New England News

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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WAMC New England News
3:05 am
Thu January 24, 2008

Big Dig Settle

Boston, MA – Contractors who worked on the Big Dig highway project in Boston have agreed to pay more than 450 million dollars to resolve civil and criminal complaints. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports....

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WAMC New England News
3:01 am
Thu January 24, 2008

MA Budget

Massachusetts – Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has filed his second state budget, which calls for increases in spending on education and public safety. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
3:09 am
Fri July 13, 2007

Advance Made In Surgery Without Incision

Springfield, MA – Doctors at BayState Medical Center in Springfield Massachusetts say they've taken an historic step in minimally invasive surgery. A team of surgeons performed a pancreatic operation without making a cut in the patient's abdomen. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
12:27 am
Fri July 13, 2007

Touting a "green" Massachusetts

Pittsfield, MA – The Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism is investigating development of a so-called green campaign. And as WAMC's Berkhsire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, reports the idea has the support of Governor Deval Patrick and several organizations in the Berkshires;

Our thanks to Pittsfield Community Television for its assitance with audio for that report.

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WAMC New England News
11:52 am
Thu July 12, 2007

Special Session Fails to Override Vetoes

Montpelier, VT – A special session of the Vermont Legislature was held Wednesday to consider overrides of two vetoes made by Governor Jim Douglas. Both vetoes were sustained. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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