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. 

This is a picture of the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
Jim Levulis / WAMC

It has been a scary few weeks in international news. A panel discussion tonight at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts will cover recent terrorist attacks in France and Lebanon — including the American and international responses.

Blair Horner: Privatizing Americ's Legal System

Nov 23, 2015

You see them everywhere – requirements that consumers go to an arbitration system instead of the courts.  If you look in your car’s manual, those arbitrations are mandatory, when you look at the fine print on your smart phones, they are there too.  If you want the car, or the phone, you have to agree to give up your right to go to court and resolve disputes through an arbitration system set up by the companies.

Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Nov 23, 2015

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Monday, November 23, 2015.

This is a picture of a BMW parked outside MASS MoCA
Jim Levulis / WAMC

MASS MoCA in North Adams is taking part in a unique global art initiative driven by a controversial Chinese artist. WAMC’s Berkshire Bureau Chief Jim Levulis pieces it together.

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Nov 20, 2015

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Friday, November 20, 2015.

Audrey Kupferberg: Women's Rights On Film

Nov 20, 2015

Some women these days seem lackadaisical about having equal rights with men, except when it comes to their paycheck.  And yet it isn’t even 100 years since women were allowed to vote in our country.  It is well less than a century since women were allowed out into the streets wearing trousers—and NOT wearing uncomfortable and medically harmful corsets.  These days, women are successful doctors and lawyers, scientists and experts in fields of high technology.  We dress as we please.

an array of solar panels

The Massachusetts legislature recessed formal sessions for the year earlier this week without renewing a solar power incentive program.  It leaves many solar power projects across the state in limbo.

I am disgusted both by the rhetoric against Syrian refugees and the apparent support the rhetoric is garnering in polling data.  Listen to the following statements from some prominent politicians – some of whom want to be the next President of the United States.

Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Nov 19, 2015

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Thursday, November 19, 2015.

Lucas Willard / WAMC

A staple of Saturday mornings in the Collar City, Troy’s popular downtown farmers market will not be moving to its proposed new home on River Street after all.