Manchester Center, VT – The state of Vermont and the US Forest Service are both beginning a permitting process for a plan to build up to 24 windmills in the Green Mountain National Forest. If approved, the Deerfield Wind project would be the first wind turbines in the nation sited on national forest land. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Albany, NY – The Saratoga County Board of Supervisors voted to approve a financial plan to fund construction of a water line from Moreau to Malta that will serve a microchip factory proposed for Malta. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.
Williamstown, MA – Some hunters in Berkshire County contend there is an increase in the coyote population, which in turn are preying on an uncharacteristic number of deer population. But, Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, reports the state department of fish and wildlife disagrees;
Albany, NY – As this month's snow storm melts into our memories, the Northeast still finds itself buried under a sheet of ice. Today, essayist Sue Rosenberg gives us her advice on staying upright during these last slippery weeks of winter.
Sue Rosenberg is the editor of Skidmore College's alumni magazine. She lives in Saratoga Springs, NY.
Albany, NY – This week on The Book Show, author Chris Bohjalian talks about his novel The Double Bind. Bohjalin describes his latest novel as a literary thriller. It follows a young social worker who survives a brutal attack and her obsession with uncovering a dark secret.
Boston, MA – Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has filed his first proposed state budget with the Massachusetts Legislature. It totals 26 point 7 Billion dollars..a four percent increase over the current state budget. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill has details.....