10/06/2015 10:33 AM EDT - WORCESTER >> One of two people charged in connection with a fatal stabbing of man in a Worcester park over the weekend has pleaded not guilty.   Full Story
Judge dismisses Mass. woman's school bullying suit
10/06/2015 10:20 AM EDT - BOSTON >> A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by a former Concord-Carlisle High School student who said school administrators did nothing after she complained of relentless bullying. Full Story

10/06/2015 10:18 AM EDT - LOWELL >> A Lowell man who doused a convenience store clerk with gasoline and showed a lighter while threatening to set the man on fire has been sentenced to up to six years in prison.   Full Story
Lower heating bills expected nationwide this winter
10/06/2015 10:19 AM EDT - PORTLAND, MAINE >> Heating bills should drop this winter for most U.S. Full Story

10/05/2015 07:54 PM EDT - BOSTON >> The House appears set to take up legislation Wednesday that would create a new crime of fentanyl trafficking, allowing law enforcement to target dealers of the narcotic with stiffer penalties.   Full Story
10/05/2015 07:30 PM EDT - BENNINGTON >> Barb Barber always looked forward to Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. That was when Jeffrey Palmer worked at the Label Shopper through a local jobs program. "He was this shining, bright light," Barber, manager of the store on Kocher Drive, said Monday. "He had so much excitement about being able to work.   Full Story
College offering free home weatherization
10/05/2015 07:06 PM EDT - BENNINGTON >> Howeowners in two local towns could save money on their energy bill this winter with help from local college students. Williams College is seeking people in Bennington and Pownal who would like their homes weatherized for the upcoming winter. It's part of the college's eight annual "Winter Blitz" day on Nov. Full Story

10/05/2015 07:02 PM EDT - BENNINGTON >> At their first meeting of the school year on Monday, the Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union Policy Committee looked at a number of issues, and addressed concerns the public had brought forth about the hiring of administrators. After the hiring of new Mount Anthony Union High School principal Glenda Cresto generated considerable controversy in the spring, many members of the   Full Story
Man arraigned for van/bicycle collision
10/06/2015 09:35 AM EDT - BENNINGTON >> A van driver accused of hitting an elderly bicyclist on Route 7 in Pownal is being charged with a felony. Nicholas R. McClendon, 34, of North Adams, Mass., pleaded not guilty Monday in Vermont Superior Court to a felony count of gross negligent vehicle operation with a serious injury. Full Story

10/05/2015 07:47 AM EDT - BENNINGTON — Three local Lions clubs are working together to offer free vision screenings for area youth. Any parent can bring their child to be checked for vision problems at two open houses this week. The free screenings, which take just a few minutes, will be offered Monday, Oct. 5, and Tuesday, Oct.   Full Story
10/05/2015 09:47 PM EDT - Sept. 19 • At 6:10 p.m., Hinsdale, N.H., police officers were dispatched to the Hinsdale Elementary School playground where a caller was reporting a man with and unknown gun shooting at a sign in the parking lot.   Full Story
Brattleboro Brown Bag lunch schedule
10/05/2015 09:41 PM EDT - Brattleboro >> Brown Bag Lunch presentations featuring discussions on technology, how to deal with posture and back pain, and much more occur noon to 1 p. Full Story

10/05/2015 09:41 PM EDT - BRATTLEBORO >> In-Sight Photography Project's 17th Annual Photography Auction & Exhibition runs now through Nov.   Full Story
Neighbors want restrictions on gun club
10/05/2015 09:39 PM EDT - WHITINGHAM >> Concerned residents hope to see changes at the Deerfield Valley Sportsmen's Club, changes that involve putting a limit on the hours and amount of ammunition being shot. Full Story

10/05/2015 09:39 PM EDT - BRATTLEBORO >> The north end of town seems to have a financially viable property for housing the Brattleboro police station.   Full Story