New England News

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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WAMC New England News
12:08 am
Mon July 9, 2007

Food Shelves Struggling To Provide Resources

Burlington, VT – Food pantries across the region are seeing more demand for their services. But at the same time it costs them more to get food to people, they are also getting less from the federal government. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New England News
4:59 am
Fri July 6, 2007

Global Warming Events Across Region this Weekend

Burlington, VT – Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is hosting a Town Meeting on Global Warming on Sunday featuring one of the leading experts and activists on the topic: Bill McKibben. Also this weekend are the Live Earth Concerts, and Party for the Planet events held in conjunction with the concerts across the region. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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