Springfield, ma – Massachusetts Lieutenant Governor and Republican candidate for governor Kerry Healey unveiled a major grant in Springfield today aimed at stemming gang activity in Springfield, Holyoke, and Chicopee. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has our report.
Williamstown, MA – Williamstown, Massachusetts may offer excise tax relief to motorists driving fuel efficient vehicles. As WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo reports, town officials believe it is the first time such a program has been offered in the state;
NEWTON, MA – New England news outlets have, of course, been covering the historic flooding extensively. But the problem with flooding is that it makes it hard for the reporters to get there too. So one TV station has asked its viewers for help in telling the story. WAMC's Dan Bobkoff reports.
Dalton, MA – With fuel among the issues at the forefront of national discussion, a member of the Berkshire Delegation to the state House in Boston is among lawmakers interested in bringing alternative fuels to Massachusetts. Details from WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo;
Middlebury, VT – Vermont's Middlebury College has created a plan that will see the institution increase its student aid, hire more faculty and diversify its student body over the next decade. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Northampton, ma – For parts of New England, it's being called the heaviest rains in ten years or more. The record rainfall is causing devastating flooding and closing schools. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has an update.
Great Barrington, MA – Nearly a dozen films at the first annual Berkshire International Film Festival played to a sold-out crowd. And our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has the details of its inaugural showing in downtown Great Barrington this weekend;
Pittsfield, MA – A number of Berkshire County religious organizations are coming together to plant a garden of hope at Sinai Academy of the Berkhsires. The school had been the victim of a hate crime last month. With More WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo;
Montpelier, VT – The Vermont Legislature has adjourned its 2006 session. It's final action before the near-midnight end, was the adoption of a compromise college scholarship plan. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has reaction to the Legislature's year.