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    10/18/2014 09:49 PM EDT - BOSTON >> Thomas Shaw, a gay monk who served as bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts for nearly two decades and championed Palestinian, minority and other causes, has died.   Full Story
     
    USS Constitution takes final trip in Boston Harbor
    10/17/2014 07:01 AM EDT - BOSTON (AP) -- Old Ironsides is taking one last spin in Boston Harbor before it heads to dry dock for a three-year restoration project. Full Story

    10/17/2014 06:59 AM EDT - WORCESTER -- A Dracut man has sued the city of Worcester saying the DCU Center and a nearby parking garage are not fully accessible for people with disabilities.   Full Story
     
    Massachusetts rape suspect nabbed in Georgia
    10/17/2014 06:57 AM EDT - SPRINGFIELD -- A suspected serial rapist from Springfield has been captured in Georgia. Full Story

    10/17/2014 12:10 AM EDT - BOSTON -- Federal funding cuts have made it more difficult for the medical community to prepare for potential cases of Ebola, a Boston hospital official told state lawmakers on Thursday.   Full Story
     
     
    10/19/2014 10:10 PM EDT - LOWELL -- Lowell police are investigating a hit-and-run crash that a witness says sent an adult male pedestrian flying an estimated 30 feet through the air on School Street at Western Avenue on Sunday night.   Full Story
     
    Billerica building damaged in rooftop fire
    10/19/2014 12:47 PM EDT - BILLERICA -- Fire officials are investigating the cause of a two-alarm fire in a commercial building that came in at around 3:13 a. Full Story

    10/19/2014 06:50 AM EDT - TEWKSBURY -- Anthony "Tony" Romano hardly ever sat still. He ran from one activity to another, splitting his time between his work in education and coaching basketball, while never missing a family event.   Full Story
     
    Hellenic American Academy
    10/19/2014 06:36 AM EDT - * Preschool/kindergarten story hour is Monday. * PTA Halloween Monster Bash is Friday, 5:30-7:30 p. Full Story

    10/19/2014 08:18 AM EDT - LOWELL -- Open houses and book fairs are planned throughout Lowell Public Schools this week; see individual schools for details.   Full Story
     
     
    10/17/2014 10:37 PM EDT - HOOSICK FALLS, N. Y. -- Hoosick Falls Central School District board of education members approved a final list in late September, of work needed on facilities. That list will be included in a referendum to go to public vote on Tuesday, Dec. 2. The Capital Project proposal list addresses priorities in an aging district infrastructure, safety and building security, instructional technology   Full Story
     
    Three running for two seats in House In the Bennington 2-2 District
    10/17/2014 10:37 PM EDT - BENNINGTON -- There's what you want, and then there's what you can pay for, is the theme for the three candidates running for House representative in Bennington District 2-2. On Nov. 4, voters will choose two to go to the State House. Running are Democrats Kiah Morris and Joann Erenhouse, and Republican, and incumbent, Mary Morrissey. Full Story

    In this undated file aerial photo provided by Vermont Yankee Corporation, the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant in Vernon is shown.
    10/19/2014 11:12 PM EDT - BRATTLEBORO -- Entergy Vermont Yankee announced early Friday morning that as a result of its site assessment study for the decommissioning of the nuclear power plant in Vernon, it has selected the SAFSTOR remediation option authorized by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. According to NRC regulations, Entergy could take up to 60 years to clean up the site, which has been home to the nuclear   Full Story
     
    Public airs concerns over proposed solar project near highway
    10/17/2014 10:39 PM EDT - BENNINGTON -- Wind, wells, and aesthetics were some of the concerns voiced by the public over two-megawatt solar facility being proposed by Chelsea Solar LLC at a Public Service Board hearing Thursday. The project involves clearing 16 acres of wooded area near the Route 279 interchange. The spot is visible from the Bennington Welcome Center, and abuts land in the Apple Hill Development. Full Story

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    10/19/2014 02:03 PM EDT - BENNINGTON -- The race for who will be the county's chief prosecutor is shaping up to be one of the more negative races this season, with both candidates having critical statements to make. Manchester attorney Kevin Rambold is running as an independent and challenging incumbent Democrat Erica Albin Marthage for Bennington County State's Attorney.   Full Story
     
     
    10/17/2014 11:18 PM EDT - PORTLAND, Maine -- Frustrated over a negotiating stalemate, more than 1,700 FairPoint Communications workers in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont went on strike Friday, with picket-wielding employees demanding that the telecommunications company return to the bargaining table.   Full Story
     
    Entergy chooses SAFSTOR for VY decommissioning
    10/18/2014 12:46 AM EDT - BRATTLEBORO -- Entergy Vermont Yankee announced early Friday morning that as a result of its site assessment study for the decommissioning of the nuclear power plant in Vernon, it has selected the SAFSTOR remediation option authorized by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Full Story

    10/17/2014 11:20 PM EDT - BRATTLEBORO -- Though he remained under strict furlough supervision by the state Department of Corrections, convicted Northeast Kingdom murderer Scott Favreau had been living and working in Brattleboro as a free man.   Full Story
     
    Hinsdale OTB will not open
    10/17/2014 11:21 PM EDT - HINSDALE, N.H. -- A week after securing a gambling license from the state, the owner of a facility at 482 Brattleboro Road said a personal illness has put the brakes on his goal of opening an off-track betting parlor in the building. Full Story

    10/18/2014 11:42 AM EDT - BRATTLEBORO -- More details on why the Brattleboro Retreat was threatened with loss of federal funding came to light after it submitted on Oct. 16 a memorandum to the Vermont Department of Mental Health summarizing the findings of a recent survey conducted by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.   Full Story
     
     
    Super drunk woman arrested, mistook jail for bar

    PAW PAW, Mich. (AP) — One is a building with bars. The other is a building with a bar. A very drunk woman apparently had trouble telling them apart and ended up in a southwestern Michigan jail cell. Full Story
    Police: Man spray-paints on NYC museum wall

    NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a vandal has marred the walls of New York City's Whitney Museum of American Art for a second time in two months as it prepares to move. Full Story
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    Charlie Sheen breaks up with porn star fiancee

    The “Anger Management” star had planned to marry Brett Rossi in November, but now says he wants to devote his time to his children.