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'My Focus Is on Kids First'

Plainfield -- Remember The Little Engine That Could, the children's book about the tank engine that, while facing a tough task, chanted to itself, "I think I can, I think I can" until, suddenly, it could? …

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Estelle Miller Jackson

Corinth Corner, Vt. -- Eleanor Estelle Jackson died peacefully at the Blue Spruce Home in Bradford, Vt. on Aug. 28, 2014, at the age of 103. Born Eleanor Estelle Miller on Sept. 25, 1910, in Plainview,…

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Newport Shooting Injures One Man

Newport -- Police said they have identified all of the people "involved" in a Laurel Street shooting that led to a man being airlifted to the hospital Thursday evening. Nobody is in custody, however, and…

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Exonerated Upper Valley Researcher Offers Critique of VA

Lebanon -- The disclosure statement filed by the co-author of a three-page opinion piece published by the New England Journal of Medicine on Aug. 28 -- "Dr. Weeks previously worked for the VHA" -- is stark…

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Laura Washburn Verry

Orfordville, N.H. -- Laura Washburn Verry, 94, of Orfordville died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at her home surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, at 1 p.m. in…

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Ruth M. Pratt

Woodstock, Vt. -- Our very special angel, Ruth M. Pratt arrived in heaven on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. Ruth passed peacefully at the home of her daughter Debbie in Woodstock. She was born March 26, 1924,…

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Josephine "Josie" Inez Vasquez

North Haverhill, N.H. -- Josephine "Josie" Inez Vasquez, 84, died on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at her home. She was born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, Jan. 21, 1930, the daughter of Juan and Dolores (Vega)…

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Karen Bishop

Newport, N.H. -- Karen Bishop passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, after a long battle with cancer. Karen Elaine Grusauski was born to John Michael and Mary Cecelia Harz at New Milford Hospital, New…

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All Lit Up

Joan Staple, of Pomfret, left, Martha Leonard, of Barnard, and Pat Alden, of Woodstock, marvel over the new light fixtures hanging from the jury room at the Windsor County Courthouse in Woodstock on Friday.…

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Janet M. Boutin

Lebanon, N.H. -- Janet M. Boutin, 76, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. She was born in Lebanon on Dec. 8, 2014 to the late Donald & Mary (Clark) MacDonald. Janet grew up in both Lebanon and Hanover,…

Aug 29
Former FBI director grateful for care after crash

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Former FBI Director Louis Freeh said Friday he was grateful for the care and support he has received since he was injured this week in a Vermont car crash.

Aug 29
6 New England governors urge painkiller reversal

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The six New England governors are urging the U.S. Health and Human Services secretary to reverse the Food and Drug Administration's approval of a powerful new painkiller, Zohydro.

Aug 29
Vermont officials: mosquitoes test positive

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - Vermont health officials are urging people to take precautions after six batches of mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile virus.

Aug 29
New Hampshire search dog finds disoriented man

BETHLEHEM, N.H. (AP) - A New Hampshire Fish and Game conservation officer and his four-legged partner made quick work K-9 made quick work of finding a missing man with Alzheimer's.

Aug 29
Report faults management of Vermont Health Connect

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The new contractor hired to fix Vermont's troubled health care website said Friday the project's management structure contributed to failures that still plague the system almost a year after it went live.

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NH high court: New sentence hearings in killings

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Four men convicted of murder as teenagers should receive new sentencing hearings in light of a U.S. Supreme Court decision that mandatory life sentences for juvenile are unconstitutional, New Hampshire's Supreme Court ruled Friday.

Aug 29
Unions evaluate FairPoint final offer

Unions representing more than 1,700 FairPoint Communications workers in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont are continuing to evaluate a contract imposed by the company.

Aug 29
Incumbent Vermont governor names campaign chief

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont's incumbent Gov. Peter Shumlin, a Democrat, is planning to launch his re-election campaign next month.