Off the Beaten Path: Florida, MA

Mention the name “Florida,” and it usually conjures up thoughts of sun, sand, and palm trees – not snowy covered mountaintops in Massachusetts’ Berkshire Hills. With the Mohawk Trail running right through it, this rural and rugged town might be mistaken for being just a handful of buildings and the curious statue of an elk on Route 2 as you head to North Adams, but there is much more to it than that. Producer Tony Dunne and Videographer Dave Fraser take us “Off the Beaten Path” for a trip to Florida… Massachusetts, that is.

Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz on Sanctuary Cities

With President Trump signing an executive order withholding federal funding from communities that protect illegal immigrants from deportation, sanctuary cities have a hot topic in the news headlines. The city of Northampton has been a sanctuary city since 2014, and Carolee McGrath sat down with Mayor David Narkewicz to get his reaction to the President’s actions.

Senator Eric Lesser’s Student Loan Bill of Rights

State Senator Eric Lesser, (D—Longmeadow), and college students Kristina Tadeo and Juhi Dasrath discuss Sen. Lesser’s Student Loan Bill of Rights proposal aimed at making college more affordable for Massachusetts students.