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New Hampshire clash of Republican presidential contenders

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's most ambitious have stormed into New Hampshire for an early state showdown that highlighted the diversity, political challenges and sheer size of the GOP's 2016 presidential class.

Apr 17
Revolutionary Cinema

You say you want a revolution in the stories you watch or tell onscreen? Let the White River Indie Festival (WRIF) count the ways on the theme of "Revolutionary Cinema!" during the 10th anniversary of…

Apr 17
Column: Me and My Wheelchair: People Assume a Lot

I recently was out on a dinner date with my lovely girlfriend Anna when a stranger approached to have a friendly conversation. He turned to my girlfriend and asked, "Are you his sister?" There is nothing…

Apr 17
Editorial: Art, Politics And Hope

We applaud the gumption of a pair of Hanover High students who question the appropriateness of a school mural that includes a representation of President Obama's famous "Hope'' campaign poster -- even…

Apr 17
Movie Review: 'Unfriended' Drags More Than It Clicks

Unfriended, a horror thriller from the Russian producer-director team of Timur Bekmambetov and Levan Gabriadze, is part of a long, proud tradition of visual gimmickry pressed into service on behalf of…

Apr 17
Movie Review: 'Monkey Kingdom' Offers a Revolution in Cuteness

Monkey Kingdom, Disneynature's latest Earth Day offering, is an intriguing peek inside the social structure of macaque monkey society in Sri Lanka. So while it's got plenty of cute macaque monkeys, playing…

Apr 17
Column: Japan Gets Left Behind As Cheaper Yen Drives Toyota Profits

Nobody should be surprised that Toyota, flush with $18 billion in profits this year, has emerged as a major beneficiary of Abenomics. After all, the weakened yen at the center of Japanese Prime Minister…

Apr 17
Patricia Burnham

Hanover, N.H. -- Patricia Burnham Patricia Ann (Orr) Burnham of Hanover, died on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at the Kendal Retirement Community where she lived. She was 81. Pat was born in Omaha, Neb.…

Apr 17
Pauline Anne Wilson

Newport, N.H. -- Pauline Anne Wilson, 75, of Maple Street, passed away following a battle with leukemia Tuesday evening, April 7, 2015, at her home with her family by her side. Polly was born May 28,…

Apr 17
Column: Geisel Should Produce More Family Doctors

The Geisel School of Medicine is an excellent medical school doing a great job at turning out the medical specialists of tomorrow. I have had the privilege of following a group of superb students who will…

Apr 17
Police: Parents overdosed on heroin while giving son bath

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The parents of a 3-year-old boy have been charged with endangering his welfare after police said they overdosed on heroin while giving him a bath in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Apr 17
1 woman killed, 1 hurt in car crash on rural upstate NY road

RICHFIELD, N.Y. (AP) - State police say a Massachusetts woman is dead and a Vermont woman is recovering from injuries suffered when their car crashed off a rural upstate New York road and landed in a stream.

Apr 17
Vermont town to spend $5.5 million on new water system

BERLIN, Vt. (AP) - Officials in a Vermont town have hired a construction company to start working on a $5.5 million municipal water system.

Apr 17
St. Johnsbury to charge fees to alarm system users

ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) - The town of St. Johnsbury is going to start charging fees to businesses and nonprofit groups that use the town dispatch center to monitor alarms.

Apr 17
2 arrested in home invasion, resident on drug charges

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Police say an armed apartment invasion in Concord, New Hampshire, resulted in the arrest of two men on robbery-related charges, and the resident on drug charges and endangering the welfare of a child.

Apr 17
US senator says it's time to put a woman on the $20 bill

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The first woman to serve as both governor and U.S. senator is backing a campaign to put a female face on the $20 bill.

Apr 17
New Hampshire veterans home seeks $4.7M for dementia unit

TILTON, N.H. (AP) - A New Hampshire veterans home is seeking $4.7 million in additional funding from the Legislature as the state's Vietnam War veteran population ages.

Apr 17
Bookkeeper gets 2 years for $1M in unauthorized checks

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A New Hampshire bookkeeper has been sentenced in Maine to a little over two years in prison for writing over $1 million in unauthorized checks to herself from two businesses.

Apr 17
Americans with illegal Iraq War souvenirs go unprosecuted

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - As the elected Iraqi government seeks diplomatic respect and struggles to save its ancient sites from the rampages of the Islamic State group, American military members, contractors and others caught with culturally significant artifacts they brought home from the war there are going largely unprosecuted.

Apr 17
Some residents feel they've lost control over towers

CALAIS, Vt. (AP) - Some residents of a Vermont town oppose a 140-foot tower to be part of a wireless broadband system.

Apr 17
Embezzlement charge dismissed against fire chief _ again

BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) - For the second time, an embezzlement charge has been dropped against a former Vermont fire chief stemming from a department-sponsored raffle.