Social Issues

Adopting Older Children in Massachusetts

There are 800 children in foster care in Massachusetts waiting to be adopted, but finding families for older children can be a challenge. Teenagers in foster care often have been waiting years to finally have a family to call their own. Carolee McGrath discusses...
Childhood Obesity

Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity is a growing concern nationally and right here in Springfield. Carolee McGrath sat down with Dr. Chrystal Wittcopp, Director of Baystate Children’s Hospital’s Pediatric Weight Management Program, to learn about the causes of and solutions to this...

Habitat for Humanity

Megan McDonough, Executive Director of Pioneer Valley Habitat for Humanity, and Walt Kohler, HFH Building Committee Chair and long-time volunteer, discuss upcoming activities planned in Greenfield and Amherst and the work the organization does to help more people have...