North Adams, MA – An extended day program proposed by the North Adams, Massachusetts Public Schools would be among the first in the state and nation if approved. Details from WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo;
Great Barrington, MA – There are fewer than 2,300 independent bookstores nation-wide and while the industry isn't thriving, as it was two decades ago, booksellers in the Northeast region say they are holding their own. With more, WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo;
Becket, MA – Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival in Becket, Massachusetts, has opened a creative residency program to a New Orleans dancer/choreographer. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;
Stockbridge, MA – A Norman Rockwell painting suspected by some to be a forgery has been proven such, with the discovery of the original secretly tucked away in the studio of illustrator Donald Trachte. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has the details of one family's unsuspected discovery;
Manchester, VT – The company planning a wind farm for Little Equinox Mountain in Manchester, Vermont has been fined and sharply criticized by the regulators. The Vermont Public Service Board has accused Endless Energy, based in Yarmouth, Maine, of disregarding Vermont's regulatory system. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
North Adams, MA – Massachusetts's senior senator is slated to speak at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts commencement ceremony next month in North Adams. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details;
BOSTON, MA – In the wake of recent failures of the Massachusetts Department of Social Services,a legislative committee has introduced a bill to significantly reform the agency. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff reports.