Goodbye to homework for some elementary schools and classes
09/26/2016 10:59 AM EDT - SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT. >> Guess what, kids? No homework. Full Story

Tsarnaev prosecutor appointed first assistant US attorney
09/22/2016 10:45 AM EDT - BOSTON >> Massachusetts U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz has announced the appointment of career prosecutor William Weinreb as her first assistant United States attorney. Full Story

Founder of J. Geils Band facing drunken driving charge
09/22/2016 10:29 AM EDT - CONCORD, MASS. >> The founder and namesake of 1970s and '80s-era rockers The J. Full Story

Trial of driver in fatal hayride crash set to begin in Maine
09/22/2016 09:11 AM EDT - BATH, MAINE >> The Maine man who was behind the wheel of the Jeep involved in a fatal Halloween-themed hayride crash two years ago in Mechanic Falls is set to go on trial in Bath. Full Story

Vermont Veterans' Home resident faces fear of riding lawn mower again, improves health
09/22/2016 09:37 AM EDT - BENNINGTON — Brushing teeth, driving a car or mowing the lawn are simple tasks for most people, but that hasn't been the case for Greg Winslow. Full Story

Maine wild blueberry crop bigger than expected amid drought
09/21/2016 10:02 PM EDT - PORTLAND, MAINE >> Maine's wild blueberry crop was better than expected this year despite a drought that has hit some sectors of New England agriculture hard, and consumers could benefit from the heavy supply. Full Story

Woman who embezzled from hunger group gets 15-month sentence
09/21/2016 10:27 AM EDT - MONTPELIER, VT. >> The former finance director for a nonprofit group dedicated to ending hunger in Vermont is headed to prison for 15 months for embezzling about $165,000 from the organization. Full Story

Group seeks release of video from Winooski police shooting
09/21/2016 10:24 AM EDT - WINOOSKI, VT. >> An advocacy group that supports more governmental transparency is calling for the immediate release of body camera footage from last week's fatal police shooting in Winooski. Full Story

Project details impact of 1970s counterculture on Vermont
09/20/2016 09:36 PM EDT - MONTPELIER >> Vermont in the 1970s was a hotbed for the counterculture, and the influx of young people had a lasting influence on the state's politics, agriculture and food and offbeat culture. Full Story

Maine regulators consider $500,000 fine against FairPoint
09/20/2016 09:36 PM EDT - PORTLAND, MAINE >> Maine utility regulators are considering a $500,000 fine against FairPoint Communications for failing to meet minimum service standards for landline customers, but FairPoint contends the standards are both unattainable and unnecessary in the fast-evolving telecom industry. Full Story

 
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Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston split up

Taylor Swift decides Tom Hiddleston isn’t the one after all and hands him his walking papers.