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Mass. man killed in Pittsford plane crash

Norman L. Baker, 89, of Windsor, Massachusetts, was traveling to the Middlebury area to visit family for Thanksgiving, according to Capt. Michael Manley, troop commander of the Vermont State Police southern division. "We obviously feel sorry for the family, on a holiday to be losing a family member.

RUTLAND HERALD - 2017-11-24 01:00:00

Pilot found dead after crash had flown planes his whole life

A pilot found dead after a small-plane crash in Vermont has been identified as an 89-year-old Massachusetts man who had been flying planes his entire life. Police say Windsor, Massachusetts, resident Norman L. Baker was the only person on the four-passenger plane, which had been reported missing. Ba

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2017-11-24 03:22:00

Midnight Rush Followed by Steady Stream of Shoppers on Black Friday

A lot of retailers started sales before Thanksgiving, but people are still out in full force on Black Friday. Shoppers were up early at the South Shore Plaza in Braintree, Massachusetts. After a midnight rush, there was a steady stream of shoppers early Friday morning. South Shore Plaza General Mana

NECN - 2017-11-24 10:41:34

Marketing agency Hatch 130 looks to grow with Bridgeport

Hatch 130, a marketing and design agency in Bridgeport, has come a long way in its two years of existence - and has its sights set on becoming one of the state's top five agencies by the end of next year. "We've got our flag in the ground," said owner Scott Lilly at the firm's recently opened office

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2017-11-24 14:30:21

Wedding bells ring at The Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing at Rome

ROME - Wedding bells rang Sunday in what was an event of a lifetime at The Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing at Rome as a pair of Grand guests celebrated their daughter's wedding, according a news release. Betty and Tony Tornatore were unable to be with their daughter, Lisa, when she got married last

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2017-11-24 16:02:21

Editorial: Hang up and drive

With Gov. Charlie Baker now on board, the effort to ban the use of hand-held cellphones while driving in Massachusetts may get a surge of momentum. In the interest of public safety, we sure hope that's the case. As we've said many times, we're not in the habit of applauding more government restricti

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Massachusetts man, 89, found dead in Vermont plane crash - The Boston Globe

The pilot of a plane that took off from Massachusetts was found dead Thursday in Pittsford, Vt., one day after his plane was first reported missing, Vermont State Police said. The pilot, Norman L. Baker, 89, of Windsor, took off from Pittsfield and was headed to Middlebury, Vt., a trip he has made a

BOSTON GLOBE - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Shopping outlet takes extra precaution on Black Friday

Security at one of Massachusett's largest shopping outlets was increased to keep guests safe as people shopped on Black Friday. Barriers were placed by public walkways at Wrentham Village Premium Outlets to prevent cars from being able to get close to crowds. In addition to the barriers, there was

TURNTO10.COM - 2017-11-24 06:39:22

Massachusetts shoppers waiting for Black Friday to officially begin

WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - Shoppers are still waiting for Black Friday to start in Massachusetts, but in Connecticut the bargains began hours ago. There are already long lines outside of the Kohls in West Springfield. The doors to Best Buy in Enfield didn't open until 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving D

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-11-24 02:43:27

Black Friday shoppers out in force on Thanksgiving Thursday

Black Friday 2017 NORTH ATTLEBORO, Mass. (WPRI) - Black Friday shoppers looking for those greats deals don't have the opportunity to shop early on Thanksgiving Thursday in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. It didn't stop some locals from starting early though, waiting until just after midnight for t

WPRI - 2017-11-24 03:57:24

Medical marijuana company to try again to locate in Westport

WESTPORT - A company on Monday will return for the second time in as many years for a letter of non-opposition to develop a registered marijuana dispensary. This time, Xiphias Wellness Inc. will ask selectmen for a letter to develop a retail-only RMD within an existing 2,610-square-foot structure at

HERALD NEWS - 2017-11-24 16:13:31

89-year-old pilot dead after small-plane crash in Pittsford

A pilot from Massachusetts is dead after his Cessna crashed Wednesday afternoon in Pittsford. Norman L. Baker, 89, of Windsor, was alone aboard the four-person aircraft, according to Vermont State Police. The cause of the crash is yet to be determined, and an autopsy is being performed. A landowner

VTDIGGER - 2017-11-24 04:58:25

Bedford woman does Thanksgiving differently

BEDFORD - Most of us celebrated a classic Thanksgiving by sitting at a table, eating turkey, being with family and maybe reflecting on how the Pilgrims came to settle in America so long ago. Marilyn Cleveland celebrated the holiday traditionally as well, perhaps more like the original Thanksgiving f

VINCENNES SUN COMMERCIAL - 2017-11-24 05:00:00

Thieves steal woman's dog's surgery money; friends raise nearly 20K

A week ago, Melissa Horstman's Worcester, Massachusetts, home was invaded by burglars who smashed the glass on her sliding door and took nearly $3,000 in valuables and cash. >> Read more trending news Shortly after 9 p.m. last Thursday night, the thieves broke into her home and not only stole the

NEWS965.COM - 2017-11-24 07:26:00

Dracut athletic complex honors Ed Murphy

DRACUT -- They called him coach, they called him the dean, they called him dad. To so many in this town, Ed Murphy was all of that and so much more. The legacy of the legendary high school football coach, who died earlier this year at the age of 97, was never in danger of fading from Dracut's memo

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-11-24 12:00:27

Downeast woods, jobs and global warming

The Downeast woods are where jobs and global warming are wed. For starters, Hancock and Washington are among the most forested and privately owned counties in the nation. Back 300 years ago when the King claimed that all the privately owned pine was his and fined our ancestors for their cutting, we

ELLSWORTH AMERICAN - 2017-11-24 12:54:47

Black Friday shoppers take advantage of early openings in New Hampshire

As most people were just sitting down to the Thanksgiving table, others were lined up to be the first in the door on Black Friday Eve. Some stores stayed closed for the holiday, while others opened up to big crowds eager to shop. A few customers were let in at a time at Best Buy at the Mall of New H

WMUR.COM - 2017-11-24 03:38:00

Why are North Atlantic right whale numbers declining?

One of the world's most endangered animals used to be routinely seen off the NC coast. Not anymore. By Adam Wagner GateHouse Media WILMINGTON -- After years of steady improvement, one of the Atlantic ocean's most at-risk whales -- a species with strong ties to North Carolina -- is in perilous decli

JDNEWS.COM - 2017-11-24 15:33:46

New Hampshire woman hired as new city assessor

HAVERHILL - Mayor James Fiorentini has appointed a former assistant assessor for the city of Chelsea to replace longtime Haverhill Assessor Steve Gullo, who held the position for 23 years until retiring in August. Christine Webb of Exeter, New Hampshire, began her new job Nov. 1. A certified residen

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-11-24 00:00:00

Coyote Attacks Man After He Mistakes It for a Dog

A man in Ashburham, Massachusetts, sustained multiple bites after he mistook a coyote for a dog. River Labreque, 22, said he's used to seeing loose dogs in the area, so he assumed the coyote that showed up near his house was just a Siberian Husky-type dog. Labreque was on his phone when the coyote

REALTREE.COM - 2017-11-24 08:00:00