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Nov 25
Kelsie Lorraine Gleason

West Lebanon, N.H. -- Kelsie Lorraine Gleason, age 24, a resident of West Lebanon, formerly of Naperville, Ill, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. She was born May 21, 1990 in Hinsdale,…

Nov 25
Stewart P. Washburn

Portland, Maine -- Stewart P. Washburn, 85, of Portland, Maine, formerly of South Dartmouth and Worcester, Mass., died Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, after a brief illness. He was born in Claremont, N.H., April…

Nov 25
Lebanon Schools Tight on Space

Lebanon -- School officials are weighing options to address a space crunch at the city's elementary schools, primarily at the Hanover Street School. Though nothing has been finalized, officials discussed…

Nov 25
Carolyn Kupferberg Sapir

Hanover, N.H. -- Carolyn Kupferberg Sapir, of Hanover, formerly of Riverdale, N.Y., died on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, surrounded by her family, from pancreatic cancer. She is survived by Louis Sapir, her…

Nov 25
Roger A. Bunten

Charlotte, Vt. -- Roger A. Bunten, 67, of Charlotte (formerly of Orford, N.H.) passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. A complete obituary will be published at a later date.

Nov 25
Ferguson Rumble Felt in Twin States

West Lebanon -- Racial profiling is alive and well in the United States, African-American men in the Upper Valley say, though whether they agree that police bias played a part in recent events in Ferguson,…

Nov 25
Thetford Ups Budget for Chief

Thetford -- The Selectboard Monday night voted to increase the salary range that the town could offer its police chief by about $2,000 by altering part of the "wage matrix" that determines employees' salaries…

Nov 25
Editorial: Why Hartford Taxpayers Are Wary

Hartford school officials are worried that a new state mandate to provide support for pre-kindergarten education could pose a $150,000 budget problem next year. That, School Finance Director Jim Vezina…

Nov 25
Column: We Give Thanks, but Do We Share Our Blessings With Others?

Montpelier I was scheduled recently to do some after-dinner storytelling at a trade meeting, and just before supper was idly browsing the vendors' tables set up on one side of the room. One of the…

Nov 25
Column: Obama Is Doomed to Repeat Recent History

Washington When Barack Obama looks in the mirror these days, he must see a terrifying visage staring back at him: that of George W. Bush. In a cruel echo of history, Obama is morphing into the president…

Nov 25
Vermont warns of tough driving before Thanksgiving

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont Public Safety officials are warning the public that traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday could be treacherous.

Nov 25
Andrew Card to lead Franklin Pierce University

RINDGE, N.H. (AP) - Former White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card has been named Franklin Pierce University's fifth president.

Nov 25
Go For the Food: A memorable pizza from Nashua

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) - It's one of those haunting food memories I've tried - foolishly - to escape for nearly 25 years. And it's ruined me for any facsimile since.

Nov 25
Prosecutor objects to new trial in teacher killing

ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) - A prosecutor has objected to a new trial request from a man convicted of luring a prep-school teacher out of her Vermont home and killing her, saying there was no error and the verdict must be respected.

Nov 25
3 former Kmart workers accused of theft

BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) - Three former Kmart employees in Vermont have pleaded not guilty to helping each other take items from the store.

Nov 25
Pedestrian finds hole in bridge

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (AP) - A 4-by-4-foot hole has forced part of a bridge to close in Brattleboro, Vermont.

Nov 25
Medical marijuana proposal draws some worries

EPPING, N.H. (AP) - A 12,600-square-foot medical marijuana dispensary proposed in Epping, New Hampshire, has not been well received by some selectmen, despite the fact that medical marijuana is now legal in the state.

Nov 25
Agreement to sell oil company assets hits snag

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - A tentative agreement to sell the assets of a home heating oil company seeking bankruptcy protection has hit a snag.

Nov 25
Driver pulled from icy brook after crash

LONDONDERRY, N.H. (AP) - Firefighters say a male driver was pulled from a car that crashed and overturned in an icy brook in Londonderry, New Hampshire.

Nov 25
Vermont lawmakers continue anti-child-abuse work

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont Legislature's special Committee on Child Protection is meeting for the first time since last week's release of a report sharply criticizing the state's child protection system.

Nov 25
Sanders: Time to address veterans' suicides

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - Vermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, who is wrapping up his time as chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, says he'll work to pass legislation before year-end to address high suicide rates among veterans.

Nov 24
Toys for Tots drive kicks off in New Hampshire

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - Gov. Maggie Hassan is helping to kick off New Hampshire's annual Toys for Tots drive.

Nov 24
State police to outline patrols for holiday travel

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The New Hampshire State Police are set to outline their traffic patrol preparations for the busy Thanksgiving holiday and beyond.

Nov 24
Aging Gracefully?

Participants at the Tri-State Roundtable on Aging, held last week in Portsmouth, did not beat around the old bush. Rapidly aging populations in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont, conferees noted, present…

Nov 24
Column: GOP Vs. Obama: Now the Division Is Clear

Washington Stay wide awake in the coming weeks. This is a historic moment when all of the divisions, misunderstandings and hatreds of President Obama's time in office have come to a head. We are in…