Sptingfield,MA – The mayor-elect of Springfield Massachusetts has assembled his mayoral staff and has put one of the appointees in charge of a new effort to address so-called quality of life complaints about the city. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...
Albany, NY – Another big holiday is upon us and so is another big holiday concern... drunk drivers. Throughout the Capital Region there are several "free ride home" programs, and NO EXCUSE for driving while tipsy. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.
Albany, NY – Host Alan Chartock is joined Lee Miringoff, Director of the Marist Institute for Public Opinion. The presidential primaries are just around the corner and it's still anyone's race for both the Republican and Democratic nominations. We'll take a look at how Senator Hillary Clinton and former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani are faring so far. We will also talk about some of the possible scenarios if there is no clear winner after "Super Tuesday" heading into the party conventions.
Springfield, MA – The final worship service is to be held this Sunday at the oldest church in Western Massachusetts. The Old First Church in Springfield's Court Square is closing ,but the city is poised to purchase the historic property...WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.....
Rutland, VT – It's time for the Audubon Society's annual Christmas bird count. This weekend birders will be out in the Rutland and Bennington area, participating in the largest citizen science project on the planet. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more
Western, MA – Earlier this week the National Football League reversed its decision to exclusively carry the Patriots attempt to defend its perfect record on its own network. With the game now available to nearly all those who own a television set, WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief has this report ahead of Saturday's game;
Western, MA – A report released this week shows population estimates could mean a loss of five congressional seats in the Northeast. And while population in Massachusetts and New York is projected to increase slightly, when compared to 10 years ago, those two states could lose three seats. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;