Montpelier, VT – The Vermont House may take up a bill designed to combat gasoline price gouging. The bill, which has passed the state Senate, is due for consideration Tuesday in the House Commerce Committee. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Boston, ma – Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney yesterday announced a contract to bring more abstinence education to the state's public schools. As you might expect, it's not without some controversy. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has more.
Montpelier, VT – Vermont legislators are considering imposing a delay in the agriculture agency's proposed rule mandating that all places in the state that have livestock be listed on a state registry. The state's Agriculture Secretary says a delay could leave the state vulnerable to an outbreak of avian influenza or other animal disease. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Pittsfield, MA – The Colonial Theatre is set to host not only theater but dance and a wide array of musical talent, including the Berkshires own Arlo Guthrie and country music star Lee Greenwood during its premier season. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has details of the performance plans for this Pittsfield, Massachusetts landmark.
Adams, MA – The town of Adams, Massachusetts has earned the state's approval to proceed with a $44 million project for development of the state's highest peak. More from WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo
Northampton, ma – Triple-A says gas prices hit the highest prices ever this week-except for the week after Hurricane Katrina. So, are the high costs changing any habits? WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff went to find out.
boston, ma – Time is running out on Massachusetts' legislative session, and lawmakers on Beacon Hill are now tackling the hundreds of bills held up by the health care bill. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has the details.
Montpelier, VT – A survey indicates that more than 80-percent of Vermont teachers feel that the federal No Child Left Behind law has had a negative impact on education. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.