Montpelier, VT – A Vermont House committee has killed a resolution that would have authorized a study and public hearings on how the role of the Vermont National Guard within the state has been affected by deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
North Adams, MA – A The Northern Berkshire Community Coalition in North Adams, Massachusetts is opening its dialogue about poverty to the public and WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has a look at what is being done in that region to help people in need;
BOSTON, MA – Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney today signed into law the landmark health care bill that will guarantee health insurance to nearly all of the state's residents-but not before vetoing some of its key provisions. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff reports.
Montpelier, vt – The sheriff of Windham County, Vermont is being investigated for allegedly spending thousands of dollars of public funds for personal matters. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has that story.
Pittsfield, MA – The state of Massachusetts has now agreed to set up PCB testing for a Pittsfield, Massachusetts Elementary school community. The tests are expected to be available in the coming week. Details from WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo
Montpelier, VT – A joint hearing by the Vermont House and Senate Agriculture Committees will be held tonight to discuss the idea of identifying farm and animal locations in Vermont. There is concern, and some confusion, over what type of identification system farmers will have to deal with and whether it will lead to additional costs. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.