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.
Burlington, VT – Both the Vermont and New York Health Departments are urging physicians and other health care providers to be on alert for mumps. The notices come as an outbreak of the disease is occurring in the Midwest. That outbreak began in Iowa several months ago and has been slowly spreading to other states. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Pittsfield, MA – A Pittsfield, Massachusetts woman is seeking volunteers to help her stitch together her dream of providing quality handmade clothing and toys to children in need. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has Josefa Perez's story
Springfield, MA – Mayor Charles Ryan of Springfield has taken the unusual step of personally urging the commission to reject two liquor licenses to try and get public safety under control. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has more.
Burlington, VT – A new technology is being studied by the University of Vermont, a utility and an emerging technology company in hopes of reducing phosphorous runoff into Lake Champlain. The new technology, which uses an electrical charge on manure before it's used as fertilizer, is so far, also eliminating an ancient farm problem - manure smell. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...
Pittsfield, MA – Monday the anti-defamation league released its annual audit of anti-semitic incidents nationwide. Included in the report were four that transpired in the Berkshires. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has the details of the report as well as how some have responded to the incidents;