Vermont rail upgrade grant rejected by feds

09/15/2014 10:23 PM EDT
MONTPELIER -- A Vermont Transportation Agency official said Monday he was disappointed the state didn't get a federal grant that would have helped complete an upgrade to the rail system between Rutland and Burlington, but officials remain committed to restoring passenger rail service to the route. 
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New Hampshire Senate fails to override juvenile justice veto
09/15/2014 10:23 PM EDT - CONCORD, N.H. -- Senate Republicans on Monday fell two votes short of overriding Gov. Maggie Hassan's veto of a bill aimed at addressing problems within the state's juvenile justice system.  Full Story

 
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Vermont rail upgrade grant rejected by feds

09/15/2014 10:23 PM EDT
MONTPELIER -- A Vermont Transportation Agency official said Monday he was disappointed the state didn't get a federal grant that would have helped complete an upgrade to the rail system between Rutland and Burlington, but officials remain committed to restoring passenger rail service to the route. 
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New Hampshire Senate fails to override juvenile justice veto
09/15/2014 10:23 PM EDT - CONCORD, N.H. -- Senate Republicans on Monday fell two votes short of overriding Gov. Maggie Hassan's veto of a bill aimed at addressing problems within the state's juvenile justice system.  Full Story

Maine's problematic green crabs dwindled in 2014
09/15/2014 10:24 PM EDT - PORTLAND, Maine -- Scientists say an explosion of invasive green crabs that threatens Maine's lucrative soft-shell clam industry appears to have tapered off, at least temporarily. Full Story

New England in Brief
09/15/2014 10:25 PM EDT - ST. ALBANS (AP) -- Police in St. Albans, Vermont, are trying to determine who grew 15 to 20 marijuana plants seized in the town. Full Story

In WDEV debate, Shumlin defends record, Milne throws jabs
09/15/2014 01:55 PM EDT - TUNBRIDGE -- Democratic Gov. Peter Shumlin nimbly defended his economic policies, education initiatives and his ambitious single payer health care reform plan in a debate with three challengers at a WDEV debate at the Tunbridge World's Fair on Saturday.  Full Story

In Vermont, a milestone in green-energy efforts
09/14/2014 10:39 PM EDT - BURLINGTON -- Vermont's largest city has a new success to add to its list of socially conscious achievements: 100 percent of its electricity now comes from renewable sources such as wind, water and biomass. Full Story

CEO governor hopeful walks a fine line in New Hampshire
09/14/2014 10:39 PM EDT - CONCORD, N.H. -- Walt Havenstein emphasizes his leadership of large, multi-billion dollar defense contractors as he aims to convince New Hampshire's voters that he has the right tools to be governor, boost the economy and create jobs. Full Story

Man wanted for robbery arrested at Frisbee tourney

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A man wanted for an armed bank robbery in New York eluded authorities for four years until they caught up with him while he played at an ultimate Frisbee tournament in Oregon. Full Story
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