Bennington: Two arraigned after largest heroin seizure in town to date

Two Massachusetts men plead not guilty to felony charges
02/05/2016 08:49 AM EST
BENNINGTON — Two Springfield, Mass., men face multiple felony charges for their connection to what Bennington police say is the town's largest heroin seizure to date. Juan R. Martori, 24, and Robert Morales, 25, pleaded not guilty to charges in Vermont Superior Court on Thursday after police say they seized 690 bags of heroin from the two men's South Street motel room. 
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LOCAL NEWS
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Snow? Yes, snow: Berkshires, Southern Vermont see a couple inches

Surprise! Winter still has some bite to it. But a light to moderate snowfall in western New England on Friday morning is expected to taper off quickly, said John Quinlan, meteorologist at the National Weather Service in Albany, N.Y. No winter weather advisories are being issued for Berkshire County and southern Vermont, he explained, because snowfall totals are expected to be no more than two Full Story
SPORTS
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Eagles hang tough but can't keep up with MSJ

Arlington falls to 6-10 on the season with 54-20 loss to Mounties
ARLINGTON >> The Arlington Memorial High School girls basketball team gave Mount St. Joseph everything they had in the tank on Thursday night but couldn't keep pace with the Mounties in second half and fell to a 54-20 loss. In the first half, the Eagles hung in tough with the number one team in Division IV. Full Story
ENTERTAINMENT
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Busy weekend for Brattleboro Music Center

Northern Roots Festival on Saturday; Heath Quartet on Sunday
BRATTLEBORO — It will be a busy weekend for the Brattleboro Music Center with back to back events on Saturday and Sunday, each one deserving its own weekend in its own right. First off, BMC will present what promises to be the biggest and best ever Northern Roots Festival, a popular day-long event on Saturday, Jan. Full Story
REGION
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Storm could leave close to a foot of snow in New England

BOSTON >> Stoic New Englanders doggedly went about their business Friday as a winter storm that could drop close to a foot of snow in some areas struck the region. They didn't have to like it, but after last winter when some parts of the region received more than nine feet of snow, they could deal with it. Full Story
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Susan Sarandon fires back at Piers Morgan for bra-shaming

Susan Sarandon, Piers Morgan and everyone else on Twitter is in uproar over his fit over her cleavage-revealing bra ensemble at SAG Awards. 
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama launched a campaign to promote his signature healthcare program on Friday in the face of harsh criticism from congressional Republicans who say the plan will raise costs and hurt hiring.   Full Story
 
Roger Goodell wants the Dolphins to stay in Miami
The Dolphins don't have one foot out of Miami, according to Roger Goodell. The NFL commissioner said Thursday that the Dolphins don't necessarily have to relocate despite the Florida legislature's refusal last week to fund renovations to Sun Life Stadium. Full Story

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None of the current crop of TV moms is likely to be voted Mother of the Year, unless the ability to put dinner on the table counts for more than mental health.   Full Story
 
 
Updated: May 10, 2013 3:19:58 PM EDT
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama launched a campaign to promote his signature healthcare program on Friday in the face of harsh criticism from congressional Republicans who say the plan will raise costs and hurt hiring.   Full Story
 
 
Updated: May 10, 2013 3:19:58 PM EDT
 
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Obama launches sales pitch for health insurance program

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama launched a campaign to promote his signature healthcare program on Friday in the face of harsh criticism from congressional Republicans who say the plan will raise costs and hurt hiring. Full Story
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Happy Mother's Day, you heartless, killer psycho TV moms

None of the current crop of TV moms is likely to be voted Mother of the Year, unless the ability to put dinner on the table counts for more than mental health. Full Story
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Obama launches sales pitch for health insurance program

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama launched a campaign to promote his signature healthcare program on Friday in the face of harsh criticism from congressional Republicans who say the plan will raise costs and hurt hiring. Full Story