Donald Thurston, Owner Of Berkshire Broadcasting Co. Passes Away

Mark Watson
Wed Oct 7 17:51:38 EDT 2009

  Donald Thurston, who founded Berkshire Broadcasting Co. passed away 
Tuesday at age 79 after battling Parkinson's Disease. Mr. Thurston started 
his radio career in Vermont before coming to WMNB North Adams in 1960. He 
founded Berkshire Broadcasting Co. in 1966 and purchased WMNB and WNAW. 
Later he purchased WSBS Great Barrington and several other stations before 
selling to Vox in 2004. More details from the Berkshire Eagle:

Mark Watson

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