connecticut river http://wamc.org en Volunteers Ready For River Cleanup Project http://wamc.org/post/volunteers-ready-river-cleanup-project <p>Thousands of volunteers will fan out in the Connecticut River watershed in four states on Friday and Saturday to pick up trash and remove debris.&nbsp;&nbsp; This is the 17<sup>th</sup> annual &ldquo; Source to Sea Cleanup&rdquo;&nbsp; organized by the Connecticut River Watershed Council.&nbsp;&nbsp; WAMC&rsquo;s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with the council&rsquo;s executive director Andrew Fisk.</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 16:53:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 74749 at http://wamc.org Volunteers Ready For River Cleanup Project Connecticut River Cleanup Is Scheduled For Sept. 29 http://wamc.org/post/connecticut-river-cleanup-scheduled-sept-29-1 <p>Over 1800 people will fan out across hundreds of miles this Saturday to clean up trash and debris along the Connecticut River and its tributaries.&nbsp; It is the 16<sup>th</sup> annual “ Source to Sea Cleanup” organized by the Connecticut River Watershed&nbsp; Council.&nbsp; WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with the council’s Outreach and Events Director, Angela Mrozinski.</p> Tue, 25 Sep 2012 16:30:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 48641 at http://wamc.org Connecticut River Cleanup Is Scheduled For Sept. 29 Volunteers Provide Info on Harmful Bacteria in Connecticut River http://wamc.org/post/volunteers-provide-info-harmful-bacteria-connecticut-river <p>Volunteers throughout the Connecticut River Valley are continuing their fifth season of monitoring for harmful bacteria in the river and its tributaries. WAMC&rsquo;s Lucas Willard reports&hellip;</p> Mon, 09 Jul 2012 22:00:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 42738 at http://wamc.org Volunteers Provide Info on Harmful Bacteria in Connecticut River Regional Planning Agency Observes 50th Anniversary http://wamc.org/post/regional-planning-agency-observes-50th-anniversary <p><font size="2">A relatively obscure agency created to help manage growth in part of western Massachusetts is marking 50 years of&nbsp; accomplishments. WAMC&#39;s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.<br /> Mon, 23 Apr 2012 22:30:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 37416 at http://wamc.org Regional Planning Agency Observes 50th Anniversary Riverscaping Project Concludes With International Conference http://wamc.org/post/riverscaping-project-concludes-international-conference <p>An international conference hosted by the Five College educational consortium is taking place this weekend in western Massachusetts.&nbsp; It is the wrap up to an 18 month project, known as riverscaping. The idea was to identify new ways for people to interact with the Connecticut River.&nbsp; WAMC&rdquo;s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with one of the project&rsquo;s leaders, Thom Long, a professor of architecture at Hampshire College.</p> Fri, 20 Apr 2012 17:00:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 37246 at http://wamc.org Riverscaping Project Concludes With International Conference Divers Search River in VT Teacher Killing Case http://wamc.org/post/divers-search-river-vt-teacher-killing-case <p>State Police divers continue to search the Connecticut&nbsp;River for evidence in the murder of Melissa Jenkins, a popular Vermont prep school teacher whose body was found in the river in Barnet.&nbsp; WAMC&#39;s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley reports&hellip;&nbsp;</p><p>A Waterford couple has been charged with killing Jenkins and dumping her body in the river on March 25 after luring her from St. Johnsbury home with a ruse about a broken down car.</p> Thu, 12 Apr 2012 11:50:27 +0000 Pat Bradley 36674 at http://wamc.org Divers Search River in VT Teacher Killing Case