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The Town Hall in Leyden, Massachusetts.
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John Phelan
Government officials in Leyden, Massachusetts, are reacting after prosecutors brought embezzlement charges against the small town’s former police chief on Monday.
Housing and climate change in New England
Kent Hicks, a contractor and sustainable design professor, said Tropical Storm Irene was a wake-up call to flood-proof his home, which is next to the Westfield River in West Chesterfield, Massachusetts. He recalled standing in chest-high water and pushing uprooted trees away from his house during the storm.
Nancy Eve Cohen
With more precipitation in New England — and more intense storms — property owners are taking action to prevent flooding. But for some, the best choices may seem counterintuitive.
The Fabulous 413
Two delicious pizza's from the new pizza restaurant in Great Barrington, Uva Pizza e Vino.
Kaliis Smith
We take a tour of the Springfield Materials Recycling Facility with advisory board members in honor of Earth Day and stumble into a brand new gem of a pizza spot in Great Barrington.
The Rundown with Carrie Saldo
Carrie Saldo, host of The Rundown, is with panelists Nancy Eve Cohen, Mike Dobbs, and Matt Szafranski.
Tony Dunne
On The Rundown, we discuss the potential for local access to the Quabbin Reservoir drinking supply, the budget deficits facing many regional schools, and the termination of a key rail car manufacturing contract.
"At Sword's Point" recounts a pivotal moment in American history when Joseph McCarthy’s Red Scare found its first true target in the labor movement of the United Electrical Workers in Greenfield, Massachusetts in the early 1950s. Broadcast on 88.5 NEPM on Saturday, May 4 at noon and Sunday, May 5 at 3 p.m.
An island near Helsinki, Finland. Finland ranked No. 1 in this year's World Happiness Survey.
Commentator Robert Chipkin says he is, predictably, not too happy with the results. But actually, he admits, he's not entirely unhappy, either.