New England News

WAMC New England News
12:36 am
Tue June 5, 2007

30 years of the Bard in the Berkshires

Lenox, MA – Shakespeare & Company has embarked on its 30th season in the Berkshires. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has this report;

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WAMC New England News
12:29 am
Tue June 5, 2007

Storefront Artists' marks five years in Pittsfield

Pittsfield, MA – The Pittsfield, Massachusetts based Storefront Artist Project - which many people credit with playing a key part in the revitalization of the city -- is marking its fifth anniversary with a fundraiser Saturday night and a retrospective gallery exhibition that runs all month. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details;

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WAMC New England News
1:41 am
Mon June 4, 2007

Mayors Seek Regional Help For Homeless

Holyoke, MA – The mayors of Northampton and Holyoke Massachusetts are hosting a series of meetings this summer to try to come up with new ways to tackle the problem of homelessness.. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
11:45 am
Fri June 1, 2007

Vermont Utilities Study Future Power Generation

Montpelier, VT – Vermont is facing the potential loss of two-thirds of its in-state electrical generation capacity within the next decade. Many of the state's utilities have now banded together to conduct a study on the potential for building electric generation facilities. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New England News
1:05 am
Fri June 1, 2007

Bicyclists Hired To Empty Downtown Trash Barrels

Northampton, MA – Starting today the city of Northampton Massachusetts is using bicyclists to haul away some of its municipal trash. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....

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WAMC New England News
12:15 am
Fri June 1, 2007

Students help Pittsfield create affordable housing

Pittsfield, MA – The carpentry program at Taconic High School has rehabilitated a number of homes in Pittsfield, Massachusetts over the past 15 years. But this year, for the first time, the home they restored will be put back on the market as affordable housing. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, toured the house Thursday afternoon and filed this report;

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WAMC New England News
4:56 am
Thu May 31, 2007

Conference Held On Preventing Kidnapping

Springfield, MA – Child safety experts are holding a two day conference in Springfield Massachusetts to share strategies for protecting children from predators. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....

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WAMC New England News
3:00 am
Thu May 31, 2007

Impeachment debated in three Western Mass. Counties

Great Barrington, MA – Resolutions calling on congress to bring impeachment proceedings against the president and vice president were passed in 14 of the 17 Berkshire, Hampshire, and Franklin county towns that considered the resolutions at their annual town meetings this month. Still, there are some who argue that impeachment is a federal issue, and therefore towns and cities shouldn't be taking it up.
More now from WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo;

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WAMC New England News
12:41 am
Thu May 31, 2007

U-Mass Amherst Changes Worry Other Colleges

Northampton, MA – The presidents of four private colleges in Western Massachusetts that have a close working relationship with the University of Massachusetts at Amherst have expressed their concern about a proposed reorganization of the University management. But, a spokesman for the U-Mass President says the worry is unfounded.. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
3:40 am
Wed May 30, 2007

Mayors: Governor's proposal shows "courage"

Pittsfield, MA – Berkshire County's two mayors are among the municipal leaders who have signed-on to support Governor Deval Patrick's proposed Municipal Partnership Act, a series of proposals the governor says are designed to generate more revenue for cities and towns. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;

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