Boston, MA – Concerned citizens, environmental groups, and others are meeting with state officials at the Charlestown Navy Yard in Boston today to discuss a plan to sell water from the Western part of Massachusetts to communities in the East. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has the story.
Albany, NY – The University at Albany is receiving a $175,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education for its approach to reducing underage drinking on campus. WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein reports:
Albany, NY – Coming up on In Our Backyard: It is officially Summertime! Today, we are going to revel in the season with a look at fawns and baby cotton tail rabbits. Plus, we are going to talk about dragonflies, daisies and other natural doozies that you can find in your backyard. Air Date: 6/26/2006
Plattsburgh, NY – There is a lack of nursing home beds available in Plattsburgh, New York. In the past few months, people who need to enter such facilities have had to be placed as far away as Ticonderoga or even Burlington, Vermont. The senior care community hopes future crises will be averted with the announcement Tuesday afternoon that an new skilled nursing home facility is planned. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Boston, MA – Leaders from the biotechnology industry met with politicians and the president of the University of Massachusetts yesterday to discuss getting more biotech companies to do research in the Pioneer Valley. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has the story.
Montpelier, VT – Farmers across Vermont have seen crops damaged by too much rain this year. The U-S Department of Agriculture has now designated the entire state and bordering counties in Massachusetts, New York and New Hampshire a federal disaster area. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Plattsburgh, NY – During the end of session activity Friday, the New York State Legislature finally approved a slew of appointments to various state posts. Among those was the appointment of the now former Mayor of Plattsburgh Dan Stewart to the Chairmanship of the state Commission of Correction. Stewart leaves his elected post mid-term. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more..