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APNewsBreak: Stowe bridge has cracks; no danger

STOWE, Vt. (AP) - A new bridge installed just this summer just south of Stowe village on Vermont Route 100 is showing big cracks in its concrete beams.

Today at 06:27AM
Man says he's quarantined after West Africa trip

RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) - A Rutland man says he's the person being voluntarily quarantined by Vermont health officials after he returned from a private visit to West Africa where he went to investigate the Ebola outbreak.

Today at 06:10AM
Pedestrian struck by truck in heavy rain

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) - Police in Nashua, New Hampshire, say a pedestrian is in critical condition after he was struck by a truck at an intersection during the night in heavy rain.

Today at 06:04AM
$100k bail set for 2nd suspect in child IV death

ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) - A judge has set a $100,000 bail for a man charged with second-degree murder in the case of a 13-year-old disabled boy who died after vodka was added to an IV line to quiet him down.

Today at 04:18AM
Company drops plan for telecommunications tower

PLAINFIELD, Vt. (AP) - Vermont Telephone Company has dropped plans for a telecommunications tower in Plainfield, saying it was "kicked out" by the town.

Today at 04:04AM
More time given in conviction overturned lawsuit

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (AP) - A judge has granted a request by three Vermont investigators and a prosecutor for more time to prepare in a lawsuit filed by a man who spent nearly 18 years in prison before his conviction for killing his wife was overturned.

Today at 03:25AM
Bookkeeper pleads guilty to embezzling employers

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A bookkeeper has pleaded guilty to stealing almost $1 million from two former employers in Maine and New Hampshire.

Today at 02:57AM
2 believed to have died of heroin overdose

LACONIA, N.H. (AP) - Police in Laconia, New Hampshire, believe two deaths reported this week were the result of a heroin overdose.

Today at 02:38AM
$4M bond approved to finance wind farm project

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire's Executive Council has approved a $4 million bond to help finance a wind farm in Berlin.

Today at 12:42AM
Lebanon School District Hiring Raises Budget, Protocol Questions

Lebanon -- The School Board's decision last week to hire another special educator prompted a discussion not just about that particular staffing change, but also about district budgeting practices and,…

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William (Bill) Ambrose McGrath

Park City, Utah -- William Ambrose McGrath, familiarly known as "Bill," gracefully accepted the fate that awaits all of us, dying peacefully at his home in Park City surrounded by his loving family and…

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Art Notes: ArtisTree Gallery Makes Good Use of Its New Home

ArtisTree, the community arts organization and art gallery, gained more than increased exhibition space when it moved from Woodstock to its new headquarters in a yellow farmhouse and big red barn in Pomfret…

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Brushing It Off

Wayne Stone, of Enfield, wipes the dust from his eyes Tuesday after sanding the trim around the entrance to the house where he rents an apartment. Stone hopes to finish painting the entryway for his landlord…

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Local & Regional Briefs for Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Tractor Driver Charged Following Collision on I-89 Off-Ramp Lebanon -- A pickup truck struck and knocked over a Department of Transportation tractor at the interchange of Route 4 and Interstate 89 in…

Today at 12:42AM
Family Fun for Halloween

Michael Jackson's Thriller blared from speakers set up on the South Royalton bandstand as children in costume collected candy around the village green with their parents. But the darkness and chill of…

Today at 12:42AM
Police: Teen Threatened Ex and Her Family With Knives

White River Junction -- A 17-year-old male accused of threatening his ex-girlfriend and her family with knives pleaded not guilty on Tuesday. Chad Herring, of Northfield, Vt., has been charged as an adult…

Today at 12:42AM
Constance C. Christie

Hanover, n.h. -- Constance C. Christie, of Hanover, formerly of Cambridge and Lancaster, N.H., died on Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, aged 90, after a brief illness. She is survived by her husband, Dr. Robert…