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Mass. AG to testify on school bullying clampdown

8:40 AM, Oct 22, 2011

BOSTON (AP) -- Attorney General Martha Coakley is continuing her campaign to clamp down on bullying in schools.

Hartford, Providence, Worcester see record highs

7:53 PM, Dec 22, 2013

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - The National Weather Service says temperatures in Hartford, Conn., Providence, R.I., and Worcester, Mass., have hit record highs for the day.

White Mountain National Forest hosts mobile museum

9:34 PM, Dec 1, 2013

GORHAM, N.H. (AP) - A mobile museum that explores the history of forest land in northern New England and New York is hunkering down for the winter in New Hampshire's White Mountain National Forest.

Taylor Farms recalls broccoli salad, slaw

8:13 PM, Oct 26, 2013

PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Taylor Farms is recalling broccoli salad and slaw sold across 25 eastern and southern states because they contain ingredients that may be contaminated with Listeria.

New England schools to talk affordable education

9:12 PM, Oct 19, 2013

BOSTON (AP) - A senior federal official is set to join New England education leader in Boston to discuss creative ways to make college affordable and accessible.

New website features legal info for LGBT youth

7:48 PM, Sep 15, 2013

BOSTON (AP) - Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders has set up a new website to provide helpful information to young people in New England about their legal rights in school, sports, work and the juvenile justice system.

Mass. fisherman pushes Congress for disaster aid

7:55 PM, Sep 14, 2013

BOSTON (AP) - A top fishing industry advocate has told a Congressional committee that New England fishermen need major improvements in fishing law, but first they need disaster aid.

Norwich man killed in wrong-way crash

6:58 PM, Sep 1, 2013

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) - A motorist traveling the wrong way on Interstate 95 north on the Gold Star Bridge between New London and Groton has been killed when he struck another car.

Private lobbyists get public pensions in 20 states

7:25 PM, Aug 25, 2013

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Hundreds of lobbyists in at least 20 states get public pensions because they represent associations of counties, cities and school boards.

Fallout follows after herring protection rejected

7:34 PM, Aug 11, 2013

BOSTON (AP) - A long-awaited plan to increase monitoring of the trawlers that some believe are damaging critical herring stocks has been shelved.

RI, Mass., Conn., want better energy efficiency

9:28 PM, Aug 10, 2013

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The U.S. Department of Energy has committed itself to updating energy efficiency standards for four common commercial appliances by May of next year, preventing a legal showdown with authorities in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Maine, Vermont and five other states.

2 arrested in NH home invasion, armed robbery

7:37 PM, Jul 20, 2013

ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - Police have arrested two men accused of in a home invasion and armed robbery of an elderly man in Rochester.

Northern New England shows off at Paris Air Show

6:06 PM, Jun 16, 2013

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - Aerospace companies from northern New England will be well represented at the upcoming Paris Air Show.

Chemical cremation up for vote in NH Senate

8:10 PM, Apr 27, 2013

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The New Hampshire Senate will vote on a bill next week allowing the chemical cremation of bodies using a process that dissolves bodies into a soapy liquid using lye, 300-degree heat and 60 pounds of pressure per square inch to dissolve bodies in big stainless-steel cylinders.

Relief sought as grim fishing year approaches

8:06 PM, Apr 14, 2013

BOSTON (AP) - New England's fishing industry is nearing the start of what's almost certain to be a grim year, and there's little hint that real relief from ruinous cuts in catch limits is coming.

Skakel blames lawyer in latest Conn. murder appeal

7:58 PM, Apr 14, 2013

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel is trying to get his 2002 Connecticut murder conviction overturned by arguing his trial attorney failed to competently defend him.

Vermont again top state in locavore index

6:17 PM, Apr 13, 2013

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - A second annual index again ranks Vermont as the top state in its commitment to raising and eating locally grown food.

New England renewable energy a hard sell in region

7:44 PM, Mar 31, 2013

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Establishing a New England market to buy renewable energy seemed a laudable goal when governors committed to it last year.

Revelers await St. Patrick's Day from NY to Dublin

7:48 PM, Mar 16, 2013

NEW YORK (AP) - Crowds cheered and bagpipes bellowed as New York City's annual St. Patrick's Day parade kicked off on Fifth Avenue.

Legal aid for Ohio veterans seen as possible model

8:50 PM, Feb 16, 2013

CINCINNATI (AP) - A call center to start this month in central Ohio will help low-income veterans and active military personnel and their families find free legal assistance.

Shrinking labor force a trend across New England

9:10 PM, Feb 3, 2013

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut's labor force is showing steep declines, alarming some economists.

Commander of attack sub relieved of duty

8:34 PM, Jan 26, 2013

GROTON, Conn. (AP) - The commanding officer of a Navy submarine currently undergoing maintenance at Maine shipyard was relieved of duty Friday due to a loss of confidence in his leadership, the Navy said.

Fishermen hoping for help with Sandy storm losses

9:14 PM, Jan 6, 2013

MIDDLETOWN, N.J. (AP) - So far, disaster aid for the fishing industry after Superstorm Sandy is the one that got away.

Feds shut down area with support of scallopers

10:00 PM, Dec 16, 2012

BOSTON (AP) - The federal fisheries service has closed an important scallop area to fishing at the request of New England regulators and with the support of the scallop industry.

Vt., NH and Maine still providing to Peace Corps

9:56 PM, Dec 16, 2012

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - University of Vermont-based Peace Corps recruiter Kelly Dolan helps send people to the farthest reaches of the globe, where they'll spend two years working on development projects as varied as community gardens in Central America or health education in Africa.

Police from across New England to address safety

9:13 PM, Nov 17, 2012

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) - Police across New England are combining their efforts to reduce accidents and fatalities through the holiday season.

NY fund supports Dominican work on rare songbird

9:18 PM, Nov 4, 2012

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - An alliance of North American scientists is supporting work in the Dominican Republic to preserve the winter habitat of the rare Bicknell's thrush, which breeds on mountaintops in New York, New England and Canada.

ADL: Hate rises in Mass., Conn., but drops in US

7:42 PM, Nov 3, 2012

BOSTON (AP) - The Anti-Defamation League says anti-Semitic incidents have increased in Massachusetts and Connecticut, but decreased in other New England areas and nationwide.

More infected in meningitis outbreak

7:57 PM, Oct 20, 2012

NEW HAMPSHIRE (NEWS CENTER) -- The federal Centers for Disease Control have released new numbers in the deadly fungal meningitis outbreak.