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Today at 02:24PM
Coming Sunday: Portraits of Sugar Makers

Throughout the past few weeks, I've traversed the Upper Valley to photograph and interview local sugar makers and find out how they learned the craft of making maple syrup. The highlight for me was having…

Today at 01:44PM
Inmate missing from halfway house

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire authorities say a minimum security inmate has walked away from a transitional housing unit in Manchester.

Today at 12:20PM
Conference at Brown examines 1st-generation challenges

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Brown University junior Stanley Stewart said he always knew going to college would be a way out of poverty.

Today at 11:55AM
College to pay remaining costs after pumpkin festival melee

KEENE, N.H. (AP) - A college has agreed to pay a New Hampshire city the remaining costs incurred during violent disturbances that broke out at last year's annual pumpkin fest.

Today at 11:32AM
College to pay some costs after pumpkin festival melee

KEENE, N.H. (AP) - Keene State College will pay the city for some overtime costs incurred during violent disturbances that broke out near the Keene Pumpkin Festival last year.

Today at 11:23AM
Woman sentenced in 2nd embezzlement case

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - A Vermont woman accused of embezzlement for the second time in four years has been sentenced to 21 months in prison.

Today at 10:56AM
Young Bands of the Upper Valley: Watch Their Videos

You may have seen the article in Thursday’s Valley News featuring a trio of young musicians and musical groups in the Upper Valley: Billy Sharff, Coquette and The Grand Mandibles. Here’s a collection…

Today at 10:46AM
New Hampshire attorney general warns of tax scams

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire's attorney general is warning residents to beware of scams as the federal tax filing deadline approaches.

Today at 10:38AM
Maine weighs revoking seat belt law days after 75-car pileup

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - It's an effort that even the bill's sponsor acknowledges is poor timing.

Today at 10:08AM
Local & Regional Briefs for Friday, Feb. 27, 2015

Orford Woman Pleads Not Guilty In McDonald's Crash White River Junction -- A 51-year-old woman pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges that stem from reports that she drove into the White River Junction…

Today at 09:41AM
Vermont House endorses renewable energy package

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont House has advanced a wide-ranging bill that pushes utilities beyond electricity to help customers save on heat and could resolve criticism that the current state program to promote renewable energy double counts its results.

Today at 09:40AM
Vermont lawmakers, officials look at $29 million in cuts

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont lawmakers and officials of Gov. Peter Shumlin's administration are looking at a list of potential budget cuts totaling $29 million, including possible elimination of a state subsidy to make health insurance more affordable.

Today at 08:30AM
Ayotte, Shaheen vote for homeland security funding bill

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire's U.S. senators both voted in favor of a bill that funds the Department of Homeland Security and leaves intact President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration.

Today at 08:13AM
Police seize weapons after spotting car driving erratically

SALEM, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire police say they seized a semi-automatic sub-machine pistol with a silencer, a 12-gauge shotgun and drugs after spotting a car driving erratically on Route 28 in Salem.

Today at 08:12AM
Parents of slain journalist: Next 'Jihadi John' is on way

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - The parents of an American journalist beheaded by the Islamic State group say they are surprised a college-educated, London-raised man is the masked militant known as "Jihadi John" from the video of their son's slaying but also realize stopping him won't end the bloodshed.

Today at 07:56AM
2 set to plead guilty in June killing of New Hampshire teen

DOVER, N.H. (AP) - Two men charged with killing a teenager during a robbery are set to plead guilty in return for their testimony against a third man who is still awaiting trial.

Today at 07:13AM
Animal abuse complaint nets livestock and dogs

HARDWICK, Vt. (AP) - Police in Vermont say they have seized livestock and dogs after receiving a complaint of animal abuse at a property in Hardwick.