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. 

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
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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.

Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Jan 28, 2016

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Thursday, January 28, 2016.

Lucas Willard / WAMC

Even before state officials designated the village a Superfund site late Wednesday afternoon, residents of Hoosick Falls have been waiting for a solution to their water contamination issue.

This is picture of Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker
http://www.mass.gov/governor/

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker outlined his budget this afternoon, focusing on education and combating opioid abuse while seeking to close a state deficit.

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The largest city in western Massachusetts has announced plans to join a growing number of municipalities across the country that offer free public Wi-Fi. 

Starting sometime this spring, people will be able to connect to a free public Wi-Fi network with their smartphone, tablet, or laptop anywhere in roughly a seven-block area of downtown Springfield, with plans for later expansion of the coverage area throughout more of the city including parks and other public places.

Keith Strudler: Big Wait For Big Game

Jan 27, 2016

This is the first of two weeks preceding the Super Bowl. Which means we now have two weeks to discuss things that could be dealt with in a matter of hours. For example yesterday it was reported that the Broncos selected to wear white uniforms instead of orange. Apparently that's a big deal, both because they could have chosen orange, but also because it seems they win more in road white uniforms then their home orange ones. This is what you write about when you have two weeks to discuss one game.

Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Jan 27, 2016

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Wednesday, January 27, 2016.

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