Kingston, NY – As Dutchess County starts to plan its spending over the next five years, county leaders have highlighted certain items to spend on. One of the biggest-ticket items is Dutchess Community College, the source of much budgeting conflict in the county. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Julia Taylor has this report.
Kingston, NY – Ulster County, New York's budget crunch has come from years of fund mismanagement according to some county legislators. The shortfall could have serious implications for the county's 2,000 employees. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Julia Taylor has this report.
Great Barrington, MA – While visiting several cultural institutions in the Berkshires over the weekend, the senior senator from Massachusetts, Edward Kennedy, spoke about some national issues on his mind. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the story;
Springfield, ma – It's a step many hope will bring an end to the Springfield teachers' contract stalemate. A fact-finder's report on the negotiations was released this afternoon. Details from Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff.
Great Barrington, MA – With the Massachusetts statewide primary a little more than a month away, two contenders for the First Berkshire District state senate seat are moving ahead with their campaigns. With More, WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo;