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Aug 27
Doreen A. Clancy

Bradford, Vt. -- Doreen A. Clancy, 88, died at home on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, surrounded by her loving family. She was born Jan. 23, 1927, in Boston, Mass., the daughter of Frederick and Leila (Powers)…

Aug 27
Perry Lee Wheaton

New London, N.H. -- Perry Lee Wheaton passed peaceably at his home in New London with his wife by his side on Friday, Aug. 21, 2015. He has spent the last three years suffering from idiopathic pulmonary…

Aug 27
Molly J. Spencer

West Windsor, Vt. -- Molly J. Spencer, 92, passed away Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015, at her home in West Windsor surrounded by her family. Molly was born Aug. 14, 1923, in Watertown, N.Y. a daughter of John…

Aug 27
I-91 Bridge Plans Sliding Into Place

White River Junction -- The Vermont Agency of Transportation is urging drivers and pedestrians to avoid the area around Interstate 91's Exit 11 interchange in White River Junction this weekend as construction…

Aug 27
National Gallery's Show of Photobooks Follows in Footsteps of Robert Frank

Washington -- From the earliest days of photography, images were collected in albums, the way a botanist might save pressed flowers. All that changed in 1959 with the publication of Robert Frank's photobook…

Aug 27
Didion Bio Offers Little Beyond Her Own Writing

The Last Love Song: A Biography of Joan Didion by Tracy Daugherty; St. Martin's Press (752 pages; $35) Someday someone will write a biography worthy of Joan Didion, an author known for her razor-sharp…

Aug 27
Commentary: Hall of Famer's 'Fall Guy' Advice Makes Eyes Roll

The NFL is now a full-on guilty pleasure. It's making the Kardashians and pro wrestling look dignified. You can't keep your eyes off the shoulder of the road for a second. You might miss the next version…

Aug 27
Column: Planned Parenthood Deserves N.H. Support

I have been dismayed in recent weeks to hear some of our elected leaders in New Hampshire and in Washington, D.C., distort the science and ignore the tremendous public health contributions of a valued…

Aug 27
Editorial: Trouble Ahead on U.S. Budget

If you think this summer of presidential campaign politics has been wild, and the news from Wall Street a bit scary, wait until Congress gets back after Labor Day. The federal government is heading toward…

Aug 27
Column: Run, Biden, Run

Washington Joe Biden, in the (still unlikely) event he runs for president, probably won't beat Hillary Clinton. He's been a lackluster presidential candidate in the past, and there's no clear path…

Aug 27
Forum: Yes, Black Lives Matter; For the Benefit of Quechee Lakes; Thanks, Hank Tenney

Yes, Black Lives Matter To the Editor: Were I to meet columnist Steve Nelson, I'd ask him some questions about the real motives of the "Black Lives Matter" movement. In New York City recently, there…

Aug 27
Hunter Rieseberg's Departure

One television commentator recently suggested that "When a public official says he wants to spend more time with his family, it means he was fired." It is clear to me that Hartford's Town Manager, Hunter…

Aug 27
Lebanon Pathway On Hold

Lebanon -- A proposal to connect the Lebanon Middle School to the Lebanon Veteran's Memorial Pool and the city's downtown now is stalled due to a lack of support from school officials. School Board Chairman…

Aug 27
Stevens Union Files Labor Complaint

Claremont -- The union representing the school district's teachers filed an unfair labor practice complaint Thursday against the School Board over the new schedule at Stevens High School and is requesting…

Aug 27
I'm a Duke Freshman. Here's Why I Refused to Read 'Fun Home.'

As a Christian, I knew that my beliefs and identity would be challenged at a progressive university like Duke. My first challenge came well before I arrived on campus, when I learned that all first years…

Aug 27
Newport, Sunapee Get DUI Checkpoints

Newport -- New Hampshire State Police on Thursday announced they will conduct sobriety checkpoints in Newport and Sunapee at the end of this month or in early September, due to "the increasing incidents…

Aug 27
Robert Francis Miller, Jr.

Woodsville, N.H. -- Robert Francis Miller, Jr., 61, died Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, at his home following a brief illness. Bob was born in Woodsville, on Sept. 24, 1953, the son of Robert Francis and Irene…

Aug 27
British 'Detectorists' on Acorn TV Digs Up a Comedy Treasure

Detectorists, a wonderful sitcom set in the south of England among a group of treasure hunters and the winner of the 2015 BAFTA award for scripted comedy, has crossed the Atlantic by way of the streaming…

Aug 27
Diversity Lags Among TV Directors

With all this talk of too much TV, there still isn't an overabundance of female and minority directors behind the camera. That's according to the Directors Guild of America's latest report analyzing the…

Aug 27
Lawyers Recommend New Settlement in Milk Suit

A class action lawsuit that accused two dairy groups of manipulating the Northeast milk market and driving small farmers out of business is one step closer to being settled. Attorneys for the plaintiffs…

Aug 27
Vt. Calls for Level-Funded Budget

Montpelier -- The Shumlin administration is asking departments and agencies to submit level-funded budgets for the coming fiscal year. In a letter, Justin Johnson, the secretary of the Agency of Administration,…

Aug 27
In Cuba, Pope Will Focus on Families, Youth and the Church

Havana -- In the shadow of a giant image of Argentine Che Guevara, workmen are in the final stages of building the altar where Argentina-born Pope Francis will celebrate Mass in the Plaza de la Revolucion…

Aug 27
Economy Is Steaming Along in U.S.

Washington -- A funny thing happened while the world financial markets shuddered in panic this week. A range of indicators about the U.S. economy, the world's largest, showed a recovery that's continuing…

Aug 27
Guatemalan President Under Fire

Guatemala City -- Pressure grew Thursday on Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina to resign as business and government offices closed, protesters marched by the thousands and the Attorney General's Office…

Aug 27
Hospitals Are Hiring Guards for Doctors in India

Mumbai, India -- When an ailing 75-year-old woman succumbed to heart failure after two weeks in intensive care, it fell to young physician Sandeep Amale to break the news to her sons. They did not take…