New England News

WAMC New England News
1:50 am
Wed May 30, 2007

Same Day Voter Registration Endorsed

Boston, MA – Massachusetts state legislators are considering a bill that would introduce same- day voter registration to the state.. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
11:53 am
Tue May 29, 2007

Affordable Housing Advocates Hope for Legislative Movement

Montpelier, VT – The cost of housing continues to be out of reach for most Vermonters. But some advocates are encouraged that legislators are now beginning to get involved in the issue. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New England News
4:47 am
Tue May 29, 2007

Lyme Disease Increasing in Northeast

Montpelier, VT – There were nearly five times as many reports of lyme disease in New Hampshire as in Vermont in 2005. But the numbers being reported in Vermont also indicate a dramatic rise in the tick-borne disease. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New England News
4:06 am
Tue May 29, 2007

Second Life For Old Hall of Fame

Springfield, MA – Construction is underway on what officials in the city of Springfield Massachusetts see as a key project on the Connecticut riverfront.. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
12:28 am
Tue May 29, 2007

Younger interns ... younger employees?

Pittsfield, MA – The Berkshire Compact for Higher Education is taking steps to connect potential future employees with employers. Berkshire County has been grappling with ways to entice its young residents and others in their 20s to enter the area workforce. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;

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WAMC New England News
4:16 am
Fri May 25, 2007

WAMC Leaving 91.9 FM

Albany, NY – WAMC listeners southeast of Hartford, CT who tune in 91-point-9, will have to find an alternate way to hear the station as of June First.

WAMC had a contractual agreement to rent FM frequency 91-point-9 from WMNR radio in Monroe, CT... when that contract expired, the management at WMNR assured WAMC it could continue broadcasting under the previous arrangement. But now, WMNR has decided it needs 91-9 to serve its own listeners.

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WAMC New England News
3:57 am
Fri May 25, 2007

Chief JusticeTells Grads To Be Brave

Worcester, MA – The Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court , John G. Roberts, delivered the commencement address today at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.....

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WAMC New England News
3:45 am
Fri May 25, 2007

Elms returning to the city?

Pittsfield, MA – The city of Pittsfield is in the midst of a phased re-design of its downtown streetscape and one organization is advocating for the return of the American Elm tree to a portion of that corridor. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report on the first phase of the project;

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WAMC New England News
3:21 am
Fri May 25, 2007

Initiatives to Clean Up Lake Champlain Strengthened

Montpelier, VT – Vermont Governor Jim Douglas has signed legislation aimed at strengthening the clean up of Lake Champlain. At the same time, the Agency of Natural Resources has named a so-called lake czar to oversee the state's clean up efforts. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New England News
3:21 am
Fri May 25, 2007

Initiatives to Clean Up Lake Champlain Strengthened

Montpelier, VT – Vermont Governor Jim Douglas has signed legislation aimed at strengthening the clean up of Lake Champlain. At the same time, the Agency of Natural Resources has named a so-called lake czar to oversee the state's clean up efforts. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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