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WAMC New England News
7:08 am
Fri January 25, 2008

Fairpoint Communications to purchase Verizon's land telephone lines

New England – The staff of New Hampshire's Public Utilities Commission has recommended that the sale of Verizon's land line service to Fairpoint Communications be approved. The unions opposing the deal - which would affect three New England States - say the regulators are not addressing the right issues. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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WAMC News
5:26 am
Fri January 25, 2008

Vermont Businesses Express Concerns Over New Border ID Rules

Burlington, VT – Vermont business leaders say upcoming changes in border crossing requirements will have a devastating economic impact on the region. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC News
5:20 am
Fri January 25, 2008

Vermont Businesses Express Concerns Over New Border ID Rules

Burlington, VT – Vermont business leaders say upcoming changes in border crossing requirements will have a devastating economic impact on the region. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New York News
4:27 am
Fri January 25, 2008

Gov's budget gives state parks a boost

Berkshire County, MA – Governor Patrick's fiscal 2009 budget proposal includes a sizable increase in funding for the Department of Conservation and Recreation, which oversees the state park system. And as our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, reports those funds are of particular interest in the county;

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WAMC New York News
4:01 am
Fri January 25, 2008

Homelessness funds applauded

Boston, MA – Among the spending proposed in Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick's $28.2 billion fiscal 2009 budget is $10 million to combat homelessness. More on this from WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo;

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WAMC New York News
3:56 am
Fri January 25, 2008

One more form for Mass. tax filers

Boston, MA – Massachusetts residents will need to file an additional form with their taxes this year. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details.

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WAMC News
3:53 am
Fri January 25, 2008

Patrick Targets Job Growth In State Budget

Springfield, MA – Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick identified jobs as one of his agenda items during his state of the commonwealth address the other night. And, he called for higher state spending in that area and others even in the face of a possible recession. WAMC s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports on the economic development outlook......

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WAMC New York News
3:51 am
Fri January 25, 2008

Baran case headed to appeals court

Boston, MA – A Massachusetts appeals court is scheduled to hear arguments next month regarding an overturned conviction of child molestation. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details of the appeal brought by the Berkshire County District Attorney's office;

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2:12 am
Fri January 25, 2008

Word For The Wise #3425

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3425--01/25/08: Looking a gift horse in the mouth

Vox Pop
1:58 am
Fri January 25, 2008

Poetry Forum 1/25/08

Albany, NY – Our favorite poets, Paul Elisha, Sarah Weist and Stu Bartow, return for the monthly meeting of the Vox Pop Poetry Forum. Glenn Busby hosts.

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