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Police: Overdose call leads to arrest of robbery suspect

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - Police looking for a woman suspected of robbing a credit union in New Hampshire say they later found her suffering from a heroin overdose and took her to the hospital.

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Burglar breaks into bar twice

BARTON, Vt. (AP) - Authorities are looking for a man who burglarized a bar in the Northeast Vermont town of Barton twice in one day.

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Man gets 17 years in prison on robbery, gun charges

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A New Hampshire man has been sentenced to 17 years in prison on robbery and firearms charges.

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Students from 35 Vermont high schools in poetry contest

BARRE, Vt. (AP) - High school students from 35 Vermont schools will be participating in the semi-finals of the Poetry Out Loud recitation contest.

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Raise Your Glass:

Marques de Caceres, Spain 2013 Verdejo, $9.99 In the last couple of years, I may have had wines made from the white wine grape Verdejo, but I didn't give them much thought until recently when I had…

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Newbury Fire Engine Proposal Fails

Newbury, Vt. -- Voters at Tuesday's Town Meeting defeated an article to raise more than $340,000 for a new fire engine, but they did approve all other spending requests, including the general fund and…

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Jeanne B. Fifield

Concord, N.H. -- Jeanne B. Fifield, 67, of Concord, formerly of Pembroke, Manchester, Enfield and West Canaan, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, at Epsom HealthCare Center, Epsom, due to complications…

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Jeffrey F. McCanna

West Lebanon, N.H. -- Jeffrey F. McCanna, of West Lebanon, N.H., died Sunday, March 1, 2015, after a bout with chronic illness. He was 65. McCanna was defined by his charm, wry wit, good looks and blistering…

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Donald C. Berwick

Brandon, Fla. -- Donald C. Berwick, 82, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, at the James Haley Veterans Hospital in Tampa, Fla. Donald was born July 31, 1932, in Lawrence, Mass. In 1937 along with his…

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Tuesday Night Vermont Town Meeting Blog (Updated 9:10 p.m.)

Check back at this page on the Upper Valley Dispatch blog throughout the evening as we post color from Vermont Town Meeting day. Previews of town and school meetings in the Twin States can be found on…

Mar 3
Vermont US Sen. Sanders says DHS funding welcome

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders says it's welcome news that the U.S. House has agreed to fund the Department of Homeland Security through September.

Mar 3
Man charged with killing family dog after it bit 4-year-old

ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - Police say a New Hampshire man stuck his dog in a kennel and shot it dead with a hunting rifle after it bit a 4-year-old boy.

Mar 3
Man charged with killing family dog after bite to 4-year-old

ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - Police say a 33-year-old man killed the family dog after it bit a 4-year-old boy.

Mar 3
New Hampshire House to vote on tanning ban for teenagers

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Before Jay Farley died from melanoma last year at the age of 30, he asked his parents to educate others about the dangers of using a tanning bed, which doctors linked to his cancer.

Mar 3
Cheshire Medical Center, Dartmouth-Hitchcock deal approved

KEENE, N.H. (AP) - Officials say a closer affiliation between Cheshire Medical Center and Dartmouth-Hitchcock will allow more patients in southwestern New Hampshire and southeastern Vermont to receive care closer to home.

Mar 3
Bridgewater, Pomfret Agree to Merge Schools

Voters at Town Meeting in Bridgewater this morning voted 111-11 to close Bridgewater Village School. Later, voters in Pomfret finalized the plan, 84-2, which involves merging elementary school students…

Mar 3
On Town Meeting Day, Groton rejects ATV use on some roads

GROTON, Vt. (AP) - Groton voters rejected a proposal Tuesday to allow the use of all-terrain vehicles on some town roads in the longest Town Meeting Day debate since the rural community discussed a $1 fee for registering cats in 1999.

Mar 3
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 Day' game

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The winning numbers in Tuesday afternoon's drawing of the "Pick 4 Day" game were:

Mar 3
Hospitals report fewer uninsured patient at emergency rooms

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Emergency rooms are seeing fewer uninsured patients since the state expanded its Medicaid program to cover more poor adults, according to the New Hampshire Hospital Association.

Mar 3
Restaurant pays 101-year-old for his birthday breakfast

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - A restaurant's policy to give customers a percentage off their bill on their birthday actually became a 7-cent refund for man who turned 101.

Mar 3
Restaurant pays 101-year-old man for birthday breakfast

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - A restaurant's policy to give customers a percentage off their bill on their birthday actually became a 7-cent refund for man who turned 101.

Mar 3
New Hampshire unemployment rate unchanged

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The New Hampshire Employment Security office says the state's unemployment rate for January was 4 percent, unchanged from December.