Boston, MA – Concerned citizens, environmental groups, and others are meeting with state officials at the Charlestown Navy Yard in Boston today to discuss a plan to sell water from the Western part of Massachusetts to communities in the East. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has the story.
Boston, MA – Leaders from the biotechnology industry met with politicians and the president of the University of Massachusetts yesterday to discuss getting more biotech companies to do research in the Pioneer Valley. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has the story.
Montpelier, VT – Farmers across Vermont have seen crops damaged by too much rain this year. The U-S Department of Agriculture has now designated the entire state and bordering counties in Massachusetts, New York and New Hampshire a federal disaster area. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Boston, mA – Massachusetts Republican Governor Mitt Romney vetoed a number of provisions in the legislature's spending budgets Saturday. The legislature, controlled by Democrats, is expected to seek overrides of many of these vetoes. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has details.
Springfield, MA – The city of Springfield, Massachusetts unveiled a major capital improvement plan yesterday to try and turn the troubled city around. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has our report.
NOrthampton, ma – Residents in Northampton, Massachusetts met this week to discuss the city's future. It's all part of a sustainability initiative launched last year. More now from WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff.
Holyoke, MA – In Massachusetts, the Holyoke Public School System is looking to assure all its students begin their education on as level a field as possible. And as WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo reports, Holyoke is offering free pre-kindergarten classes this summer to those who would likely enter kindergarten without it;