New England News

WAMC New England News
11:38 am
Tue July 18, 2006

Small City Connected to the Moon, Manhattan Project

North Adams, MA – There is a little known-connection between North Adams, Massachusetts and two of the most dramatic achievements of the 20th century. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo visited the North Adams Museum of History and Science to get the details;

Read more
WAMC New England News
5:04 am
Tue July 18, 2006

Vermont Public Service Board Rejects Permit for East Haven Wind Farm

Montpelier, VT – The Vermont Public Service Board has rejected a proposal to build a wind farm atop East Mountain in the Vermont's Northeast Kingdom. Both opponents and proponents of the project say there are positives and negatives in the ruling. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

Read more
WAMC New England News
5:00 am
Tue July 18, 2006

Filing Deadline Closes for Statehouse Races, Vermont Political Season Moves Into High Gear

Montpelier, VT – Vermont politicians are beginning what could be a bruising political season. Monday was the filing deadline for the September primary in races that will determine control of the Vermont Legislature. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

Read more
WAMC New England News
12:08 am
Tue July 18, 2006

It's Never too Early to Think About Winter Heating

Lenox, MA – As the hot spell continues over the Northeast, some heating-oil customers in Massachusetts are thinking ahead to the winter, scoping out ways to save money . Oil heating bills doubled for many customers last winter. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff explains.

Read more
WAMC New England News
11:53 am
Mon July 17, 2006

Pittsfield Native Back on Earth

Pittsfield, MA – Pittsfield native Stephanie Wilson, along with the rest of the Space Shuttle Discovery crew, returned safely to earth this morning. Now the city is planning an event to honor her achievement. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has more;

Read more
WAMC New England News
4:55 am
Mon July 17, 2006

Massachusetts May Not Pass ID Theft Legislation This Year

Boston, MA – With just two weeks left in the Massachusetts legislative session, consumer advocates are losing hope that state lawmakers will pass identity theft legislation before next year. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has more.

Read more
WAMC New England News
1:35 am
Fri July 14, 2006

Jolie To Play Pearl's Wife in Upcoming Film

North Adams, MA – Angelina Jolie is expected to play the wife of Daniel Pearl in an upcoming film, about the Wall Street Journal reporter murdered while working in 2002 in Pakistan. Pearl cut his teeth as a journalist in the Berkshires. With More, WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo;

Read more
WAMC New England News
1:14 am
Fri July 14, 2006

New Independent Film Touring Vermont, Plattsburgh Area

Barnet, VT – There's a new movie being shown in Vermont. It's not one of the summer block-busters out of the Hollywood studios, but it is drawing crowds in small towns around the state. The latest from independent filmmaker Jay Craven is touring Vermont and the Plattsburgh area, and by fall you'll find Disappearances on screens in New York and western Massachusetts. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

Read more
WAMC New England News
1:11 am
Fri July 14, 2006

State Dairy Subsidy Checks Will Soon Be Ready

WAMC New England News
12:42 am
Fri July 14, 2006

Massachusetts Town Continues Tornado Clean-up

Wendell, ma – Wendell, Massachusetts continues to clean up after a tornado swept through the small rural town on Tuesday. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has an update.

Read more

Pages