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Balsams gets permission to withdraw water for snowmaking

DIXVILLE, N.H. (AP) - Developers planning to restore a historic resort in the economically distressed North Country have received permission from the state to withdraw water from the Androscoggin River for snowmaking activities.

Today at 02:36AM
Rescuers use trail in Canada to get to injured hiker

PITTSBURG, N.H. (AP) - Rescuers say they saved time by using a trail in Canada to get to an injured hiker on Shatney Mountain in Pittsburg, New Hampshire, less than half a mile from United States Port of Entry.

Today at 01:06AM
Police: 1 killed, 1 injured in head-on car crash on highway

RICHMOND, Vt. (AP) - Authorities say one person has died in a head-on car crash on Interstate 89 in Vermont.

Today at 01:03AM
Prep school graduate to stand trial in rape case

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The lawyer for a New Hampshire prep school graduate accused of sexually assaulting a freshman last year says they plan to go to trial.

Today at 12:09AM
Dartmouth Contest Asks Whether a Software Program Can Write

Hanover -- What breeds creativity? For Dan Rockmore, a Dartmouth College professor who is taking a stab at this question, a little physical pain doesn't hurt. Rockmore, director of the Neukom Institute…

Today at 12:09AM
A Quiet Mastery

They are all still happily picking, after all these years. Picking, snacking, and kuplunking their way up the rocky, spruce-dotted slopes of Blueberry Hill. Little Sal looks much the same as she did in…

Today at 12:09AM
Charles J. Bacon

New Bern, N.C. -- A celebration of the life of Charles J. Bacon who passed away July 15 will be held at the home of Roger and Eleanor Shepard from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 8. Please call 802…

Today at 12:09AM
Vt. Might Owe $2.7 Million More for Health Exchange

Montpelier -- The Shumlin administration's push to meet a key Vermont Health Connect milestone deadline eight weeks ago could leave the state on the hook for another $2.7 million it didn't expect to pay. …

Today at 12:09AM
Column: An Attack on Planned Parenthood, and on Women's Health Care

Planned Parenthood has been a trusted nonprofit provider of women's health care for nearly a century. Each year, 2.7 million people come to our health centers for high-quality, nonjudgmental, compassionate…

Today at 12:09AM
Editorial: Fund Alzheimer's Research

The fight against Alzheimer's disease tallied a small victory last week, when two new drugs were found that possibly slow its relentless attack on brain cells. But the search for a cure isn't moving nearly…

Today at 12:09AM
Column: Scouts' Decision Isn't About the Kids

Any Boy Scout can tell you that there are a lot of different types of knots. Square knots. Slip knots. Rope knots. Figure eight knots. They each have a different purpose, significance and importance,…

Today at 12:09AM
Column: Who Will Cover Local News?

Everybody who's been paying attention knows that it's been a tough decade for American newspapers. But every once in a while it's worth checking in on just how bad it's been. The release of the American…

Today at 12:09AM
Franklin Rollen Atkins

Gloversville, N.Y. -- Franklin Rollen Atkins, 89, was called to Heaven on Monday, July 27, 2015, with his loving wife of 66 years, Mariella Atkins by his side, at their home. He was born July 18, 1926…

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Forum: Stop Solar Sprawl in Windsor; Enfield Trail Blazer; Welcome, Sports Editor

Stop Solar Sprawl in Windsor To the Editor: Solar power is a good energy source in most cases, an important tool to reduce climate change. The current proposal for a massive solar farm in Windsor…

Today at 12:09AM
Springfield, Vt., Girl Dies at Dam

Springfield, Vt. -- The 15-year-old daughter of the Springfield man who was shot to death in April after confronting a suspected drug user in his neighborhood has died. Casey Wing has been identified…

Today at 12:09AM
Richard E. Moses

Tunbridge, Vt. -- Richard E. Moses, 68, died Wednesday afternoon, July 29, 2015 at the Veteran's Administration Hospital in white River Jct., Vt. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Knight Funeral…

Today at 12:09AM
From Instagirl to YouTuber, Kloss Controls Her Message

Beauty vloggers, PewDiePie: Make room. Supermodel Karlie Kloss is now a YouTuber, and if her 2.9 million Instagram followers are any indication, Klossy -- as her channel is called -- could launch a new…

Today at 12:09AM
Freda C. Stephens

Hanover , N.H.-- Freda C. Stephens, 88, died Wednesday, July 29, 2015, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. A complete obituary will appear at a later date in the Valley News.

Today at 12:09AM
How U.S.-Style Megachurches Are Taking Over the World

Inside the gigantic Yoido Full Gospel Church in Seoul, South Korea, international flags decorate the walls. They are supposed to show that the house of worship accommodates more than an ordinary church…

Today at 12:09AM
Former University Cop Pleads Not Guilty to Murdering Motorist

A white former university police officer pleaded not guilty Thursday to murdering black motorist Samuel DuBose, whose shooting death after a traffic stop was captured on video and became the latest killing…

Today at 12:09AM
Subtypes of Prostate Cancer Identified

Through genomic profiling of 259 men with prostate cancer, scientists have identified five groups of prostate cancer with distinct DNA signatures. The discovery represents a major advance, as researchers…