Police ID Victim in Bethel Shooting; Suspect Pleads Not Guilty (Updated 4:40 p.m.)

East Bethel — Police say a Sunday night shooting on Route 14 that led to a man being airlifted to a hospital was the result of an argument inside the home. Authorities allege homeowner Dennis Dundas, 66, shot …

Residents Still in Fear After Vigil Held for Springfield, Vt., Shooting Victim

Springfield, Vt. — Residents on Sunday evening held a vigil near the site of last week’s fatal shooting on South Street, lending support to the family of Wesley Wing and pledging to address the challenges of drugs and …

A Life: Barbara Yeomans, 1915-2015; ‘A Remarkable Woman Who Had a Very Big Life’

Newport — Age had chosen a resilient, fearless and graceful foe. Though her eyesight and hearing were failing, Barbara Holden Yeomans refused to surrender her intellectual curiosity, her sense of wonder and love of life and friends that …

Residents With Ties to Nepal Focus on Aid

Hanover — Upper Valley residents with ties to Nepal are organizing relief efforts to the Himalayan country rocked by a magnitude 7.8 earthquake on Saturday. As the reported death toll rose above 2, 500 on Sunday, and while …

Fish Use Acute Hearing Sensors to Go With the Flow

There are times when fish appear telepathic. Consider the uncanny way a school of bait fish moves as one to avoid a predator, or the way goldfish in their lighted bowl turn toward the glass when someone walks …

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