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Northeast braces for massive snowstorm

NEW YORK (AP) - A winter that has largely spared the Northeast thus far is about to arrive with gusto.

Today at 06:47AM
Lawmakers ask: How good does sex registry need to be?

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont lawmakers are grappling with how close to perfect the state's sex offender registry needs to be before offenders' addresses are posted online.

Today at 06:40AM
Proposed insurance enrollment period worries some

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A proposal to shift the Affordable Care Act's annual enrollment period could both help and hurt consumers, according to state insurance regulators and industry officials.

Today at 05:27AM
Vermont Student Assistance Corp. found energy efficient

WINOOSKI, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont Student Assistance Corp. says its Winooski headquarters building has once again earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Energy Star certification.

Today at 05:21AM
Free Vermont trapping seminar Feb. 7 in Castleton

CASTLETON, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is holding a free seminar next month on trapping beavers, muskrat and otters through ice.

Today at 04:41AM
New $2.5M veterinary lab to be constructed on UNH campus

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) - The New Hampshire Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory is getting a new home on the University of New Hampshire campus.

Today at 04:10AM
Vermont's Lyndon State College gets new academic dean

LYNDON, Vt. (AP) - Vermont's Lyndon State College has a new academic dean.

Today at 04:07AM
Former New Hampshire governor to get Robert Frost award

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - Former New Hampshire Gov. John Lynch will receive the Robert Frost Contemporary American Award at a ceremony featuring the Boston Red Sox president and CEO as keynote speaker.

Today at 04:04AM
New Hampshire considers ban on drones for hunting

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - While several states have already outlawed the use of drones in hunting, New Hampshire may go further and ban so-called "smart rifles" and live-action game cameras as well.

Today at 03:39AM
Lawmaker to file bill to open governor's records

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - A Vermont lawmaker who has battled Gov. Peter Shumlin's administration over access to documents plans to file legislation to make the governor's office more transparent.

Today at 01:34AM
Vermont man killed when ATV flips over, pins him

WEYBRIDGE, Vt. (AP) - State police say a 36-year-old Weybridge man was killed when the ATV he was riding overturned and landed on top of him.

Today at 12:19AM
Social Security Q&A: Does SSI Have a Format for the Blind?

Question : I have a relative who gets Supplemental Security Income for a disability. She is now legally blind and wants to receive information from Social Security in an alternative format. How do I…

Today at 12:19AM
Column: Fear in Our Times, and Overcoming It

Terror began to influence American politics well before Sept. 11, 2001, but the day's events surely intensified the role fear plays in our nation's public life. My own response that day was a mixture of…

Today at 12:19AM
Engagement: Putvain -- Vovakes

Chelsea -- Meggan Marie Putvain and Mitchell Tyler Vovakes have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Cheryl and Charlie Waterhouse, of Craftsbury, Vt., and Chad and Michelle…

Today at 12:19AM
Engagement: Kangas -- Dick

Claremont -- David and Brenda Kangas have announced the engagement of their daughter, Kayleigh Mariah Serbian Kangas, to Aaron William Kasmanoff Dick. The bride-to-be graduated from Stevens High School…

Today at 12:19AM
Engagement: Evans -- O'Neil

White River Junction -- Sonya Michelle Evans and Joseph Guthrie O'Neil have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of the late Thelma Baker. She graduated from South Royalton High…

Today at 12:19AM
Engagement: Geddis -- Stone

Lebanon -- Kristin Marie Geddis and Zachary Adam Christopher Stone were married on Oct. 4, 2014, at St. Mary of the Seven Sorrows Catholic Church in Nashville, Tenn. The bride's father escorted her down…

Today at 12:19AM
Haverhill Restores Its Missing Weathervane

Haverhill -- Thanks to historical society volunteers, a landmark building in Haverhill Corner has something it's been missing for at least 80 years -- a weathervane. A replica of what is thought…

Today at 12:19AM
Newport Teacher Tapped to Become 'Ag Ambassador'

Newport -- An agriscience teacher from Sugar River Valley Regional Technical Center in Newport recently took part in a professional development program at DuPont's Chesapeake Farms,a 3,300 acre facility…

Today at 12:19AM
Cats Love Playing With Apps

Los Angeles -- When Laura Fritz's felines play with her iPad, her fat cat loses the urge to eat, her scaredy-cat loses his fear and her youngest just loses interest. If you've had enough time to play…

Today at 12:19AM
Club's Skating 'Spectacular' To Feature Olympians, Students

Hanover -- The Skating Club at Dartmouth will hold its annual Skating Spectacular on Feb. 1 at 4:15 p.m. at Thompson Arena. But football fans need not worry. The show, set for 4:15 p.m., will be about…

Today at 12:19AM
When Comics and Galaxies Collide

Star Wars is coming home. Not at the movies, but in the comics. On Jan. 14, Marvel released Star Wars No. 1 , a new series set right after the first movie, the one released in 1977 (which is now,…

Today at 12:19AM
Ompompanoosuc River Water Quality Is Focus Of West Fairlee Meeting

West Fairlee -- A meeting in West Fairlee next month will take a close look at water quality in the Ompompanoosuc River. The Ompompanoosuc was placed on Vermont's impaired waters list after E. coli was…