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Rutland has appointed its new fire chief after a lengthy search.

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 A 19-year-old freshman was fatally stabbed on New York's Binghamton University campus and his assailant remained at large Monday, authorities said.

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A Massachusetts man is facing a murder charge in the death last week of his estranged girlfriend.


Commercial fishing managers will consider the subject of who pays for at-sea monitoring that is needed to craft regulations about the industry.

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Fenway Park already has its Green Monster — and now environmental activists want the whole ballpark to "go green."

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 The city of Boston has held a moment of silence on the fifth anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing.


Columbia University is moving ahead with the second round of a scholarship program for displaced Syrian students.


Efforts by the state and nonprofit organizations to boost the number of New Yorkers registered to donate their organs are paying off.

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The Vermont Supreme Court has ruled that a teenager accused of planning a shooting at his former high school should not be kept in jail pending his trial.

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Connecticut's Democratic and Republican legislative leaders want to determine if any changes to the General Assembly's sexual harassment policy are needed, despite a lack of official sexual harassment complaints filed against Connecticut lawmakers.

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An event facility in Southington is saying that it will not be the site of a National Rifle Association fundraiser dinner.

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The Massachusetts Senate has passed a bill supporters are calling a student loan bill of rights.

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The New York Police Department won't have to reveal details about its portable cellphone tracking system commonly known as Stingrays.

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New York state will spend $18.5 million on efforts to disrupt gang recruitment on Long Island.

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Vermont's Republican governor is set to sign the first significant gun restrictions in the state's history during a ceremony Wednesday.

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  A Democratic candidate for Connecticut governor who refused to leave a forum where she wasn't invited and had to be dragged off the stage by police is facing criminal charges.

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A real estate developer from Florida has been sentenced to over 7 years in prison at a federal court hearing in Connecticut.

A former host of one of National Public Radio's most successful programs who was fired over allegations of workplace abuse is apologizing and asking for a second chance.

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Authorities say they are investigating the "suspicious death" of a 6-year-old girl in Massachusetts.


Residents in Yonkers say a condemned building has become home to a horde of rats that threatens the surrounding neighborhood.

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 An influential liberal organization is backing Cynthia Nixon over incumbent Andrew Cuomo in the race for New York governor.

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Two Connecticut senators have plans to amend a bill awaiting Senate action with language to financially assist homeowners with foundations crumbling because of an iron sulfide.


Officials in New York are warning hospital emergency rooms about a new form of synthetic marijuana laced with rat poison that is linked to cases of uncontrolled bleeding.

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The governor of New York is proposing to prohibit all employers from asking job applicants about their prior salary history.

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 Police say a middle school janitor in Stafford threatened a school shooting in a move that prompted a district-wide lockdown.

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The fundraising race between three Republican candidates hoping to oust Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is picking up.

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Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker says he's not planning to meet with Vice President Mike Pence when the fellow Republican travels to Boston to attend a Republican National Committee event.

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A key legislative committee is set to unveil its version of Massachusetts’ $40 billion budget for the fiscal year that begins in July.

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Several former U.S. governors will be gathering at the Harvard University School of Public Health to discuss the nation's ongoing opioid addiction crisis.

 A New York man was found dead on an interstate highway in Connecticut, and police are looking for the driver who hit him.