New England News

WAMC New England News
7:18 am
Fri November 7, 2008

Fidelity investments is cutting nearly 1,300 jobs this month

MA – Massachusetts based fidelity investments is cutting nearly 1,300 jobs this month and the mutual fund company says more layoffs are coming early next year. wamc's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
7:04 am
Fri November 7, 2008

Work has begun on camera signs on interstates 91 and 291

MA – Work has begun to install a high tech network of cameras and message signs along interstates 91 and 291 in Western Massachusetts. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
11:52 am
Thu November 6, 2008

Railroad Street dinner feeding community, replenishing budget

Great Barrington, Ma – With over a billion dollar deficit in the State of Massachusetts, the budget cuts announced 2 weeks ago by Governor Deval Patrick's office took almost 20 thousand dollars out of the coffers for Railroad Street Youth Project in Great Barrington. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz reports on their strategy to make up the losses

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WAMC New England News
7:12 am
Thu November 6, 2008

Baystate health to cut jobs

Springfield, MA – The largest private employer in Western Massachusetts, baystate health, is cutting some jobs because of the economic downturn.WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
7:08 am
Thu November 6, 2008

Investigators seek cause of Mass. church fire

Springfield, MA – Investigators are trying to determine the cause of a fire that destroyed a predominantly black church in Springfield. The fire destroyed the church which was still under construction just hours after Barack Obama was elected president. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
1:46 am
Mon November 3, 2008

Education Compact to keep kids college-bound

North Adams, Ma – THE BERKSHIRE EDUCATION COMPACT IS FOCUSING ON WAYS TO GET GRAMMAR SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN TO EMBRACE HIGHER EDUCATION. WAMC'S BERKSHIRE BUREAU CHIEF CHARLIE DEITZ REPORTS

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WAMC New England News
7:07 am
Fri October 31, 2008

Salem, Mass. prepares for Halloween festivities

Salem, MA – Tens of thousands of costumed revelers are expected to descend on Salem for Halloween, but officials are determined to prevent the festivities from taking any dark turns. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
1:42 am
Fri October 31, 2008

South Berkshires get grant to prevent teen drug use

Great Barrington, Ma – With marijuana usage on the rise, a federal grant will help to investigate problem. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz has the story..

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WAMC New England News
11:51 am
Thu October 30, 2008

Leadership At A Crossroad in Central Berkshires

Dalton, Ma – Community members and leaders gathered to work on collaborative leadership for the future of the region.WAMC's Charlie Deitz reports..

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WAMC New England News
8:17 am
Thu October 30, 2008

PIttsfield Approves Statement of Vision

Pittsfield, Ma – With two high schools in need of renovation, city leaders start the process of getting funding for updates...

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