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State & New England

Veterans Count serves those who serve the nation

The value of a life is the most precious of all things. Across New Hampshire since 2007, Veterans Count has successfully intervened in 90 cases … Full story    

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NH struggles to open more programs

CONCORD - Roughly 40 people are waiting for drug addiction treatment at Serenity Place, a center in Manchester with just eight available beds. Serenity Place's … Full story    
Updated 18 minutes ago

Near busy Harvard Square, monks provide sanctuary

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Just blocks away from the bustling heart of this city, a community of monks offers a silent escape from it. The Society … Full story    
Updated 54 minutes ago

NH’s most hiked peak

JAFFREY - From a distance, New England's beloved Mount Monadnock looks distinctly unthreatening. Veteran hikers seeking a challenge may be dubious at first, but this … Full story    
Updated 59 minutes ago

Veterans Count serves those who serve the nation

The value of a life is the most precious of all things. Across New Hampshire since 2007, Veterans Count has successfully intervened in 90 cases … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Decision coming on permit for new casino

BOSTON (AP) - A key permit for Wynn's Boston-area casino remained up in the air Friday, the deadline for state Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Proposal for ferry service sparks debate

PORTSMOUTH (AP) - A proposal to launch a high-speed ferry service from Portsmouth to Cape Cod has ignited a debate. The Portsmouth Herald reports (http://bit.ly/1NLE5Gg … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Teachers file complaint over new schedule

CLAREMONT (AP) - A New Hampshire teacher's union has filed an unfair labor practice complaint against the Claremont School Board over a new high school … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Convicted murder wants to appeal ruling

CONCORD - A man convicted of killing an 18-year-old New Hampshire woman more than four decades ago wants to appeal a recent court decision denying … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Former prep student convicted

CONCORD - A graduate of an exclusive New England prep school was cleared of forcible rape, but convicted of lesser sex offenses Friday against a … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Connecticut makes strides in helping homeless vets

Luis Vazquez, a 49-year-old Navy veteran who was homeless off and on for 10 years, sits outside his home in a veterans' housing complex on … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Man gets jail for phony distress call

PORTLAND, Maine - A Maine man whose phony mayday call led to a seven-hour search by the U.S. Coast Guard was sentenced Thursday to a … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Deliberations begin in prep school trial

CONCORD, N.H. - Jurors in the trial of a prep school graduate charged with raping a freshman were left to decide Thursday who was more … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Notre Dame reaches out to Pelham families

TYNGSBOROUGH, Mass. - In response to the closure of St. Patrick Catholic School in Pelham earlier in August, the Academy of Notre Dame reached out … Full story    
Published:  August 27, 2015

Maine creates unit to examine drug trends

AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine's top law enforcement and emergency medical officials announced Wednesday that a special state police unit and three working groups will be … Full story    
Published:  August 27, 2015

Cosby’s refuge located in Mass.

SHELBURNE FALLS, Mass. - Deep in the rolling farmland of western Massachusetts, Bill Cosby's compound has for decades provided quiet refuge for the comedian and … Full story    
Published:  August 27, 2015

Negotiations continue for new stadium

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Pawtucket Red Sox made a revised proposal for a stadium in Providence earlier this summer after its April proposal for $120 … Full story    
Published:  August 27, 2015

Accused student testifies at trial

CONCORD - A former student charged with raping a freshman girl two days before he graduated from an elite New Hampshire prep school acknowledged Wednesday … Full story    
Published:  August 27, 2015

School districts contract for compostable lunch trays

WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) - Officials say a Maine fiber plant is the first in the country to make compostable lunch trays, and it will sell … Full story    
Published:  August 26, 2015

State police investigating SWAT raid in Worcester

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - Massachusetts State Police have are investigating a no-knock SWAT raid that a Worcester family says was a mistake. The Telegram & … Full story    
Published:  August 26, 2015

Parents say school’s Wi-Fi signal making son sick

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - The parents of a student at a private Massachusetts school have filed a lawsuit claiming the school's Wi-Fi signal made their … Full story    
Published:  August 26, 2015

Juror from bombing trial talks to media

BOSTON (AP) - A juror in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev says he probably would not have voted for the death penalty … Full story    
Published:  August 26, 2015

Police seeking less-lethal alternatives

FITCHBURG, Mass. - Police in more than 20 North American cities are testing the latest in less-lethal alternatives to bullets - "blunt impact projectiles" that … Full story    
Published:  August 26, 2015