Pittsfield, MA – Ralph Nader, the man who some democrats say robbed former presidential candidate Al Gore of the 2000 presidential election, says he's not sure whether he'll run in 2008. Berkshire Bureau chief, Carrie Saldo, recently covered a lecture Nader gave in Pittsfield and has this report;
Our thanks for Berkshire Community College for an audio feed of the event.
Montpelier, VT – Vermont's governor announced late Friday that the state will join the Climate Registry, a national effort to track and manage greenhouse gas emissions. The governor also pronounced this week Earth Week in the Green Mountain State. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Albany, NY – (Airs: 4/20/07 and 4/21/07) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's program: Governor Spitzer and the legislature introduce their priorities for the rest of session, there's a new bill on solitary confinement, struggling dairy farmers get a financial boost, and the legislators tackle nutritional standards in schools.
Albany, NY – (AIRS: 4/22/07 and 4/23/07) WAMC's Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith and Kingston Freeman Publisher Ira Fusfeld discuss media coverage of the shootings at Virginia Tech, which media source the most knowledgeable turn to, your mail and much more.
Springfield, MA – Springfield City Officials say great progress has been made in carrying out a master plan to revitalize one city neighborhood and the Mayor of Springfield promises it will serve as a pilot to bring back other long neglected parts of the city. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...
Amherst, MA – April is the month for college acceptance and rejection letters and this spring colleges are sending out record numbers of rejections. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...
Pittsfield, MA – Work on the only hospice house west of Worcester is expected to begin this fall in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Carrie Saldo has the details of the facility, to be named the Anne McGraw house.
Our thanks to Pittsfield Community Television for providing an audio feed of the event.
Pittsfield, MA – After conducting extensive searches at its two college campuses in the Berkshires, Massachusetts State Police gave Berkshire Community College the go-ahead to resume classes Friday morning. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has this report on two threats directed at the college on Thursday;