05/01/2016 08:01 AM EDT - BOSTON — For Chris Beck, crossing the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday marked the end of an exhausting, but rewarding year.   Full Story
 
Adams National Historical Park: Once a house, now a brand
05/01/2016 08:07 AM EDT - QUINCY (AP) — Debbie Willard and David Kandra were at the Adams National Historical Park recently with her mother, Bev Willard of Holbrook. Full Story

Steve Heaslip — Cape Cod Times via AP
04/30/2016 07:08 PM EDT - FALMOUTH (AP) >> Standing at the helm, John Doherty let the twin 300 horsepower engines idle as the Barnstable County Sheriff's new vessel slipped past a sea wall being rebuilt at the mouth of Falmouth Harbor.   Full Story
 
In Massachusetts, farm shares offer local produce without the labor
04/30/2016 06:57 PM EDT - SUDBURY (AP) >> With its rocky soil, freezing cold winters and expensive acreage, New England isn't exactly a farmer's paradise. Full Story

Jonathan Wiggs — The Boston Globe via AP
04/30/2016 06:46 PM EDT - A 29-year-old woman was killed and her passenger was injured after the scooter she was driving was struck by an amphibious sightseeing vehicle in downtown Boston on Saturday.   Full Story
 
 
05/01/2016 09:54 PM EDT - BENNINGTON >> Law enforcement officers, pharmacies and organizations nationwide teamed up on Saturday for the 11th National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. In Bennington County, early estimates indicated the event was a success. "We've had a really good turnout with a lot of drugs turned in," Bennington Police Lieutenant David Dutcher said at the CVS Pharmacy on Kocher Drive just after 1 p.   Full Story
 
Hermitage Club responds to developmental impact concerns
05/01/2016 09:47 PM EDT - WILMINGTON >> While waiting on another hearing date to be set up, the Hermitage Club responded to concerns about its master plan from the Windham Regional Commission. The Hermitage Club operates a private ski resort at Haystack Mountain, the Deerfield Valley Airport, and several inns and restaurants in Dover and Wilmington. Full Story

Holly Pelczynski — Bennington Banner
05/01/2016 02:42 PM EDT - BENNINGTON >> Upon walking into a career fair, seeing numerous employers and agencies surrounding a room might be intimidating. At Thursday's Career and Job Expo hosted by the Vermont Department of Labor, navigators assisted visitors in approaching particular tables. "They're thankful for the help," navigator and Vermont Department of Labor employee John Murphy said.   Full Story
 
Students collaborate with VAE to learn more about their community
04/29/2016 08:58 PM EDT - NORTH BENNINGTON >> Students at the Village School of North Bennington gathered for a Fantastic Friday this week, and showed off some of the things they've been working on this month. The kindergarten and pre-kindergarten classes have both been learning about their village, and, with the help of Kristen Blaker and Matthew Perry of the Vermont Arts Exchange, they created a mural decorated Full Story

Mark Rondeau - Bennington Banner
04/29/2016 08:58 PM EDT - BENNINGTON >> The Community College of Vermont officially announced on Thursday the details of their new Good Neighbor Policy, which will allow students from certain counties in New York, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire, to take classes at in-state tuition rates. The program will begin this fall, and will apply to students from Cheshire, Sullivan, Grafton, and Coos counties in New   Full Story
 
 
Kristopher Radder — Reformer
05/01/2016 09:48 PM EDT - WILMINGTON >> While waiting on another hearing date to be set up, the Hermitage Club responded to concerns about its master plan from the Windham Regional Commission.   Full Story
 
Slow Living Summit participants talk politics and profits
05/01/2016 09:47 PM EDT - When Gardener's Supply Company founder Will Raap agreed to speak at this weekend's Slow Living Summit, he hoped to come and congratulate the state Legislature for legalizing marijuana, a step he has promoted as a member of the Vermont Cannabis Collaborative. Full Story

Maddi Shaw Brattleboro Reformer
05/01/2016 09:47 PM EDT - ROCKINGHAM >> Most of those attending public hearings on Saturday spoke out against a proposed merger of the Town and the Village of Bellows Falls, which would cause a property tax increase of .   Full Story
 
Brattleboro police investigate untimely death
05/01/2016 11:15 AM EDT - BRATTEBORO >> Police are investigating an untimely death after arriving at a local hotel to find a man dead. Full Story

Mark Rondeau - Bennington Banner
04/29/2016 08:59 PM EDT - BENNINGTON >> The Community College of Vermont officially announced on Thursday the details of their new Good Neighbor Policy, which will allow students from certain counties in New York, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire, to take classes at in-state tuition rates.   Full Story