Burlington, VT – The Internal Revenue Service says nearly 21-thousand Vermonters who filed early tax returns did not request a one-time refund of a telephone excise tax. Vermonters may qualify for the tax refund but may not know about it. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Springfield, MA – A new master plan for the city of Springfield Massachusetts identifies specific downtown development projects and also calls for turning around a troubled neighborhood. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...
Albany, NY – The healing waters of Saratoga Springs are not 100 per cent pure. It has been revealed that city water is being added to the natural mineral baths at Saratoga State Park. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.
Albany, NY – A top federal railroad official has launched an inspection of tracks from Albany to Buffalo to improve safety in the wake of three major derailments. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.
Kingston, NY – Route 17 in Sullivan and Orange Counties is already congested, and officials anticipate the problem will only get worse if proposed projects like the Monticello Casino get built. Senator Chuck Schumer is pushing to widen the road to six lanes - but some groups say he's getting ahead of the process. WAMC's Julia Taylor reports.
Albany, NY – This week on the Capitol Connection, Alan Chartock welcomes Albany County District Attorney David Soares. Soares talks about his recent high profile investigation into a multi-state steroid ring. He also talks about his relationship with the new governor, conflicts with other law enforcement agencies, civil confinement, Rockafeller drug law reforms and much more.
Albany, NY – A Latham developer wants to give 25 city blocks along Troy's waterfront a "makeover". The ambitious project entails condominiums, a seven-story hotel and a riverside promenade. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.