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Demand For Local Food Makes New England Fertile For Crop Of Young Farmers

Farmers and industry experts say New England is bucking a trend toward larger, but fewer, farms because many residents want to buy food locally and young entrepreneurs want to produce it.

08/22/2014

Used cooking oil has become a precious commodity. (Photo by Cate Gillon/Getty Images)

Truck Driver Pleads Guilty In New England Cooking Oil Scheme

A truck driver has pleaded guilty in a scheme to steal $430,000 worth of used cooking oil from hundreds of restaurants in Massachusetts and Rhode Island to sell in New Hampshire.

08/22/2013

Marissa Castelli and Simon Shnapir (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Boston-Based Figure Skating Pair Wins US Championship

A pair of figure skaters who train in Boston have won the U.S. Figure Skating Championships.

01/26/2013

(Photo credit: MATT CAMPBELL/AFP/Getty Images)

RI Couple Arrested For OUI On Same Night In Separate Towns

A Rhode Island couple spent part of Friday night in jail together after being arrested on separate drunk driving charges.

12/15/2012

(Photo by Evan Agostini/Getty Images)

Cranston, RI Schools End Father-Daughter Dances After ACLU Complaint

Cranston Mayor Allan Fung says he’s “utterly disappointed” the school district ended the gender-based events after the American Civil Liberties Union sent a letter of complaint.

09/18/2012

Jessica Ahlquist challenged the prayer banner in Cranston High School West.

Cranston School Will Not Appeal Ruling To Take Down Prayer Banner

A huge crowd packed a Rhode Island high school, angry over a ruling which may force the city to take down a prayer banner that’s been up for decades.

02/16/2012

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