New England News

WAMC New England News
3:14 am
Mon September 18, 2006

Five democrats vie for First Berkshire District Seat

Great Barrington, MA – With four days until the Massachusetts primary, the five democratic candidates seeking the first Berkshire district state senate seat are in the final stretch. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this wrap-up of the candidates stands:

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WAMC New England News
1:30 am
Mon September 18, 2006

Chris Gabrieli - Candidate Profile

WAMC New England News
5:32 am
Fri September 15, 2006

Symposium Discussion Focuses on Vermont-Quebec Issues With Governor and Premier

Burlington, VT – Quebec Premier Jean Charest and Vermont Governor James Douglas participated in a symposium at Champlain College in Burlington, Vermont this morning to discuss the three primary issues of concern to both governments. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New England News
4:12 am
Thu September 14, 2006

Senate candidate apologizes

Ashfield, MA – A democrat seeking the state senate post for the first Massachusetts District is apologizing for a statement he made about his work in the private sector while stumping on the campaign trail. Details from our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo;

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WAMC New England News
12:32 am
Thu September 14, 2006

Ordinance discussion results triggers feisty response from Mayor Ruberto

Pittsfield, MA – A Pittsfield, Massachusetts city council discussion of trash removal fees sparked a firery speech from Mayor James Ruberto over the treatment of the city's low-income residents. Ruberto has reportedly apologized for his manner but not his stance on the issue. With more, WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo;

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WAMC New England News
11:44 am
Wed September 13, 2006

Chapel set to close; parishioners unhappy

Lee, MA – A prayer vigil is being held, protesting the closing of a small chapel in Southern Berkshire County. And as our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, reports the Diocese of Springfield's plan to shutter the church is the latest in a series of moves caused by fewer priests, fewer parisioners, and fewer dollars to keep the Catholic Churches afloat;

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WAMC New England News
8:32 am
Wed September 13, 2006

VT Primaries Hold Few Surprises

Burlington, VT – The results were predictable in Vermont's major primaries. North County Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has a round-up.

WAMC New England News
6:14 am
Tue September 12, 2006

Voting slow in Vermont's primaries

Burlington, VT – Polls close at 7 tonight in Vermont for the primary election that will decide the candidates for the November general election. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New England News
5:54 am
Tue September 12, 2006

"Stephanie Wilson Day"

Pittsfield, MA – It was a day of celebration in Pittsfield, Massachusetts as residents turned out to honor one of their own...astronaut Stephanie Wilson. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo covered the celebration and spoke with Wilson:

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WAMC New England News
5:46 am
Fri September 8, 2006

Kennedy Attends UMass Groundbreaking

Amherst, MA – It was a political all-star cast at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst today as the school broke ground on a new integrated science building. Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has the story.

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