at Mt. Greylock Regional High School where Ben attended and graduated from as a mediocre student (his words). For that show, they’ll play WITH Mt. Grelock’s high school band.

They are also playing a Billsville House Concert at the Elks Lodge in North Adams, MA on April 12th.

New England News
12:20 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

Gov. Patrick In North Adams To Talk Hospital; Coakley Due Tuesday Afternoon

Gov. Patrick in North Adams Tuesday.
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Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick is in North Adams, talking about ongoing plans for North Adams Regional Hospital, closed since Friday afternoon.

Governor Patrick is still meeting with local lawmakers and leaders from the state’s public health department and Berkshire Medical Center at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. Patrick says BMC has signed an application allowing the Pittsfield-based healthcare company to operate a satellite emergency facility at North Adams Regional Hospital.

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New England News
8:26 am
Mon March 31, 2014

Collapse Of North Adams Radio Tower, Causes Outages

City officials say emergency service has been restored to the western Massachusetts town of North Adams approximately 11 hours after cell phone and Internet service was knocked out when radio towers on top of a nearby mountain collapsed amid high winds and heavy rain.

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New England News
3:08 pm
Sun March 30, 2014

High Winds Knock Down Radio Towers; Disrupts Cell And Internet Services Near North Adams

The North Adams Department of Public Safety released the following statement Sunday morning.

"Due to high winds and heavy rain throughout the night, the radio towers on top of Florida Mountain have collapsed. This has resulted in the loss or significant interruption of cell and internet services in the North Adams area.

If you need assistance and have no cell service, please use your home phone to make any calls.

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New England News
12:56 pm
Thu March 27, 2014

Without Hospital, What's Next For North Adams?

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North Adams Regional Hospital is scheduled to close Friday. What it would mean for the economy and psyche of a community that is still coming back from decline in manufacturing?

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New England News
3:30 pm
Wed February 12, 2014

North Adams' Alcombright Urges Unity In State Of The City

North Adams Mayor Richard Alcombright
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North Adams Mayor Richard Alcombright delivered his State of the City address Tuesday night.

Recently elected to a third two-year term, the Democrat stressed unity as the city continues work to reinvent itself.

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New England News
12:43 pm
Mon January 13, 2014

Collaborative Group Unveils Plan For Downtown North Adams

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A public-private partnership in North Adams, Massachusetts has unveiled its plan to revitalize the city’s downtown.

Created in 2011, the Partnership for North Adams brings together major players in the state’s smallest city. City government, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art as well as local economic developers have created a plan for a reimagining of the city’s downtown. John DeRosa is a founding member of the partnership.

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New England News
6:20 pm
Fri January 3, 2014

North Adams Transforming

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The Berkshires are known as a tourist destination, but until recently North Adams hasn’t fully tapped into the industry.

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New England News
6:10 pm
Thu January 2, 2014

Freshman Class Outnumbers Incumbents On North Adams Council

Newcomers now outnumber the incumbents on the city council in North Adams, Massachusetts.

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