New England News

WAMC New England News
7:04 am
Thu October 16, 2008

Westfield mayor orders spending freeze

Westfield, MA – Citing what he called a dismal economy, the mayor of one western Massachusetts city....Westfield...has ordered a spending freeze. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
7:01 am
Thu October 16, 2008

Westfield State College looking to re-establish presence

Westfeild, MA – Westfield State College is looking to re-establish a presence in downtown Westfield Massachusetts where college and city officials believe the school could be a catalyst for revitalizing the central business district. WAMC'S Paul Tuthill reports.

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WAMC New England News
12:24 am
Thu October 16, 2008

Berkshire Community College Hosts Peace Conference

Pittsfield, Ma – ON SATURDAY, BERKSHIRE COMMUNITY COLLEGE IS HOSTING AN EVENT TITLED HOW TO PREVENT WAR ON IRAN AND ON THE U.S. CONSTITUTION. WAMC'S BERKSHIRE BUREAU CHIEF CHARLIE DEITZ REPORTS

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WAMC New England News
12:14 am
Thu October 16, 2008

Four Day Work Week Proposed for State Employees

Berkshire County, MA – I order to save some money Massachusetts officials are talking about moving non-essential state employees to a 4 day work week. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports.

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WAMC New England News
7:29 am
Wed October 15, 2008

Patrick will reveal state budget cuts

Springfield, MA – Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick will reveal state budget cuts on Wednesday which Patrick warns will affect the muscle of state services..not so called fat. WAMC'S Paul Tuthill reports.

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WAMC New England News
7:26 am
Wed October 15, 2008

Cafeteria food locally grown

MA – A growing number of school cafeterias in Massachusetts are serving food from local sources, providing family farmers with a financial boost. WAMC'S Paul Tuthill reports.

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WAMC New England News
7:24 am
Wed October 15, 2008

System for people to report suspected waste set up

Springfield, MA – The city of Springfield Massachusetts has set up a system for people to report suspected waste, fraud and abuse of municipal resources. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
7:10 am
Wed October 15, 2008

Graffiti wall not helping fight vandalism

Naugatuck, CT – Naugatuck officials say graffiti complaints have increased, rather than dropping, despite a new concrete wall erected specifically to let graffiti artists show their skills. WAMC's Charlie Deitz has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
7:05 am
Wed October 15, 2008

Man accused of taunting and fighting with lesbian couple

MA – A Massachusetts man is accused of taunting and fighting with a lesbian couple at a Connecticut restaurant, and police say he brought up last week's Connecticut Supreme Court ruling allowing gay marriages. WAMC's Charlie Deitz has the details. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
7:02 am
Wed October 15, 2008

Southern CT Gas Corp. may have to issue credits to customers

CT – Regulators say they may order Southern Connecticut Gas Corp. To issue credits to customers to compensate for collecting $15.1 million in excessive profits. WAMC's Charlie Deitz reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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