VT – Governor Jim Douglas took his economic stimulus package straight to Vermont lawmakers on Wednesday, appearing with a flip chart before a skeptical legislative committee to talk up a series of measures he unveiled over the weekend. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...
Lenox, MA – The Mount Estate and Gardens in Lenox has been given another temporary reprieve by its creditors and will open on May 9, despite its financial woes. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the latest;
Poughkeepsie, NY – A world-renowned expert on the problem of global poverty is speaking at Vassar College tonight. Professor Jeffrey Sachs is a best selling author, head of the Earth Institute at Columbia University and a special advisor to the UN's efforts to map a plan to wipe out extreme global poverty within the next 25 years. He spoke with Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett about the opportunities hidden within today's problems.
Lenox, MA – J. Donald Schumacher, an expert in the field of Hospice care was in the Berkshires earlier this week. As WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, reports, Schumacher says end of life care organizations need to be thinking differently in what is now a competitive market place;
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.)