Tom Conklin is the News Director and lead news voice for the Berkshire News Network and the Townsquare Media Berkshire Radio Group. Tom is also a musician and voiceover talent. He has been a guitarist for more than three decades and plays lead guitar for the New England based band, The Matchstick Architects. He also does voiceover narration work for clients all over the world from his home studio in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Tom is also a founding member of Berkshire Organization for Original Music, or BOOM, which is a Berkshire County based organization that advocates for the local original music scene and performers of original music in the Berkshires.
It’s Time For Back-To-School Dental Exams!
There is a lot do in preparation for our kids going back to school. You’re shopping for new clothes, school supplies, and of course all kinds of tablets and laptops. Apart from making these purchases, your children may also be scheduled for a visit to their pediatrician for that back-to-schoo…
Big Y Starts Single Use Plastic Bag Ban
The banning of single-use plastic bags has been a hot topic around the Berkshires as of late. Individual towns have been making the decision to enforce a ban of their own as a state-wide ban continues to be sought after on Beacon Hill.
Funding Secured For Berkshire Flyer (Video)
State Senator Adams Hinds announced today via Facebook that the Berkshire Flyer, a pilot train service from New York City to Pittsfield is a go – and it will start in June 2020.
Walk A Mile In Her Shoes Registration Open
It’s just around the corner – that one day when men from all walks of life, business, civil service, and government don women’s shoes and walk a mile down North Street in Pittsfield in an effort to bring awareness to and put a halt to sexual, domestic and dating violence.
Gas Prices Up Slightly Following Holiday Weekend
Gasoline prices in Massachusetts are up two cents this week, according to AAA Northeast. AAA’s July 8 survey of prices in Massachusetts finds self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $2.69 per gallon.
Massachusetts Loves Seinfeld At 30!
Who doesn’t love ‘Seinfeld’? It’s a show that has shaped our culture in so many ways. People are always quoting lines from the show which is still in syndication today...
Massachusetts Ranks 5th Safest State On The Fourth Of July
The Fourth of July is a day that most of us look forward to spending with our families, whether we hit the road or dig in for a day of barbecuing, adult beverages, and fun at home. However, according to ASecureLife.com, Independence Day is also notorious being a one of the most dangerous days of the…
81-Year Old Hits Two Hole-in-Ones
Chuck Miller has accomplished the unthinkable. The 81-year old golfer hit not one, but two hole-in-ones during the same game...
Cheerio! Red Sox And Yankees Clash In London!
The Red Sox are off on Thursday and Friday as get ready to play across the pond in what should be a pair of exciting games at London Stadium against the New York Yankees. It’s the first time that Major League Baseball will be played in Europe...
Democratic Hopefuls Take The Debate Stage
The candidates vying for the Democratic nomination for President take the stage over the next two nights, and there is no shortage of them. There are twenty in all. Ten will take the stage in Miami...