MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Two members of Congress - Vermont's Peter Welch and New Mexico's Ray LujAn are proposing nationwide energy standards - one for renewable energy and another for energy efficiency.
GRAND ISLE, Vt. (AP) - A drawbridge on the main road connecting Vermont's Lake Champlain Islands was stuck in the up position for more than an hour, forcing traffic to be re-routed.
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - A man was rescued from a sewer in Manchester, New Hampshire after a passerby saw a hand waving at him from the drain.
OSSIPEE, N.H. (AP) - An eastern New Hampshire county is considering bankruptcy to close a budget shortfall of about $2 million.
WASHINGTON (AP) - It took Ted Cruz three months to raise $10 million for his campaign for president, a springtime sprint of $1,000-per-plate dinners, hundreds of handshakes and a stream of emails asking supporters to chip in a few bucks.
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) - A single-vehicle crash in Portsmouth has left two New Hampshire women seriously injured, with one facing charges including driving while intoxicated.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The 22 water systems in Vermont that draw from Lake Champlain are participating in a program to regularly monitor for a potentially toxic blue-green algae that shut down service to 400,000 customers in Ohio last summer.
Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New England newspapers:
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Two-time New Hampshire primary winner John McCain is returning to the state this weekend campaign alongside South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham.
KILLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - Vermont State Police are investigating a one-vehicle crash in Killington that killed a Connecticut man and left a woman with minor injuries.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The state is entering the second month of a budget stalemate and Republican leaders say a compromise could be months away even as discussions continue between GOP lawmakers and Democratic Gov. Maggie Hassan.
RICHMOND, Vt. (AP) - Vermont State Police are asking for the public's help as they investigate an accident on Interstate 89 in Richmond that left one man dead and a woman seriously injured.
NHDOTI89: CRASH CLEARED: Bow/Concord, I-89 SB just before I-93. Right lane open.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - Two New York Army National Guard helicopters are in Rhode Island this weekend for the largest international military parachute competition in the world.
LACONIA, N.H. (AP) - Laconia's Motorcycle Week ended with the rally losing money for the first time since 2007.
NEWBURY, N.H. (AP) - The 82nd annual League of New Hampshire Craftsmen's Fair - billed as the nation's oldest continuously running crafts fair - is underway at the Mount Sunapee Resort in Newbury.
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - The public is invited to an open house being held by the Vermont Air National Guard at its South Burlington base.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Planned Parenthood clinics in Maine, Vermont and New Hampshire say they don't donate fetal tissue for research, even though they say it's legal to do so.
NHDOTI89: CRASH ALERT: Bow/Concord, I-89 SB just before I-93. Right lane closed.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - In the summer of 1999, John McCain didn't have many big names backing his campaign for president. He didn't have much money, either, and even resorted at one point to giving away ice cream to drum up a decent-size crowd.
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