New England News

WAMC New England News
7:10 am
Mon June 9, 2008

Conn. to grant school credits for foreign language lessons

CT – Connecticut will soon join four other
states that let students receive high school credit for foreign language lessons in community and cultural programs. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New England News
6:20 am
Fri May 30, 2008

Blumenthal is suing the nation's largest pharmaceutical distributor

CT – Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal is suing the nation's largest pharmaceutical distributor on allegations it illegally inflated wholesale drug costs. WAMC's Carrie Saldo has this report;

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WAMC New England News
6:18 am
Fri May 30, 2008

Springfield keeping its American Hockey League team

Springfield, MA – It appears the city of Springfield Massachusetts will be keeping its American Hockey League team. WAMC s Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
6:15 am
Fri May 30, 2008

DiMasi impressed with the turn-a-round in Springfield s finances

Springfield, MA – The Speaker of the Massachusetts House, Salvatore DiMasi said he is impressed with the turn-a-round in Springfield s municipal finances over the last five years.WAMC s Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
7:07 am
Thu May 29, 2008

Massachusetts' commercial electricity rate second highest in the nation

MA – Massachusetts' commercial electricity rate is the second highest in the nation. A federal senate hearing devoted to energy costs was held in Pittsfield Wednesday. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has more;

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WAMC New England News
7:05 am
Thu May 29, 2008

Connecticut is one of 28 states to reach financial settlement with drug company

CT – Connecticut is one of 28 states to reach a financial settlement with Express Scripts over switching to cheaper medications. WAMC's Carrie Saldo has the details;

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WAMC New England News
7:02 am
Thu May 29, 2008

Hartford man is among four servicemen, missing in action from the Vietnam War

Hartford, Ct – The Department of Defense says a Hartford man is among four servicemen, missing in action from the Vietnam War, whose remains from a crash site that have been identified. More from WAMC's Carrie Saldo;

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WAMC New England News
6:47 am
Thu May 29, 2008

Scene of triple slaying is demolished

Cheshire, CT – Demolition crews have taken down the
fire-damaged house that was the scene of last year's home invasion and slayings of three members of a Cheshire family. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New England News
7:41 am
Tue May 27, 2008

City to decide if Al-Jazeera should stay on cable

Burlington, VT – Two citizen committees that oversee
Burlington Telecom's cable television offerings will decide if the system should continue to broadcast the Arab television network Al-Jazeera. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New England News
6:45 am
Tue May 27, 2008

State tax credit program draws critics

MA – The state program that offers tax credits and
sales tax exemptions for companies making moves in Massachusetts,is also benefiting producers of commercials.

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