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State & New England

Parents had hoped to negotiate with Foley captors

ROCHESTER (AP) – The parents of slain journalist James Foley said they regarded an email they received from his captors last week as a hopeful … Full story    

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Friends: Jeffords took Vt. roots  to Washington

RUTLAND, Vt. – Sen. Jim Jeffords left his mark on the state and the nation during more than 30 years in Washington, but family and … Full story    
Updated 13 hours ago

Business grad opens cupcake bakery on Cape

HYANNIS, Mass. – In a brightly colored kingdom on Main Street, where larger-than-life cupcakes loom over bright tables while Chuck Barry sings “Twist and Shout,” … Full story    
Updated 13 hours ago

Parents had hoped to negotiate with Foley captors

ROCHESTER (AP) – The parents of slain journalist James Foley said they regarded an email they received from his captors last week as a hopeful … Full story    
Updated 13 hours ago

Perry in NH: No decision on 2016

PORTSMOUTH – Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Friday in a visit to a key early voting state that he was unprepared for and humbled by … Full story    
Updated 13 hours ago

3 indicted in case of missing Massachusetts boy

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) – A grand jury has indicted three people accused of misleading police investigating the disappearance of a 5-year-old Massachusetts boy who later … Full story    
Updated 13 hours ago

Poll shows Shaheen, Brown in close race

BC-NH — Poll-Senate Race,120Poll shows Shaheen, Brown in close raceEds: APNewsNow.DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — A new poll shows U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and possible Republican … Full story    
Updated 13 hours ago

Mayor wants to close park, citing drug overdoses

BC-NH — Drug Overdoses-Park,129Mayor wants to close park, citing drug overdosesEds: APNewsNow.MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The mayor of Manchester, New Hampshire, wants to close a … Full story    
Updated 13 hours ago

Wine group gives NH a thumbs-up for making it easy to buy beverage

The lobbying arm of the wine industry puts New Hampshire at the head of the class because we make it easy to find and buy … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Mass to be held in remembrance of slain NH journalist James Foley

ROCHESTER – A mass in remembrance of journalist James Foley has been scheduled for Sunday in Rochester, New Hampshire. The Foley family said a Holy … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Guilty plea from marathon bombing suspect’s friend

BOSTON – A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleaded guilty Thursday to impeding the investigation into the deadly attack. Dias Kadyrbayev, … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Woman sentenced in fatal Seacoast bicycle crash

BRENTWOOD (AP) – A New Hampshire woman accused of giving a drug to a 19-year-old woman hours before the teen drove into some cyclists, killing … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Martha’s Vineyard lights the night with lantern tradition

Martha’s Vineyard hosted its “Grand Illumination Night” on Wednesday, an annual tradition since 1868 when multitudes of paper lanterns are lit for one night in … Full story    
Updated yesterday

New England governors' energy effort on hold

BOSTON (AP) - A nearly year-long effort by New England's governors to collectively address the region's high energy costs is on hold now that some … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Slain journalist from Rochester remembered as driven

ROCHESTER – In 2011, just after James Foley was released from the Libyan prison where he’d been held for six weeks, he acknowledged the peril … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Patrick: Market Basket fight at ‘critical point’

BOSTON – Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick said Wednesday he was hopeful that a family fight over the Market Basket grocery store chain that has sparked … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

American journalist from Rochester killed in Syria aware of risks

ROCHESTER (AP) - Journalist James Foley had worked in a number of conflict zones in the Middle East, but the danger didn't stop him from … Full story    
Published:  August 20, 2014

New Hampshire junior college in Lebanon shuts down abruptly

LEBANON – Tiny Lebanon College, located in a mall in this Upper Valley town, has shut down due to financial problems, adding to the small … Full story    
Published:  August 19, 2014

N.H. gas prices 14 cents lower than this time last year

New Hampshire gasoline prices continue to be lower than a year ago. Average retail gasoline prices have fallen 3.7 cents per gallon in the past … Full story    
Published:  August 19, 2014

Gov. Hassan joins Market Basket negotiations; seafood vendor makes a public break with the company

NASHUA – New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan met Sunday with Arthur T. Demoulas, Arthur S. Demoulas and other stakeholders from the Market Basket grocery chain, … Full story    
Published:  August 19, 2014

McCain returns to Granite State

DERRY – Senate hopeful Scott Brown again got help from a former Republican presidential nominee, as Sen. John McCain spoke to a crowd of GOP … Full story    
Published:  August 19, 2014

Cianci sauce made no money for charity in 4 years

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Former Mayor Buddy Cianci’s face beams from the label of his Mayor’s Own Marinara Sauce, which also promises that sales are “Benefiting … Full story    
Published:  August 19, 2014

Top bid for tallest New England lighthouse is $78K

PORTLAND, Maine – The tallest lighthouse in New England will likely soon have a new owner. The federal government on Sunday closed out an auction … Full story    
Published:  August 18, 2014