Somerville, Mass. firefighter Earl Johnson places flowers at a makeshift memorial on the front of fire station Engine 33, Thursday, March 27, 2014, in Boston. Fire station Engine 33 was the station of fallen firefighters Lt. Edward J. Walsh and Michael R. Kennedy who lost their lives fighting a 9-alarm fire in a four-story brownstone in Boston's Back Bay neighborhood Wednesday, March 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Boston honors two fallen firefighters

It was a somber day in Boston as the city paid tribute to Lieutenant Ed Walsh and Firefighter Michael Kennedy, the two who died battling Wed…


Autism prevalence up 30% in two years

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$100K bail for mother of missing boy

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The Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant will close down by the end of this year. The lower price of natural gas and wholesale energy prices h…


Home care aides demanding better pay

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uAspire helps students afford college

A college degree is one of the most beneficial, and most expensive investments that many people will ever make, and it's that cost that keep…

Slow spring hurting area farmers

It may be the end of March but it continues to feel more like February. 22News is working for you to show how this is affecting area farmers…