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WAMC New England News
8:55 am
Wed August 30, 2006

Vermont Climate Commission Set to Meet in Plenary Session

Montpelier, VT – The Douglas administration has announced the first meetings of the Vermont Climate Change Commission. The Commission will create a set of policy recommendations to create a climate Change Action Plan for the state. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New England News
2:17 am
Wed August 30, 2006

Historic Church to Get Facelift in Lee

Lee, MA – A 150-year-old church in Berkshire County that's on the National Register of Historic Places is raising money for a much-needed face lift. More now from WAMC's Dan Bobkoff.

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WAMC New England News
2:13 am
Tue August 29, 2006

SAT Scores Down in Massachusetts

Boston, MA – The College Board said today that SAT scores among the high school class of 2006 were lower than in previous years. And, that's true too for students in Massachusetts. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has details.

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WAMC New England News
2:08 am
Tue August 29, 2006

Massachusetts Considers Alt-Energy as Region Fairs Poorly in Climate Report Card

Great Barrington, ma – New England states are falling behind in their promises to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the coming years. That's according to a new report card released yesterday by environmental advocates that grades the region on its performance. Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has the story.

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WAMC New England News
12:07 am
Tue August 29, 2006

A History of the Colonial Theatre

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WAMC New England News
11:29 am
Mon August 28, 2006

Vermont Moves to Attract Biodiesel Firm

Montpelier, VT – The Vermont Economic Development Authority has approved a loan to a Canadian company as part of the state's efforts to attract what would become the largest biodiesel fuel plant in New England. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New England News
9:39 am
Mon August 28, 2006

Springfield Teachers Get Tentative Contract

Springfield, MA – It's been years in the making, but teachers in Springfield finally have a new contract, subject to union approval. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has the story.

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WAMC New England News
11:27 am
Fri August 25, 2006

Reviving a Tradition

Pittsfield, MA – After a two decade hiatus Pittsfield, Massachusetts is reviving a long standing tradition and adding a new twist. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has a preview of the city's ethnic fair being held Sunday;

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WAMC New England News
5:03 am
Fri August 25, 2006

School Officials Respond to Shootings at Essex Elementary

Essex, VT – Essex Town School District officials made their statement this morning regarding a series of shootings Thursday that left one elementary school teacher dead and another injured. Another fatality and an injury occurred at two off-campus locations. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New England News
4:13 am
Fri August 25, 2006

Regional Lockup Closes

Northampton, ma – A regional lockup in Northampton, Massachusetts will soon be...locked up. Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff explains.

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