Adams, MA – The town of Adams, Massachusetts is extending the bidding deadline for firms seeking the contract for engineering and design work associated with the proposed $44 million Greylock Glen development. The details from WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo;
Washington, D.C. – The most comprehensive bill addressing measures for, and significant reductions in, the pollutants causing global warming was introduced in the U-S Senate Tuesday afternoon. The measure, originally introduced by retired Vermont Senator Jim Jeffords, was re-introduced by his successor. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Adams, MA – The newest owner of the birthplace of women's rights activist Susan B. Anthony hopes to begin re-purposing the Adams, Massachusetts home within two years. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;
Plattsburgh, NY – The winter snowfall the region is experiencing has been long awaited by ski areas and winter enthusiasts. But the quality, timing and volume of the snow is being greeted with somewhat muted enthusiasm. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Burlington, VT – A group in Burlington, Vermont has gathered enough signatures to place a question on the March Town Meeting Day ballot asking voters whether they think the investigation should be reopened into the September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Montpelier, VT – The Vermont Public Service Board issued an order this week mandating that the state's energy efficiency utility target efficiency programs in areas where demand is stressing the state's electrical capacity. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Pittsfield, MA – General Electric's Plastics world headquarters, located in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, has cut 20 of its 450 employees. The move coincides with rumors that GE Plastics is soliciting bids from private equity firms. A GE official told WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo the lay-offs were part of a re-organization several months in the making;