North River Restoration Project

North River Restoration Project

While it may have been almost a decade since Hurricane Irene cut a swath of destruction through the region, there are still some river habitats here in western New England that haven’t fully recovered from its effects. Connecting Point’s Brian Sullivan traveled to the...
What’s Causing the Earthquakes in Puerto Rico?

What’s Causing the Earthquakes in Puerto Rico?

Recent earthquakes and aftershocks have devastated the island of Puerto Rico. But what’s causing them, and what does the future hold? Carrie Saldo sat down with Jack Loveless, Associate Professor of Geosciences at Smith College, to find out more about the science...

Mt. Everest Avalanche

Mike Matty—who successfully summited Mt. Everest—discusses the recent avalanche that killed many of the Sherpas who assist Everest climbers and the impact that event has had ending this year’s planned ascents of the world’s highest...

Typhoon Haiyan

Marina Lopez Shah of West Springfield, a member of the Philipino-American Association of New England and native of the Philippines, discusses efforts to aid her homeland following the devastation of Typhoon Haiyan. She grew up in the area most-severely damaged by the...

Habitat- Springfield Tornado Rebuilding

Martha Cutt, representative from Springfield Habitat for Humanity, will talk Habitat’s work rebuilding 4 Springfield homes destroyed in the June 1 tornado –and the resources they have to do additional repair projects in the city. Springfield Habitat for...