Burlington, VT – The Vermont Housing Finance Agency has raised its mortgage loan eligibility limits for both income and house prices. But while that means more Vermonters will be able to obtain low interest loans, there is still a shortage of affordable homes available to buy. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Montpelier, VT – A strategic planning summit was held Thursday in Montpelier to initiate a plan of public education and awareness regarding sexual violence. Vermont Governor Jim Douglas has endorsed the statewide initiative. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Montpelier, VT – A Vermont House committee has killed a resolution that would have authorized a study and public hearings on how the role of the Vermont National Guard within the state has been affected by deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
North Adams, MA – A The Northern Berkshire Community Coalition in North Adams, Massachusetts is opening its dialogue about poverty to the public and WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has a look at what is being done in that region to help people in need;
BOSTON, MA – Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney today signed into law the landmark health care bill that will guarantee health insurance to nearly all of the state's residents-but not before vetoing some of its key provisions. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff reports.
Montpelier, vt – The sheriff of Windham County, Vermont is being investigated for allegedly spending thousands of dollars of public funds for personal matters. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has that story.
Pittsfield, MA – The state of Massachusetts has now agreed to set up PCB testing for a Pittsfield, Massachusetts Elementary school community. The tests are expected to be available in the coming week. Details from WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo