Pittsfield, MA – A dozen pediatricians in Pittsfield, Massachusetts say they are grateful for some progress that's been made surrounding the PCB clean-up in their community. However, they are urging community involvement and education in order to advance the issue. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details;
North Adams, MA – Education and some cultural attractions in the Berkshires are among the initiatives that could receive a shot in the arm following budget approval by the Massachusetts House. With More, WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo
Boston, ma – Governor Mitt Romney of Massachusetts is warning of potential bumps in the road for the state's new health care law. He is also launching a crackdown on Medicaid fraud. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has the story.
NORTHAMPTON, MA – After a mild winter, experts are worried there could be in increase in Lyme Disease this summer in New York state and New England. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has the story.
Egremont, MA – A small Berkshire County community wants to put the brakes on big development but the proposal has some local business owners concerned. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Carrie Saldohas the details.
Burlington, VT – Vermont builders are feeling the effects of soaring gas prices, a construction spurt in China and hurricane damage in the Gulf Coast. Those are just three of the factors driving up the cost of building materials in Vermont. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Great Barrington, MA – The average family now spends about one-third of its income to educate a child at a private four year college, that's according to a report from the Massachusetts Institute for a New Commonwealth, known as Mass Inc. That same study found a family whose child is educated at a public, four-year, college spends 21 percent of its income to educate that child. With more, WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo;