The company that owns the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant plans to cut its work force. Vermont state officials say they haven’t been told how many jobs could be lost, but a reporter for the Vermont Digger is quoting leaked internal documents from Entergy, saying there could be a 10% reduction is workforce, which would mean about 65 layoffs. Officially Entergy will only say it’s launched a company-wide effort to cut costs, and workforce reductions will be one result.
A look back at some of this week's biggest newsmakers and the headlines you may have missed.
AAA predicts gas prices could drop below $2 a gallon by the end of the year.
An arrest warrant has been issued for a suspect who possibly robbed the Kolakoski Farm Stand on Routes 5 and 10 Wednesday.
Today, MGM officials will hold the second of a two-day open house at the company's State Street offices for prospective contractors. Union construction companies which are female or minority-owned are being encouraged to attend.
Holyoke State Representative Aaron Vega has filed a bill to outlaw the practice of necrophilia in the Bay State. There is currently no law banning sex with the dead.