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Editorials from around New England

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

Today at 10:28AM
New taxes hit soda, vending machines in Vermont

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - Vermonters who use vending machines or like soft drinks are having to fork over a bit more cash for those purchases.

Today at 10:04AM
New Hampshire police say woman hit exit sign, rolled car

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire state police say a distracted driver hit an exit sign on Interstate 93 in Manchester, and then rolled her car.

Today at 09:28AM
Vermont police say driver going 100 mph had 3 kids in car

FAIRLEE, Vt (AP) - Vermont state police say a Florida man is charged with reckless endangerment and cruelty to children after he was clocked driving 100 mph on Interstate 91 with three young children in the car.

Today at 09:10AM
Lower Falls site on Kancamagus reopening after renovations

ALBANY, N.H. (AP) - The Lower Falls recreation site along the Kancamagus Scenic Byway - closed for a year for renovations - is reopening and welcoming visitors.

Today at 08:52AM
New US citizens take oath on Fourth at Coolidge site

PLYMOUTH, Vt. (AP) - Twenty people are becoming U.S. citizens in Vermont during a special Fourth of July ceremony at the President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site in Plymouth.

Today at 08:52AM
New Hampshire police arrest Massachusetts man who fled

SWANZEY, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire state police say a Massachusetts man is in custody after failing to pull over for an alleged traffic violation and crashing his car off an embankment on Route 101 near the Keene State College athletic fields.

Today at 08:52AM
Hassan to participate in July Fourth celebrations statewide

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - While the July 4 weekend means vacation for most New Hampshire residents, the same can't be said for politicians.

Today at 08:40AM
Vermont State Police to boost enforcement during holiday

WATERBURY, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont State Police say they will on the roads around the state to boost traffic enforcement during the Fourth of July holiday weekend.

Today at 08:34AM
New Hampshire police say bicyclist killed in collision

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire police say a bicyclist is dead after colliding with a car in downtown Manchester late Friday night.

Jul 3
Train derailment delays start of racing, no one hurt

BARRE, Vt. (AP) - A minor freight train derailment in Barre, Vermont, caused no injuries, but delayed the start of racing at the Thunder Road track.

Jul 3
Hassan likely to veto bill removing concealed gun license

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire's gun laws are likely to be the center of debate next week as Gov. Maggie Hassan takes action on a bill that would make it easier for people to carry hidden guns. She has said she'll veto it.

Jul 3
Montpelier had wettest June on record

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Following a dry spring, parts of Vermont were pummeled by rain in June, giving a soggy start to the hiking and camping season.

Jul 3
Driver stopped under cellphone law arrested on drug charges

SALEM, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire's new hands-free cellphone law has led to the arrest of a driver from Massachusetts on drug charges after a police officer stopped him about using the phone, then smelled marijuana.

Jul 3
Trooper honored for saving woman from house fire

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - A Vermont state trooper has been honored for saving an 82-year-old woman from her burning home.

Jul 3
Democrats in New Hampshire find some of Chafee's ideas 'odd'

LACONIA, N.H. (AP) - Presidential candidate Lincoln Chafee stands before a few dozen people at a meeting of New Hampshire's Belknap County Democrats. The Republican-turned-independent-turned-Democrat gets nods of approval when he tells them he was the only Republican senator to vote against authorizing the war in Iraq.

Jul 3
1 dead in pickup truck crash, speeding away from police

WEARE, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire state police say a pickup truck speeding away from a police officer went off Route 114 in Weare and crashed, killing one of the three people inside.

Jul 3
Vermont man gets 5 years for role in drug network

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (AP) - A Vermont man has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for his role in a New York-to-Rutland drug network.

Jul 3
Declaration of Independence signer being remembered

KITTERY, Maine (AP) - A signer of the Declaration of Independence is being remembered with a granite memorial stone and bronze plaque.

Jul 3
2 men sought in credit union robbery

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) - Police are looking for two men who robbed a credit union in Nashua, New Hampshire, threatening the tellers and showing handguns.