Economy

Baystate Health Budget

Dr. Mark Keroack discusses what’s behind Baystate Health’s request for $10 million dollars in state budget funding in the 2017 state budget –and what not getting that help may mean for the largest local health care provider....

Making It Here: Fire Cider

Inspired by his grandmother’s recipe for an old New England apple cider vinegar tonic, Dana St. Pierre came up with “Fire Cider” to support his immune system and health. After first sharing with family and friends, demand grew and grew, and now the Pittsfield-based...

Last Minute Tax Tips

With April 18th, or “Tax Day” fast approaching, Jim Madigan talks with  Barbara Trombley, CPA & financial planner, shares important last-minute tax tips everyone should know...

Eric Lesser on the Skills Gap

Imagine there are good-paying jobs available, but no one in that job market with the training or background to fill those positions. That’s not a good recipe for economic health or growth, and that’s exactly the problem currently happening in Massachusetts. State...

Springfield Chamber Energy Position

Carolee McGrath recently sat down with Jeffrey Ciuffreda, President of the Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce to discuss the Chamber’s recent endorsement of the expansion of the supply of natural gas, as well as energy concerns in Springfield and the greater...