Lenox, MA – Theater in the Berkshires is evolving from a summertime happening to a year-round industry. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details of the advanced planning of Shakespeare and Company set to embark on its longest season in its history;
Springfield, MA – Negotiations are underway over the payback of the no-interest loan the city of Springfield Massachusetts received from the state during the depths of the city's fiscal crisis. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....
Albany, NY – (Airs: 11/30/07 and 12/01/07) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: A State assemblyman speaks out against a proposed toll increase on the thruway, State Attorney General Cuomo and 11 other states sue the Bush Administration, and the State University of New York releases it's proposed budget for the coming year.
Albany, NY – (AIRS: 12/02/07 & 12/03/07) WAMC's Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith and Kingston Daily Freeman Publisher Ira Fusfeld discuss your letters, how the blogosphere differs from traditional media, and much more.
Pittsfield, MA – Tax incentives for film makers enacted about a year-and-half ago are being credited with bringing at least $154 million into the state of Massachusetts. And as WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, reports, Berkshire County is seeing more action on the film front;
Albany, NY – Ward will tell us a personal story of Deer Poaching - something he and son witnessed this week. We'll offer some advice for what to look for while picking out the perfect holiday gift and Ward will take a look at how the State's DEC commissioner is doing in his new job. Ward loves to get your letters as well, today we will talk about domestic turkeys, mysterious cats and chemical sensitivities.