New England News

WAMC New England News
4:24 am
Mon May 14, 2007

Funds Earmarked For Springfield Development

Springfield, MA – The City of Springfield Massachusetts now has 22 million 287 thousand dollars in an economic development fund. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
12:40 am
Mon May 14, 2007

Forty-six communities tapped by DEP

Boston, MA – Last week was National Drinking Water Week. In Massachusetts, the Department of Environmental Protection honored 46 communities for their compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act.
Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details of those honored in the western part of the state;

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WAMC New England News
4:32 am
Fri May 11, 2007

School Head Offered One Year Contract

Springfield, MA – The Finance Control Board which runs the city of Springfield Massachusetts has voted to offer the city's public school superintendent a one year contract. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports..

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WAMC New England News
2:43 am
Fri May 11, 2007

Medication management at Berkshire Health Systems

Pittsfield, MA – Berkshire Health Systems is installing a $7 million medication management system designed to improve patient safety and increase efficiency within the hospital system. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;

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WAMC New England News
1:34 am
Fri May 11, 2007

Panel Examines Impact of Wind Turbines on Wildlife

Boston, MA – A panel of six experts from across Massachusetts gathered in the Berkshires Thursday night to discuss the impact of wind turbines on bats and avian life. But more broadly, the six experts discussed the need for the continued investigation and development of alternative energy. More from WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo.

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WAMC New England News
1:31 am
Fri May 11, 2007

Panel Examines the Impact of Wind Turbines on Wildlife

Boston, MA – A panel of six experts from across Massachusetts gathered in the Berkshires Thursday night to discuss the impact of wind turbines on bats and avian life. But more broadly, the six experts discussed the need for the continued investigation and development of alternative energy. More from WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo.

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WAMC New England News
3:26 am
Thu May 10, 2007

Berkshires lawmaker talks BioTech

Boston, MA – The four-day Bio International biotechnology conference wrapped up yesterday in Boston, Massachusetts after drawing more than 22,000 participants from more than 30 countries.
WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, discussed the conference with the chairman of the state's economic development and emerging technologies committee, and filed this report;

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WAMC New England News
1:48 am
Thu May 10, 2007

Coffee Roaster Pioneers Fair Trade Deals

Orange, MA – A Western Massachusetts coffee company says it has signed two agreements that break new ground in the area of fair trade.. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
4:36 am
Wed May 9, 2007

Dalai Lama Brings Message of Peace

Northampton, MA – The spiritual leader of Tibet, the 14th Dalai Lama spoke to an audience of 5 thousand people today at Smith College in Northampton Massachusetts. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....

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WAMC New England News
3:37 am
Wed May 9, 2007

Towns to debate genetically modified crops

Great Barrington, MA – Three towns in Berkshire County have resolutions on their town meeting warrants asking state and federal government officials to hault the use of genetically modified seeds. And as WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo reports, the efforts have already been approved in three other communities;

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