New England News

WAMC New England News
6:34 am
Fri April 18, 2008

State auditor considers reducing the number of people called for jury duty

MA – Massachusetts state auditor Joseph Denucci says the state should work harder to cut the number of people who end up being called unnecessarily for jury duty. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
6:28 am
Fri April 18, 2008

1 percent reduction in workers compensation insurance rates

MA – Massachusetts businesses may see a 1 percent reduction in workers compensation insurance rates beginning in September. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
6:02 am
Fri April 18, 2008

MBTA sues in commuter rail crash

Boston, MA – The MBTA has sued CSX Transportation and a lumber company, claiming that they failed to properly secure a freight car
that got loose and struck a commuter rail train. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New England News
8:00 am
Thu April 17, 2008

Former General Electric Co. chief executive criticizes his succesor

MA – Former General Electric Co. chief executive Jack Welch says his successor, Jeffrey Immelt, has a credibility issue after GE surprised investors by missing its earnings target last week. WAMC's Carrie Saldo with more...

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WAMC New England News
7:58 am
Thu April 17, 2008

$1.2 billion for commuter rail raises red flags

CT – Two of Connecticut's top Democratic lawmakers say the projected $1.2 billion price tag for a proposed commuter rail
maintenance facility raises red flags. Details from WAMC's Carrie Saldo

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WAMC New England News
7:56 am
Thu April 17, 2008

Connecticut Supreme Court has thrown out three-year prison sentence for illegally disposing of tons of debris containing lead paint

CT – The Connecticut Supreme Court has thrown out a Norwich businessman's three-year prison sentence for illegally disposing of tons of debris containing lead paint. More from WAMC's Carrie Saldo...


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WAMC New England News
7:53 am
Thu April 17, 2008

Berkshire Community College has received its largest donation

Berkshire, MA – Berkshire Community College has received its largest donation in the history of the school. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details...

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WAMC New England News
7:49 am
Thu April 17, 2008

Unemployment rate held steady in Massachusetts

MA – The Massachusetts unemployment rate held steady last month.WAMCc's Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
7:47 am
Thu April 17, 2008

27.9 billion dollar budget for Massachusetts

MA – Leaders in the Massachusetts house have released a 27.9 billion dollar
state budget plan. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
8:10 am
Wed April 16, 2008

Springfield School Superintendent to leave in June

Spingfield, MA – The Superintendent of schools in Springfield Massachusetts has announced he will leave the office at the end of June when his current contract expires.WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports...

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