Albany, NY – This week on The Book Show, host Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina interviews Anita Shreve. Counted as one of America's most popular and best selling authors, Shreve's books include "The Pilots Wife," "The Weight of Water," "Fortunes Rocks," and many others. She joins Gretchen to talk about her latest novel, "Body Surfing."
Pittsfield, MA – Berkshire County's two mayors are among the municipal leaders who have signed-on to support Governor Deval Patrick's proposed Municipal Partnership Act, a series of proposals the governor says are designed to generate more revenue for cities and towns. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;
Albany, NY – Now on the tail end of spring, animals have been busy all season constructing their summer dwellings. But how closely do we really look at these everyday animals? Professor James Gould has investigated the fascinating buildings made my animals, birds and insects in his book Animal Architects.
Animal Architects: Building and the Evolution of Intelligence. By James Gould and Carol Grant Gould. Published by Basic Books.
Montpelier, VT – The cost of housing continues to be out of reach for most Vermonters. But some advocates are encouraged that legislators are now beginning to get involved in the issue. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Montpelier, VT – There were nearly five times as many reports of lyme disease in New Hampshire as in Vermont in 2005. But the numbers being reported in Vermont also indicate a dramatic rise in the tick-borne disease. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Springfield, MA – Construction is underway on what officials in the city of Springfield Massachusetts see as a key project on the Connecticut riverfront.. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...