New England News

WAMC New England News
11:27 am
Tue April 18, 2006

Newspaper Gives Internet Start-up Its Big Break

Northampton, ma – A little publicity can go a long way. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has the story of a website that got its start in Northampton and just got its big break.

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WAMC New England News
5:25 am
Tue April 18, 2006

Handmade and Filled with Hope

Pittsfield, MA – A Pittsfield, Massachusetts woman is seeking volunteers to help her stitch together her dream of providing quality handmade clothing and toys to children in need. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has Josefa Perez's story

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WAMC New England News
4:21 am
Tue April 18, 2006

Series of Assaults at Western New England College

springfield, ma – Western New England College in Springfield is stepping up security patrols after a series of assaults last night. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff reports.

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WAMC New England News
9:48 am
Mon April 17, 2006

Springfield Mayor Tries to Curb New Bars

Springfield, MA – Mayor Charles Ryan of Springfield has taken the unusual step of personally urging the commission to reject two liquor licenses to try and get public safety under control. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has more.

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WAMC New England News
5:07 am
Mon April 17, 2006

Partnership to Study How Electricity Cleans Manure

Burlington, VT – A new technology is being studied by the University of Vermont, a utility and an emerging technology company in hopes of reducing phosphorous runoff into Lake Champlain. The new technology, which uses an electrical charge on manure before it's used as fertilizer, is so far, also eliminating an ancient farm problem - manure smell. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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WAMC New England News
4:55 am
Mon April 17, 2006

Anti-Semitic Incidents Reported

Pittsfield, MA – Monday the anti-defamation league released its annual audit of anti-semitic incidents nationwide. Included in the report were four that transpired in the Berkshires. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has the details of the report as well as how some have responded to the incidents;

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WAMC New England News
3:07 am
Mon April 17, 2006

Grant to Help Get More Locally-Grown Food into Area Institutions

amherst, ma – Politicians and farm advocates are trying to get more locally-produced food into the dining halls of Western Massachusetts institutions.

WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has a report.

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WAMC New England News
11:52 am
Fri April 14, 2006

Affordable Mortgage Program Limits Raised

Burlington, VT – The Vermont Housing Finance Agency has raised its mortgage loan eligibility limits for both income and house prices. But while that means more Vermonters will be able to obtain low interest loans, there is still a shortage of affordable homes available to buy. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New England News
5:07 am
Fri April 14, 2006

Sexual Violence Prevention Plan Released

Montpelier, VT – A strategic planning summit was held Thursday in Montpelier to initiate a plan of public education and awareness regarding sexual violence. Vermont Governor Jim Douglas has endorsed the statewide initiative. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New England News
5:11 am
Thu April 13, 2006

Town To Consider Tax Break for Eco-friendly Vehicles

Williamstown, MA – One Berkshire County town is mounting what it hopes will become a community-wide effort to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has the details;

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