New England News

WAMC New England News
8:07 am
Fri January 25, 2008

MA Lt. Governor voices frustration.

Massachusetts – Massachusetts Lt. Governor Timothy Murray says the administration is frustrated by a lack of movement in the state legislature on many of Governor Patrick 's key initiatives. WAMC' s Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
8:03 am
Fri January 25, 2008

CT voting machine hearings.

Connecticut – Connecticut lawmakers say they'll hold hearings in each of the state's five Congressional districts to find out how new voting machines worked in the November election. WAMC'S Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
7:21 am
Fri January 25, 2008

Blumenthal Backs Clinton

Berkshire, MA – Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal is throwing his support to New York Senator Hillary Clinton's presidential bid. Details from WAMC's Carrie Saldo

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WAMC New England News
7:16 am
Fri January 25, 2008

A Former Top Executive at Blue Cross - Blue Shield of Massachusetts is Investigated

Berkshire, MA – The Massachusetts attorney general is investigating a retirement payment of $16.4 million to the former top executive of Blue Cross - Blue Shield of Massachusetts. More from WAMC's Carrie Saldo...

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WAMC New England News
7:12 am
Fri January 25, 2008

Border Protection in VT

Vermont – A top official with the U.S. Department of Customs and Border Protection was in Vermont Thursday promoting an upcoming change to the requirements to enter the country by land from Canada. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...


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WAMC New England News
7:09 am
Fri January 25, 2008

New Tax Form in Massachusetts

Berkshire, MA – Massachusetts residents will need to file an additional form with their taxes this year. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details.

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WAMC New England News
7:08 am
Fri January 25, 2008

Fairpoint Communications to purchase Verizon's land telephone lines

New England – The staff of New Hampshire's Public Utilities Commission has recommended that the sale of Verizon's land line service to Fairpoint Communications be approved. The unions opposing the deal - which would affect three New England States - say the regulators are not addressing the right issues. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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WAMC New England News
9:26 am
Thu January 24, 2008

Patrick's Budget Proposal

Lanesborough, MA – The Berkshire Eagle is reporting that communities in the Berkshires saw some increases in local aid when Governor Deval Patrick's 28.2 billion dollar budget was filed on Wednesday, with the bulk of the boost going to education and public safety. Jill Rontey reports...

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WAMC New England News
3:12 am
Thu January 24, 2008

Subpoenas to Insurers

Massachusetts – Massachusetts' top securities regulator has issued subpoenas to a pair of insurers that agreed to financially guarantee municipal bonds issued by cities and towns. More on this from WAMC's Carrie Saldo...

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WAMC New England News
3:09 am
Thu January 24, 2008

Foxwoods Resort Casino workers.

Connecticut – Foxwoods Resort Casino is starting to recruit thousands of workers in anticipation of opening its new MGM Grand casino. Details from WAMC's Carrie Saldo...

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