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. 

Williamstown, Mass.  – He’s known throughout most of the world as Vincent Von Gock but in the United States he’s Vincent Van Gogh.

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Jul 16, 2015

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Thursday, July 16, 2015.

Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve

An Adirondack advocacy group has issued a new report critical of the Adirondack Park Agency and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s management of the park. As WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley reports, the DEC is disputing the findings.

The housing market continues to stabilize nationwide and in the most populous county in western Massachusetts real estate sales showed modest gains over the last 12 months, according to a report released today.

The total amount of money spent on real estate in Hampden County in the last 12 months was more than $1.32 billion as average home sale prices rose in the cities of Springfield, Chicopee, Holyoke and Westfield, according to the fiscal year 2015 report from Register of Deeds Donald Ashe.

" One you get to $1 billion that is a pretty good healthy market," said Ashe.

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Jul 15, 2015

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Wednesday, July 15, 2015.

WAMC Photo by Dave Lucas

With primary season on the horizon, Capital Region leaders of the Civil Service Employees Association union endorsed candidates for key Albany County offices on Tuesday.

Challenges Await For New State Ed Commissioner

Jul 14, 2015
Karen DeWitt

New York's new education commissioner has been on the job just over a week, and she’s been traveling the state on a listening tour to reach out to teachers, school boards and others who’ve been buffeted by an intense political climate during the most recent legislative session.  Commissioner Mary Ellen Elia attended a meeting of the Rural Schools Association in Cooperstown Monday.

Pat Bradley/WAMC

In March, Plattsburgh’s mayor appointed a citizens’ commission to draft changes to the city charter.  But with the deadline for ballot proposals looming, the mayor is now concerned that what the group is crafting will confuse voters.

Stephen Gottlieb: How America Would Handle Greece

Jul 14, 2015

What are the lessons from the Greek crisis? Their economy had major problems. People with plenty of money weren’t bothering to pay taxes. And the Greek government provided benefits beyond its means and beyond the pace of investment to maintain. So the EU was certainly correct that Greece had problems that Greece has to deal with. But that’s not the whole story. Greece needed multiple remedies, to cure its mistakes but also to stimulate its economy.

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Jul 14, 2015

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Tuesday, July 14, 2015.