Kelly School’s Response to the Holyoke Fire

Kelly School’s Response to the Holyoke Fire

Jacqueline Glasheen, Principal of the Kelly School, discusses her decision to open the school to offer refuge to those affected by the devastating New Year’s Day fire in Holyoke. She spoke with Carolee McGrath about the events of that tragic day, and the...
Making It Here: World Eye Bookstore

Making It Here: World Eye Bookstore

World Eye Bookstore has been a fixture in downtown Greenfield for more than 40 years! Current owner Jessica Mullins is committed to running the shop not just as an independent bookstore, but as a community center. She shared her passion for that idea during a recent...
Making It Here: Elmer’s General Store

Making It Here: Elmer’s General Store

Elmer’s General Store has been part of Ashfield since 1835. Originally a General Merchandise store called Josephus Crafts, Elmer Lesure bought it in 1937 and changed the name to Elmer’s. In 2005 Nan Parati relocated from New Orleans to Ashfield and bought Elmer’s. She...

Providence Ministries

Providence Ministries makes a difference every day by feeding, clothing and housing the needy in our community. Last year their programs served up more than 75,000 meals, with 2/3 going to seniors or children. Their programs include: Broderick House, Kate’s...

Linked to Libraries

Link to Libraries Founder & President Susan Jaye Kaplan, Link to Libraries Project Director Sue Landry of the Books to Business program, and David Kalicka of participating business Meyers Brothers Kalicka accounting firm discuss efforts to have areas businesses...

Hampshire Council of Governments

Todd Ford, Executive Director of the Hampshire Council of Governments, joins us in studio. The Northampton-based organization works for money-saving cooperation among local governments in Hampshire County communities. Hampshire Council of Governments    ...

CISA Farmers’ Markets

Over the last 5 years, the number of farmers’ markets in the region doubled, and 49 markets now offer locally grown food in all seasons of the year! The array and display of goods is bountiful with items from maple syrup and honey to meat, flowers, vegetables and...