New England News

WAMC New England News
1:58 am
Thu November 2, 2006

Mass MoCA to add gallery space

North Adams, MA – The work of Sol LeWitt, an artist considered one of the most influential of our time will help the country's largest contemporary art museum establish its first long-term exhibition. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has the story of this project, which includes a major expansion project slated for the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art;

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WAMC New England News
3:21 am
Wed November 1, 2006

Simon's Rock partners with Oxford

Great Barrington, MA – A Berkshire County college is the second in the nation to forge a partnership with one of world's oldest universities - Lincoln College of Oxford. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details;

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WAMC New England News
5:25 am
Tue October 31, 2006

Employees Upset that Move Out of Sick Building Delayed

Bennington, VT – Earlier this month, beleaguered employees of the state office building in Bennington, Vermont were told the state would move them out in 30 to 45 days. But last Thursday workers got word that getting out of what many believe is a sick building could actually take up to six months. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New England News
4:24 am
Mon October 30, 2006

Ballot Questions In Massachusetts

Boston, MA – Voters in Massachusetts will head to the polls on November 7th and choose among a number of candidates for governor or congress. But voters will also get the chance to consider a number of binding ballot questions. Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff reports.

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WAMC New England News
3:27 am
Fri October 27, 2006

IP Chief Refuses Meeting With Governor To Discuss Tire Burn

Montpelier, VT – Last week, Vermont Governor James Douglas wrote to International Paper CEO John Faraci asking for a meeting to discuss the impending test burn of tire-derived fuel at the company's Ticonderoga NY mill. The Governor is disappointed with the response from IP's leader. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New England News
3:25 am
Fri October 27, 2006

What's the Future of Greek Life at UMass?

Amherst, ma – This week, five sorority and fraternity houses were torn down on the edge of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst campus. That has some there wondering what this means for the future of Greek life. Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has the story.

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WAMC New England News
4:43 am
Thu October 26, 2006

Massachusetts Candidates for Governor Spar in Debate

Boston, ma – The four candidates for governor in Massachusetts met for their second to last debate televised debate last night. The debate was sponsored by the television station CBS-4 Boston. Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has some highlights.

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WAMC New England News
1:05 am
Thu October 26, 2006

Clinton, Kennedy Stump for Patrick at Rally

Worcester, ma – Thirteen days before election day, supporters of Massachusetts Democratic candidate for governor Deval Patrick turned out in Worcester yesterday evening for a campaign rally featuring some big names. Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff was there.

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WAMC New England News
12:27 am
Thu October 26, 2006

Allendale School PCB test results released

Pittsfield, MA – Massachusetts health officials say PCB test results from air samples taken at a Pittsfield elementary school showed low levels of the chemical, a probable cause of cancer. But the official don't see a cause for worry. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, has this report;

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WAMC New England News
11:49 am
Wed October 25, 2006

Mass. Raises MCAS Requirements

Boston, mA – The Massachusetts Board of Education voted yesterday to make MCAS requirements more stringent. Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has the details.

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