New England News

WAMC New England News
4:33 am
Mon April 23, 2007

Springfield Neighborhood Revitalization Work Detailed

Springfield, MA – Springfield City Officials say great progress has been made in carrying out a master plan to revitalize one city neighborhood and the Mayor of Springfield promises it will serve as a pilot to bring back other long neglected parts of the city. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
4:28 am
Mon April 23, 2007

Colleges Rejecting More Applicants

Amherst, MA – April is the month for college acceptance and rejection letters and this spring colleges are sending out record numbers of rejections. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
4:00 am
Mon April 23, 2007

Hospice House to open in Berkshires

Pittsfield, MA – Work on the only hospice house west of Worcester is expected to begin this fall in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Carrie Saldo has the details of the facility, to be named the Anne McGraw house.

Our thanks to Pittsfield Community Television for providing an audio feed of the event.

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WAMC New England News
3:37 am
Mon April 23, 2007

College, police, respond to threats

Pittsfield, MA – After conducting extensive searches at its two college campuses in the Berkshires, Massachusetts State Police gave Berkshire Community College the go-ahead to resume classes Friday morning. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has this report on two threats directed at the college on Thursday;

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WAMC New England News
12:41 am
Fri April 20, 2007

DTC Commissioner Wants Broadband Growth

Boston, MA – The in-coming Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Telecommunications and Cable says she is keenly aware of the need to increase broadband access in all parts of Massachusetts. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
4:07 am
Thu April 19, 2007

Valley Colleges Grieve Over Virginia Tragedy

Northampton, MA – College campuses throughout the Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts share the grief for the victims of this week's shooting rampage at Virginia Tech University. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....

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WAMC New England News
2:26 am
Wed April 18, 2007

Murray to visit Berkshires

Dalton, MA – Massachusetts Lt. Governor Timothy Murray is scheduled to be in the Berkshires Friday. Berkshire Bureau Chief Carrie Saldo has the details of his visit;

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WAMC New England News
12:10 am
Wed April 18, 2007

Muslim Woman Translates Quran

Northampton, MA – A muslim woman from Chicago has just published an English translation of the Koran with a new interpretation of a controversial passage about the treatment of women by their husbands. She'll be giving her first public talk about the book Thursday, April 19 at Smith College in Northampton Massachusetts. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with the author....

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WAMC New England News
12:10 am
Wed April 18, 2007

Muslim Woman Translates Quran

Northampton, MA – A muslim woman from Chicago has just published an English translation of the Koran with a new interpretation of a controversial passage about the treatment of women by their husbands. She'll be giving her first public talk about the book Thursday, April 19 at Smith College in Northampton Massachusetts. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with the author....

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WAMC New England News
12:55 am
Tue April 17, 2007

Area Colleges React To Virginia Tragedy

Amherst, MA – Officials on college campuses throughout the region are extending their sympathies and offering prayers in the wake of the mass murder on the campus of Virginia Tech. Security is also being reviewed. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....

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