New England News

WAMC New England News
6:50 am
Fri August 11, 2006

Kennedy in the Berkshires

Great Barrington, MA – The senior senator from Massachusetts is the Berkshires this weekend. And Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo caught up with Edward Kennedy late Friday afternoon on the first of many stops he has planned at the area's cultural venues;

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WAMC New England News
5:26 am
Fri August 11, 2006

Pioneer Valley May Get Chinese Immersion Charter School

Easthampton, ma – Children in Western Massachusetts may soon have the opportunity to learn Chinese from a very early age. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has the story of a proposed charter school.

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WAMC New England News
5:23 am
Fri August 11, 2006

Verizon Wants in on Cable Market

Northampton, MA – Phone giant Verizon wants to offer its new fiber optic television service to more customers in Massachusetts. But some towns are upset with the company for trying to change the state's telecommunications rules. Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff explains.

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WAMC New England News
4:51 am
Thu August 10, 2006

Long Lines and Delays at Logan After Terror Plot Thwarted

Boston, MA – In Massachusetts, Governor Romney today activated the National Guard at Logan International Airport to help with increased security and patrols. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has more.

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WAMC New England News
4:28 am
Wed August 9, 2006

Greenfield, MA Forms Task Force To Reduce Bullying

Greenfield, MA – The town of Greenfield, Massachusetts is stepping up efforts to stamp out bullying in its middle school. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has the story.

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WAMC New England News
4:25 am
Wed August 9, 2006

Amherst, MA Won't Form Bird Flu Committee

Amherst, MA – Some states, counties and local communities have created task forces to deal with the possibility of a bird flu outbreak in the Northeast region. But the select board of Amherst, Massachusetts has rejected a request from a group of citizens to create a bird flu pandemic task force. Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has the story.

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WAMC New England News
4:25 am
Wed August 9, 2006

Amherst, MA Won't Form Bird Flu Committee

Amherst, MA – Some states, counties and local communities have created task forces to deal with the possibility of a bird flu outbreak in the Northeast region. But the select board of Amherst, Massachusetts has rejected a request from a group of citizens to create a bird flu pandemic task force. Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has the story.

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WAMC New England News
12:40 am
Wed August 9, 2006

Preserving farm land in the Berkshires

Great Barrington, MA – Agricultural Preservation Restrictions are a way to assure that farms remain farms. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has a report on the use of so-called APR's in Massachusetts and specifically, one farm in the midst of the process;

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WAMC New England News
12:24 am
Wed August 9, 2006

Dems eyeing senate seat

Great Barrington, MA – With the September primary about six weeks away, the five democrats vying for the First Berkshire District Massachusetts Senate seat discussed their views on a variety of issues at a forum in Great Barrington Tuesday night. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;

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WAMC New England News
11:02 am
Tue August 8, 2006

Two forums set for candidates in state and local races

Great Barrington, MA – A number of state and local candidates engrossed in campaigning for the forthcoming September Massachusetts primary will get a chance to show their stuff at forums scheduled in the Berkshires tonight and next week. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has a preview;

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