North Adams, MA – Education and some cultural attractions in the Berkshires are among the initiatives that could receive a shot in the arm following budget approval by the Massachusetts House. With More, WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo
Boston, ma – Governor Mitt Romney of Massachusetts is warning of potential bumps in the road for the state's new health care law. He is also launching a crackdown on Medicaid fraud. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has the story.
Albany, NY – New York State Senate Democrats are proposing a complete reorganization of state programs in place to help boost upstate economies. WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein has more.
Albany, NY – Fulton, Montgomery and Herkimer counties in New York are all on alert for possible cases of bacterial meningitis, after a Fulton County high school student was diagnosed and hospitalized this past weekend with one of the most serious strains. WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein has details.
NORTHAMPTON, MA – After a mild winter, experts are worried there could be in increase in Lyme Disease this summer in New York state and New England. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has the story.
Egremont, MA – A small Berkshire County community wants to put the brakes on big development but the proposal has some local business owners concerned. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Carrie Saldohas the details.
Albany, NY – We've all heard about Jared Stern's trouble with the New York Post. But how common are these kinds of gaffes in the New York media world? Today, essayist Sam Pratt - who knew Stern in his 20s - weighs in on the issue.
Sam Pratt is a former writer for national publications such as Esquire, Spin, and Elle magazine. Most recently, he led a successful campaign against the St. Lawrence Cement plant.