CLAREMONT — New legislation that seeks to expand financing for railroad projects sponsored by New Hampshire’s congressional delegates could open funding opportunities to grow passenger train ridership in Claremont.
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CHARLESTOWN, N.H. — At a public forum about Charlestown’s withdrawal proposal on Monday, Scott Bushway, a Fall Mountain School Board member, told residents that despite the heated debates and tensions over the past year the experience has also produced positive outcomes.
MONTPELIER, Vt. — The Vermont House on Wednesday advanced a bill to tax and regulate marijuana sales in the state, after the Senate passed legislation last spring.
NEW YORK — The Trump administration can withhold millions of dollars in law enforcement grants to force states to cooperate with U.S. immigration enforcement, a federal appeals court in New York ruled Wednesday in a decision that conflicted with three other federal appeals courts.
CONCORD, N.H. — Republican Gov. Chris Sununu is urging Congress to approve emergency funding in response to a new virus spreading around the world, weeks after the state's Democratic delegation began asking the Trump administration to propose a spending plan.
WASHINGTON — Democrats’ desire for dramatic political change has emerged as a driving force in the party’s presidential primary battle, one that extends beyond the progressive wing and presents challenges for candidates running on promises of moderation.
WASHINGTON — Sixty-five years after 14-year-old Emmett Till was lynched in Mississippi, the House has approved legislation designating lynching as a hate crime under federal law.
SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Officials from the Springfield Water Department had a public hearing Wednesday on the status of the second year of the nine-year lead replacement program which is expected to be completed in 2028.
ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont man accused of shooting another man twice in the back faces additional charges for having social media contact with a person who authorities say was involved with the crime.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A New Hampshire bus line will consider changing its policy of allowing Border Patrol agents to conduct immigration checks aboard its buses.
LISBON, N.H. (AP) — An 8-year-old girl has been awarded the American Red Cross's Certificate of Extraordinary Personal Action after saving her younger cousin from drowning.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu is ordering flags to be flown at half-staff on Saturday in memory of an Air Force pilot from Hudson who recently was killed in Afghanistan.
CONCORD, N.H. — A lawyer who blamed his professional misconduct on a sleep disorder was appropriately punished for lying to a client and charging her for work he never did, the state Supreme Court ruled.
CONCORD — Former Miss New Hampshire contestants are claiming that pageant organizers pressured women behind the scenes to accept a fur coat if declared the winner, which is in contrast to assertions by pageant supporters that participants “have the option.” The past competitors’ statements c…
ROCKINGHAM, Vt. — Tight races for limited seats on the Rockingham Selectboard pit incumbents with experience up against newcomers with fresh ideas. This year, a total of three incumbent candidates are looking to successfully be reelected for a three-year term while two incumbent candidates a…
SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — The former police chief and political newcomer, a sitting incumbent, and current Chair Kristi Morris are running for two open three-year term seats on the Springfield Selectboard to be decided by voters on March 3.
HARTFORD, Conn. — A coalition of 39 states will look into the marketing and sales of vaping products by Juul Labs, including whether the company targeted youths and made misleading claims about nicotine content in its devices, officials announced Tuesday.
BOSTON — An heir to the Hot Pockets fortune was sentenced to five months in prison Tuesday for trying to cheat and bribe her daughters’ way into school as part of a nationwide college admissions scam.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Two years after the death of 10-year-old Marissa Kennedy, the state still has too few caseworkers to keep pace with the volume of open child welfare cases and incoming referrals.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A second Boston man who was said to be a member of the Latin Kings street gang was sentenced to more than 11 years in federal prison Tuesday for his role in a Vermont-to-Boston drugs-for-guns plan.
MONTPELIER, Vt. — Vermont’s minimum wage will increase to $12.55 an hour by 2022 after the Democrat-led House voted Tuesday to override the Republican governor’s veto of the bill.