Springfield, MA – Plans have been announced for a vintage race car Grand Prix this summer through the streets of downtown Springfield Massachusetts. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports..
Springfield, MA – Jose Tosado, the president of the City Council in Springfield Massachusetts says he has lined up enough support on the council to be re-elected to a second one year term as its president. That is expected to occur when the council convenes for its re-organization meeting on January 3rd. Tosado spoke with WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill about the accomplishments of the city council in 2010 and what is on the agenda for 2011 ..
Boston, MA – Richard Sullivan, a former mayor of Westfield has been picked by Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick to join his cabinet as Patrick begins a second term in January. Sullivan, who is currently commissioner of the Department of Conservation and Recreation will be the state's next Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs. He will succeed Ian Bowles, who has decided not to return for Patrick's second term. WAMC"s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with Sullivan
Holyoke, MA – One of the first domestic violence programs in Massachusetts is observing its 30th anniversary. Holyoke based Womanshelter-Companeras is holding a gala this evening. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with the organization's executive director Karen Cavanaugh ..
Springfield, MA – Government secrecy and surveillance are the top priorities of the American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts, according to the organization's executive director Carol Rose. She visited Greenfield and Springfield Massachusetts earlier this week and spoke with WAMC's Pioneer Valley News Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill ..
Springfield, MA – The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts is launching a new effort to strengthen the emergency food network and to reduce hunger in the greater Springfield area.. WAMC"s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....
Chesterfield, MA – The Hilltown Community Development Corporation in Western Massachusetts has launched a search for a new executive director. After four years at the helm of the only regional CDC in Massachusetts, Andrew Baker, recently resigned. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with Baker about his decision to leave CDC and what is in the future for the organization and for Baker.....