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Vermont board to hear mountain name change proposal

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont state board is hearing a man's request to change the name of Mount Ascutney (ah-SKUT'-nee) because it's a made-up name to the original Abenaki name.Several towns in the region known for the mountain are opposed to the change.Hartland resident Rob Hutchins says the na


These 5 Vermont birds were likely saved by the 100-year-old Migratory Bird Treaty Act

Is your imagination active? Picture yourself walking along a Burlington street in 1918, meeting fashionably dressed ladies wearing the most stylish hats graced with plumes of great blue herons and egrets. A dash of color is seen on the hats, perhaps from feathers of scarlet tanagers, robins or Balti


Broken pipe causes heavy water flow, two injuries at Keene bar

Two people were injured Tuesday when part of a sprinkler system fell from the ceiling at The Station Cigar Bar at The Center at Colony Mill in Keene, officials said.Collapsed piping struck both people, causing serious but non-life-threatening injuries, said Keene Fire Chief Mark Howard. He said both


U.S. grand jury indicts woman on charges of being Russian agent | New Hampshire

Public figure Maria Butina delivers a speech during a rally to demand the expanding of rights of Russian citizens, in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters on July 17, 2018. Press Service of Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS — THIS IMAGE WAS PROVI


Operating rooms reopen at VA Medical Center in Vermont

A little over two weeks ago, a sprinkler head burst, causing significant water damage to the four operating suites at the hospital. Crews have been working around the clock to make repairs.


New England blueberry season in full swing

"It's a great thing to bring the kids out to," said Rene Bergeron, owner of Goulden Ridge Farm.


165-year-old newspaper vows to publish despite office fire

Phil Camp Sr., the president and owner of the Vermont Standard newspaper, sits in a makeshift office in the town library of Woodstock, Vt., a day after fire destroyed the newspaper's offices. The 165-year-old... more


Bear attacks elderly NH woman after breaking into house to look for food

Apryl Rogers, 71, woke up in the middle of the night to the noises of what sounded like someone rummaging around her kitchen, according to her daughter, Stacey Murray.


Crews battle large fire in Woodstock

WOODSTOCK, Vt. —Crews were battling a large fire on Central Street in Woodstock on Monday morning.Firefighters from multiple fire departments responded to the scene starting at about 3:30 a.m., according to the Woodstock Fire Department.AdvertisementEmergency officials urged drivers to avoid taking


AP News - 165-year-old newspaper vows to publish despite office fire

WOODSTOCK, Vt. (AP) — A 165-year-old Vermont newspaper will publish its weekly edition only one day late despite losing its office in a fire.The fire destroyed the Vermont Standard's office in Woodstock early Monday.President and owner Phil Camp says the community has given the newspaper's staff its


Area residents indicted on drug-related charges

Cheshire County grand jurors last month indicted a Keene man on three felony drug charges.William C. Maliska, 47, is charged with sale of one gram or more of fentanyl, sale of cocaine and possession of cocaine.Prosecutors allege Maliska sold fentanyl and cocaine in Keene on April 9. They also allege


Flash flood watch in effect for southern NH

A flash flood watch remains in effect until 8 p.m. for Cheshire, Hillsborough, Merrimack, Rockingham and Strafford counties, although the chances of additional flash flooding are low.


Damaging winds, flash flooding expected as severe storms roll through NH | New Hampshire

A severe thunderstorm watch was posted until 7 p.m. for Belknap, Cheshire, Hillsborough, Merrimack, Rockingham and Strafford counties for storms with wind gusts up to 70 mph, tornadoes and hail the size of ping pong balls possible, according to forecasters at the National Weather Service in Gray, Ma


NH firefighters respond to massive fire in Vermont

WOODSTOCK, Vt. —Crews battled a large fire Monday morning on Central Street in Woodstock, Vermont.Firefighters from multiple fire departments -- including some from New Hampshire -- responded to the scene starting at about 3:30 a.m., according to the Woodstock Fire Department.Advertisement>>Download


Fire destroys historic Woodstock building

WOODSTOCK, Vt. (AP) — An early morning fire has destroyed an historic building in downtown Woodstock, Vermont that houses several businesses and two apartments.A family of two has been displaced by the fire.


Fire displaces family of 2 in Woodstock

WOODSTOCK, Vt. (AP) — An early morning fire has displaced a family of two and heavily damaged a restaurant in downtown Woodstock, Vermont.


Woman denies charges in Killington fatal crash | Rutland Herald

Nicole P. Auclair, 30, pleaded not guilty Monday in Rutland criminal court to a felony count of grossly negligent driving with a death resulting and a felony count of grossly negligent driving with serious injury resulting.


King's Row Coffee Debuts King's Brew in Whole Foods Markets - BevNET.com

HANOVER, N.H.– King’s Row Coffee is proud to announce the debut of King’s Brew, a velvety smooth nitro cold brew coffee can, into 38 New England Whole Foods Markets. The locally crafted, on-trend beverage is the work of James Beard Award Winning Best Chef, Craig Shelton, and boasts unparalleled fres


Vote for local control | Rutland Herald

The forced school closures and mandated mergers involved with Act 46 are tyrannical. Local stakeholders, which include parents, grandparents, taxpayers and every voter, should be determining if their rural schools should stay open or be closed. These decisions should never belong to Gov. Phil Scott


Mansion Monday: Amazing lake and mountain views from this Sunapee home

In this week's Mansion Monday, no expense was spared in this lakeside masterpiece in Sunapee!