New England News

WAMC New England News
6:26 am
Thu March 6, 2008

City on Trial for failed $1 billion waterfront development proposal

Bridgeport, CT – The City of Bridgeport, Connecticut and its former mayor are on trial in connection with a failed $1 billion waterfront development proposal. More from WAMC's Carrie Saldo...

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WAMC New England News
6:56 am
Wed March 5, 2008

High school free speech case goes before federal appeals court

Burlington, CT – A federal appeals court has heard arguments in the free speech case of a Connecticut teenager, who claims officials at her high school improperly barred her from serving on
the student council because of what she wrote in an Internet blog. WAMC's Jill Rontey reports...

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WAMC New England News
7:51 am
Tue March 4, 2008

Weather could affect attendance.

Montpelier, VT – Vermonters may have to endure slippery roads as they head to Town Meeting today. Sarah LaDuke has more...

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WAMC New England News
7:49 am
Tue March 4, 2008

Snowy winter raises concerns about potential for spring flooding.

Springfield, MA – Communities along the Connecticut River are being told to prepare for the possibility of flooding over the next few weeks. Sarah LaDuke has more...

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WAMC New England News
7:21 am
Tue March 4, 2008

The political clout of the Hispanic community is growing

USA – The political clout of the Hispanic community is growing as its population continues to increase. More from WAMC's Carrie Saldo...

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WAMC New England News
7:19 am
Tue March 4, 2008

Connecticut nursing homes have a high rate of dispensing anti-psychotic drugs

CT – Federal figures show Connecticut nursing homes have among the nation's highest rates of dispensing anti-psychotic drugs to residents who do not have psychotic disorders. Details from WAMC's Carrie Saldo...

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WAMC New England News
7:16 am
Tue March 4, 2008

Proposal to prohibit Connecticut residents from hunting animals online

CT – A proposal to prohibit Connecticut residents from hunting animals online is returning to the General Assembly. WAMC's Carrie Saldo has this update...

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WAMC New England News
1:04 am
Mon March 3, 2008

Verizon plans to expand broadband

Western, MA – Verizon says it intends to expand its high speed internet access in Western Massachusetts to a number of communities without it by this time next year. More from WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo;

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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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