New England News

WAMC New England News
11:29 am
Wed September 20, 2006

Capeless to return to DA's office

Pittsfield, MA – During the hard-fought campaign for the Democratic nomination for Berkshire County District Attorney, challenger Judith Knight said Incumbent David Capeless lacked the prosecutorial discretion necessary to get the job done.
And while Capeless won the support of three out of five voters who turned out for Tuesday's democratic primary he did not do as well in Southern Berkshire County. Here's WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo with the details:

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WAMC New England News
10:18 am
Wed September 20, 2006

Ben Downing wins state senate seat

Kingston, NY – Western Massachussetts Democrats voted to put up a fresh face for state senate in last night's District 1 primary. 25-year-old Ben Downing won the primary, in his first bid for political office. His closest competitor in the five-way race was Christopher Hodgkins, a twenty-year veteran of the state house. We have two reports: first, WAMC's Julia Taylor, who covered Downing's party in Pittsfield last night.

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WAMC New England News
12:30 am
Wed September 20, 2006

Knight looks forward

Pittsfield, MA – Challenger Judith Knight loses the Berkshire County District Attorney's race, but doesn't view it as a total loss. WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein was at Knight's headquarters on primary night.

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WAMC New England News
12:24 am
Wed September 20, 2006

Chris Hodgkins's Night Turns to Disappointment

Pittsfield, ma – Massachusetts State Senate Candidate Chris Hodgkins did his best to keep up a hopeful front. WAMC's Dan Bobkoff reports.

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WAMC New England News
4:32 am
Tue September 19, 2006

Vermont State Employees Screened for Illness Possibly Caused By Sick Building

Bennington, VT – Workers at the state office building in Bennington, Vermont are undergoing medical screening this week to determine whether they're suffering from illnesses caused by the building. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New England News
4:13 am
Mon September 18, 2006

Tom Reilly -- Candidate Profile

Watertown, MA – The Massachusetts primary election is tomorrow, with polls open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the second in our series of profiles of the three Democratic candidates for governor. The winner of the Massachusetts primary will face Republican Kerry Healy and independent Christy Mihos in the November election.

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WAMC New England News
4:11 am
Mon September 18, 2006

Deval Patrick -- Candidate Profile

WAMC New England News
3:14 am
Mon September 18, 2006

Five democrats vie for First Berkshire District Seat

Great Barrington, MA – With four days until the Massachusetts primary, the five democratic candidates seeking the first Berkshire district state senate seat are in the final stretch. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this wrap-up of the candidates stands:

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WAMC New England News
1:30 am
Mon September 18, 2006

Chris Gabrieli - Candidate Profile

WAMC New England News
5:32 am
Fri September 15, 2006

Symposium Discussion Focuses on Vermont-Quebec Issues With Governor and Premier

Burlington, VT – Quebec Premier Jean Charest and Vermont Governor James Douglas participated in a symposium at Champlain College in Burlington, Vermont this morning to discuss the three primary issues of concern to both governments. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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