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State & New England

High winds, snow bear down on New Hampshire   

By RIK STEVENS
Associated Press

CONCORD (AP) - A major winter storm was blanketing New Hampshire Tuesday, but ample warning, a declared state of emergency and what Gov. Maggie Hassan … Full story    

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Vermont’s new Roman Catholic bishop installed during Mass

BURLINGTON, Vt. – The Rev. Christopher Coyne, the Catholic Church’s first blogging priest to be elevated to a bishop, was formally installed as Vermont’s new … Full story    
Updated 12 hours ago

Dartmouth instituting changes to eliminate extreme behavior

HANOVER, N.H. – Dartmouth College banned hard liquor on campus Thursday and said all students will have to take part in a sexual violence prevention … Full story    
Updated 12 hours ago

Attorneys for man charged in teen death want trial moved

BANGOR, Maine (AP) – Attorneys for a man accused of using a phony Facebook profile to lure a 15-year-old girl to her death want his … Full story    
Updated 12 hours ago

Feds auction 550 acres off Massachusetts for wind energy

BOSTON (AP) – Officials have auctioned off more than 550 square miles of federal waters off the Massachusetts coast to two companies hoping to develop … Full story    
Updated 12 hours ago

Connecticut man wrongly jailed for 21 years gets $6M award

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – The state of Connecticut has awarded $6 million to a man who was wrongfully imprisoned for 21 years for a 1986 … Full story    
Updated 12 hours ago

USDA revises maple syrup grading with descriptive terms

MONTPELIER – Grading standards for maple syrup have been revised to match international standards, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Wednesday, and now consumers can … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Amtrak resumes limited service as storm conditions ease

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Amtrak says limited service is resuming between New York and Albany, New York, as storm conditions ease. Amtrak said Tuesday that … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

‘Entrepreneurial’ enters vocabulary in downtown New Britain

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. – Gerry Amodio, New Britain’s downtown district director, says CPA Justine Moriarty recently told him, “The revitalization of New Britain won’t come … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

New Hampshire residents cope with snow

Quotes from New Hampshire residents coping with the snowstorm: Bob Preston is a real estate agent in Seabrook, New Hampshire, a coastal town that was … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Blizzard howls its way into Boston but largely spares NYC

BOSTON – A howling blizzard heaped snow on Boston, the rest of eastern Massachusetts and parts of Long Island on Tuesday, delivering wind gusts topping … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Vermont house moves to ban plastic abrasive microbeads

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) – The Vermont House has endorsed a measure to ban so-called microbeads from personal-care products sold in the state. The tiny plastic … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Snowstorm sasquatch? Watch out for the Boston yeti

BOSTON (AP) – The monster storm in Boston has brought with it another monster – a yeti. The white, furry phantom has been getting laughs … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Connecticut man charged with pulling kids on sled by truck

PLAINFIELD, Conn. (AP) – A Plainfield man has been arrested after police say he was pulling kids on a sled behind his speeding pickup truck. … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

New Hampshire to receive $6.6M in grants for homeless

CONCORD (AP) – New Hampshire is getting more than $6.6 million in grants to support 68 homeless housing and service programs in the state. The … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Braving the storm: New Hampshire residents cope with snow

Quotes from New Hampshire residents coping with the snowstorm: In Concord, Mike Wilmot had strapped on his cross-country skis and was gliding down a nearly-deserted … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Blizzard howls its way into Boston but largely spares NYC  

BOSTON (AP) - A howling blizzard with wind gusts over 70 mph heaped snow on Boston along with other stretches of lower New England and … Full story    
Published:  January 27, 2015

High winds, snow bear down on New Hampshire   

CONCORD (AP) - A major winter storm was blanketing New Hampshire Tuesday, but ample warning, a declared state of emergency and what Gov. Maggie Hassan … Full story    
Published:  January 27, 2015

Tsarnaev judge cites progress despite slow jury selection

BOSTON – The judge in the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev said Monday that he’s not discouraged by the … Full story    
Published:  January 27, 2015

Gas prices fall nearly a nickel per gallon in New Hampshire

CONCORD (AP) – Gas prices in New Hampshire have fallen 4.8 cents per gallon in the past week to an average of $2.06. Gasbuddy.com, which … Full story    
Published:  January 27, 2015

Full jury seated to hear murder trial of Aaron Hernandez

FALL RIVER, Mass. – A full jury was seated Monday for the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, and the judge … Full story    
Published:  January 27, 2015

HITTING THE SLOPES

Published:  January 27, 2015

NHGOP hires new director to replace Mowers

The New Hampshire Republican Party announced Tuesday the appointment of Elissa Voccola to serve as its executive director in place of the departing Matt Mowers. … Full story    
Published:  January 27, 2015