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Jan 29
Book Notes: New Works by Local Authors and Readings Scheduled, Including Bookstock 2015

Best-selling author John Vaillant will be talking about his new novel, The Jaguar's Children, on Saturday afternoon at Woodstock's Norman Williams Public Library. Vaillant, who lives in Vancouver, B.C.,…

Jan 29
Has America Killed Off Satire and Turned Into a Spoof of Itself?

Did postmodernism kill literary satire? I've been wondering about this in the wake of the terror attack on the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, known for its caricatures of the prophet Muhammad;…

Jan 29
Column: They Put Down My Pats -- I Shake Them Off

Washington I never knew how much fun it was to be loyal to a hated outlaw sports team until the whole world came down on my dear New England Patriots. Having rooted over the years for Boston teams…

Jan 29
Column: Court Will Rule Against ACA Provision

Conservatives in Washington are increasingly confident that the Supreme Court will rule this summer that the White House has gone beyond its legal authority in implementing the Affordable Care Act. Any…

Jan 29
Column: Barbie Doll Still Has Legs: Just Ask My 4-Year-Old Daughter

Mattel chief executive Bryan Stockton resigned Tuesday after a five-quarter sales slump and three years of flagging sales of the company's best-known brand, Barbie. It is, however, definitely not the…

Jan 29
Editorial: Dolt .45

The descent of American presidents from George Washington to Ulysses S. Grant, argued the 19th century writer Henry Adams, was enough to raise doubts about the theory of evolution. Anyone looking to debunk…

Jan 29
Lebanon School Board Selects A Special Education Director

Lebanon -- The Lebanon School Board approved the hiring of a permanent special education director for the upcoming school year at its meeting on Wednesday. Tim Koumrian, currently the director of special…

Jan 29
Paul D. Hurley

New Haven, Conn. -- Paul D. Hurley, 66, of New Haven, entered into eternal life at his home on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, after a long illness. Born in New Haven on July 15, 1948, he resided most of his…

Jan 29
Forum, Jan. 30: Should I Stay or Go?; Value of Religion; The Mail Didn't Go Through

Should I Stay Or Go? To the Editor: Between now and Town Meeting I will be considering whether or not to stay on the Hartford School Board. After the board's refusal to even consider discussing the…

Jan 29
Dartmouth's Road to Reform: No Hard Alcohol Among New Policies

Hanover -- Dartmouth College President Phil Hanlon on Thursday announced a wide range of policy reforms intended to curb high-risk behavior and improve academics and residential life on campus, including…

Jan 29
Vermont's new Roman Catholic bishop installed

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - The Rev. Christopher Coyne - the Catholic Church's first blogging priest to be elevated to a bishopa" has been formally installed as Vermont's new Roman Catholic bishop.

Jan 29
Lynch gives most extensive answers of Super Bowl week

PHOENIX (AP) - After a couple of days of giving only scripted answers, Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch had his most extensive comments of Super Bowl week.

Jan 29
Hanlon's Reforms at Dartmouth College Include Hard Alcohol Ban

Hanover -- Dartmouth College President Phil Hanlon this morning announced a wide range of policy reforms intended to curb high-risk behavior and improve academics and residential life on campus, including…

Jan 29
Brady feels better, expects to be 100 percent for Super Bowl

CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) - Tom Brady expects his cold to be gone in time for the Super Bowl.

Jan 29
Governors announce Super Bowl food bank donations

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The Seattle Seahawks-New England Patriots Super Bowl matchup is bringing cross-country donations into the food banks of each team's home state.

Jan 29
Butcher shop owner has to pay nearly $14K to charity

SEABROOK, N.H. (AP) - An owner of a butcher shop in New Hampshire has pleaded guilty to not giving money from a fundraiser to a charity.

Jan 29
Study: Hemlocks ailing in Catskills amid pest infestation

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A new study has found hemlock trees in the Catskill region declining in health amid an invasive pest infestation.

Jan 29
As Romney weighs '16 bid, his past donors commit to Jeb Bush

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Closing in on a decision about whether to again run for president, Mitt Romney is finding that several past major fundraisers and donors in key states have defected to former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush.

Jan 29
More snow, bitter cold on way to Vermont

WATERBURY, Vt. (AP) - More snow and sub-zero wind chills are on their way to Vermont.

Jan 29
Dartmouth instituting changes to eliminate extreme behavior

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) - Dartmouth College banned hard liquor on campus Thursday and said all students will have to take part in a sexual violence prevention program all four years they're enrolled at the Ivy League school.

Jan 29
Tax season arrives with new health insurance wrinkles

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Officials overseeing the Vermont Health Connect insurance marketplace say they're on target for getting people ready for tax-filing changes tied to the new program.

Jan 29
Vermont Gas ordered to submit cost estimate

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont state regulators want an update on the cost estimate for the second phase of the Vermont Gas natural gas pipeline project.

Jan 29
Fire kills 2 pets in Highgate

HIGHGATE, Vt. (AP) - Fire officials say a bathroom ceiling fan is the suspected cause of a fire that damaged a two-family home and killed two pets in Highgate.