Montpelier, VT – The Vermont Attorney General's office has launched a web site that is intended to help Vermonters compare retail prescription drug prices. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Pittsfield, MA – Biking more than 300 miles in just under three days, the founder and CEO of the Safe Haven Project raised about $3,000. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details of the work the project is doing to educate people about HIV/AIDS.
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Montpelier, VT – The Vermont Legislature returns to Montpelier tomorrow for a special session to consider veto overrides. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has a preview of the legislative action.
Amherst, MA – Small farmers and organic growers in Massachusetts want the state to opt out of a federal program they fear will one day require them to tag and track all of their animals...WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....
Waterbury, VT – It's an invasive species whose nick-name kids will like. But scientists and sports enthusiasts are not pleased that an algae commonly referred to as rock snot has been confirmed in the Connecticut River. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Amherst,MA – An interim chancellor will probably be appointed in a few weeks to run the flagship Amherst campus of the University of Massachusetts..The current chancellor, John Lombardi, is expected to be hired this week to become the president of Louisiana State University. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....
Burlington, VT – Food pantries across the region are seeing more demand for their services. But at the same time it costs them more to get food to people, they are also getting less from the federal government. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Burlington, VT – Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is hosting a Town Meeting on Global Warming on Sunday featuring one of the leading experts and activists on the topic: Bill McKibben. Also this weekend are the Live Earth Concerts, and Party for the Planet events held in conjunction with the concerts across the region. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.