Montpelier, VT – The leaders of the Vermont Legislature have created a committee to review Governor Jim Douglas' newly unveiled economic stimulus package and to explore ways to strengthen Vermont's economy. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Pittsfield, MA – The Colonial Theatre is entering its third season of arts and entertainment programming, after the historic restoration of the former vaudeville house in downtown Pittsfield. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has the details;
(Our thanks to Pittsfield Community Television, which provided an audio feed of the event at the Colonial.)
Albany, NY – Hillary Clinton scored a double digit victory over Barack Obama in the Pennsylvania Democratic Primary. Discussing what effect the victory could have on the race for the Democratic presidential nomination is Dr. Ryane McAuliffe Straus of the College of Saint Rose. Alan Chartock hosts.
Amherst, MA – A union is complaining that the University of Massachusetts is with-holding information that the union suspects would prove there is gender based pay inequity on the Amherst Campus..WAMC s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...
Woodstock, NY – In a mass produced nation trembling on a shaky economy, it's hard to imagine how anyone can survive making one stringed instrument at a time. But the art of the handmade instrument is surviving .and even thriving. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett profiles two New York craftsmen who turn wood into sound.
Great Barrington, MA – Continuing to illustrate the connection between creativity and business, Berkshire Creative has hired its first executive director. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, filed this report;