New England News

WAMC New England News
12:49 am
Mon March 3, 2008

Smoking regulation in Berkshires could be enacted elsewhere

Berkshire County, MA – The state's top health official would like to see a program being developed in the Berkshires, designed to decrease youth smoking, replicated in other communities. More from WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo

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WAMC New England News
12:41 am
Mon March 3, 2008

More businesses join CET's paper recycling program.

Berkshire County, MA – While recycling related to laminated glass is set to begin in Springfield this May, commercial recycling of another product has increased in the Berkshires. More from WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo;

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WAMC New England News
8:26 am
Tue February 26, 2008

Crash closes stretch of I-87 North of Albany

Glenns Falls, NY – A stretch of interstate 87 North of Albany is closed after a fiery crash involving a tractor-trailer and a car. Sarah LaDuke has details...

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WAMC New England News
8:24 am
Tue February 26, 2008

Hamden ending practice of tossing dead dogs into town dump

Hamden, CT – Hamden's police chief says the town will end the practice of tossing dead dogs into the town dump. Sarah LaDuke has more...

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WAMC New England News
8:22 am
Tue February 26, 2008

Springfield Mayor says city is ready to work on new budget

Springfield, MA – Springfield Mayor Dominic Sarno says his administration is ready to prepare a budget now that they state controlled Finance Control Board has returned those duties to the city. Sarah LaDuke has more...

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WAMC New England News
7:42 am
Tue February 26, 2008

Widow can't pursue a lawsuit claiming the state worked her husband to death.

CT – The Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled that a judge's widow can't pursue a lawsuit claiming the state worked her husband to death. WAMC's Carrie Saldo has the details

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WAMC New England News
6:50 am
Tue February 26, 2008

Springfield city council approves medical center expansion

Springfield, MA – City councilors in Springfield have granted a special permit to expand Baystate Medical Center, the largest hospital in the region. Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New England News
7:37 am
Mon February 25, 2008

Giordano argues to have federal sex charge conviction overturned

WATERBURY, Conn. – Former Waterbury Mayor Philip A. Giordano
is making another bid to have his federal conviction for sexually abusing two girls thrown out. Jill Rontey reports

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WAMC New England News
7:40 am
Fri February 22, 2008

EPA says Connecticut companies increased toxic pollutants

Hartford, CT – Federal environmental officials say Connecticut companies pumped out slightly more toxic pollutants in 2006 than in 2005. Sarah LaDuke has more...

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WAMC New England News
9:08 am
Thu February 21, 2008

New federal rules open door to new tolls on Mass. roads

Boston, MA – Some transportation officials say the state should consider new highway tolls now that a change in federal rules paves the way for them. WAMC's Sarah LaDuke has more...

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