I have been working WNAW since 1968, doing just about every job there is. I graduated from Drury High School and served in the US Air Force from 1961 to 1965. First radio job in 1965 was in Presque Isle, Maine and I moved back to the Berkshires in 1967. Things I love: family, radio, long fast bike rides, cutting wood, skating and working out at the gym.
RMV Again Pushes Back Vehicle Inspection, Registration Deadlines
Vehicles is giving people more time to do their favorite chores: re-upping your car registration, renewing your driver's license or even getting your vehicle inspected.
Five More Confirmed Virus Cases in Berkshires
For the second day in a row, Sunday brought five new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Berkshire County. The death total remained at 38.
Berkshire Community College Lays Off 10 Food Service Staffers
In an uncertain budget and operational climate, Berkshire Community College has announced a round of layoffs.
Cannabis Stores Receive To Reopen Next Week
Recreational marijuana stores will be allowed to reopen for curbside pick-up next Monday, just more than two months after they were ordered to close as part of the essential work order Gov. Charlie Baker put in place to control the spread of COVID-19.
Data Drives Plan, Pace for Reopening Massachusetts
As of Monday, two of those metrics were marked green for "positive trend": the COVID-19 positive test rate and testing capacity.
NA Health Board Refuses Vote on Crane Enforcement Order
Mayor Thomas Bernard repeatedly told the board during the meeting that the enforcement order was drafted by the city's legal counsel and that the city had the authority to impose fines or issue cease-and-desist orders.
Gordmans Files for Bankruptcy, Casualty of Pandemic
In the statement, the company said it will begin liquidation but will also try to sell the business or any of its assets. If a viable buyer comes forward, closure efforts will be suspended but if not, the liquidation will continue.
BRTA Propped Up With $5.7M Federal Infusion
On April 6, the BRTA cut back five routes, as the average daily ridership had fallen from 1,700 passengers to 550. The routes went from hourly stops to every two hours for service from Pittsfield to Lee, North Adams, Dalton/Hinsdale, Berkshire Community College, and between Lee and Great Barrington.
Berkshire County Wildlife Sanctuary Trails Reopen
Social-distancing guidelines remain in place, and the public is being asked to wear face coverings, park only in designated areas and avoid "high-touch surfaces" such as benches and play areas, she said.
Diocese Reaches Agreement On Clergy Abuse Reports
The pact details steps to guarantee that abuse reports received by the church are immediately shared with civil legal authorities. All three district attorneys in Western Massachusetts signed on to the pact, which is now in effect and runs until June 30, 2024. The Springfield Diocese oversees Cathol…