Burlington, VT – This past weekend, union workers gathered in Burlington, Vermont to protest the proposed sale of Verizon in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont to a much smaller company based in North Carolina. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Pittsfield, MA – The Pittsfield, Massachusetts based Storefront Artist Project - which many people credit with playing a key part in the revitalization of the city -- is marking its fifth anniversary with a fundraiser Saturday night and a retrospective gallery exhibition that runs all month. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details;
Holyoke, MA – The mayors of Northampton and Holyoke Massachusetts are hosting a series of meetings this summer to try to come up with new ways to tackle the problem of homelessness.. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...
Montpelier, VT – Vermont is facing the potential loss of two-thirds of its in-state electrical generation capacity within the next decade. Many of the state's utilities have now banded together to conduct a study on the potential for building electric generation facilities. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Pittsfield, MA – The carpentry program at Taconic High School has rehabilitated a number of homes in Pittsfield, Massachusetts over the past 15 years. But this year, for the first time, the home they restored will be put back on the market as affordable housing. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, toured the house Thursday afternoon and filed this report;
Springfield, MA – Child safety experts are holding a two day conference in Springfield Massachusetts to share strategies for protecting children from predators. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....
Great Barrington, MA – Resolutions calling on congress to bring impeachment proceedings against the president and vice president were passed in 14 of the 17 Berkshire, Hampshire, and Franklin county towns that considered the resolutions at their annual town meetings this month. Still, there are some who argue that impeachment is a federal issue, and therefore towns and cities shouldn't be taking it up. More now from WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo;