New England News

WAMC New England News
11:41 am
Tue February 21, 2006

Tending a "Small Farm"

Stamford, VT – The longest serving principal in Vermont's Windham Southwest Supervisory Union, and one of the longest serving principals in the state, died earlier this month.
Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo reports on the legacy Leo Ethier left for Stamford, Vermont:

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WAMC New England News
10:04 am
Tue February 21, 2006

Art and Thought in New Regional Magazine

NORTHAMPTON, MA – New England Watershed magazine is a new arrival to the region. The bi-monthly publication seeks to serve ideas and images to northeastern readers, and plans to stay rooted in the landscape of the Connecticut River Valley where the magazine is based.

WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff spoke with the magazine's founder.

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WAMC New England News
8:36 am
Tue February 21, 2006

Massachusetts Health Care Reform Bills Stalled

WAMC New England News
5:04 am
Tue February 21, 2006

Resolutions Differ Regarding Vermont Air Guard

Burlington, VT – The Burlington City Council will vote tonight on a counter resolution to a resolution that will appear on the Town Meeting Day Ballot. Those who crafted the anti-war measure believe the city is ceding to pressure from the military, while the city says says it is acknowledging the economic importance of an Air Guard base. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New England News
12:24 am
Tue February 21, 2006

Massachusetts May Ban Handheld Cell Use While Driving

BOSTON, MA – It's illegal to use a handheld cellphone while driving in New York and Connecticut. Will Massachusetts be next?

WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has the story.

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WAMC New England News
11:56 am
Fri February 17, 2006

Report Details Affordable Housing Crisis

Montpelier, VT – A new report from the Vermont Housing Finance Agency paints a dismal picture of home accessibility for the average Vermonter. Housing costs continued to climb in the state last year, but fewer Vermonters can afford the increase. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New England News
5:30 am
Fri February 17, 2006

Vermont Moves to Implement Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

Montpelier, VT – Vermont is one of the first states to move forward to implement initiatives included in an agreement between the northeast states to combat global warming. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New England News
5:24 am
Fri February 17, 2006

Goya Exhibit at Burlington's Fleming Museum

Burlington, VT – The University of Vermont's Fleming Museum has on display a celebrated print series by Francisco Goya. The 80 black and white prints are considered masterpieces of art and commentary. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley spoke with the Museum's curator about the exhibit.

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WAMC New England News
11:55 am
Thu February 16, 2006

Springfield Diocese Studying Efficiency

Great Barrington, MA – In anticipation of a one-third decrease in the number of priests it employs the Catholic Diocese of Springfield - which serves Berkshire, Hampshire, Franklin, and Hampden counties - is commissioning a study of its parishes.
WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo spoke with Father John Bonzagni about the diocese's plans for increasing its efficiency.

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WAMC New England News
5:01 am
Thu February 16, 2006

Massachusetts Lawmakers Consider Decriminalizing Some Marijuana Possession

Boston, MA – A bill that would decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana is making its way though the Massachusetts state house.

WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff reports.

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