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New England News
10:45 pm
Fri August 22, 2014

Keurig Strikes Deal with Kraft on Coffee Brands

Keurig Green Mountain says it struck a deal to make Kraft's branded coffees, such as Maxwell House and Gevalia, for its single-serve brewing systems in the U.S.

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New England News
8:30 pm
Fri August 22, 2014

Friends Say Jeffords Took Vermont Roots To Washington

Friends, family and fellow politicians say the late U.S. Sen. Jim Jeffords took his Vermont roots with him to Washington.

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New England News
6:30 pm
Fri August 22, 2014

Republicans Debate In Advance Of Gubernatorial Primary

Vermont Statehouse
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

Vermont Public Radio hosted a debate this afternoon between the three Republicans squaring off in next Tuesday’s gubernatorial primary.

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New York News
6:24 pm
Fri August 22, 2014

NY Doctors: Staying Or Leaving?

Credit NYPIRG

A new paper issued by the New York Public Interest Research Group says the number of doctors in the state has increased. The findings counter recent research showing the opposite.

The report, titled “The Doctor Is In: New York’s Increasing Number of Doctors,” purports to "debunk the myth" that New York is seeing a loss in the number of its doctors.

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New England News
6:15 pm
Fri August 22, 2014

Common Core Tests To Be Given In Majority Of Springfield Schools

Dan Warwick,Superintendent of Public Schools in Springfield, Massachusetts, addresses the 2014 convocation at Van Sickle Middle School.
Credit WAMC

A new school year begins Monday in Springfield, Massachusetts where rising standardized test scores and a falling dropout rate are seen as signs of a turnaround in the struggling public school system. A new test, based on the Common Core educational standards, will be introduced in a majority of the city’s schools next year.

The scores of last year’s MCAS tests given to Springfield school students rose across the board at a higher rate than the gain recorded by school districts statewide, and the dropout rate has fallen  more than any other school system in the state.

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New York News
5:30 pm
Fri August 22, 2014

New Community Development Director Provides Report To Plattsburgh City Councilors

Plattsburgh City Hall
Credit WAMC Photo

The Economic and Cultural Development Committee of the Plattsburgh Common Council last night heard an update from the city’s new Community Development Director on a community and waterfront visioning project and other efforts to revitalize the city.

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New England News
5:09 pm
Fri August 22, 2014

NY Man Killed In Williamstown Crash

An example of a Peter Pan bus
Credit wikipedia.org

Police say the victim of a traffic crash in Williamstown, Mass. earlier this week was from New York.

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New York News
5:01 pm
Fri August 22, 2014

Families Of 2012 Northway Crash Victims File Lawsuits Against Driver, Others

The families of two teenage victims killed in a 2012 car crash have brought lawsuits against a man now in prison for crimes associated with their deaths. 

In December, Dennis Drue was sentenced to 5 to 15 years for 58 counts associated with the Saratoga County car crash that killed Shenendehowa High School students Christopher Stewart and Deanna Rivers and injured Matthew Hardy and Bailey Wind in December 2012.

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New England News
3:56 pm
Fri August 22, 2014

Suspect In 1995 Double Murder Returning To Mass. To Face Charges

Robert Honsch is seen at his arraignment in Ohio on a charge of being a fugitive from a warrant charging him with murder in Massachusetts. Honsch was living in Brewster, NY in 1995 when he is alleged to have murdered his wife and 17-year old daughter
Credit Wayne Co. Ohio Sherrif Dept.

A former Brewster, New York man is scheduled to be in a western Massachusetts court room Monday to be arraigned in a cold case murder.

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Weather
3:46 pm
Fri August 22, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Friday, August 22, 2014. 

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