North Adams, MA – For the first time starting today, seniors across the country can enroll in a Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage Program. But guidelines for the programs vary not only from state to state but in some cases from region to region. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has a report on coverage for that area;
Albany, NY – Host Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina talks to John Darnton. In his novel "The Darwin Conspiracy", Darnton imagines that the great man had a dark secret, only discovered by a pair of modern sleuths. Air date: 11/15/05.
Kingston, NY – In response to ongoing racial tensions at the Kingston High School in Ulster County, a controversial radio host says he is planning a rally this weekend to promote white supremacy. WAMC'S Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Deborah Runcie has more...
Albany, NY – U.S. Senator Charles Schumer was at the home of an elderly couple living in Albany on Monday. It was there that the New York Democrat announced a new push for the federal government to tap its heat oil reserve as well as other plans to help homeowners cope with the rising heating costs this winter. More from our Capital District Bureau Chief Arielle Trimm.
Holyoke, MA – The Environmental Protection Agency last month fined the city of Holyoke, Massachusetts for not addressing a problem of leaking sewage into the Connecticut River. Mayor Michael Sullivan's proposal to deal with the problem was voted down last week, and now he must enter his fourth term exploring other solutions for the generation-old problem.