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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 06:39AM
Fire damages Richmond home

RICHMOND, Vt. (AP) - Fire has heavily damaged a home in Richmond.

Today at 05:42AM
Plans to renovate Connecticut River bridge to be discussed

CHARLESTOWN, N.H. (AP) - A Connecticut River bridge connecting Charlestown, New Hampshire, and Springfield, Vermont, will be closed for five days this summer, followed by up to two months of work with one-lane traffic.

Today at 03:44AM
Authorities investigating cause of lumber mill fire

FAIRLEE, Vt. (AP) - Investigators are trying to figure out what started a fire that damaged a lumber mill in Fairlee, Vermont.

Today at 03:23AM
Wireless communications tower approved for Vermont town

ROCKINGHAM, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont Public Service Board has approved a 100-foot tall telecommunications tower in the town of Rockingham.

Today at 02:54AM
Airport losing out on $750K in funds due to project delays

LEBANON, N.H. (AP) - The Lebanon Municipal Airport has missed out on getting $750,000 for improvements, after the city failed to have a plan in place.

Today at 02:18AM
Governor to meet with 4th-graders who proposed raptor bill

HAMPTON FALLS, N.H. (AP) - Gov. Maggie Hassan is visiting with a group of fourth-graders who proposed an unsuccessful bill to designate the red-tailed hawk as New Hampshire's official raptor.

Today at 01:39AM
Burlington police seek help in 'stalking investigation'

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - Burlington police are asking for help from the public in what investigators are calling a "stalking investigation" in which an unidentified suspect has approached people as they walked down the street and tried to engage them in conversation.

Today at 01:37AM
Democrat O'Malley heads back to New Hampshire

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - As he continues to explore a presidential bid, former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is heading back to the early voting state of New Hampshire for the second time this month.

Today at 01:27AM
Alcohol campaign started to 'Live Free and Host Responsibly'

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The New Hampshire Liquor Commission has teamed up with a spirits and wine company to create "Live Free and Host Responsibly," to address alcohol consumption.

Today at 01:18AM
Vermont officials announce anti-homelessness effort

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - Vermont officials are highlighting a new statewide strategy to reduce homelessness, as well as a $580,000 grant for more low-cost housing in Chittenden County.

Today at 12:26AM
Windsor High School Wins Inaugural 3D Modeling Contest

Since October, about 20 Vermont schools have been competing in a first-of-its-kind project that combines high tech 3D printing and old fashioned local history. Last week, the teams of students gathered…