Great Barrington, Ma – With over a billion dollar deficit in the State of Massachusetts, the budget cuts announced 2 weeks ago by Governor Deval Patrick's office took almost 20 thousand dollars out of the coffers for Railroad Street Youth Project in Great Barrington. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports on their strategy to make up the losses
Springfield, MA – The largest private employer in Western Massachusetts, baystate health, is cutting some jobs because of the economic downturn.WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
Springfield, MA – Investigators are trying to determine the cause of a fire that destroyed a predominantly black church in Springfield. The fire destroyed the church which was still under construction just hours after Barack Obama was elected president. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
Salem, MA – Tens of thousands of costumed revelers are expected to descend on Salem for Halloween, but officials are determined to prevent the festivities from taking any dark turns. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.