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    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
     
    Pilot in F-15 crash was decorated combat veteran
    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

    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
     
    Denied licenses for medical marijuana dispensaries, ex-congressman sues Massachusetts
    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

    08/28/2014 09:53 AM EDT - BOSTON (AP) -- Democratic candidate for attorney general Warren Tolman is apologizing for using the word "unbecoming" during a debate with his primary election opponent, Maura Healey.   Full Story
     
     
    08/30/2014 10:10 AM EDT - TEWKSBURY -- State police are investigating a car accident on I-495 northbound that left two people injured early Saturday morning.   Full Story
     
    Curb appeal on Middlesex Street
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    LOWELL -- What a difference a little asphalt makes. Middlesex Street, an area with a long history of troubles, recently received a face-lift, bringing new blacktop and sidewalks to the busy thoroughfare as part of the city's attempt to create a Full Story

    08/30/2014 07:56 AM EDT - LOWELL -- At the Rogers School, science and technology is back in the game. This school year, Lowell Public Schools are reopening the STEM Academy for students in pre-kindergarten to second grade, focusing on hands-on activities about science,   Full Story
     
    Upcoming American Red Cross blood drives
    08/30/2014 06:36 AM EDT - The American Red Cross is holding a series of blood drives in September. Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood. Full Story

    08/30/2014 06:36 AM EDT - HUDSON, N.H. -- Hudson police are looking for suspects in a series of car break-ins over the last week.   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
     
    Garlic, garlic everywhere: Welcome to Garlic Fest
    08/30/2014 09:50 AM EDT - BENNINGTON -- Garlic ice cream? Garlic cupcakes? Garlic peanuts? Full Story

    08/29/2014 10:05 PM EDT - ARLINGTON -- The Battenkill Valley Health Center is one step closer to getting approved. On Thursday night, the site plan for the new health center was presented in front of the Arlington Planning commission. While the plan was not yet approved, the planning commission will hold a special meeting Sept.   Full Story
     
    Lake Paran ‘Backyard Barbecue' free to families
    08/30/2014 09:57 AM EDT - NORTH BENNINGTON -- The Bennington County Child Advocacy Center will be holding its second-annual Family Backyard Barbecue at Lake Paran on Saturday, Sept. 6, at 11 a.m., this year, in cooperation with the Bennington County Foster Parent Association. Most of the day's activities and lunch will be free of charge to children and teenagers of all ages and the adults who accompany them. Full Story

    08/29/2014 10:04 PM EDT - HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. -- The Hoosick Falls Central School District Board of Education held its last regular meeting on Thursday night before the inauguration of a new school year, during which members approved financing of the installation of a new wood pellet boiler before winter, among other measures.   Full Story
     
     
    08/30/2014 01:44 AM EDT - BRATTLEBORO -- The latest trend in humanitarian efforts is to simply get doused with water.   Full Story
     
    Replacement likely for Newfane's Arch Bridge
    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

    08/30/2014 01:46 AM EDT - BRATTLEBORO -- The Brattleboro Country Club shareholders have unanimously approved a buyer for the 100-year-old organization and the two sides will be finalizing the deal in the coming weeks.   Full Story
     
    New equipment in sight for Jamaica Highway Department
    08/29/2014 09:41 PM EDT - JAMAICA -- Road Commissioner Keith Hazard is exploring two potential purchases while dealing with other equipment issues and potential paving projects. Full Story

    08/30/2014 01:47 AM EDT - WILMINGTON -- Although nothing is set in stone just yet, ideas are floating around for two properties the town bought through FEMA's Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.   Full Story
     
     
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    Slice of Princess Diana's wedding cake auctioned

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 33-year-old slice of cake from Prince Charles and Princess Diana's 1981 wedding has sold at auction for $1,375. Full Story
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    Pacino does double duty at Venice Film Festival

    VENICE, Italy (AP) — Al Pacino is making two trips up the red carpet at the Venice Film Festival, with two movies about aging, regret and letting go. Full Story