New England News

WAMC New England News
5:13 am
Thu March 29, 2007

Panel Recommends Changes in Child Welfare System

Boston, MA – A special panel of the Massachusetts House of Representatives is recommending changes in the state's child welfare system. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
3:50 am
Thu March 29, 2007

Report: Mass. facing $19 billion transporation infrastructure shortfall

North Adams, MA – The state of Massachusetts is facing up to a $19 billion transportation infrastructure funding shortfall, according to a report released yesterday. But as our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo reports, it isn't likely the planned reconstruction of the longest bridge in Berkshire County will be effected;

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WAMC New England News
5:11 am
Wed March 28, 2007

Church Leaders Discuss Catholic Schools

Springfield, MA – More than 100 Catholic church leaders including bishops from all the diocese in New England and Cardinal Sean O-Malley of the Boston Archdiocese met in Springfield Massachusetts today to discuss the future of Catholic education. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports..

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WAMC New England News
2:01 am
Wed March 28, 2007

Where the grass, and life, is greener

Great Barrington, MA – Four cities in the region have been named among the top 25 places for best green living in America by a national magazine. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the story;

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WAMC New England News
4:56 am
Tue March 27, 2007

More Massachusetts Towns Seek Tax Hikes

Amherst, MA – The spring town election season is underway in Massachusetts. In addition to electing town officials voters in several communities will be deciding if their property taxes will go up. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports..

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WAMC New England News
3:46 am
Tue March 27, 2007

Officials investigating Berkshire County mill options

Housatonic, MA – The Massachusetts Secretary of Labor and Work Force Development, as well as elected state and local officials are collaborating to investigate all of the options for employees of a Berkshire County manufacturing mill slated to close in May.
Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has the details;

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WAMC New England News
11:34 am
Mon March 26, 2007

Trauma response team formed

Pittsfield, MA – School officials in Berkshire County are establishing a trauma response network, which they say is designed to aid any school that is impacted by a traumatic
event. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;

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WAMC New England News
4:15 am
Mon March 26, 2007

State funds Planned Biodiesel Plant

Greenfield, MA – The State of Massachusetts has committed financing to a proposed Biodiesel plant in the town of Greenfield. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports..

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WAMC New England News
11:19 am
Fri March 23, 2007

Regulatory and legislative changes needed

Great Barrington, MA – The Massachusetts Undersecretary of Energy says there's a need for legislative and regulatory changes in order for the state to increase its energy efficiency and in turn reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;

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WAMC New England News
3:57 am
Fri March 23, 2007

Wounded Vets Would Get Help at Massachusetts School

Gardner, MA – A veterans group is teaming up with a community college in Massachusetts to try to create a first of its kind rehabilitation and educational facility for wounded war veterans...WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....

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