Springfield, MA – The results of a major new study of the labor market in Hampden County were presented at a conference of employers, educators and labor specialists in Springfield Massachusetts today..WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....
Albany, NY – When Catherine Sanderson, who was living in Paris with her French boyfriend and their daughter, started a blog one day at work, she had no idea how it would catch on, and even change her life. She talks about her book "Petite Anglaise," and the blog of the same name.
Burlington, VT – The Council for the Future of Vermont is traveling across the state asking Vermonters what their vision of the state is 20 to 50 years in the future. The group will hold a public forum in Chittenden County Thursday evening. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Central New York – More than six hundred people turned out for an informational meeting on natural gas drilling in the sleepy village of Unadilla last week. Otsego and Schoharie Counties are two of the regions impacted by what's becoming the new gold rush. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett has an update.
NY – An administrative law judge is advising New York utility regulators to nix a global power company's planned $4.6-billion buyout of Energy East Corp., which serves four Northeastern states. WAMC's Dave Lucas explains.
Ulster County, NY – Officials in Ulster County say there are still at least a dozen sick and infested cats hiding in the walls and ceiling of a home where 40 others have already been rescued. Susan Barnett reports.