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Today at 03:17PM
Welch, LujAn propose nationwide energy standards

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Two members of Congress - Vermont's Peter Welch and New Mexico's Ray LujAn are proposing nationwide energy standards - one for renewable energy and another for energy efficiency.

Today at 02:41PM
Lake Champlain drawbridge stuck in up position

GRAND ISLE, Vt. (AP) - A drawbridge on the main road connecting Vermont's Lake Champlain Islands was stuck in the up position for more than an hour, forcing traffic to be re-routed.

Today at 01:09PM
Man sees hand sticking through NH sewer, another man rescued

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - A man was rescued from a sewer in Manchester, New Hampshire after a passerby saw a hand waving at him from the drain.

Today at 12:16PM
NH county considering bankruptcy to close budget shortfall

OSSIPEE, N.H. (AP) - An eastern New Hampshire county is considering bankruptcy to close a budget shortfall of about $2 million.

Today at 11:59AM
Data: Nearly 5 dozen give a third of all '16 campaign cash

WASHINGTON (AP) - It took Ted Cruz three months to raise $10 million for his campaign for president, a springtime sprint of $1,000-per-plate dinners, hundreds of handshakes and a stream of emails asking supporters to chip in a few bucks.

Today at 11:39AM
NH crash brings serious injuries, DWI charge

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) - A single-vehicle crash in Portsmouth has left two New Hampshire women seriously injured, with one facing charges including driving while intoxicated.

Today at 11:22AM
Vermont systems monitor Lake Champlain water for algae

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The 22 water systems in Vermont that draw from Lake Champlain are participating in a program to regularly monitor for a potentially toxic blue-green algae that shut down service to 400,000 customers in Ohio last summer.

Today at 10:28AM
Editorials from around New England

Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New England newspapers:

Today at 09:33AM
Graham, McCain hit campaign trail in New Hampshire

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Two-time New Hampshire primary winner John McCain is returning to the state this weekend campaign alongside South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham.

Today at 09:15AM
Vermont State Police probe Killington fatal crash

KILLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - Vermont State Police are investigating a one-vehicle crash in Killington that killed a Connecticut man and left a woman with minor injuries.

Jul 31
Seeking pre-debate boost, Kasich zeroes in on New Hampshire

KEENE, N.H. (AP) - Days before Fox News announces who will participate in the first GOP primary debate, Ohio Gov. John Kasich is projecting a laid-back attitude toward his chances of being on stage and saying he's pleased with the support he's received since joining the race July 21.

Jul 31
GMP announces slight rate decrease

COLCHESTER, Vt. (AP) AAA" Vermont's largest power company is asking state regulators to approve a slight decrease in its rates.

Jul 31
Vermont hospital opens new acute rehab center

WINDSOR, Vt. (AP) - Hospital officials say a new rehabilitation center is open for business in eastern Vermont.

Jul 31
Man accused of snatching purse, stealing from clergy members

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - Police say a man accused of snatching a purse from an 87-year-old woman during a church service in New Hampshire is now accused of stealing from clergy members.

Jul 31
Small tornado takes down trees, damages barn; misses houses

WARNER, N.H. (AP) - A tornado ripped through a small section of Warner, New Hampshire, damaging a barn, but missing houses and power lines.

Jul 31
Settlement in wrongful death suit over brewery keg explosion

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) - A $1.2 million settlement has been reached in a wrongful death lawsuit over a keg explosion at a New Hampshire brewery.

Jul 31
Bush, Clinton court black voters at Urban League meeting

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush went into historically Democratic territory Friday to tell a predominantly African-American audience that the country's decades-long efforts to fight poverty are failing - and his record as Florida governor, especially in education, serves as a blueprint for a future presidency.

Jul 31
State board fines Vermont Gas for silence on cost increase

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The state Public Service Board on Friday announced it would fine Vermont Gas Systems $100,000 for its slowness in reporting the first of two big cost increases on its pipeline project to extend its system down the state's western side.

Jul 31
Former workers: Vermont Transportation intolerant of gays

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Three former highway maintenance employees are accusing the Vermont Agency of Transportation of mistreating them because they are gay.

Jul 31
NH hunter, convicted of negligent killing, facing lawsuit

NORTH HAVERHILL, N.H. (AP) - A New Hampshire hunter who was sentenced to two to four years after being convicted in the shooting death of a Massachusetts man is now fighting a wrongful death lawsuit.

Jul 31
Keg explosion wrongful death suit reaches $1.2M settlement

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) - The wrongful death suit filed by the family of a Newington man who died in a keg explosion at Redhook Ale Brewery has reached a $1.2 million settlement.

Jul 31
Breastfeeding advocates rally in Concord

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Nursing mothers joined advocates at the Statehouse lawn on Friday to emphasize that women who breastfeed in the workplace should not face discrimination or retaliation, kicking off World Breastfeeding Week.