Berkshire County, MA – Governor Patrick's fiscal 2009 budget proposal includes a sizable increase in funding for the Department of Conservation and Recreation, which oversees the state park system. And as our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, reports those funds are of particular interest in the county;
Boston, MA – Among the spending proposed in Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick's $28.2 billion fiscal 2009 budget is $10 million to combat homelessness. More on this from WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo;
Springfield, MA – Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick identified jobs as one of his agenda items during his state of the commonwealth address the other night. And, he called for higher state spending in that area and others even in the face of a possible recession. WAMC s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports on the economic development outlook......
Boston, MA – A Massachusetts appeals court is scheduled to hear arguments next month regarding an overturned conviction of child molestation. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details of the appeal brought by the Berkshire County District Attorney's office;