New England News

WAMC New England News
4:56 am
Tue June 13, 2006

Hodgkins Seeking 'First District' Senate Seat

Great Barrington, MA – With the slots for the September primary finalized at least two Berkshire County democrats are making official campaign announcements this week for the first district State Senate seat. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, was there for former state representative Christopher Hodgkins's kick-off earlier today;

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WAMC New England News
2:50 am
Tue June 13, 2006

Massachusetts Website Will Let Public Compare Health Procedure Prices

Boston, MA – Massachusetts is working on a website that will allow consumers to compare prices and the quality of medical procedures. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has more.

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WAMC New England News
1:27 am
Tue June 13, 2006

Treehouse: Part Two of Two

WAMC New England News
12:43 am
Tue June 13, 2006

Berkshire County Hospital Honored For Cardiac Services

North Adams, MA – Masspro, a healthcare quality improvement organization, has recognized Northern Berkshire County's largest health care provider for its treatment of cardiac patients. Details from WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo;

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WAMC New England News
4:49 am
Mon June 12, 2006

Burlington City Council To Review Budget Tonight

Burlington, VT – The Burlington, Vermont city council will consider Mayor Bob Kiss's budget proposal at tonight's city council meeting. The city's new mayor says taxes will need to be raised by more than six percent to make its budget balance. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New England News
1:29 am
Mon June 12, 2006

Treehouse: Part One of Two

WAMC New England News
11:57 am
Fri June 9, 2006

Gubernatorial Candidates Place Focus on Biodiesel Conference

South Royalton, VT – The Vermont Biofuels Association and the Vermont Law School's Institute for Energy and the Environment sponsored a conference Thursday on enhancing the use and distribution of biodiesel as an alternative energy resource. The forum featured speeches by Vermont's incumbent Republican Governor and his Democratic challenger on their alternative energy plans. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New England News
11:25 am
Fri June 9, 2006

Efforts In Springfield to Improve Homelessness

Springfield, MA – There are some new efforts in Springfield, Massachusetts to improve the situation for the struggling city's homeless population. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has more.

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WAMC New England News
11:57 am
Thu June 8, 2006

Berkshire County Primary Ballot Set

Boston, MA – The contenders for the September primary election in Berkshire County have been confirmed by the Massachusetts Secretary of State's office. The race for an open senate seat in Berkshire, Franklin and Hampshire counties has drawn eight candidates. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, with more;

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WAMC New England News
11:33 am
Tue June 6, 2006

Negotiations Continue Over Expanded Day at Two Springfield Schools

Springfield, ma – Springfield Schools Superintendent Joseph Burke hopes to resolve a disagreement with the head of the city's teachers' union over how to pay for an expanded school day at two under-performing city elementary schools. At the same time, teachers in a Berkshire County city have rejected a proposed expansion of the school day. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff with more.

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