Montpelier, VT – Montpelier, Vermont officials are bracing for potential flooding this spring. An ice jam is being monitored and property owners, businesses and residents are being warned to take measures to prepare for possible heavy flooding. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more
Boston, MA – Some state and local officials weighed in with their thoughts on some of the revenue raising mechanisms proposed by Governor Deval Patrick. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report.
Boston, MA – Governor Deval Patrick's fiscal 2008 budget was released on Beacon Hill Wednesday afternoon. Patrick has touted education funding as one of his top priorities for the Commonwealth. Berkshire Bureau Chief Carrie Saldo, has this report on what local officials are saying;
Ray Brook, NY – Verizon Wireless is studying the feasibility of placing cell towers along the Adirondack Northway. The company says it has preliminary plans to place nine towers to cover the cellular void along the highway. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Albany, NY – Host Brian Shields welcomes a distinguished panel of scientists to answer questions posed by listeners. Among the topics on this edition of the Science Forum: dark matter, black holes and lunar eclipses. Good stuff!
Albany, N – TO: Program Directors FROM: WAMC, Albany, NY RE: 51 PERCENT program rundown DT: FRIDAY, March 2nd, 2007
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Albany, NY – The New York Racing Association has just been granted a 32-Million Dollar state loan so it can continue operating through December 31st, when its franchise expires. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas explores the politics behind the move.
Manchester Center, VT – The state of Vermont and the US Forest Service are both beginning a permitting process for a plan to build up to 24 windmills in the Green Mountain National Forest. If approved, the Deerfield Wind project would be the first wind turbines in the nation sited on national forest land. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Albany, NY – The Saratoga County Board of Supervisors voted to approve a financial plan to fund construction of a water line from Moreau to Malta that will serve a microchip factory proposed for Malta. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.