Albany, NY – This week on The Book Show, Getchen talks with author Jack Larkin about his book Where We Lived: Discovering the Places We Once Called Home . In his new book, Larkin revisits the architecture of America from 1775 to 1840 and shows how each part of the nation created its own landscape as people adapted their old traditions to their new climate and terrain.
North Adams, MA – After a series of turbid financial years the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art in North Adams is operating in the black and in order to continue its financial foothold, Wednesday the museum announced a nearly $40 million fundraising campaign. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details;
Amherst, MA – Andrew Card, who was chief of staff in President George W. Bush's White House for five years spoke to an audience of about 250 students at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst today. Card gave the inaugural lecture in a series on politics sponsored by the Umass Civic initiative. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports..
Albany, NY – An invasive beetle species is damaging the ecological balance encompassing trees and insects in our region. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports on how this beetle is damaging our maple tree population.
Pittsfield, MA – Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray made the case for the administration's somewhat controversial proposal to alter the state's corporate tax code. Berkshire Bureau Chief Carrie Saldo, has the details of those comments, made during the Governor's town hall style meeting in Pittsfield Monday night.
Boston, MA – After a lengthy review Massachusetts officials have decided to close one of the nine state forests to off -road vehicles. The forest that will be off limits to A-T-V's is in Northeastern Massachusetts. For this season the rules of off -roading will remain unchanged at four state forests in the Berkshires. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...