funds http://wamc.org en Tyner’s Campaign Treasurer Resigns, Alleges Misuse of Funds http://wamc.org/post/tyner-s-campaign-treasurer-resigns-alleges-misuse-funds <p>A treasurer for Joel Tyner&rsquo;s campaign has resigned and accused the 19<sup>th</sup> district congressional candidate of misusing campaign funds.&nbsp; WAMC&rsquo;s Tristan O&rsquo;Neill reports&hellip;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>The Times-Herald Record reports that campaign treasurer Misha Fredericks says Tyner&rsquo;s cash-on-hand claim is off by more than $5,200.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 20 Jun 2012 12:56:13 +0000 Tristan O'Neill 41424 at http://wamc.org Tyner’s Campaign Treasurer Resigns, Alleges Misuse of Funds Western MA Receives More Funds for Tornado-Damaged Communities http://wamc.org/post/western-ma-receives-more-funds-tornado-damaged-communities <p>More emergency funding is being sent to western Massachusetts communities hit by the tornadoes a year ago this week.&nbsp;&nbsp; WAMC&rsquo;s Paul Tuthill reports&hellip;</p><p>The Massachusetts Department of Transportation says $3.9 million dollars in federal funding is available for eight communities.&nbsp;</p><p>Massachusetts Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray , who announced the money Wednesday in Springfield, said it is to reimburse the cost of repairs that were made to streets and sidewalks&hellip;</p> Thu, 31 May 2012 11:52:38 +0000 Paul Tuthill 40131 at http://wamc.org Western MA Receives More Funds for Tornado-Damaged Communities VT Farmers to Get Funds for Pollution Control http://wamc.org/post/vt-farmers-get-funds-pollution-control <p>The U.S. Department of Agriculture is making $1 million available this summer to some Vermont farmers as part of a program aimed at reducing pollution in streams.</p><p>The farmers are in the Missisquoi River watershed. A recent study has identified farm fields in the area as being at the highest risk of polluting nearby streams.</p><p>The federal government says it will pay some farmers 100 percent of the cost of making changes to the way they manage their fields.</p><p>One round of grant applications is due May 18; a second round is due June 15.</p> Wed, 09 May 2012 12:06:31 +0000 38594 at http://wamc.org VT Farmers to Get Funds for Pollution Control MA Releases Additional Tornado Relief Funds http://wamc.org/post/ma-releases-additional-tornado-relief-funds <p>The Patrick administration has released an additional $520,000 in tornado relief funds for Western Massachusetts.&nbsp; WAMC&rsquo;s Paul Tuthill reports&hellip;</p><p>Most of the money is for home repairs in the nine communities hit hardest by the June 1st natural disaster, according to the announcement from the Department of Housing and Community Development.</p> Wed, 02 May 2012 11:08:49 +0000 Paul Tuthill 38081 at http://wamc.org MA Releases Additional Tornado Relief Funds