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A southwestern New Hampshire organization is getting a $350,000 economic development grant from the parent company of Vermont Yankee to benefit communities affected by the closure of the nuclear power plant.

Vermont emergency management officials say the damage from flooding in central Vermont earlier this month did not cause enough damage to qualify for federal disaster assistance.

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Schools across the state are bracing for a potential zero percent growth in their tax levy next year. While the latest provisions of an ongoing tax cap won’t take effect until the 2016 school year, the state schools boards association says schools are starting to worry now.

According to projections from the State Comptroller, the rate of inflation will rise by less than a percentage point over the next year. The state’s tax cap limits increases in property taxes to 2 percent or the rise in inflation, whichever is lower.

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The Adirondack Park Agency is offering an economic development initiative to all 102 communities within the Blue Line following the completion of a pilot project.

Some hopeful candidates for seats on the Albany County Legislature have gone to court after being thrown off the ballot.

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Westchester County officials are supporting state legislation that would allow municipalities to install traffic cameras at grade crossings.

The other night I went to the theater in Glens Falls and a rock concert kept interrupting the play. To be clear, the music interrupted the drama it did not intrude on it.   But to be blurry, neither did it always enhance the story.

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Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker is ordering his administration to take steps that would make public records more accessible and lower the costs of obtaining those records.

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Host Dr. Alan Chartock is joined by Leah Gunn Barrett, executive director of New Yorkers Against Gun Violence.

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  Joining us for our gardening program is gardener Bob Graves of Faddegon's Nursery, gardener Greg Ward of Ward’s Nursery and arborist Fred Breglia of Landis Arboretum.

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