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Track construction begins on New Haven-Springfield rail line

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Construction of a second track has begun for the expanded New Haven-to-Springfield, Massachusetts, rail line, with commuters being bused along the route for the next year.

Today at 10:45AM
Food bank to install processing facility for retail wing

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The New Hampshire Food Bank is working to install a revenue-generating food-processing unit within its warehouse in Manchester.

Today at 10:45AM
Man accused of shooting wife due in court in Maine

LONDONDERRY, N.H. (AP) - The trial of a New Hampshire man accused of breaking into a Maine home and shooting his wife and the homeowner is due in court next month.

Today at 10:33AM
Warning: Plant's sap can harm skin in sunlight

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - Vermont's Health Department has put out a warning about the wild parsnip, a common roadside plant that can cause serious skin reactions to people exposed to its sap in sunlight.

Today at 09:33AM
Gas prices fall more than a nickel in New Hampshire

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Gas prices in New Hampshire have fallen 5.1 cents per gallon in the past week, to an average of $2.60.

Today at 08:34AM
Vermont farms open to the public this week

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - More than 100 Vermont farms are opening their operations to the public during a weeklong celebration.

Today at 07:58AM
'Vermontivate' game designed to tackle climate change

BARRE, Vt. (AP) - Officials in Vermont are using a computer game to encourage people to reduce their carbon footprint.

Today at 07:45AM
Trial set for man accused of shooting wife in Maine

LONDONDERRY, N.H. (AP) - The trial of a New Hampshire man accused of breaking into a Maine home and shooting his wife and the homeowner is scheduled to start this week.

Today at 07:28AM
Restaurant to apply for world record for barbecuing

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. (AP) - A Vermont restaurant is applying to the Guinness Book of World Records after attempting to break the record for barbecuing last weekend.

Today at 07:27AM
Hassan, Shaheen to discuss funding heroin, opioid prevention

LACONIA, N.H. (AP) - Police and judicial officials are joining Gov. Maggie Hassan and U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen to address cooperation at the federal, state and local levels to deal with heroin and opioid abuse in New Hampshire.

Today at 06:33AM
Police: Multiple people injured in head-on car crash

BARRE, Vt. (AP) - Authorities say multiple people were injured in a two-vehicle crash in Vermont.

Today at 04:09AM
GOP White House hopefuls flood New Hampshire

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Days before the first official debate of the 2016 Republican presidential primary, nearly every GOP White House hopeful is heading to New Hampshire.

Today at 04:09AM
Route 1 Bypass to be closed for a night for bridge work

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) - The New Hampshire Department of Transportation is planning night work on the Route 1 Bypass in Portsmouth for bridge steel setting.

Today at 03:34AM
Clinton's presidential campaign raises profile with TV ads

WASHINGTON (AP) - Facing increased competition from within her own party, Hillary Rodham Clinton is spending $2 million airing the first television ads of her presidential race in the early voting states of Iowa and New Hampshire.

Today at 03:16AM
Nearly 60 donors give one-third of all 2016 campaign cash

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.

Today at 12:41AM
Lions Are in Trouble

Washington -- The circle of life is closing in on the king of the jungle. When Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer killed Cecil the lion, the Internet exploded with outrage. But scientists who have studied…

Today at 12:40AM
A Life: Ann Jean Thomas, 1926-2015; 'They Are All So Beautiful'

Woodstock -- In her last book of verse, published in 2013, Ann Jean Thomas included a short, enigmatic poem titled In Praise of Lithium Silicates. Only 12 lines, the first nine as opaque as the minerals…

Today at 12:40AM
Mt. Ascutney Projects Break-Even for 2016 Budget

Windsor -- After two straight years of losing money in its health care operations, Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center is projecting that in its upcoming fiscal year it will break even in its core…