New England News

WAMC New England News
4:39 am
Wed April 19, 2006

Massachusetts Lawmakers Restart Bills Stalled by Health Care Bill

boston, ma – Time is running out on Massachusetts' legislative session, and lawmakers on Beacon Hill are now tackling the hundreds of bills held up by the health care bill. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has the details.

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WAMC New England News
4:05 am
Wed April 19, 2006

Survey Indicates Teacher Dissatisfaction with No Child Left Behind

Montpelier, VT – A survey indicates that more than 80-percent of Vermont teachers feel that the federal No Child Left Behind law has had a negative impact on education. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New England News
12:14 am
Wed April 19, 2006

Cindy Sheehan Speaks to Tent State at UMASS

AMHERST, ma – Anti-war activist Cindy Sheehan was at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst last night . WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has the details.

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WAMC New England News
11:52 am
Tue April 18, 2006

Doctors Put On Alert for Mumps

Burlington, VT – Both the Vermont and New York Health Departments are urging physicians and other health care providers to be on alert for mumps. The notices come as an outbreak of the disease is occurring in the Midwest. That outbreak began in Iowa several months ago and has been slowly spreading to other states. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New England News
11:27 am
Tue April 18, 2006

Newspaper Gives Internet Start-up Its Big Break

Northampton, ma – A little publicity can go a long way. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has the story of a website that got its start in Northampton and just got its big break.

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WAMC New England News
5:25 am
Tue April 18, 2006

Handmade and Filled with Hope

Pittsfield, MA – A Pittsfield, Massachusetts woman is seeking volunteers to help her stitch together her dream of providing quality handmade clothing and toys to children in need. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has Josefa Perez's story

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WAMC New England News
4:21 am
Tue April 18, 2006

Series of Assaults at Western New England College

springfield, ma – Western New England College in Springfield is stepping up security patrols after a series of assaults last night. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff reports.

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WAMC New England News
9:48 am
Mon April 17, 2006

Springfield Mayor Tries to Curb New Bars

Springfield, MA – Mayor Charles Ryan of Springfield has taken the unusual step of personally urging the commission to reject two liquor licenses to try and get public safety under control. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has more.

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WAMC New England News
5:07 am
Mon April 17, 2006

Partnership to Study How Electricity Cleans Manure

Burlington, VT – A new technology is being studied by the University of Vermont, a utility and an emerging technology company in hopes of reducing phosphorous runoff into Lake Champlain. The new technology, which uses an electrical charge on manure before it's used as fertilizer, is so far, also eliminating an ancient farm problem - manure smell. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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WAMC New England News
4:55 am
Mon April 17, 2006

Anti-Semitic Incidents Reported

Pittsfield, MA – Monday the anti-defamation league released its annual audit of anti-semitic incidents nationwide. Included in the report were four that transpired in the Berkshires. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has the details of the report as well as how some have responded to the incidents;

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