New England News

WAMC New England News
2:46 am
Tue April 24, 2007

Proposal to Tax Vermont Yankee Nuclear Waste

Montpelier, VT – The head of the Vermont Senate has introduced a proposal to establish a new tax on Vermont Yankee's spent nuclear waste to help pay for a global climate change initiative. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New England News
12:13 am
Tue April 24, 2007

Nader: Too soon to talk about '08

Pittsfield, MA – Ralph Nader, the man who some democrats say robbed former presidential candidate Al Gore of the 2000 presidential election, says he's not sure whether he'll run in 2008. Berkshire Bureau chief, Carrie Saldo, recently covered a lecture Nader gave in Pittsfield and has this report;

Our thanks for Berkshire Community College for an audio feed of the event.

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WAMC New England News
11:47 am
Mon April 23, 2007

Vermont Joins National Climate Registry

Montpelier, VT – Vermont's governor announced late Friday that the state will join the Climate Registry, a national effort to track and manage greenhouse gas emissions. The governor also pronounced this week Earth Week in the Green Mountain State. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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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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