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State & New England

New England raking in millions from leaf peepers

JAFFREY – On Mount Monadnock, hikers file up the 3,165-foot peak in lockstep, protected from drizzling rain by a luminous golden canopy of leaves. They’re … Full story    

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Attorney general: No charges in lakeside shooting

RUMNEY (AP) – A long-smoldering feud between neighbors over the use of a lakeside dock erupted in an alcohol-fueled fight this summer that ended when … Full story    
Updated 52 minutes ago

Church official pleads guilty in looting case

BOSTON (AP) – A former Boston church official who claimed in an autobiography that he was an enforcer for gangster James “Whitey” Bulger pleaded guilty … Full story    
Updated 52 minutes ago

Vermont jury considering case in teacher killing

BURLINGTON, Vt. – A jury deliberated five hours without reaching a verdict Tuesday in the case of a man charged along with his wife with … Full story    
Updated 52 minutes ago

Radar to find mysteries in Conn. cemetery

SOUTHINGTON, Conn. – For nearly a decade members of the Southington Genealogical Society, with help from archaeologists, have been trying to piece together the mystery … Full story    
Updated 52 minutes ago

Price of gasoline and heating oil continue to fall

The sharp fall in the price of oil is being echoed by a sharp fall in the price of gasoline as well as a decline … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Keene police probe New Hampshire pumpkin fest melee

KEENE (AP) – Local authorities in New Hampshire vowed Monday to prosecute the perpetrators of the violent disturbances near Keene’s annual pumpkin festival that led … Full story    
Updated yesterday

SNHU starts $10,000 online bachelor’s degree, offered through companies

MANCHESTER – One of the most unusual changes coming to higher education – an accredited bachelor’s degree that will cost a total of $10,000, offered … Full story    
Updated yesterday

New England raking in millions from leaf peepers

JAFFREY – On Mount Monadnock, hikers file up the 3,165-foot peak in lockstep, protected from drizzling rain by a luminous golden canopy of leaves. They’re … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Students clean up after mayhem near pumpkin fest

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) – Keene State College students quickly cleaned up from a chaotic weekend Sunday after violent parties near the city’s annual pumpkin festival … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

RI Congressman Tiernan dies at 85

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) – Former Rhode Island Congressman and state Sen. Robert O. Tiernan will be laid to rest Tuesday during services in Wakefield. … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Nashua FairPoint workers join three-state strike

A half-dozen workers picketed FairPoint Communication’s central office on Graham Drive in south Nashua on Friday as part of more than 1,700 workers who went … Full story    
Published:  October 18, 2014

Weare chief offers resignation after accusations

WEARE (AP) – Less than a year after taking over a troubled police department, the chief in Weare has offered to resign after accusations that … Full story    
Published:  October 18, 2014

Closing Vermont Yankee nuclear plant could cost $1.24 billion

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) –  Officials with the soon-to-close Vermont Yankee nuclear plant said Friday it could cost up to $1.24 billion to decommission the reactor, … Full story    
Published:  October 18, 2014

USS Constitution takes trip before 3-year restoration

Old Ironsides took one last trip around Boston Harbor on Friday ahead of a major, multi-year restoration project, firing its cannons while the Dropkick Murphys … Full story    
Published:  October 18, 2014

Negative campaign ads flood NH airwaves

CONCORD – Whether it’s Good Morning America, General Hospital or the evening news, viewers in New Hampshire have likely seen an ad this week in … Full story    
Published:  October 18, 2014

Kerry welcomes Chinese official to his Boston home

BOSTON (AP) – Secretary of State John Kerry has opened his home to a top Chinese diplomat for two days of discussions aimed at easing … Full story    
Published:  October 18, 2014

Contradicting health officials, US Sen. Paul tells Plymouth State students Ebola is 'incredibly' contagious

CONCORD (AP) - U.S. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky told a group of college students Wednesday the deadly virus Ebola can spread from a person … Full story    
Published:  October 17, 2014

Vermont student, 15, charged with bomb hoax

SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt. (AP) – A 15-year-old Vermont student is facing juvenile charges that he brought a device to the South Royalton school that appeared … Full story    
Published:  October 17, 2014

Shea-Porter leads Guinta in quarterly fundraising

CONCORD (AP) – The latest campaign finance reports show U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter raising more than her Republican challenger in the last three months, though … Full story    
Published:  October 17, 2014

MS trustees reject closing Southern Maine campus

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The University of Maine System’s trustees have rejected a proposal to close one the University of Southern Maine’s three campuses as … Full story    
Published:  October 17, 2014

Raymond High School student suspended for ‘hit list’

RAYMOND (AP) — A female high school student in Raymond, New Hampshire, has been suspended after a teacher inadvertently discovered a “hit list” of about … Full story    
Published:  October 17, 2014