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Sanders Announces Bid: For One of Their Own, Vermonters Turn Out in Force

Burlington — The thousands who stand and sit on the grassy park overlooking Lake Champlain are living proof that Bernie Sanders, the feisty, leftist former mayor here to formally kick off his campaign for president, has plenty of …

Newport Narrows Town Manager Search Down to Two

Newport — The Selectboard has chosen Shane O’Keefe, the current town administrator in Swanzey, N.H., and Angus Jennings, who owns a consulting firm in Massachusetts, as the two finalists for the position of town manager. Both candidates will be in Newport on Thursday, current Town Manager Paul Brown …

Claremont Teen Charged With Armed Robbery

Claremont — A Claremont teen charged with armed robbery of a convenience store in Claremont Friday night is being held on $25,000 cash bail following his arraignment in Lebanon District Court on Tuesday. Martinio Bailey, 19, was arrested …

For Slayton Hill Residents, Peace of Mind Worth Wait

Lebanon — Nearly two years after severe storms washed out Slayton Hill Road, the dust and noise of construction have become a way of life for the road’s residents. City officials acknowledged that some residents have complained about …

Dartmouth’s ‘Animal House’ Frat Fights to Keep Residence

Hanover — After Dartmouth College last month cut ties with Alpha Delta Fraternity, the Greek-letter organization is appealing a decision by town officials forbidding it from housing its members at the East Wheelock Street mansion it owns. Hanover …

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  • Windsor at Springfield baseball

    Windsor at Springfield baseball in Springfield, Vt., on May 26, 2015. Windsor won, 11-7. Purchase photo reprints »

  • Kimball Union Academy graduation

    One-hundred students graduated from Kimball Union Academy during the school's 198th graduation in Meriden, N.H., on May 23, 2015. Purchase photo reprints »

  • Lebanon at Hanover baseball

    Lebanon at Hanover baseball at Red Rolfe Field at Biondi Park in Hanover, N.H., on May 22, 2015. Lebanon won, 4-1. Purchase photo reprints »

  • Hopkinton at Stevens baseball

    Hopkinton at Stevens in Claremont, N.H., on May 20, 2015. Hopkinton won 7-1. Purchase photo reprints »

  • South Royalton at Rivendell baseball

    South Royalton at Rivendell baseball in Orford, N.H., on May 18, 2015. South Royalton won, 9-4. Purchase photo reprints »

  • Editor's Picks - May 10-16, 2015

    Work by the Valley News photography staff published May 10-16, 2015. Purchase photo reprints »

  • Tabor at Hanover rowing

    Tabor at Hanover rowing in Hanover, N.H., on May 16, 2015. Tabor won five boys races and one of four girls starts for a 20-6 win. Purchase photo reprints »

  • Woodstock at Hartford tennis

    Woodstock at Hartford tennis in White River Junction, Vt., on May 15, 2015. Purchase photo reprints »

  • MSJ at Woodstock baseball

    MSJ at Woodstock baseball in Woodstock, Vt., on May 14, 2015. MSJ won, 16-1. Purchase photo reprints »

  • Stevens at Newport baseball

    Stevens at Newport baseball in Newport, N.H., on May 13, 2015. Stevens won 15-4. Purchase photo reprints »

  • CVC North track and field meet

    A track and field meet featuring Hanover, Hartford, Kearsarge, Lebanon, Newport, Stevens, Thetford and Windsor in Windsor, Vt., on May 12, 2015. Purchase photo reprints »

  • Four-team golf meet

    Woodstock, Mill River, Mid-Vermont Christian, and Rivendell Academy all participated in the golf meet at the Quechee Club golf course in Quechee, Vt., on May 11, 2015. Rivendell won by two strokes. Purchase photo reprints »