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Today at 04:07PM
Getting the Whole Story at the Britton Lumber Fire

I had just settled in to watch one more episode of Gilmore Girls before going to bed Saturday night when I got the call from the editor of our Sunday paper. There is a fire at a lumberyard in Fairlee.…

Today at 03:08PM
Tiny songbird tracked across 1,700 miles of open ocean

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - A tiny songbird that summers in the forests of northern North America has been tracked on a 1,700-mile, over-the-ocean journey from the northeastern United States and eastern Canada to the Caribbean as part of their winter migration to South America, according to a new study.

Today at 02:42PM
NY Gov. Cuomo bans some state-funded travel to Indiana

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday banned nonessential, state-funded travel to Indiana over its religious freedom law that critics say opens the door to discrimination against gays and lesbians.

Today at 01:26PM
Vermont documents: Little monitoring of Medicaid spending

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - During the past decade, Vermont has spent $675 million setting up Medicaid managed-care programs but has done such a spotty job monitoring them that they can't even be audited.

Today at 01:15PM
Shumlin bans state funded travel to Indiana

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin is banning all non-essential state-funded trips to Indiana because of that state's new religious-freedom law that critics say opens the door to discrimination against gays and lesbians.

Today at 12:21PM
Shumlin invites union to Vermont

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin has invited a public-employee union that cancelled a conference in Indianapolis because of the state's new religious-freedom law to hold its meeting in Vermont.

Today at 11:21AM
Our 'Contact Us' Page Has Been Revamped

In an effort to help the public more efficiently submit news tips, requests for coverage and the like to the appropriate Valley News editors, we have revamped the "Contact Us" page on our website. The…

Today at 10:39AM
Book Sale Preparations

Nancy Dean, of Norwich, sorts donated books with other volunteers at a warehouse in West Lebanon last week in preparation for the Five-Colleges Book Sale. Donations for the sale are being accepted until…

Today at 10:19AM
Trooper cited for DUI

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - A Vermont state trooper being investigated on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol has been cited to appear in court on the DUI charge next month.

Today at 10:15AM
Mother sentenced to 10-20 years in prison for hurting baby

BRENTWOOD, N.H. (AP) - A mother has been sentenced to 10 to 20 years in prison for injuring her infant daughter during a physical "tug-of-war" confrontation with her boyfriend in 2013.

Today at 10:07AM
NH Electric Co-op, Liberty customers to see rate decrease

PLYMOUTH, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire Electric Cooperative and Liberty Utilities say customers will see their bills decrease, effective May 1.

Today at 09:58AM
New Hampshire Electric Co-op customers to see rate decrease

PLYMOUTH, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire Electric Cooperative says residential customers will see an overall bill decrease of at least 20 percent, effective May 1.

Today at 09:34AM
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 Day' game

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The winning numbers in Tuesday afternoon's drawing of the "Pick 4 Day" game were:

Today at 09:30AM
State documents: Little monitoring of Medicaid spending

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - During the past decade, Vermont has spent $675 million setting up Medicaid managed-care programs, but state documents say it has done such a spotty job monitoring them that they can't even be audited.

Today at 08:51AM
Police identify driver suspected in cruiser crash

SUNDERLAND, Vt. (AP) - Vermont State Police say a woman on her way to catch a flight at the Albany, New York, airport was the driver accused of hitting a state trooper's cruiser in Sunderland and fleeing the scene.

Today at 08:25AM
Democrat O'Malley hits GOP support for Indiana law

BEDFORD, N.H. (AP) - Likely Democratic presidential candidate Martin O'Malley says it's "shameful" for Republicans to support an Indiana law that critics see as legalizing discrimination against gays and lesbians.

Today at 07:10AM
Chris Christie planning two-day swing through New Hampshire

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is planning a two-day swing through the early-voting state of New Hampshire next month.