Montpelier, VT – Vermont's entire Congressional delegation was at the statehouse in Montpelier on Monday to hear from Vermonters about what needs to be included in a renewed national farm bill. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Pittsfield, MA – A recently released a long-range economic development strategy, known as the Berkshire Blueprint, is being read very differently by the county's two mayors - North Adams Mayor John Barrett and Pittsfield Mayor James Ruberto. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;
Albany, NY – Coming up on In Our Backyard: Ward is mounting a new battle--he will tell us all about it. A change in fishing habits has caused Cambodia's rare MeKong Dolphin to make a comeback. Also, Ward will wax poetic about the Pileated Woodpecker.
Albany, NY – Dr. Paul Lemanski joins host Bob Barrett for a discussion about nutrition, fitness and cardiac health. Dr. Lemanski is the founder and director of The Center for Preventive Medicine and Cardiovascular Health.
Kingston, NY – The Town of Woodstock New York officials want to get rid of all carbon emissions in the next ten years - the town board is expected to pass a resolution of that goal at tonight's meeting. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Julia Taylor reports.
Kingston, NY – It's Sunshine Week in New York - a week to celebrate freedom of information law and public access to government meetings and documents. Most documents are available to the public upon request - but sometimes, officials balk at fulfilling those requests. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau chief Julia Taylor reports on how the Sunshine Law is used in reportage at the local level.
Albany, NY – Several communities along New York's Hudson River have begun to receive state funding aimed at improving water quality and restoring the scenic estuary. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas Reports.
Montpelier, VT – Committees in the Vermont Legislature will be pushing to get their work done this week. Friday is the deadline to move any legislation to the floor so it can go to the opposite chamber for consideration. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.