• US stocks climb as earnings roll in - 07/23/2014 12:12 AM EDT
    07/23/2014 07:58 AM EDT - Westfield man dies while scuba diving   Full Story
    Massachusetts House to debate abortion clinic bill
    07/23/2014 07:57 AM EDT - Massachusetts House to debate abortion clinic bill  Full Story

    07/22/2014 12:13 PM EDT - ROME, N.Y. (AP) -- The New York state Division of Military and Naval Affairs says a two fighter jets from a Massachusetts Air National Guard unit will be conducting an air defense exercise over parts of four Northeastern states.   Full Story
    Beware: Telephone scam targeting taxpayers
    07/22/2014 12:09 PM EDT - BOSTON (AP) -- State authorities are warning Massachusetts residents about a nationwide phone scam that aggressively targets taxpayers. Full Story

    07/22/2014 10:59 AM EDT - NORTHAMPTON (AP) -- An Easthampton man has been charged with using a hammer to assault two disabled women.   Full Story
    07/23/2014 08:14 AM EDT - Sun Staff Report LOWELL -- With the 6th Congressional District race generating widespread state and national interest, The Sun and The Salem Evening News have joined forces to co-sponsor two debates between the candidates.   Full Story
    Customers join area Market Basket protests
    07/23/2014 08:39 AM EDT - LOWELL -- Protesting employees and customers outside Market Basket stores in Lowell, Tewksbury and Chelmsford dismissed a conciliatory statement released by the chain's new leaders on Tuesday, despite a request that they try to be open-minded. Full Story

    07/23/2014 06:50 AM EDT - LOWELL -- The city began its arguments Tuesday into why a police lieutenant should lose his job in the case of a woman who died in custody after being taken in for booking while heavily intoxicated.   Full Story
    Two men, pet parrot unhurt after Lowell house fire
    07/23/2014 07:37 AM EDT - LOWELL -- An attic space above a garage at a home on Dover Street in Lowell's Highlands neighborhood was damaged by a one-alarm fire Tuesday evening that forced a resident to flee with his pet parrot. Full Story

    07/23/2014 06:36 AM EDT - PELHAM -- While "Big Truck Night" was on the Village Green outside, inside Town Hall, the selectmen's meeting Tuesday could have been titled "Street Night," or the "Big Roof Job.   Full Story
    07/22/2014 10:13 PM EDT - BENNINGTON -- A North Bennington man is accused of lying while under oath about what he witnessed another man allegedly do with a woman. Jason Pendlebury, 29, pleaded not guilty Monday in Vermont Superior Court to a felony count of false swearing. If convicted, the charge carries a sentence of no more than 15 years.   Full Story
    After trying to flush drugs, man faces charges
    07/22/2014 10:11 PM EDT - BENNINGTON -- A man arrested in 2013's Operation County Strike is being charged with trying to flush Suboxone strips down a toilet after his probation officer discovered them in his shoe. Casey Gras, 27, of Bennington, pleaded not guilty Monday in Vermont Superior Court to a felony count of obstructing justice, and misdemeanor counts of narcotic possession, and disorderly conduct. Full Story

    07/22/2014 10:09 PM EDT - MANCHESTER -- The Bennington Young Professionals and other young professionals groups from around the state will be hosting one stop on the "Road Pitch" motorcycle tour by the capital investment group FreshTracks Capital L.P. of Shelburne. Individuals from the Bennington Young Professionals, the Northshire Young Professionals and the Southern Vermont Young Professionals in Brattleboro   Full Story
    Kids have a blast with ‘Toy Hacking' workshop
    07/22/2014 10:15 PM EDT - BENNINGTON -- Hands-on learners found themselves in a technological paradise on Tuesday at the Bennington Free Library, when Jenn Karson showed them the inner workings of electronic childrens' toys, and how they could "hack" them. The program, "Toy Hacking," was put on by Vermont Makers and made possible through funding from the Vermont Community Foundation Innovations and Full Story

    Tom Momberg
    07/22/2014 10:46 PM EDT - HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. -- In the spirit of the third monthly "Hoosick Rising" meeting at the HAYC3 Armory on Tuesday, Village Mayor David Borge announced the allotment of state funds to redevelop the vacant lot where Dougherty's Hotel once stood. Hoosick Rising is a recent economic initiative in conjunction between the village and the town that seeks to develop projects to revitalize   Full Story
    07/23/2014 06:43 AM EDT - VERNON -- From time to time, Seth Deyo has heard grumblings when the pending arrival of bad weather forces closure of the Vernon town pool.   Full Story
    Vermont group criticizes gun death report
    07/23/2014 06:15 AM EDT - A report showing that Vermont had more gun-related deaths than highway fatalities in 2011 is an anomaly, sportsmen's groups say. Full Story

    07/23/2014 06:44 AM EDT - LEYDEN, MASS. -- To get an idea of the scope of a massive land-preservation effort in this town on the Vermont border, one needs only to look at a long list of partners for that project.   Full Story
    Peeping Tom in town? Hinsdale police chief calls community meeting
    07/23/2014 06:21 AM EDT - HINSDALE, N.H. -- The chief of the local police department has scheduled a special meeting on Thursday night to discuss suspicious activity that has raised concerns that someone might be looking into people's windows around town. Full Story

    07/23/2014 06:45 AM EDT - DUMMERSTON -- It's summertime, which means the girls are back in town.   Full Story
    2 police cars collide when officer runs red light

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a Syracuse city police officer was looking at the computer inside his patrol car when he ran a red light and collided with an unmarked police vehicle. Full Story
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    4-day Comic Con festival kicks off in San Diego

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Like Batman responding to a beaming Bat signal in the sky, fans are streaming to San Diego for the 45th annual Comic-Con pop culture extravaganza. Full Story
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    See Photo: Beyonce denies divorce rumors via Instagram

    Singers posts photo of her and Jay Z with their daughter, trying to end speculation that her marriage will end after summer tour.