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WAMC New York News
6:49 am
Tue May 27, 2008

Putnam County liquor store owner says robbers torched his store

Lake Carmel N.Y. – Police are investigating a Putnam
County businessman's report that four men tied him up, stole cash and merchandise and set his liquor store on fire. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New York News
6:47 am
Tue May 27, 2008

State veterans tuition program doubled this year

Albany,NY – Governor Paterson chose the Memorial Day
weekend to remind New York's combat veterans that the state's college tuition assistance program has been expanded. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New England News
6:45 am
Tue May 27, 2008

State tax credit program draws critics

MA – The state program that offers tax credits and
sales tax exemptions for companies making moves in Massachusetts,is also benefiting producers of commercials.

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WAMC News
5:35 am
Tue May 27, 2008

Burlington Seeks Comment Whether Al-Jazeera Should Stay on Cable

Burlington, VT – Several committees that oversee the city of Burlington's cable television system will hold a public forum later today to hear from residents whether the system should continue to broadcast the television network Al-Jazeera-English. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more

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WAMC News
5:31 am
Tue May 27, 2008

Governor Signs Domestic Violence Laws

Bennington, VT – Vermont's Governor signed into law today a pair of bills designed to reduce domestic violence and make changes to the victim's compensation program. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC News
5:24 am
Tue May 27, 2008

Council to consider $1.1 million request

Pittsfield, MA – The final piece of a complex funding puzzle for a proposed $22.4 million cinema and retail complex in Pittsfield, Massachusetts could get the nod from the city council tonight. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has the details;

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WAMC New York News
4:43 am
Tue May 27, 2008

Politicans And Police...

Albany, NY – A PINNING CEREMONY FOR STATE POLICE: JUST ONE OF THE ITEMS ON GOVERNOR DAVID PATERSON'S AGENDA AS HE RETURNED TO WORK IN ALBANY --- WHILE THE CITY OF RENSSELAER MARKED THE DEDICATION OF A NEW POLICE STATION... CAPITAL DISTRICT BUREAU CHIEF DAVE LUCAS ATTENDED BOTH AND FILES THIS REPORT.

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WAMC New York News
4:34 am
Tue May 27, 2008

Cooperstown Impasse

Albany, NY – Cooperstown Village Officials are reacting to Environmentalists, who have stepped up their crusade of concern over the local golf course's use of pesticides, which they fear could contaminate Otsego Lake. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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WAMC News
4:32 am
Tue May 27, 2008

PVTA Takes Comments On Fare Hikes

Holyoke, MA – The cost of taking public transit in the Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts could increase this summer. The Pioneer Valley Transit Authority has launched a series of public hearings that will lead up to a vote in mid-June on whether to raise bus fares effective July First. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....

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Vox Pop
3:42 am
Tue May 27, 2008

Antiquarian Books 5/27/08

Albany, NY – Host Bob Barrett is joined by antiquarian book expert, Dan Dwyer.

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