New England News

WAMC New England News
7:15 am
Thu February 21, 2008

Transportation Officials Consider New Highway Tolls

MA – Some transportation officials say the state should consider new highway tolls now that a change in federal rules paves the way for them. Jill Rontey

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WAMC New England News
7:11 am
Thu February 21, 2008

Holyoke is closing three schools

Holyoke, MA – Holyoke is closing three schools for the
next school year in a move that is expected to save the city $1 million annually. Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New England News
9:10 am
Wed February 20, 2008

Welch proposes temporary relief at the pump

Montpelier, VT – U.S. Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) has proposed suspending the purchase of oil for the country's oil reserve to give drivers short-term relief from rising gas prices at the pump. Sarah LaDuke has details...

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WAMC New England News
9:06 am
Wed February 20, 2008

Design makes ceiling inspections in Ted Williams Tunnel Difficult

Boston, MA – The promised stem to stern safety review of the Big Dig is being hindered by the design of the Ted Williams Tunnel, which makes access to thousands of bolts impossible. Sarah LaDuke has more...

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WAMC New England News
7:40 am
Wed February 20, 2008

The Connecticut Supreme Court Declined to Overturn the Results Bridgeport's Democratic Mayoral Primary

Bridgeport, CT – The Connecticut Supreme Court yesterday [Tuesday] declined to overturn the results of Bridgeport's Democratic mayoral primary because of a candidate's claim of voting irregularities. Details from WAMC's Carrie Saldo...

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WAMC New England News
7:35 am
Wed February 20, 2008

Grant Secured for at Risk Teen Program

Berkshire, MA – A youth development project in the Berkshires has secured a grant designed to aid other groups that are working to combat risky behavior among teens. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report...

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WAMC New England News
7:32 am
Wed February 20, 2008

City Councilor wants an Ivestigation of the Dircetor of Springfield Finance Control Board

Springfield, MA – City Councilor in Springfield Massachusetts wants the state ethics commission to investigate the executive director of the Springfield Finance Control Board.WAMC 's Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
7:28 am
Wed February 20, 2008

Politicians, Labor and Business Leaders Come Together to Support Resort Casinos

MA – A coalition of politicians, labor and business leaders is forming to support the development of resort-style casinos in Massachusetts. wamc's Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
6:48 am
Wed February 20, 2008

Turnpike head aims to change agency culture.

Boston, MA – The new head of the Massachusetts Turnpike
Authority says it will take 12 to 18 months to get the agency running efficiently again. Jill Rontey reports...

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WAMC New England News
8:10 am
Tue February 19, 2008

Roof Collapses on Brattleboro auto parts store

Brattleboro, VT – A roof collapse in Brattleboro has officials warning people to clear snow and ice off roofs, lest the same thing happen to them. Sarah LaDuke has more...

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