New England News

WAMC New England News
5:09 am
Tue June 26, 2007

$50,000 to match federal funds for historic home

Pittsfield, MA – One of the anchors' of the African American Heritage Trail, which spans portions of Connecticut and Massachusetts, is in line to receive assistance from the Bay State. Details from Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo;

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WAMC New England News
4:06 am
Tue June 26, 2007

Activists Protest Terror Detainees Treatment

Northampton, MA – Protesters stood on a bridge in Northampton Massachusetts during rush hour today to denounce the Bush administration's treatment of detainees in the war on terror. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....

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WAMC New England News
5:03 am
Mon June 25, 2007

Patrick Energy Plan Pushes Efficiency

Holyoke, MA – Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick says the answer to rising electricity demand is more conservation and not new power plants. His administration is working out details of an energy plan that will require changes in laws and utility regulations. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
1:43 am
Mon June 25, 2007

FDR Museum Moving To Chicopee

Chicopee, MA – A vacant library building in the city of Chicopee Massachusetts is going to become the new home for a massive private collection of Franklin Delano Roosevelt memorabilia. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
1:09 am
Mon June 25, 2007

Patrick/Murray inaugural donates more than $500,000

Pittsfield, MA – Governor Deval Patrick and Lt. Governor Timothy Murray have donated more than $500,000 from their inauguration fund to 215 organizations statewide. Berkshire Bureau chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report on how some groups in Western Massachusetts intend to utilize the money;

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WAMC New England News
5:17 am
Fri June 22, 2007

Public Transportation Links Explored

Springfield, MA – Elected and appointed officials from four New England states and New York took part in a transportation summit in Springfield Massachusetts . The focus was on a proposal for a passenger rail line that would stretch from Brattleboro Vermont through Springfield and Hartford to New York City. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
5:09 am
Thu June 21, 2007

Municipal airport project gets a lift

Pittsfield, MA – The multi-year proposed improvement and expansion of the Pittsfield Municipal Airport is essentially one step away from beginning construction. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details;

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WAMC New England News
4:50 am
Thu June 21, 2007

UMass Leaders Endorse Governor's Review

Amherst, MA –
The Board of Trustees of the University of Massachusetts met today on the Amherst Campus. It was the first meeting of the full board since news broke a month ago about possible management changes in the University system. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....

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WAMC New England News
4:34 am
Thu June 21, 2007

Pittsfield to host montly downtown gatherings

Pittsfield, MA – Pittsfield, Massachusetts is launching its "Third Thursday" series tonight. City officials are hopeful the monthly downtown celebration, similar to First Friday's held in other communities in our listening area, will draw thousands of people to partake in the music, food, free performances and more. Here's WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo;

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WAMC New England News
3:55 am
Wed June 20, 2007

Turnpike Authority Eyes Rush Hour Toll Hikes

Weston, MA – The Massachusetts Turnpike Authority Board is looking at toll increases for the MassPike that could potentially see commuters pay a premium during the traditional rush hours. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....

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