Plan for Progress & The Knowledge Corridor

Brooks Fitch, Director of the W.E.B. DuBois Center at UMass will be our guest to discuss his alliance with the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission on the Plan for Progress as well as the Knowledge Corridor initiative. Additional Info: The W.E. B. DuBois Center Pioneer...

Anti-Bullying Legislation

State Rep. John W. Scibak (D), South Hadley, will be our guest to weigh in on the anti-bullying legislation he co-sponsored last year. Additional Info: Bullying and Anti-Bullying Legislation John W. Scibak Profile Watch this...

UMass Journalism : Phoebe Prince Coverage

UMass Journalism Professor Steve Fox, undergrad Rosie Walunas, and Editor in Chief of MassLive Ed Kubosiak will be our guests to discuss their collaboration on the film project concerning the bullying case of Phoebe Prince. Watch the Segment Additional Info: South...

Author: Barry Bouthilette

Barry Bouthilette, the founder of GreatStrategies.net and the author of “Feel the Zest 89 Ways to be Fully Energized” will be our guest to discuss his book and ways to help people stay fully energized in the pursuit of their goals. Watch the Segment Additional Info:...

Hampden DA Mark Mastroianni

The new District Attorney talks about his upcoming plans for the office. We also hear his thoughts on the acquittal of former Pelham Police Chief Edward Fleury who was charged in connection with the 2008 death of an 8 year old Connecticut boy who accidentally shot...

Simon Stevenson on Food : Portion Control

Chef Simon Stevenson talks with UMass Food Science Professor Eric Decker about how portion control can help people lead healthier lives and lose weight. Additional Info: Profile of Eric Decker Profile of Simon Stevenson...

Behind the Scenes: Staff

How many people do we have working on the show? You, our viewers see Carrie and Jim, our hosts, and Meghan, our Arts host, on air. But Connecting Point has become basically an all-hands-on-deck production here at WGBY. Jim and Dave are the executive producers. So if...

Food Bank of Western MA

Andrew Morehouse, Executive Director of The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts will be our guest to discuss the continuing need for food and how we can combat hunger in the region during winter months. Watch the Segment Additional Info: The Food Bank of Western...

Saint Michael’s Cathedral 150th Anniversary

Saint Michael’s Cathedral – the first Catholic Church built in Springfield in 1861 will be celebrating its 150th anniversary this year. Our guests Monsignor Christopher D. Connelly, and Historian Frances Gagnon will discuss the celebrations and the history...

Veterans Benefits

Hyman G. Darling, Shareholder at the Bacon Wilson P.C. Attorneys at Law will be our guest to discuss the Veterans Administration programs and benefits available to U.S. veterans, their spouses and children. Watch the Segment Additional Info: Profile Hyman G. Darling...

The State We’re In : Todd Smola

State Rep. Todd Smola (R) Palmer – 1st Hampden District will join Jim Madigan in studio to discuss MA’s continuing Fiscal troubles, possible outcome and impact of increased number of Republicans in the House of Reps. and anticipated debate on expanded gaming...