New England News

WAMC New England News
3:28 am
Fri January 26, 2007

Area of brain linked to addictive tendancies

Pittsfield, MA – Is it possible to forget that you were a smoker? A finding released by the journal Science today reports that's just what happened to a patient dubbed Nathan by his doctor. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has reaction on what this could mean for those trying to kick the habit;

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WAMC New England News
12:11 am
Fri January 26, 2007

Hospital and local high school collaborate on program

North Adams, MA – With a health care officials anticipating a shortage of nurses in Massachusetts within the next ten to fifteen years, health care organizations in the Berkshires are working to pre-empt that potential problem.
Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report on the newest program available in the county;

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WAMC New England News
11:52 am
Thu January 25, 2007

Committee of Vermont Senate Begins Reviewing Revamp of State Campaign Finance Law

Montpelier, VT – A committee of the Vermont Senate has begun looking into how they can rewrite the state's campaign finance law. The statute must be re-worked because the U-S Supreme Court ruled it unconstitutional.
WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New England News
5:24 am
Thu January 25, 2007

Report: More teens buying tobacco in Massachusetts

Pittsfield, MA – The sale of cigarettes to teenagers in Massachusetts has more than doubled in the past five years, according to a recently released report. However, according to that same report, cigarette sales to teens in Berkshire County are below that. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo with more;

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WAMC New England News
2:41 am
Thu January 25, 2007

Williams plans carbon emissions reduction

Williamstown, MA – Williams College has announced what has been called a ambitious and exciting emissions reduction plan for its campus. College administration announced it will work to reduce its carbon emissions by 10 percent of its 1990 level over the next 13 years. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;

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WAMC New England News
11:37 am
Wed January 24, 2007

Iraq Expert Peter Galbraith Talks to Legislators and the Public at the Statehouse

Montpelier, VT – Renowned Iraq expert Peter Galbraith spoke to legislators and the public in Montpelier, Vermont on Tuesday. Galbraith, whose most recent book is The End of Iraq: How American Incompetence Created a War Without End, says the Bush Administration is conducting a war they have no hope of ending because they refuse to understand the complexity of the region and it's culture. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley was at the Statehouse.

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WAMC New England News
5:28 am
Wed January 24, 2007

Boston College study shows potential increase in poverty stricken retirees

Boston, MA – Without changes in the U.S. retirement system poverty among people 65 and over is likely to increase, according to a report by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has this report;

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WAMC New England News
4:32 am
Wed January 24, 2007

Vermont's Congressional Delegation Pans State of the Union Address

Washington, D.C. – Vermont's Congressional delegation was less than impressed with President Bush's State of the Union Address. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New England News
2:37 am
Wed January 24, 2007

Peter Galbraith's Talk to Legislators and the Public in Montpelier, VT Tuesday 1- 23 - 07

Montpelier, VT – Ambassador Peter Galbraith's talk at the Statehouse in Montpelier, Vermont. He is introduced by Vermont Speaker of the House Gaye Symington.

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WAMC New England News
12:14 am
Wed January 24, 2007

Reaction to State of Union mixed

Great Barrington, MA – WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, spoke with some Western Massachusetts residents regarding their thoughts on President Bush's plans for health insurance and energy conservation in the United States.

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