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Vice president to visit Portsmouth Naval Shipyard

KITTERY, Maine (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden is going to get a firsthand look at work done at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard before another possible round of base closings.

38 minutes ago
Gulf of Maine: 'Poster child' for global warming

FRIENDSHIP, Maine (AP) - Imagine Cape Cod without cod. Maine without lobster. The region's famous rocky beaches invisible, obscured by constant high waters.

57 minutes ago
The World Must Mobilize to Combat Ebola

If the Ebola epidemic devastating the countries of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone had instead struck Washington, New York or Boston, there is no doubt that the health systems in place could contain…

57 minutes ago
The People You Meet in the Great Outdoors

One of the nicest things about my part-time TV job is that it gets me outdoors, as well as all over the map, to places I'd probably otherwise never have visited: mountains, rivers and lakes, and what New…

57 minutes ago
Fall Brings an Array of Cool Weather Plants to the Front Porch

We New Englanders have a long tradition of doing something to brighten the approach to our front door. In winter it's a nice green wreath; my grandmother liked red geraniums in a pot by the door all summer;…

58 minutes ago
William A. King

Hanover, N.H. -- William A. King (Bill) died Thursday, Aug. 28, 18 days short of his 83rd birthday. Bill was born in New York City. He graduated from Dartmouth College, cum laude, in 1953 and from Harvard…

58 minutes ago
Martha "MH" Washburn

Royalton, Vt. -- Martha "MH" Washburn, 68, passed and went with the lord on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. She was born in Lowell, Mass. on Feb. 5, 1946. "MH" was a business professional in the technology sector…

58 minutes ago
Nanine K. Hutchinson

Wilder, Vt. -- Nanine K. Hutchinson, 78, passed away on Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, at Valley Terrace Assisted Living Center in Wilder. Nanine was born on June 1, 1936, in Oneonta, N.Y. to Marshall and Katherine…

58 minutes ago
Lebanon Council to Examine City's Sewer, Water Rates Tonight

Lebanon -- Spurred by recent increases in sewer and water rates, the City Council will consider alternative rate structures at its meeting tonight. Assistant Mayor Suzanne Prentiss said the 9 percent…

58 minutes ago
Gilbert E. Varney, Sr.

Enumclaw, Wash. -- Gilbert E. Varney, Sr. died at his home on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, at the age of 86, following a long illness. He was born in So. Strafford, Vt., on June 11, 1928, a son of George…

Sep 2
Monfils Heads to U.S. Open Quarterfinals His Way

New York -- Gael Monfils follows his own rules. The guy does things on a tennis court no one else has -- or can. Just search his name on YouTube and watch any of many video clips showcasing his speed…

Sep 2
Broncos' Welker Suspended 4 Games

Englewood, Colo. -- The Denver Broncos will be without Wes Welker for the first four games of the season after the NFL said the receiver violated the league's performance-enhancing drug policy. Normally,…

Sep 2
Hot Shots Lead Sox Past Yanks

New York -- Xander Bogaerts homered among his four hits and fellow rookie Mookie Betts also went deep during a big night at the plate to power the Boston Red Sox past the New York Yankees 9-4 on Tuesday.…

Sep 2
Possible tank leak prompted interstate closing

PUTNEY, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles says the failure of a pump fitting on a truck carrying propane gas on Interstate 91 caused 8 gallons of gas to escape at Putney truck weigh station.

Sep 2
New Hampshire school mourns alumnus likely slain

MERIDEN, N.H. (AP) - A New Hampshire school is mourning the apparent videotaped slaying of a former student who vanished in Syria last year.

Sep 2
State nixes request to include hospital in network

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The New Hampshire Insurance Department on Tuesday denied a Rochester woman's request to include her doctor and others affiliated with Frisbie Memorial Hospital in the new provider network for individuals under the federal Affordable Care Act.

Sep 2
Vermont health insurance rates to increase

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - People who buy their health insurance through the Vermont Health Connect website are going to be seeing their rates go up.

Sep 2
Man dies after Vermont mountain biking crash

WATERBURY, Vt. (AP) - Vermont State Police say a 25-year-old Massachusetts man has died of injuries suffered while riding on an expert section of biking trails in Waterbury.

Sep 2
Video purports to show beheading of US journalist

BEIRUT (AP) - Islamic State extremists released a video Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warning President Barack Obama that as long as U.S. airstrikes against the militant group continue, "our knife will continue to strike the necks of your people."