The Montague Reporter Podcast brings you inside the making of this weekly newspaper and the stories we report. The Montague Reporter covers the five villages of Montague, Massachusetts and the surrounding towns of Gill, Erving, Wendell, and Leverett.
Mike and Sarah discuss the withdrawal of plans to build a solar development in the center of Wendell, the latest updates from the struggling Leverett Village Co-op, and reactions to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation proposal to repair the General Pierce Bridge between Montague City and Greenfield.
Nina Rossi, features editor at the Montague Reporter, discusses her recently published investigative series on the history of state lotteries with podcast host Sarah Brown-Anson. Nina's three-part series was published in the January 2, January 9, and January 16 editions of the Montague Reporter.
This episode Sarah and Mike discuss the series of articles about rising recycling fees that are hitting area towns, the memorial article that ran celebrating the life of Elaine Cuthbert, why Mike chose to write an editorial about area food cooperatives' upcoming meetings, and Mike's distributing newspapers in downtown Turners Falls.