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.
With NA Students Headed Back To Schools, District Warily Eyes Spring Break
With more students in classrooms and reduced space between those students — the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now says just 3 feet is recommended — Malkas and other school leaders and staff worry that the equation might change.
MCLA Sees COVID-19 Rise Linked to Ashland Street Apartments
Residents of the Ashland Street apartments will be required to participate in classes remotely and only leave their residences to pick up food from MCLA's dining services, seek medical attention or participate in the college's COVID-19 testing protocols, according to Wednesday's announcement.
COVID-19 Law Sparks Dialogue on Nursing Home Alternatives
With the memory of the pandemic's toll in nursing homes still raw, the COVID-19 relief law is offering states a generous funding boost for home- and community-based care as an alternative to institutionalizing disabled people.
Williams College Sees ‘Uptick’ in COVID-19 Among Students
While that computes to a relatively low .14 percent positivity rate for the 4,144 tests conducted in the same period, the six positive tests among students represents 21 percent of all the positive tests in the student population (28 total positives) since testing began on Aug. 17.
Six Running for Two Seats on Williamstown Select Board
Town Clerk Nicole Pedercini reported on Wednesday that all of the positions have been filled and all of the nomination papers have been certified.
Williamstown ZBA Hearing Another Application to Build Cell Tower
The proposal drew objections from several residents of Oblong Road who were concerned about the impact on the view shed in the neighborhood and from the director of recreational enterprises for Field Farm, a 316-acre Trustees of Reservations property that abuts the Phelps property.
Local Appointments for Vaccines Open at 6 p.m. Tuesday
The other type of clinic is for all other eligible people. That includes those 60 years old and over and employees in a variety of occupations, including convenience stores, groceries, restaurants and cafes and food service businesses. The category includes food pantry workers and volunteers, medical supply chain workers, transit and transportation workers and public works employees.
Debate on Safety of In-Person Learning ‘Pretty Much 0ver
The Berkshire Eagle reports Massachusetts districts look ahead to the state's April deadlines to bring elementary and middle school students back into classrooms, Gov. Charlie Baker believes debate over the safety of in-person learning "is pretty much over."
New Recovery Home Tackles Addiction and Mental Health In North Adams
In the past few months, Felix has begun to understand and untangle those connections, as part of his residency at Keenan House North, a new recovery home in North Adams for people with co-occurring disorders — addiction coupled with mental illness.
Mass Teachers Association Calls for Delay on Return to Full In-Person Learning
Elementary and Secondary Education Commissioner Jeff Riley set an April 5 deadline for districts to phase out remote learning for elementary schoolers, with middle schoolers back in classrooms by April 28.