connecticut river

New England News
12:53 pm
Thu October 3, 2013

Volunteers Ready For River Cleanup Project

Thousands of volunteers will fan out in the Connecticut River watershed in four states on Friday and Saturday to pick up trash and remove debris.   This is the 17th annual “ Source to Sea Cleanup”  organized by the Connecticut River Watershed Council.   WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with the council’s executive director Andrew Fisk.

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New England News
12:30 pm
Tue September 25, 2012

Connecticut River Cleanup Is Scheduled For Sept. 29

Over 1800 people will fan out across hundreds of miles this Saturday to clean up trash and debris along the Connecticut River and its tributaries.  It is the 16th annual “ Source to Sea Cleanup” organized by the Connecticut River Watershed  Council.  WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with the council’s Outreach and Events Director, Angela Mrozinski.

New England News
6:00 pm
Mon July 9, 2012

Volunteers Provide Info on Harmful Bacteria in Connecticut River

Volunteers throughout the Connecticut River Valley are continuing their fifth season of monitoring for harmful bacteria in the river and its tributaries. WAMC’s Lucas Willard reports…

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New England News
6:30 pm
Mon April 23, 2012

Regional Planning Agency Observes 50th Anniversary

A cake for the 50th annivserary celebration of the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission
WAMC

A relatively obscure agency created to help manage growth in part of western Massachusetts is marking 50 years of  accomplishments. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.

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New England News
1:00 pm
Fri April 20, 2012

Riverscaping Project Concludes With International Conference

An international conference hosted by the Five College educational consortium is taking place this weekend in western Massachusetts.  It is the wrap up to an 18 month project, known as riverscaping. The idea was to identify new ways for people to interact with the Connecticut River.  WAMC”s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with one of the project’s leaders, Thom Long, a professor of architecture at Hampshire College.

North Country News
7:50 am
Thu April 12, 2012

Divers Search River in VT Teacher Killing Case

State Police divers continue to search the Connecticut River for evidence in the murder of Melissa Jenkins, a popular Vermont prep school teacher whose body was found in the river in Barnet.  WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley reports… 

A Waterford couple has been charged with killing Jenkins and dumping her body in the river on March 25 after luring her from St. Johnsbury home with a ruse about a broken down car.

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