Three years after Irene: Fish hatchery among the lingering scars

08/29/2014 09:51 AM EDT
ROXBURY -- The Roxbury Fish Hatchery stood up to decades of storms since it was built in 1891, but when Tropical Storm Irene's heavy downpours flooded the Flint Brook in 2011, some 70,000 nursling fish were swept downstream within hours. 
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USDA chief announces $45 million to help farmers curb runoff
08/29/2014 09:44 AM EDT - BURLINGTON -- Vermont farmers will get a boost from the federal government to help restore Lake Champlain's water quality. Full Story

 
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Three years after Irene: Fish hatchery among the lingering scars

08/29/2014 09:51 AM EDT
ROXBURY -- The Roxbury Fish Hatchery stood up to decades of storms since it was built in 1891, but when Tropical Storm Irene's heavy downpours flooded the Flint Brook in 2011, some 70,000 nursling fish were swept downstream within hours. 
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USDA chief announces $45 million to help farmers curb runoff
08/29/2014 09:44 AM EDT - BURLINGTON -- Vermont farmers will get a boost from the federal government to help restore Lake Champlain's water quality. Full Story

Artie T. makes triumphant return to Market Basket HQ
08/28/2014 10:54 PM EDT - TEWKSBURY, Mass. -- Triumphant Market Basket workers celebrated both their first day back to work on Thursday morning and the return of the man they had risked their jobs for -- CEO Arthur T. Demoulas. Full Story

New Hampshire Supreme Court upholds education tax credit law
08/28/2014 10:54 PM EDT - CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- The state Supreme Court has left intact a New Hampshire law that creates a business education tax credit to fund scholarships to private schools. Full Story

FairPoint declares impasse, unions disagree
08/28/2014 10:55 PM EDT - PORTLAND, Maine -- The telephone service provider for Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont declared an impasse after four months of labor negotiations, while more than 1,700 workers for the company were advised by union officials Thursday to be on "standby" for a possible strike or lockout. Full Story

New England in Brief
08/28/2014 10:57 PM EDT - CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- A committee formed to study how to regulate and control synthetic drugs in New Hampshire has met for the first time. Full Story

Many happy returns for Market Basket customers, associates
08/28/2014 06:30 PM EDT - LOWELL, Mass. -- The scent of 71 bakery departments baking enough cakes, cookies and bread to replenish the barren shelves of Market Basket smelled a lot like triumph for the chain's employees and customers. Full Story

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Hip-hop moves as strong force for Michael Brown

NEW YORK (AP) — Rappers are making their voices heard in song and on the ground in Ferguson, Missouri, in the wake of Michael Brown's shooting death, channeling hip-hop's earlier roots when the genre worked as a voice for the oppressed and spoke out against injustice. Full Story