New England News

WAMC New England News
11:38 am
Wed July 11, 2007

Springfield Vermont Named Official Home of The Simpsons

Springfield, VT – Springfield, Vermont won the internet vote and has been named the home of the Simpson's. The town will host the premiere of The Simpson's Movie in a week and a half. But winning this contest means more than hosting a movie. It's a chance to capitalize on tourism promotion for the region. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New England News
4:36 am
Wed July 11, 2007

State Fund To Help Troubled Borrowers

Boston, MA – The administration of Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has set up a program to help some people avoid losing their homes to foreclosure. Also, the state's top law enforcement officer has announced a deal with one subprime lender to provide foreclosure relief. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....

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WAMC New England News
4:31 am
Wed July 11, 2007

New Website to Track Prescription Prices

Montpelier, VT – The Vermont Attorney General's office has launched a web site that is intended to help Vermonters compare retail prescription drug prices. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New England News
12:06 am
Wed July 11, 2007

MA conserves 900 acre historic farm

Sandisfield, MA – Mass Audubon is calling the state's purchase of Spectacle Farm Pond the most significant land acquisition in the past ten years. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has more;

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WAMC New England News
11:59 am
Tue July 10, 2007

Biking for a cause

Pittsfield, MA – Biking more than 300 miles in just under three days, the founder and CEO of the Safe Haven Project raised about $3,000. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details of the work the project is doing to educate people about HIV/AIDS.

Additional information about the Safe Haven Project is available at:

http://www.charityadvantage.com/safehaven/Welcomehome.asp

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WAMC New England News
11:59 am
Tue July 10, 2007

Legislators Return to Montpelier Wednesday

Montpelier, VT – The Vermont Legislature returns to Montpelier tomorrow for a special session to consider veto overrides. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has a preview of the legislative action.

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WAMC New England News
3:41 am
Tue July 10, 2007

Farming Is Celebrated In Art

Hatfield, MA – A public art project is celebrating and promoting the rich agricultural heritage of the town of Hatfield Massachusetts....WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....

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WAMC New England News
2:43 am
Tue July 10, 2007

Farmers Oppose Animal ID Program

Amherst, MA – Small farmers and organic growers in Massachusetts want the state to opt out of a federal program they fear will one day require them to tag and track all of their animals...WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....

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WAMC New England News
5:04 am
Mon July 9, 2007

Invasive Algae Confirmed in Connecticut River

Waterbury, VT – It's an invasive species whose nick-name kids will like. But scientists and sports enthusiasts are not pleased that an algae commonly referred to as rock snot has been confirmed in the Connecticut River. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New England News
12:32 am
Mon July 9, 2007

Faculty Seeks Meeting With UMass Head

Amherst,MA – An interim chancellor will probably be appointed in a few weeks to run the flagship Amherst campus of the University of Massachusetts..The current chancellor, John Lombardi, is expected to be hired this week to become the president of Louisiana State University. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....

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