Bill Buchner

WSHU-All Things Considered host

Bill began his radio journey on Long Island, followed by stops in Schenectady, Bridgeport, Boston and New York City. He’s been a music host, news anchor and traffic reporter. Bill is glad to be back on the air in Fairfield County, where he has lived with his wife and two sons for more than 20 years.

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Connecticut's budget impasse is putting the state medical examiner's office at risk of losing national accreditation.

Vision Project

There are about a half-dozen abandoned psychiatric hospitals throughout the state of Connecticut. They are the remnants of a mental health system that once provided care for thousands of people in the state and more throughout the country. This is the subject of a new documentary by the Vision Project. It’s called Dorothea’s Tears. The film looks specifically at the closure of Fairfield Hills Hospital in Newtown. 

Actor Alan Cumming is best known for his work in theater, films, television and as host of MASTERPIECE Mystery! on PBS. Now he’s adding children’s book author to that list.

Walaa Sallum

The Trump administration has proposed cutting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency budget by 31 percent. It’s also rolled back a number of Obama-era environmental rules. And news outlets are reporting staffing at the agency is expected to drop to its lowest levels since the Reagan era.

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A Connecticut foundation says economic inequality is creating stark disparities in education and employment opportunities for young people across Fairfield County.

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