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    08/31/2014 12:11 AM EDT - BOSTON -- The pilot killed in the crash of an F-15 jet this week in the remote Virginia mountains was a decorated combat veteran with 17 years of experience flying the planes, military officials in Massachusetts said Friday.   Full Story
     
    2 people dead after Easthampton motorcycle crash
    08/29/2014 09:45 AM EDT - NORTHAMPTON (AP) -- Authorities say two people who were on a motorcycle are dead and another person is facing charges after a collision in Easthampton. Full Story

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    08/29/2014 02:58 PM EDT - BOSTON (AP) -- The pilot killed in the crash of an F-15 jet this week in the remote Virginia mountains was a decorated combat veteran with 17 years of experience flying the planes, military officials in Massachusetts said Friday.   Full Story
     
    Man charged in tractor and truck thefts from Massachusetts, Vermont, Maine
    08/28/2014 02:38 PM EDT - BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) -- A Vermont man is facing federal charges he possessed a number of tractors and trucks that were stolen over a 12-year period from Vermont, New York, Massachusetts and Maine. Full Story

    08/28/2014 12:25 PM EDT - BOSTON (AP) -- A former Massachusetts congressman whose bid to open three medical marijuana dispensaries was rejected by state regulators has filed a lawsuit.   Full Story
     
     
    09/01/2014 06:35 AM EDT - LOWELL -- A police officer and a suspect were injured Sunday night when a physical struggle occurred while police were responding to a reported domestic incident in a Hildreth Street apartment building.   Full Story
     
    City plans Household Hazardous Waste Day
    09/01/2014 06:35 AM EDT - The semi-annual Household Hazardous Waste Day will be held on Saturday, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., at Cawley Stadium; enter at 438 Douglas Road. Full Story

    09/01/2014 06:35 AM EDT - This Labor Day, Market Basket workers have far more to celebrate than simply a holiday weekend to unofficially close out the summer.   Full Story
     
    And now, back to Market Basket
    09/01/2014 06:35 AM EDT - Welcome back, Artie T. Welcome back, shoppers who honored the Market Basket boycott and kept every Hannaford, Stop & Shop and Shaw's in New England in business for the past six weeks, even while putting themselves further and further into the Full Story

    09/01/2014 06:35 AM EDT - BOSTON -- Dustin Pedroia and David Ortiz were two of three "most valuable" members of Red Sox Nation who received ovations as they stood at home plate of Fenway Park, and whose images were shown on the giant center-field video screen on Aug.   Full Story
     
     
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    08/31/2014 10:49 PM EDT - BENNINGTON -- More than 180 vendors lined the grass of Camelot Village on Saturday and Sunday for the Southern Vermont Garlic Festival, offering a wide variety of unique garlic products, as well as fresh garlic. "Everything went wonderfully well," said Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce member and Garlic Fest event chair Lindy Lynch on Sunday, about an hour before the festival closed for   Full Story
     
    HAYC3 holds unveiling for Hoosick Barn Quilt Trail
    08/31/2014 10:45 PM EDT - HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. -- Over 250 people walked through the doors of the Hoosick Armory Youth Center and Community Coalition on Saturday for the unveiling of the barn quilt community art project that has been in the works since early spring. Many businesses and services throughout the village and town sponsored the supplies for the creation of 31 large 8-foot-by-8-foot painted wooden barn Full Story

    08/31/2014 10:44 PM EDT - BENNINGTON -- The recently finalized sale of Emeritus Senior Living to Brookdale Senior Living for $1.4 billion is not expected to have an impact on residents and staff of the Emeritus at Fillmore Pond in Bennington, said community relations director Jennifer Hill. "The only thing that will be changing is the marketing, and that will take months.   Full Story
     
    Garlic Fest brings the crowds to Bennington
    08/31/2014 12:13 PM EDT - BENNINGTON - The 19th Annual Southern Vermont Garlic & Herb Festival kicked off Saturday at Camelot Full Story

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    08/29/2014 10:19 PM EDT - ARLINGTON -- Kirsten Dahlgren began taking advantage of the location of her home and land on the Battenkill this spring by renting out tubes and kayaks to supplement her income. A new resident of Arlington as of November 2013, Dahlgren bought equipment and put her rentals up online to attract visitors in a short time.   Full Story
     
     
    09/01/2014 01:22 AM EDT - PUTNEY - When the Nicole Goodner MacFarlane Science, Technology & Innovation Center opens in about a year it will be the first new academic building on the Landmark College campus in the school's 29 year history.   Full Story
     
    Oliver Olsen wins three nominations via write-ins
    09/01/2014 01:35 AM EDT - LONDONDERRY -- Former state Rep. Oliver Olsen had chosen to run for the Windham-Bennington-Windsor House District as an independent, meaning he would not be listed on any primary ballots. Full Story

    08/31/2014 09:39 PM EDT - MONTPELIER -- A cold winter and trees still weary from last season’s massive apple crop have Northern New England growers eyeing a decent but not spectacular harvest this year.   Full Story
     
    Brattleboro Selectboard to vote on skatepark Tuesday
    08/31/2014 09:39 PM EDT - BRATTLEBORO - The Selectboard is expected to discuss a proposed skatepark for Brattleboro at Tuesday night’s board meeting and could vote on the future site of the 6,500-square-foot skatepark at the meeting. Full Story

    08/30/2014 01:46 AM EDT - NEWFANE -- The jury is still out on how best to address the badly deteriorated, 106-year-old Arch Bridge in Williamsville.   Full Story
     
     
    Police: Utah suspect swallows stolen ring

    OREM, Utah (AP) — Two people were arrested on suspicion of felony theft after police said one of them swallowed a stolen ring in an attempt to hide it. Full Story
    Chinese director Jiang Wen launches latest movie

    BEIJING (AP) — Hoping for maximum publicity, Chinese director Jiang Wen launched his latest movie at an event Monday — more than three months before it is due to open in cinemas. Full Story