Amherst, MA – Portions of the UMass-Amherst campus may seem a bit quieter in the future. As of Sunday, the school will be banning motor vehicles from portions of the campus in an effort to make it safer and more attractive for pedestrians. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...
Schenectady, N.Y. – The New York State Health Department has joined anti-smoking groups in an advertising campaign aimed at getting supermarkets across the state to stop selling tobacco products. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Springfield, MA – The city of Springfield Massachusetts rolled out the red carpet for developers today in hopes of continuing the city's economic turn-a-round. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...
Kingston, NY – There's a concert featuring some classic rock legends in Woodstock this weekend. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports it's all to benefit a soup kitchen that some clients call the best restaurant in town.
Pittsfield, MA – The Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities is considering whether to restructure the way electricity rates are set. And as WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo reports, this possibility is being watched carefully by the Berkshire county business community, where the cost of energy has meant the loss of business;
Pittsfield, MA – Governor Deval Patrick is set to release details of an economic development plan for the Bay State next week. And as Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, reports Pittsfield may be on the receiving end;
Albany, NY – In May 2007, Bob Edgar was named President and CEO of Common Cause, a national nonpartisan, non-profit "citizens" lobby working to make government at all levels more honest, open and accountable, and to connect citizens with their democracy.
Albany, NY – The shrinking world is opening new doors and making new demands on students. One local school district is stepping up to the plate with an innovative language arts program. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.