New England News

WAMC New England News
6:51 am
Tue February 19, 2008

DEP Gives Go ahead to GE to Sample Sediment

Pittsfield, MA – The Berkshire Eagle is reporting that The State Department of Environmental Protection has given General Electric permission to sample sediment in a cement-lined reservoir in a remote part of Springside Park in Pittsfield, MA. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New England News
5:24 am
Tue February 19, 2008

UConn Asks Board to Black History and Culture Degree Program

CT – The University of Connecticut is asking a state board for permission to launch a degree program in the study of black history and culture. Katie Britton has more

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WAMC New England News
5:20 am
Tue February 19, 2008

Rell's Medicaid Cuts are Causing Some Patients to Worry.

CT – advocates for state medicaid patients in Connecticut, who need interpreters say they worry cuts in governor Rell's budget proposal could jeopardize access to critical services. Katie Britton has more

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WAMC New England News
10:13 am
Tue February 12, 2008

Wind project to be sold

Hancock, MA – Berkshire Wind, an alternative energy project 10 years in the making, is under contract to be sold to the Massachusetts Municipal Wholesale Electric Company. There are questions about whether the purchase of the property will result in nullification of an existing legal challenge. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;

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WAMC New England News
8:34 am
Fri February 8, 2008

Capital Region Development Director David Rooney Leaves for MA

MA NY – A month after joining the Empire State Development Corporation, its director of Capital Region development David Rooney, is leaving the post for one in the Berkshires. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has the details...

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WAMC New England News
8:30 am
Fri February 8, 2008

Immigration Law Proposal Approved in CT

Danbury, Connecticut – The Common Council in Danbury, Connecticut has overwhelmingly approved a proposal to allow some city police officers to enforce immigration law. More from WAMC's Carrie Saldo...

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WAMC New England News
8:27 am
Fri February 8, 2008

Older Drivers May be Tested in MA

MA – Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick says he supports road tests for older drivers. wamc's Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
9:56 am
Thu February 7, 2008

Springfield Homeless Census

Springfield, MA – Officials in Springfield Massachusetts say the city' s annual homeless census shows there has been a 39 percent drop in the number of people living on the streets. WAMC' s Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
9:47 am
Thu February 7, 2008

MA State Education

Massachusetts – House lawmakers in Massachusetts are backing Governor Deval Patrick's plan to reorganize the state's education system. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
9:44 am
Thu February 7, 2008

Middleborough Casino

Middleborough, MA – Governor Patrick is opposing an application by the Mashpee Wampanoag Indian Tribe to build a one billion dollar casino in Middleborough. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports...

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