Monticello, NY – The man known as the Donald Trump of Westchester is looking for the state to sweeten the deal as he prepares to build a gambling resort in Sullivan County. And the village that thought it was getting a casino is considering merging its services with the town to cut costs. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports.
Montpelier, VT – Attorneys General from 17 states, including Vermont, New York and Massachusetts; and several environmental groups, are taking the EPA back to court in an attempt to force the agency to comply with a U-S Supreme Court ruling that rebuked the Bush Administration for inaction on global warming. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
North Adams, MA – A financial assistance program for artists is being launched in the Berkshires. And as WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, reports its program administrators believe it is one-of-a-kind;
Information sessions will be held April 14, at 5:30 p.m. at the Lictenstein Center for the Arts, 28 Renne Avenue in Pittsfield, and April 17, at 5:30, in North Adams at Gallery 51, 51 Main Street.
Amherst, MA – Portions of the UMass-Amherst campus may seem a bit quieter in the future. As of Sunday, the school will be banning motor vehicles from portions of the campus in an effort to make it safer and more attractive for pedestrians. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...
Schenectady, N.Y. – The New York State Health Department has joined anti-smoking groups in an advertising campaign aimed at getting supermarkets across the state to stop selling tobacco products. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Springfield, MA – The city of Springfield Massachusetts rolled out the red carpet for developers today in hopes of continuing the city's economic turn-a-round. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...