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Maine lawmaker will try again for scallop harvesting limit

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A Maine legislator says he will try again next year to persuade the Legislature to limit the harvest on the state's popular, meaty scallops.

Today at 10:24AM
Police: Criminal charges unlikely in backyard menagerie case

TIVERTON, R.I. (AP) - Authorities say a Massachusetts couple who kept a menagerie of goats, chickens, ducks and alpacas behind a condemned home in Tiverton are unlikely to face criminal charges in Rhode Island.

Today at 10:06AM
Marathon bomber's friend drops appeal on obstruction charges

BOSTON (AP) - A friend of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) has dropped an appeal of his conviction for obstructing the investigation into the bombing.

Today at 09:48AM
Driver stopped under cellphone law arrested on drug charges

SALEM, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire's new hands-free cellphone law has led to the arrest of a driver from Massachusetts on drug charges after a police officer stopped him about using the phone, then smelled marijuana.

Today at 09:12AM
Massachusetts country club experiences hole-in-one spree

CONCORD, Mass. (AP) - Members of a Massachusetts country club are having a remarkable golf season.

Jul 2
Economists: Snow didn't hurt strong state economy

BOSTON (AP) - Economists say the brutal winter weather of early 2015 had only a "transitory, and ultimately minor" effect on the state's overall economic health.

Jul 2
Brockton police shoot, kill man pulls gun

BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) - Brockton police have and shot and killed a man they say a pointed what turned out to be a BB gun at them.

Jul 2
Islanders sign 6 players to 2-way, 1-year contracts

NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Islanders have signed Joe Whitney, James Wright and four other forwards to one-year, two-way contracts.

Jul 2
Northern New England states fight, track invasive bugs

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Ever vigilant, researchers in Northern New England have added more tools to help them track the spread of an invasive beetle that has destroyed millions of ash trees.

Jul 2
Police investigate unattended death at Burlington hotel

BURLINGTON, Mass. (AP) - Police are investigating an unattended death at a Burlington hotel.

Jul 2
L.L. Bean opening first outlet store in New York state

QUEENSBURY, N.Y. (AP) - L.L. Bean plans to open its first outlet store in New York state at a popular shopping complex near the Adirondack Mountains.

Jul 2
Woman who gave driver drug in fatal crash faces parole soon

BRENTWOOD, N.H. (AP) - A New Hampshire woman jailed for giving a drug to a 19-year-old woman in 2013, hours before the teen drove into some bicyclists, killing two, has been approved for a work release program a month before she's to be released on parole.

Jul 2
Good Samaritan shot following traffic accident

LYNN, Mass. (AP) - Police and witnesses say a good Samaritan who came to the aid of an elderly man who was being assaulted following a traffic accident in Lynn was himself shot by the assailant who then fled the scene.