Steve Lanava — Telegram & Gazette, via AP
11/22/2014 08:50 PM EST - WORCESTER (AP) — When College of the Holy Cross junior Tiffany Holland's pre-med course load gets to be too much, she heads to the psychiatric unit at St.   Full Story
 
Father, son convicted in Little League theft case
11/22/2014 03:14 PM EST - WOBURN (AP) >> A father and son have been found guilty of stealing what authorities say was at least $50,000 from a Medford Little League. Full Story

11/22/2014 04:16 PM EST - BOSTON (AP) >> As Massachusetts residents plan their Thanksgiving Day menus, state agriculture officials are asking that they consider buying local.   Full Story
 
WMECo's 29 percent rate hike to take effect Jan. 1
11/21/2014 09:50 PM EST - BOSTON (AP) >> State regulators have approved a 29 percent rate increase sought by Western Massachusetts Electric Co. Full Story

11/21/2014 04:26 PM EST - BOSTON (AP) >> Gambling regulators have set new application deadlines for Massachusetts' third and final resort casino license.   Full Story
 
 
11/23/2014 07:51 PM EST - LOWELL -- A 25-year-old Lowell man fell to his death from the roof of an apartment building at 141 John St.   Full Story
 
Judges allow convicted ex-senator to travel abroad
11/23/2014 06:49 AM EST - WOBURN -- Judges have allowed a convicted former state senator to travel outside the country three times since his release from jail, each time overruling a state policy designed to keep track of probationers. Full Story

11/23/2014 07:41 AM EST - GROTON -- The grandmother of Zoie Armstrong is outraged that the man convicted of shaking her then 10-month-old granddaughter, leaving her legally blind and paralyzed on one side, wants an early release from prison while her granddaughter suffers   Full Story
 
Hellenic American Academy
11/23/2014 06:36 AM EST - * Students in grades 1-8 will visit Pollard Memorial Library on Monday. * Kindergarten students will enjoy a Thanksgiving feast Tuesday. Full Story

11/23/2014 06:36 AM EST - LOWELL -- Lowell Public Schools will be dismissed early Wednesday and will close Thursday and Friday in observance of Thanksgiving.   Full Story
 
 
Gillian Jones — The Berkshire Eagle
11/23/2014 06:45 PM EST - WILLIAMSTOWN >> The developer working to convert a former Water Street mill into housing hopes to have it ready for occupancy by December 2015. David Traggorth, director of development for Mitchell Properties of Boston, told Selectmen last week that contractors will work throughout the winter. "As you can see we're moving ahead," he said.   Full Story
 
Stamford man sentenced two years probation for reckless endangerment
11/21/2014 10:21 PM EST - BENNINGTON >> A Stamford man was sentenced to two years of probation on Thursday in the criminal division of Bennington Superior Court, for a reckless endangerment charge, following some jail time served for an incident that took place in August. Christopher Crockwell, 33, was accused of smashing the side mirror of a sport utility vehicle with a baseball bat, while his girlfriend and her Full Story

11/21/2014 10:04 PM EST - POWNAL >> The Pownal Select Board met its full quorum for a short regular meeting on Thursday night, which quickly moved into executive session to craft performance reviews of personnel who requested one. A piece of the select board's mail opened at the meeting, revealed that the the solid waste management certificate for the Pownal transfer station would expire in July, which just added   Full Story
 
Mount Anthony Union School Board hears citizens' concerns
11/20/2014 10:28 PM EST - BENNINGTON >> Mount Anthony Union school board meetings tend to not be heavily attended by the public, but on Wednesday several members of the community came out to express their concerns. The first person to speak was the parent of an 11-year old middle school student, who had not been added to the bus route because she was determined to live too close to the school. Full Story

11/20/2014 10:27 PM EST - BENNINGTON >> Southwestern Vermont Regional Technical School District superintendent Michael Lawler gave a report to the board at their meeting on Monday night on the state of the school. "Enrollment is very healthy in most areas," said Lawler, "which is very nice to see. We're not at capacity, but we're close in some areas, which is what we want to see.   Full Story
 
 
11/23/2014 05:22 PM EST - BRATTLEBORO >> The project managers of the Interstate 91 West River bridge project are warning travelers that they should expect travel delays in southern Vermont on Wednesday, Nov.   Full Story
 
Shumlin will make final decision on dissemination of Entergy funding
11/21/2014 08:59 PM EST - BRATTLEBORO >> The Vermont Economic Progress Council, or VEPC, has made its recommendations for the first installment of the $10 million Windham County Economic Development Program. Full Story

11/21/2014 10:01 PM EST - TOWNSHEND >> A survey of Windham Central Supervisory Union students has spurred concerns about marijuana, tobacco and alcohol use.   Full Story
 
Mass. man accused of bank robbery held on $250K bail
11/21/2014 09:00 PM EST - BRATTLEBORO >> A Massachusetts man who, wore a security uniform while stealing $30,000 from Brattleboro Savings & Loan on Nov. Full Story

Kayla Rice — Reformer
11/21/2014 09:01 PM EST - BRATTLEBORO >> The temperature in town hovered around freezing Thursday afternoon, but the different degrees of warmth that once attracted Project Manager Tara Cheney to The Gathering Place kept everyone toasty inside.   Full Story
 
 
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Joey Chestnut devours turkey to win eating contest

MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (AP) — Competitive eater Joey Chestnut has won a turkey-eating contest in Connecticut, setting a record by devouring an entire bird. Full Story
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Iggy Azalea, Taylor Swift set for 2014 AMAs

Is this the American Music Awards or the Australian Music Awards? Iggy Azalea, who was born Down Under, is the lead nominee at Sunday's show. Full Story