Local

Photo: clipart.com

Three Arrested In Kiln Vandalism

(Plainfield, MA) — Three arrests have been made in the vandalism of a historic stone kiln in the woods of Plainfield. Last month vandals severely damaged the oldest flagstone charcoal kiln in New England, built around 1870. Arrested were Leon Tuthill Junior of Plainfield, and Alexander Miller and Cody Jobst [[ johbst ]] of Ashfield. Police say the three started a fire and partially dismantled the kiln to celebrate Tuthill’s 21st birthday.

Recent Headlines

in National

CDC wants to increase HPV vaccination rates

Fresh
cdc

The rates of vaccination against the sexually transmitted virus that causes cervical and other types of cancer remain too low, federal health officials say.

in National, Sports

Ohio State University fires marching band director

osu

OSU has fired the director of its celebrated marching band amid allegations he knew about "serious cultural issues" including sexual harassment.

in National

Unemployment claims at lowest level since ’06

jobs

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell to the lowest level in more than eight years last week.

in Local

State lottery exceeds fiscal expectations

lottery

It was apparently a good year for the State Lottery.

in Local

Shark Finning now illegal in Massachusetts

shark-alt

The practice of "shark finning" is now illegal in Massachusetts.