New England News

WAMC New England News
3:54 am
Fri April 7, 2006

Second Thoughts on the Massachusetts Health Care Bill

Boston, ma – A few days after Massachusetts passed landmark healthcare reform, policy experts are debating the bill's merits. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has that story.

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WAMC New England News
9:27 am
Thu April 6, 2006

Rockwell, Seven Other Works, Found In Secret Alcove

Stockbridge, MA – A Norman Rockwell painting suspected by some to be a forgery has been proven such, with the discovery of the original secretly tucked away in the studio of illustrator Donald Trachte. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has the details of one family's unsuspected discovery;

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WAMC New England News
5:39 am
Thu April 6, 2006

Gabrieli Announces Campaign for MA Governor

BOSTON, MA – And then there were three. The race for the Democratic nomination for governor of Massachusetts widened today. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has that story.

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WAMC New England News
4:36 am
Thu April 6, 2006

Public Service Board Chastises Wind Developer

Manchester, VT – The company planning a wind farm for Little Equinox Mountain in Manchester, Vermont has been fined and sharply criticized by the regulators. The Vermont Public Service Board has accused Endless Energy, based in Yarmouth, Maine, of disregarding Vermont's regulatory system. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New England News
12:04 am
Thu April 6, 2006

Sluggish Job Growth in New England

springfield, ma – New England gained jobs slower than any other region in the country at the end of last year. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has the details.

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WAMC New England News
11:12 am
Wed April 5, 2006

Kennedy to Headline MCLA Graduation

North Adams, MA – Massachusetts's senior senator is slated to speak at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts commencement ceremony next month in North Adams. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details;

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WAMC New England News
3:19 am
Wed April 5, 2006

Lawmakers Seek DSS Reform

BOSTON, MA – In the wake of recent failures of the Massachusetts Department of Social Services,a legislative committee has introduced a bill to significantly reform the agency. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff reports.

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WAMC New England News
10:26 am
Tue April 4, 2006

Adams, MA Awaits State Decision on Glen Plan

Adams, MA – The state of Massachusetts is expected to decide withiin 45 days whether to accept the latest development plan for the base of Mount Greylock proposed by the town of Adams. The state's highest peak and a leading Berkshire tourist attraction has seen many development proposals come and go over the past few decades. This one is also arousing opposition, as our Berkshire Bureau Chief Carrie Saldo reports:

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WAMC New England News
5:21 am
Tue April 4, 2006

School Board Reschedules Controversial Harassment Training Following Forum

Williston, VT – The Williston Vermont School Board has decided to reschedule a controversial presentation on harassment and bullying. The session, to be presented by a gay advocacy group, was initially cancelled when some parents voiced their opposition. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New England News
5:16 am
Tue April 4, 2006

Queen City Swears In First New Mayor in Fifteen Years

Burlington, VT – Vermont's largest city has a new mayor. Progressive Bob Kiss has been sworn as the 35th mayor in Burlington's history. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley spoke to the first new mayor to sit in Burlington's City Hall in 15 years.

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