North Adams, MA – Officials at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts are eagerly awaiting Governor Deval Patrick's release of specifics for his capital improvement plan, set to be released this fall. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, reports on why
Albany, NY – This week on How to Save Your Life, Dr. Stieg discusses how to improve heath care for uninsured children. His guest is Emily Bryant of Medical Care for Children Partnership. They'll discuss ways to provide comprehensive health care services for children and families in a high-quality and cost-effective manner.
Montpelier, VT – The Labor Day Holiday marks the end of summer vacations. Tourism officials say all indications are pointing to a strong summer season throughout the region. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Albany, NY – The painter Thomas Cole is well known for sweeping landscapes, and epic series like The Voyage of Life. Many of the images he created depicted views from his home in Catskill, NY, called Cedar Grove. Cedar Grove fell into disrepair following Cole's death. But that's changed in recent years. The site is a national historic site that's open to the public, and has enjoyed recent infusions of money.
Albany, NY – Howard Frank Mosher is an author who has written frequently about Vermont and the Northeast Kingdom. His most recent book, On Kingdom Mountain, is the September pick for our Roundtable Reads segment. The fictional book narrates the experiences of Miss Jane Hubbell Kinneson, as she tries to protect the northern Vermont mountain on which she lives from development.
Springfield, MA – The new school year began in Springfield Massachusetts today with an experiment in student uniforms launched at a dozen elementary schools... WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....
Pittsfield, MA – Tuesday, officials of Sabic [SAA-bick] Innovative Plastics, whose parent company purchased GE Plastics last week, stressed its intention to run the company much the same way GE did for 73 years. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details;
Albany, NY – Once again Vox Pop has gone to the dogs. Joe Donahue hosts this edition of Dog Talk with Jon Katz. Jon's resume is lengthy. Suffice it to say he writes about dogs and he's good at it. Lucky for us, he is also good at listening to and answering questions about dog behavior.