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  • Aruba

    Aruba

    The most popular island in the Dutch Caribbean, Aruba draws droves of honeymooners and sun worshippers to its sandy shores.
    The most popular island in the Dutch Caribbean, Aruba draws droves of honeymooners and sun worshippers to its sandy shores.
  • Bahamas

    Bahamas

    The Bahamas is ideal for both quick 4- or 5-day jaunts and longer vacations, if you'd really like to island-hop and see as much as you can.
    The Bahamas is ideal for both quick 4- or 5-day jaunts and longer vacations, if you'd really like to island-hop and see as much as you can.
  • Bermuda

    Bermuda

    Set adrift in its own dreamy archipelago in the balmy Gulf Stream, this rich little oasis is slightly British, slightly American and very Bermudian.
    Set adrift in its own dreamy archipelago in the balmy Gulf Stream, this rich little oasis is slightly British, slightly American and very Bermudian.
  • Barbados

    Barbados

    Endless pink- and white-sand beaches and a rich West Indian tradition are what put Barbados on the map, and although it doesn't offer casinos, it has more than just beach life.
  • British Virgin Islands

    British Virgin Islands

    The British Virgin Islands embrace 40-odd islands, some no more than just rocks or spits of land in the sea.
    The British Virgin Islands embrace 40-odd islands, some no more than just rocks or spits of land in the sea.
  • Cayman Islands

    Cayman Islands

    Ringed by coral reefs and pristine azure waters, the three islands that comprise the Cayman Islands are a marine paradise in the western Caribbean.
    Ringed by coral reefs and pristine azure waters, the three islands that comprise the Cayman Islands are a marine paradise in the western Caribbean.
  • Jamaica

    Jamaica

    Most visitors have a mental picture of Jamaica before they arrive: its boisterous culture of reggae and Rastafarianism; its white-sand beaches; and its lush foliage, rivers, mountains, and clear waterfalls.
  • The Dominican Republic

    The Dominican Republic

    White beaches, inexpensive resorts, and natural beauty bring visitors to the Dominican Republic. Columbus even said that "There is no more beautiful island in the world."
  • Puerto Rico

    Puerto Rico

    It's only the size of Connecticut, but Puerto Rico pulsates with more life than any other island in the Caribbean.
    It's only the size of Connecticut, but Puerto Rico pulsates with more life than any other island in the Caribbean.
  • St. Barts

    St. Barts

    St. Barts: Two words synonymous with glitz, glamour, and gorgeous beaches. A taste of the French Riviera in the Caribbean, St. Barts is eternally chic.
  • St. Croix, USVI

    St. Croix, USVI

    Between the two extremes of St. Croix's coasts are beautiful beaches, rolling hills, pastures, and, increasingly, miles of condos.
  • St. John, USVI

    St. John, USVI

    St. John is a wonder of unspoiled beauty: its rocky coastline are beautiful crescent shaped bays and white sand beaches, and the interior is no less impressive.
  • St. Lucia

    St. Lucia

    St. Lucia remains relatively unspoiled, a checkerboard of green-mantled mountains, valleys, wild orchids, and fishing villages.
  • St. Maarten/St. Martin

    St. Maarten/St. Martin

    St. Martin/Sint Maarten is an exotic rum cocktail of French cuisine, Dutch tolerance and Caribbean relaxation set in a sparkling sea of aquamarine.
    St. Martin/Sint Maarten is an exotic rum cocktail of French cuisine, Dutch tolerance and Caribbean relaxation set in a sparkling sea of aquamarine.
  • St. Thomas, USVI

    St. Thomas, USVI

    St. Thomas is not only the shopping hub of the Caribbean, but is also one of the top destinations for sailing, scuba diving, and fishing.
    St. Thomas is not only the shopping hub of the Caribbean, but is also one of the top destinations for sailing, scuba diving, and fishing.
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    Drivers this holiday weekend found lower gas prices at the pump.
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  • Sanders addresses Labor Day rally

    Sanders addresses Labor Day rally

    Monday, September 1 2014 6:51 PM EDT2014-09-01 22:51:52 GMT
    Community members gathered in Burlington's Battery Park Monday to celebrate Labor Day -- and hear from Senator Bernie Sanders.Union leaders addressed the importance of employees supporting one another. They also thanked the community for supporting Vermont's unions. Senator Sanders says the holiday is for working people to not only celebrate their gains, but to also address issues facing the working class."There's a lot of work in front of us if we're going to make sure that our kids and our ...
    Community members gathered in Burlington's Battery Park Monday to celebrate Labor Day -- and hear from Senator Bernie Sanders.Union leaders addressed the importance of employees supporting one another. They also thanked the community for supporting Vermont's unions. Senator Sanders says the holiday is for working people to not only celebrate their gains, but to also address issues facing the working class."There's a lot of work in front of us if we're going to make sure that our kids and our ...
  • Bike racers wrap up weekend events

    Bike racers wrap up weekend events

    Monday, September 1 2014 6:51 PM EDT2014-09-01 22:51:16 GMT
    The Green Mountain Stage Race took to the streets of Burlington Monday.
    The Green Mountain Stage Race took to the streets of Burlington Monday.
  • Authorities seize animals from Santa's Land

    Authorities seize animals from Santa's Land

    Monday, September 1 2014 4:32 PM EDT2014-09-01 20:32:03 GMT
    The Windham County Sheriffs Department says it seized multiple animals from the theme park this weekend.
    The Windham County Sheriffs Department says it seized multiple animals from the theme park this weekend.
  • Body discovered in Massena

    Body discovered in Massena

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    New York State Police are investigating an unidentified body found in Massena.
    New York State Police are investigating an unidentified body found in Massena.
  • Community remembers O'Hagan's presence at Sheffield Field Days

    Community remembers O'Hagan's presence at Sheffield Field Days

    Monday, September 1 2014 6:54 PM EDT2014-09-01 22:54:21 GMT

    Sheffield Field Days is a Labor Day tradition -- attended by hundreds. But each year the event reminds the community who is missing.

    Sheffield Field Days is a Labor Day tradition -- attended by hundreds. But each year the event reminds the community who is missing.

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