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.
State Education Commissioner to School Districts: Go In-Person or Face Audit
"Death rates among school-aged children are much lower than among adults," the CDC document reads. "At the same time, the harms attributed to closed schools on the social, emotional and behavioral health, economic well-being, and academic achievement of children, in both the short- an…
North Adams Finance Committee Recommends $41M Budget
A budget of $40,939,756 was presented to the Finance Committee over two meetings that stands at $134,218, or 0.33 percent, more than last year. Last week, Mayor Thomas Bernard had hoped for a decrease but said further review of the calculations adjusted the budget higher.
NA Taking Steps to Draw Cyclists, Pedestrians Downtown
Over the past several months, the North Adams Office of Community Development and Northern Berkshire Community Coalition have been working with the Berkshire Regional Planning Commission and local stakeholders to develop plans for improving pedestrian and bicycle connections between neighborhoods an…
MCLA Again Ranked as Top Public College
For the third consecutive year, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts has been ranked in the top ten in U.S. News and World Report's annual rankings of the country's top public colleges. MCLA is ranked ninth on this year's list and also appears on U.S. News' list of Top National …
BCC Student Tests Positive for COVID-19; 42 Told to Self-quarantine
Forty-two students and staff at Berkshire Community College were told to self-quarantine after a student tested positive for COVID-19.
COVID-19 Cases Increasing in Adams
Chairman David Rhoads gave the update at Wednesday's meeting and said there are now, once again, active cases for the first time in months.
Jury Trials Set to Resume Next Month in Mass.
Under the new order released Thursday by the Supreme Judicial Court, Phase 1 of the gradual resumption of jury trials will begin on or after Oct. 23.
Adams Officials Seeking Safe Way to Celebrate Halloween
Interim Police Chief Troy Bacon said an initial idea that came up in discussions with his staff was to invite the children to dress up and stand outside their homes and then go by precincts to deliver candy.
North Adams McDonald’s Being Renovated
The fast-food burger chain launched the new look two years ago with plans to invest $6 billion to renovate most of its 14,000 locations by the end of 2020.
Multiple Fire Departments Battle Race Track Blaze
\When a Banner reporter took photos from Route 7 at 2:30 a.m. smoke was rising from the grandstand but no fire was visible. Numerous vehicles with lights flashing could be seen on the east side of the long-abandoned structure.