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.
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.
Cheshire Town Meeting Approves $6.6M Budget, Rejects Pot Bylaws
Voters did approve amended versions of the 16 other articles on the annual town meeting warrant during a nearly three-hour session held in the Hoosac Valley High School gym.
North Adams Council OKs Stop Sign on East Main Street
iBerkshires.Com reports the City Council last week passed to a second reading an ordinance to install a new stop sign on the westbound lane of East Main Street so that drivers coming down the hill will have to pause before entering the intersection.
Williamstown’s DIRE Committee Raises Issue of Police at School
Although the year is starting remotely for Williamstown's public school students, members of the Diversity, Inclusion and Racial Equity Committee are raising concerns about the police presence at the buildings kids will attend as soon as Oct. 5.
Alternatives for Bennington-Williamstown Bike Path Idea
Residents on both sides of the state line Wednesday will have a chance to learn about an idea for a bicycle path linking Bennington to Williamstown, Mass., and, perhaps even, someday, Lanesborough, Mass.
Attempted Murder Charges Against 15-Year-Old Dropped
On July 14, around 7:20 p.m., a 62-year-old city man, David Wood (no relation to the police chief), was shot in the neck while he was walking along River Street. The shooting occurred near 71 River St.