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White Mountain National Forest officials are reminding visitors to be prepared for slippery rocks, spring run-off and high stream crossing levels this Memorial Day weekend.
The cooling towers from the closed Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant in Vernon are going to be coming down.
Central Berkshire Habitat for Humanity will break ground on an affordable housing project this week.
A major mill redevelopment project in North Adams, Massachusetts continues to expand.
A beautification campaign is spreading in one neighborhood in Springfield, Massachusetts and catching attention elsewhere in the city.
The Massachusetts state senate has finalized its version of the state's 2020 budget.
Relative calm has returned to the burgeoning casino industry in Massachusetts after a week of uncertainty. It was triggered by word that MGM Resorts International and Wynn Resorts were in talks about the sale of Wynn's yet-to-open Boston-area casino.
A political newcomer has foiled the re-election plans of incumbent Stockbridge, Massachusetts select board chair Donald Chabon. On Tuesday, town residents voted 302 to 214 to replace him with Roxanne McCaffrey, an almost 50-year town resident who with decades of experience in information systems. McCaffrey, who turns 70 this year, told WAMC that she decided that the town's leadership needed an overhaul.
A Southfield, Massachusetts man has been arrested and charged with homicide and operating under the influence after a fatal collision in Berkshire County.
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission has fined MGM $100,000 for failing to keep minors away from the gambling area of its Springfield casino.
It's expected that a bill guaranteeing a woman's right to an abortion will become law in Vermont with or without the governor's signature.
As we've reported in recent months, a teen has taken on the task of improving public transit in Southern Berkshire County.
The findings of a 15-month comprehensive study on the future of Catholic schools in western Massachusetts were released today by the Diocese of Springfield.
A jury has found a Vermont man guilty of second-degree murder in the deaths of five teenagers after he drove the wrong way on an interstate highway.
The first major upgrade to inpatient facilities on the University of Vermont Medical Center campus since the 1980's is almost complete. Hospital officials recently showed off the state-of-the art building to reporters including WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley.
Massachusetts State Senator Adam Hinds is in Boston this week as lawmakers hash out the details of the proposed $42.7 billion budget. The Democrat from Pittsfield chairs the Joint Committee on Revenue and sits on the Senate Ways and Means Committee, which has considered hundreds of amendments.
The Vermont Attorney General is going back to court over the opioid crisis. T.J.
The memory of a slain U.S. Marine from Massachusetts is embodied in a new house built by hundreds of volunteers that will soon be owned and occupied by a military family.
Officials at the University of Vermont are celebrating a milestone in their efforts to upgrade athletic facilities at the college in Burlington.
A bear whose life was spared two years ago by the governor of New Hampshire has returned to her home turf after traveling thousands of miles since being relocated.