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  1. Meteor captured on dashcam video lights up New England skyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | The Bennington Banner

    In this frame from video provided by portsmouthwebcam.com, a fireball streaks across the sky at Portsmouth Harbor early Tuesday, May 17, in Portsmouth, N.H. The bright flash visible from several states was apparently left by a meteor burning up as it passed through Earth's atmosphere. Mike McCormack/portsmouthwebcam.com via AP PORTLAND, MAINE >> A police sergeant looking for speeders captured a fireball streaking across the sky on his dashboard camera early Tuesday.

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  2. Trash fish: Pass the dogfish nuggets? Seafood industry rebrands 'trash'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | The Bennington Banner

    Redfish are displayed at the Portland Fish Exchange in Portland, Maine. Fishermen are being forced to start adapting more quickly to changing fish stocks in ocean and market new species based on what is available.

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  3. Pownal would seek businesses, residents to buy from solar projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2015 | The Bennington Banner

    POWNAL >> The Selectboard will have to find other groups to purchase electricity generated by a proposed solar project after the School Board voted this week to join another project. The town had eyed the school as one group to purchase electricity from a solar project.

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  4. Scientists: Warming ocean a factor in collapse of New England cod fisheryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2015 | The Bennington Banner

    In this Wednesday photo, fisherman Buck Alexander mends a trawling net used for mid-water fishing, in Portland, Maine. Since the collapse of the cod population, a groundfish, many of New England's fishermen now pursue other species.

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  5. Pownal School Board elects to join solar consortiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | The Bennington Banner

    POWNAL >> The Pownal Elementary School Board followed up its regularly scheduled meeting last week with a special meeting on Monday to resolve the issue of two competing solar contracts. At the Wednesday meeting, Thomas Garden of Triland Partners, the Windham, New Hampshire group that is considering developing a solar project on the capped landfill near the Pownal Waste Water Treatment Facility off Dean Road, gave a presentation before the board on purchasing electricity from the project at a reduced rate.

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  6. In New England, low heating oil prices buy some timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | The Bennington Banner

    A driver for an oil delivery company fills his truck at the Sprague terminal in South Portland, Maine. New England is getting another break on heating oil prices this winter, with potential savings of hundreds of dollars per customer, providing breathing room for a region with some of the nation's highest energy costs.

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  7. Judge approves for $338M oil train settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | The Bennington Banner

    PORTLAND, MAINE >> A U.S. bankruptcy judge on Friday approved a $338 million settlement fund for victims of the fiery 2013 oil train derailment that claimed 47 lives in Quebec, clearing the way for payments to victims by year's end. Judge Peter Cary announced his approval after Canadian Pacific dropped its objection and after a Canadian judge gave conditional approval Thursday.

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  8. Maine, New Hampshire have light mosquito year; Vermont mixedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | The Bennington Banner

    PORTLAND, MAINE >> Some say the mosquito is the unofficial bird of the northern New England states, but this year the pesky insects took it easy on the hikers and beachgoers they are famous for plaguing in Maine and New Hampshire. Maine state epidemiologist Siiri Bennett said the summer's hot, dry weather made the 2015 mosquito season a light year for the bloodsuckers in her state.

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  9. Appalachian Trail record holder pays fine for Maine bubblyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2015 | The Bennington Banner

    Scott Jurek poses for a photo before starting the McAfee Knob portion of the Appalachian Trail in Catawba, Va., in June. The ultramarathoner who set the record for completing the Appalachian Trail paid about a 500 fine Wednesday to settle citations over his celebration atop Maine's Mount Katahdin, which struck a nerve with park officials worried about crowding and commercialization of the trail.

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  10. Northern New England's bear hunters could face tough seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 | The Bennington Banner

    PORTLAND, MAINE >> Northern New England's bear hunters might have a more difficult time bagging a bruin this year due to an abundance of natural food. Most of a black bear's diet is plant material, such as acorns and berries.

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