Kevin Eastman

Kevin Eastman

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have been a worldwide phenomenon since 1984, and they were born out of the minds of two men based in Northampton: Peter Laird and Kevin Eastman. Since co-creating the iconic Turtles, Kevin Eastman has seen his creations adorn pretty...
Northampton Economy

Northampton Economy

With two iconic city businesses changing ownership and the closure of another, the future of Northampton’s vibrant downtown retail economy has been in question recently. Producer Tony Dunne talked to Mayor David Narkewicz about the state of downtown Northampton and...
Lisa Ducharme

Lisa Ducharme

Belchertown Air Force veteran Lisa Ducharme was working in the Pentagon when it was attacked on September 11th, 2001. She shares her story of the events of that day with Producer Tony Dunne and Videographer Mark...
Making It Here: Tea Guys

Making It Here: Tea Guys

12 Years ago, Oliver and Emily Rich started Tea Guys, a company devoted to the creation and sale of hand-crafted tea blends. Even though they’ve expanded and moved into a brand new state-of-the-art facility in Whately, you’ll still find Oliver developing his blends in...
Italian Americans: Judge Rudy Sacco

Italian Americans: Judge Rudy Sacco

Judge Rudy Sacco of Pittsfield had a successful career as a probate and family court justice. Born in 1927 to immigrant parents from Italy, he was the first of his family to go on to higher education and realize the dream of so many Italian Americans, finding a life...
Making It Here: Great Falls Harvest

Making It Here: Great Falls Harvest

Great Falls Harvest opened their doors to hungry customers in the village of Turners Falls in September of 2013, and haven’t looked back. The menu changes regularly and the dishes infuse elements from many different cuisines. Chef Chris Mengione doesn’t write down his...
On the Road in the Hilltowns: Cummington Creamery

On the Road in the Hilltowns: Cummington Creamery

After a long and storied history of serving the residents of the Hilltown communities, the Cummington Creamery is embarking on a new chapter in its existence, with co-operative ownership by its patrons and the expansion of its facilities. Connecting Point Producer...
On the Road in the Hilltowns: Blandford Ski Area

On the Road in the Hilltowns: Blandford Ski Area

The Blandford Ski Area is the oldest continually operated Ski Club in North America and is a source of winter recreation for residents of the Hilltowns and beyond. Producer Tony Dunne visited the ski area last season and talked with former Club President Jay Pagluica...
Adams Town History

Adams Town History

Tucked into the northernmost corner of the Berkshires and minutes from the borders of New York and Vermont, the town of Adams, Massachusetts has a surprisingly rich and colorful history. With ties to luminaries such as President William McKinley and Susan B. Anthony,...