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Efforts to force school districts to merge their boards and budgets in Vermont a rural state with declining enrollment and rising education costs have sparked backlash with more than 20 communities planning to take legal action.
The Vermont National Guard's top officer says he will retire next year.
Officials from The Vermont Student Assistance Corporation and the Vermont State Colleges system hosted a summit today to discuss the results of a study that tracked students from the class of 2012 to determine if they completed college and how long it took.
More 30 years after wildlife officials in Massachusetts launched a program to bring the bald eagle back to the state, the population appears to be steadily growing.
President George H.W. Bush had a lot of connections to New England.
Newly elected Vermont legislators have been participating in orientation sessions and parties are caucusing in Montpelier to choose their nominees to lead the House and Senate in the next session. Over the weekend, House Democrats met and re-nominated the current Speaker for a second term.
This week, Berkshire District Attorney-elect Andrea Harrington is heading to Houston, Texas. She's attending a Fair and Just Prosecution conference hosted by Harris County DA Kim Ogg. The organization works to create a network of progressive prosecutors, saying it brings together newly elected local prosecutors who are committed to fairness, equity, compassion and fiscal responsibility.
With farm fields soaked and basements flooded, this was one of the wettest autumns on record in New England.
Ignoring a veto threat from the mayor, the City Council in Springfield, Massachusetts plans to take final votes tonight on an ordinance to ban city employees from asking people about their immigration status.
The top cop in North Adams, Massachusetts is retiring in early 2019.
The City Council in Springfield, Massachusetts will have a new president in 2019.
Massachusetts lawmakers are considering a bill that would require National Grid to provide health insurance to locked-out gas workers and prohibit public funds from flowing to the company until the labor dispute ends.
Ignoring a veto threat from the mayor, the City Council in Springfield, Massachusetts plans to take final votes Monday on an ordinance to ban city employees from asking people about their immigration status.
The Environmental Protection Agency is holding a public meeting in the Berkshires Monday.
Progressive and liberal thinkers from around the world are in Burlington, Vermont this weekend to discuss issues and find practical ways to move forward. Many of the people at this first conference organized by the Sanders Institute attended the opening reception Thursday evening to hear the keynote speech from Independent Senator Bernie Sanders.
Time is running short for Massachusetts residents to enroll in health insurance plans for next year.
New property tax rates have been set in the largest city in western Massachusetts. A majority of homeowners and businesses in Springfield are likely to see higher bills in the new year.
A major player in the development of Berkshire County as a tourist destination died today.
When President Trump talks trade this weekend with the president of China, the stakes could be high for a western Massachusetts factory. The White House plan to raise existing tariffs on Chinese goods to 25 percent on January 1 st will add to the cost of making subway cars at the CRRC factory in Springfield. The rail car shells and some other parts are imported from China.
Tuesday night, the Pittsfield, Massachusetts City Council voted to forgive more than $2.5 million in debt on the Beacon Cinema. The choice was between the downtown movie theater facing foreclosure or accepting the loss as part of a deal with a Michigan-based company called Phoenix Theatres.