Washington – Massachusetts Democratic Congressman John Olver has joined a group of 26 House Democrats calling for a possible impeachment inquiry to see if there are grounds to begin impeachment proceedings against President Bush. The group wants to investigate whether Bush manipulated pre-Iraq war intelligence regarding Saddam Hussein's possession of Weapons of Mass Destruction. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo spoke with Olver this morning;
Stamford, VT – The longest serving principal in Vermont's Windham Southwest Supervisory Union, and one of the longest serving principals in the state, died earlier this month. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo reports on the legacy Leo Ethier left for Stamford, Vermont:
NORTHAMPTON, MA – New England Watershed magazine is a new arrival to the region. The bi-monthly publication seeks to serve ideas and images to northeastern readers, and plans to stay rooted in the landscape of the Connecticut River Valley where the magazine is based.
WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff spoke with the magazine's founder.
Burlington, VT – The Burlington City Council will vote tonight on a counter resolution to a resolution that will appear on the Town Meeting Day Ballot. Those who crafted the anti-war measure believe the city is ceding to pressure from the military, while the city says says it is acknowledging the economic importance of an Air Guard base. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Montpelier, VT – A new report from the Vermont Housing Finance Agency paints a dismal picture of home accessibility for the average Vermonter. Housing costs continued to climb in the state last year, but fewer Vermonters can afford the increase. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Montpelier, VT – Vermont is one of the first states to move forward to implement initiatives included in an agreement between the northeast states to combat global warming. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Burlington, VT – The University of Vermont's Fleming Museum has on display a celebrated print series by Francisco Goya. The 80 black and white prints are considered masterpieces of art and commentary. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley spoke with the Museum's curator about the exhibit.
Great Barrington, MA – In anticipation of a one-third decrease in the number of priests it employs the Catholic Diocese of Springfield - which serves Berkshire, Hampshire, Franklin, and Hampden counties - is commissioning a study of its parishes. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo spoke with Father John Bonzagni about the diocese's plans for increasing its efficiency.