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    08/28/2016 05:55 PM EDT - HARTFORD, CONN. >> Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts officials are joining with electric utilities to evaluate more than 50 solicitations from companies to build plants that would generate clean energy for all three states.   Full Story
     
    Mussels disappearing from New England waters, scientists say
    08/28/2016 04:53 PM EDT - PORTLAND, MAINE >> New England is running out of mussels. The Gulf of Maine's once strong population of wild blue mussels is disappearing, scientists say. Full Story

    08/27/2016 08:32 PM EDT - BOSTON >> When it comes to grappling with the internet-fueled changes roiling the Massachusetts economy, local political leaders are taking a glass half-full/glass half-empty outlook.   Full Story
     
    From under the bridge, a view of life on Worcester's streets
    08/27/2016 08:31 PM EDT - WORCESTER >> His sign reads, "Wife & I homeless and hungry. Anything helps. Full Story

    Ashley Green/The Sentinel & Enterprise via The Associated Press
    08/27/2016 05:41 PM EDT - FITCHBURG >> Up until the moment her dog saved her life, Lorelei McClure had been living through a normal day.   Full Story
     
     
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    08/26/2016 10:12 PM EDT - STRATTON >> A festival for four-legged, barking pets is set for Labor Day Weekend. "It should be pretty cool," said Cassie Russo, social media and communications coordinator for Stratton Mountain Resort. "Bring your dog out. We will have a photo booth set up for people to use and print out Polaroid pictures.   Full Story
     
    Shaftsbury wells test clean for PFOA
    08/26/2016 10:10 PM EDT - SHAFTSBURY >> None of the 24 wells within a quarter-mile of the Shaftsbury landfill tested above the advisory limit for PFOA, the select board announced on Thursday. The announcement came as part of a special meeting, about a month after the state announced it would be testing the wells. The state first discovered the chemical, perfluorooctanoic acid, at the closed landfill site in late Full Story

    Scott Stafford — The Manchester Journal
    08/26/2016 10:10 PM EDT - MANCHESTER >> A lot has changed in the book industry since 1976 when the Northshire Bookstore first opened, but 40 years later, a celebration will prove that wrong. On Sept. 9, 10 and 11 the store invites the public to experience, fun, food and activities for all ages. Vermont comedian Michael Kingsbury will put on a show Friday night, authors Wendy Walker and Richard Russo will be doing a   Full Story
     
    SVSU free meals program enters second year
    08/26/2016 10:09 PM EDT - BENNINGTON >> For the second year, the Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union will provide free breakfast and lunch to their students. Last year, the school served over 650,000 meals through the Community Eligibility Provision for Free Meal Reimbursement (CEP). Through CEP, a school district, a group of schools or a single school may offer meals at no charge to all students. Full Story

    08/26/2016 07:34 AM EDT - BENNINGTON — A man accused of trafficking 600 bags of heroin from Massachusetts to Vermont is being charged as a habitual offender for his prior felony convictions and, if convicted, could be sentenced to life in prison. Vermont State Troopers arrested Thomas J. Cross, 40, of Bennington last week during a traffic stop in Searsburg.   Full Story
     
     
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    08/28/2016 03:35 PM EDT - PUTNEY >> A gunfire exchange on Friday led to the arrests of four men.   Full Story
     
    Jewelry craftsman settles into new shop in Williamstown
    08/27/2016 04:19 PM EDT - WILLIAMSTOWN >> Craftsmanship travels well and loyal customers don't seem to mind journeying a few extra miles to see his wares, according to local jeweler Atef Bolos. Full Story

    08/26/2016 06:20 PM EDT - MONTPELIER >> Highway fatalities to date on Vermont roads have nearly doubled compared to this time last year, with the majority of fatal crashes involving non-use or improper seatbelt usage, speeding, and/or driving under the influence of alcohol, drugs or both, according to the Vermont Agency of Transportation.   Full Story
     
    Guilford fire 'could be suspicious'
    08/26/2016 06:19 PM EDT - GUILFORD >> An abandoned structure was destroyed early Friday morning after a suspicious fire struck at just after 1 a. Full Story

    08/26/2016 06:19 PM EDT - VERNON >> Entergy has agreed to pay four security specialists at its Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant more than $500,000 in back pay for overtime hours they worked.   Full Story
     
     
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