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Snow could drop more than 14 inches in southern-most tier

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Northern New England will be hit with another winter storm Monday, and once again the southern tier is expected to get the most snow.

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Boston bid has New England states dreaming of Olympic gold

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - If Boston successfully lands the 2024 Olympic Summer Games, some of its New England neighbors hope all that gold, silver and bronze adds up to green.

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Prison school's defenders say cuts would hurt mission

NEWPORT, Vt. (AP) - Thousands of former inmates can claim the Community High School of Vermont as their alma mater, the place they received the education allowing them to become productive citizens upon their release from prison. But like any other school, the one run by the state's Department of Corrections is facing the prospect of big budget cuts.

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Community investment group reaches 40th anniversary

LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) - An organization that helps build businesses and jobs in northern New Hampshire and northeastern Vermont is celebrating its 40th anniversary.

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Storm blankets Midwest in snow, creeps toward Northeast

CHICAGO (AP) - A slow-moving winter storm blanketed a large swath of the Plains and Midwest in snow Sunday, forcing the cancellation of more than 1,000 Chicago flights, making roads treacherous and forcing some to rethink plans to attend Super Bowl parties.

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Annual Vermont ski jumping competition Feb. 14-15

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (AP) - Spectators will get to see more than two dozen of the best ski jumpers from the United States, Canada and Europe at the annual Harris Hill Ski Jumping Competition in Brattleboro later this month.

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Planning under way for Vermont Food Systems Study Tour

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Six Vermont colleges are collaborating on what's being billed as a "movable feast" of learning about food systems in June.

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Housing organization marks milestone in Nashua

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) - A nonprofit organization that provides housing and other help to low-income, homeless and disabled Nashua-area residents is celebrating the milestone it reached last year and preparing to match it this year.

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Lake Champlain Committee likes proposed cleanup funding

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - A group devoted to cleaning up Lake Champlain is voicing support for two new taxes proposed to raise money for the project.

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Storm crawls into Midwest, threatens Northeast

CHICAGO (AP) - A storm that gathered steam over the southern Rockies moved into the Midwest early Sunday and is expected to dump more than a foot of snow as it moves toward New England, which is still recovering from a winter walloping it received just a few days ago.

Jan 31
Column: Why Fair Play in Sports Matters So Much to So Many

My guess is that Super Bowl Sunday is not the ideal time to mount an "it's only a game, after all" argument. Millions of eyes will be riveted to the television screen tonight, and millions of dollars are…

Jan 31
She's on the Right Tracks

About six years ago, Breanne Torrey was working the front desk at Jackson Ski Touring Foundation part-time as a ticket seller and question answerer. Armed with five years of employment with the U.S. Forest…

Jan 31
People in Business: Feb. 1, 2015

Lori Hildbrand, of Enfield, has been named director of human resources for the Hanover Co-op Food Stores. Most recently, Hildbrand had been consulting with small local businesses through her business,…

Jan 31
Watch Puppies, Not Players, Today

Inside a secret location in midtown Manhattan, a pug-Pekingese mix named Bowser shakes his head and launches into a trot across a mini football field that's outfitted with water bowls and a tsunami of…

Jan 31
Food From a 3D Printer

Journey to the frontier of food and you'll find a 3D printer, spewing out chocolate. While traditional cooking isn't going anywhere, you can count on 3D printed foods eventually finding a place in our…

Jan 31
Charlestown Teacher Gets VFW Award

Charlestown -- John J. Cenney, of Charlestown, was recently named a local winner of the Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher Award by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Department of New Hampshire. …

Jan 31
Storming the Slopes: Boston Blizzard Gives Region's Ski Areas a Big Boost

South Promfret -- Garrett Kelly has just cruised down the mountain on his sixth snowboard run at Suicide Six Ski Area and is taking a "hydration" break. An assistant front desk manager at the Woodstock…

Jan 31
Births Announcements: Feb. 1, 2015

Gifford Medical Center DEDAM -- A son, Safford Daniel Dedam, born on Jan. 14, 2015, to Rose and Alfred Dedam, of Bethel. Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital ADAMS -- A son, Cason Isaac Adams, born…

Jan 31
Grandparents Brag; Feb. 1, 2015

ADAMS -- A grandson, Cason Isaac Adams, born on Dec. 29, 2014, to maternal grandparents Mamie and Barry Powers, of Topsham, Vt., and paternal grandparents Rebecca and Ray Adams, of Cornish.

Jan 31
Attempt to Trim Lebanon School Budget Fails

Lebanon -- A small crowd composed primarily of School Board members and staff rejected a request to reduce the proposed $40.4 million operating budget for 2015-2016, during the Lebanon School District's…

Jan 31
A Big Peace of Ice

Ed Crory, of Tutzing, Germany, second from left, stands on a ladder in front of the 12-foot-tall peace sign he engineered out of solid ice at Elizabeth Crory's Rip Road home in Hanover. Ann Crory Thompson…

Jan 31
Community Alliance Transportation Services Seeks Volunteer Drivers

Community Alliance Transportation Services volunteer Pat Moody drives Jessica Bunnell to an appointment. Moody has volunteered with the Newport-based organization for two years. Community Alliance Transportation…

Jan 31
Milford Potwin

Lebanon, N.H. -- Milford Potwin, 92, passed away Saturday Jan. 31, 2015. Arrangements are pending with the Ricker Funeral Home & Crematory of Lebanon. An obituary will be published in a later edition…

Jan 31
Donald Panaccione

Lebanon, N.H. -- Donald Panaccione, 71, passed away in the comfort of his home on Friday Jan. 30, 2015. He was born in Boston on August 23, 1943 to the late Anthony & Florence (Berthel) Panaccione.…

Jan 31
Bernice West Atwood

Woodstock, Vt., -- Bernice West Atwood, 87, a long-time resident of Woodstock, died Jan. 30, 2015 at Mount Ascutney Hospital in Windsor, Vt. She passed peacefully with family by her side after an illness…