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Coming Up Monday, April 27

April 26, 2015
  • Autism Awareness Month: Baystate Medical Center’s Bruce Waslick, MD discusses the latest information and research regarding autism.
  • Around the Horn: Baseball History in the Region: Pittsfield’s 1791 Baseball Bylaw: Several years ago a 1791 bylaw banning the play of “base ball” was discovered in Pittsfield. This is the earliest recorded mention of the game in the United States, so is Pittsfield the birthplace of Baseball as we know it?
  • Westfield State University Composer: Westfield State University Alum Simon Brown & WSU’s Bob Plasse discuss the April 28 inaugural performance of a musical composition created by Brown to honor WSU founder Horace Mann.

Sneak Peek Week of April 27

April 26, 2015

Coming Up Friday, April 24

April 24, 2015

The State We’re In: Sen. Jim Welch

State Senator Jim Welch (D) – of West Springfield and the Hampden District and Senate Chair of the Joint Committee on Health Care Financing, discusses the coming 2016 House budget debate and efforts to curtail growing Medicaid costs as well as transportation infrastructure projects soon to get underway in western MA and the progress toward opening Massachusetts first casino in Springfield.

Downtown Springfield’s “No Space Left Behind Tour”

April 22, 2015


University of Massachusetts Prof. Frank Sleegers and students from the UMass Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning Department discuss “No Space Left Behind” and the tour of downtown Springfield scheduled for April 24 to see the “installations” created by the students in empty, under-utilized spaces in the center of Springfield.