Ticonderoga, NY – A commercial development in Ticonderoga hinges on a sign. For several years, town officials have been working with Lowe's to bring the big-box store to the village. After redesign and months of meeting Adirondack Park Agency zoning regulations, the deal now hinges on whether the APA will grant a variance allowing the company to erect the sign it wants. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
North Creek, NY – Wind energy development is the topic of a meeting being held tonight in the Adirondacks near the site of a proposed wind turbine development. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Great Barrington, MA – The nation's lone liberal arts and sciences college, in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, designed specifically for high school age students is preparing to celebrate its 40th anniversary. And in its anniversary year administrators at Simons Rock College of Bard say they are focusing on developing stronger regional ties. Details from WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo;
Great Barrington, MA – The Berkshire Fringe Festival opens its three-week long run Tuesday evening at the Daniel Arts Center, in Great Barrington. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has the details; About to embark on its second year, the Berkshire Fringe Festival, which presents a variety of new dance and theater works has programming its artistic directors didn't anticipate being able to offer for another three to four years.
Albany, NY – Ovarian cancer is the #1 killer of women with gynecological cancers-research into the little understood causes of the relatively rare type of cancer is underway at Albany Medical Center. One researcher, with the help of the American Cancer Society, says that may be the key to a cure. WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein reports:
North Adams, MA – There is a little known-connection between North Adams, Massachusetts and two of the most dramatic achievements of the 20th century. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo visited the North Adams Museum of History and Science to get the details;
Albany, NY – Coming up on In Our Backyard: The Geese are back in the news-Ward will have an update on the goose related fecal hazards in Scotia's Collin's Park. What is up with all of the rain this summer? Ward says it is having a multi-faceted impact on our region. The latest new releases from CT and NY on West Nile Virus. Stop making soup-the snapping turtle is New York's state reptile. Plus, your letters! Air Date 7/17/2006
Montpelier, VT – The Vermont Public Service Board has rejected a proposal to build a wind farm atop East Mountain in the Vermont's Northeast Kingdom. Both opponents and proponents of the project say there are positives and negatives in the ruling. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Montpelier, VT – Vermont politicians are beginning what could be a bruising political season. Monday was the filing deadline for the September primary in races that will determine control of the Vermont Legislature. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.