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WAMC New York News
6:38 am
Thu July 17, 2008

House members in VT want a major increase in federal home heating aid

VT – House members from the Northeast worried about rising energy prices want a major increase in federal home heating aid this winter. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC News
6:37 am
Thu July 17, 2008

High cost of home heating fuel fueling safety concerns

Lenox, MA – With the cost of home heating on the rise, fire officials in the Berkshires are troubled people might turn to alternative, and dangerous, ways to stay warm this winter. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;

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WAMC New York News
6:36 am
Thu July 17, 2008

Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant has finished repairs

VT – Technicians at the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant have finished repairs on one of two sets of 11 cooling towers and have boosted the plant's power level to 34 percent of its normal 650-megawatt output. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New York News
6:34 am
Thu July 17, 2008

Inspection points on Lake Champlain have been consolidated

VT – U.S. Customs and Border Protection has consolidated boat inspection points on Lake Champlain to one location. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC News
6:32 am
Thu July 17, 2008

Year to Year: Higher ed funding up in Mass.

Berkshire County, MA – Fiscal 2009 funding for higher education in Massachusetts increased about 1.8 percent when compared to current year spending. Still, some higher education officials were taken aback by the budget approved by Governor Deval Patrick earlier this week.
WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;

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WAMC New York News
6:03 am
Thu July 17, 2008

New York has been awarded a technical assistance grant

Albany, NY – Governor Paterson has received notice from the National Governor's Association that New York has been awarded a technical assistance grant to participate in a Policy Academy formed to address issues related to community needs and the aging population. WAMC's Dave Lucas reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
6:01 am
Thu July 17, 2008

Electric bills in some NYC suburbs are about to go up

New York, NY – Electric bills in some of New York City's northwest suburbs are about to go up. WAMC's Dave Lucas has details. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
5:59 am
Thu July 17, 2008

Norman Rockwell Museum awarded $225,000 grant

Stockbridge, MA – National Endowment from the Humanities awarded a $225,000 grant to the Norman Rockwell Musuem in Stockbridge. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
5:57 am
Thu July 17, 2008

300 out-of-state businesses have been fined for not registering

Hartford,CT – Connecticut officials say more than 300 out-of-state businesses have been fined for operating in Connecticut without registering properly. The story from WAMC's Carrie Saldo. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
5:55 am
Thu July 17, 2008

CT will get $2 million as part of Bristol-Myers Squibb settlement

Hartford,CT – Attorney General Richard Blumenthal says Connecticut will be receiving almost $2 million as part of a national settlement with drug maker Bristol-Myers Squibb. WAMC's Carrie Saldo has this report. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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