Show Segments

All on-air show segments.

The State We’re In : Richard Neal

US Rep. Richard Neal (D) – Springfield and Mass. 2nd District – will join our host Jim Madigan to discuss the impact of the Republican take-over of the US House of Representatives, and his view on the tragic events of the AZ shooting that occurred this past Saturday....

Dinosaur Tracks in Our Region

Historical Interpreter Sarah Doyle from Turners Falls, Massachusetts, will join us to explore dinosaur tracks of 200 million years ago. Watch the Segment Additional Info: Nash Dinosaur Tracks Connecticut River Valley trackways Amherst College – Museum of Natural...

Repeal of the Alcohol Tax

The 6.25 percent sales tax on alcohol in Massachusetts was repealed on January 1, 2011. The money generated $97 million in fiscal 2010 – partially funded abuse prevention and treatment programs across the state. Linda Sarage, “The Recover Project” Director,...

Status of Rail in Western New England

Executive Director of the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission, Tim Brennan will be our guest to discuss upcoming plans for rail travel in the region and the latest updates on the process to link Vermont and Hartford by rail. Watch the Segment Additional Info: Pioneer...

Alison Childs, R.N.: Haiti Volunteer

Alison Childs is a Registered Nurse with twelve years of experience who is employed at Baystate Franklin Medical Center in Greenfield, MA.  Alison first responded to the need for medical care in Haiti following the devastating earthquake of January 12, 2010, working...

Earthquake Preparedness

Prof. Robert Burger, Structural Geologist from Smith College will be our guest to discuss the geology of the region and will inform viewers on how to be prepared for earthquakes. New England Earthquake Map Watch the Segment Additional Info: USGS Earthquake Hazards...

Ski Maker : Steve Desmond

Southampton resident Steve Desmond will be our guest to discuss how he transformed his skill of wood making into building skis and the ski construction process. Watch the Segment     Additional Info:...

Economic Preview for 2011

Allan W. Blair, President and CEO of the Western MA Economic Development Council and John Rogers, Economist and Associate Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness at American International College will be our guests to discuss the Economic Outlook for the nation...

Springfield’s 375th Anniversary

Guests Judy Matt, President of the Spirit of Springfield, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Guy McLain the Director of the Museum of Springfield History will discuss upcoming plans for Springfield’s 375th Anniversary Celebration that will take place throughout the year....