WAMC Northeast Report

Weekdays, 3:30PM - 4PM and 6PM - 6:30PM

Northeast Report and Northeast Report - Late Edition are two half hour magazines of news and information, aired every weekday from 3:30PM-4:00PM just before All Things Considered, and again from 6:05PM - 6:30PM just before Marketplace.

Northeast Report features reports from the award-winning WAMC News team, plus commentary, arts news and interviews, the latest weather forecast, and an afternoon business wrap-up. The program is hosted by WAMC Senior Correspondent Brian Shields who has been with WAMC for 25 years as senior news anchor, host and reporter. 

Stephen Gottlieb: Preserving Republican Government

Feb 2, 2016

Americans began to think about preserving and protecting their form of government even before the Constitution was signed.

WAMC Allison Dunne

Wednesday marks the one-year anniversary of what has been called the deadliest crash in Metro-North Railroad history. Federal officials Monday said much has been done to improve grade crossing safety since the crash in Westchester County, and other actions are in the works.

On February 3, 2015, a Metro-North commuter train crashed into an SUV that was stopped on the tracks at the Commerce Street crossing in Valhalla, killing five people on the train and the car's driver. In the weeks following the crash, federal officials pledged their commitment to improve rail crossing safety.

This is a picture of the sign outside the Southern Berkshire District Court House
Jim Levulis / WAMC

The five people charged in connection to allegations of abuse at a private special needs school in Berkshire County pleaded not guilty Monday morning.

This is a picture of the inside of the Massachusetts State House
Jim Levulis / WAMC

While Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has outlined his priorities in the State of the Commonwealth address and the administration’s budget proposal in the past week, western Massachusetts lawmakers are also figuring what issues to tackle in the legislative session.

Zika Map
WAMC Composite Photo by Dave Lucas

The Zika Virus is on the move. Here's what you need to know.

The cultural highlights in our region this weekend include a rising star in the comedy world, an acclaimed pianist performing a free solo concert, the kickoff of a new jazz series, and a longstanding favorite of the folk-roots jam scene.

Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Jan 29, 2016

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Friday, January 29, 2016.

A former brick factory building in Holoke, Ma
WAMC

A community college in western Massachusetts has been awarded federal funding to build new classrooms to train people for careers in the hospitality industry, a field where job opportunities will explode in a few years with the opening of a casino in Springfield.

New York Farm Bureau Board of Directors with minimum wage banners at the state capitol
New York Farm Bureau

The New York Farm Bureau released its priorities for this year’s legislative session during a conference call Wednesday.

This is a rendering of the Hoosic River Revival's Phase 1 concept
http://www.hoosicriverrevival.org/pilot-project-design-chosen/

A citizens group pushing for the revitalization of the Hoosic River in North Adams has released detailed plans to redevelop a section of the waterway.

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