Recording Rekindles Memories Of Newfane Square Dance

Sometimes a certain photograph or a familiar smell can trigger a rush of memories. Other times it can be a long forgotten song. In the case of John Stone, a recording he made years ago brought back vivid memories that illuminate a part of Vermont’s cultural past.

Second student convicted in cheating scandal files appeal

A Vermont student convicted in a cheating scandal in Hanover, New Hampshire has filed an appeal with the New Hampshire Supreme Court. Jason Hadley of Norwich, Vermont, was convicted last month of being an accomplice to the theft of final exams that were stolen from the school last June. Another student, Paul Formella, was found guilty of being an accomplice in November and appealed his conviction the next month.

Midday Newscast: April 11, 2008

State Auditor Tom Salmon is announcing at this hour that he wants to keep his job for another two years; tens of thousands of small dead fish are washing up along the shores of Lake Champlain as the weather warms;  more…

Hanover students to testify on plastic bag bill

Some New Hampshire high school students are scheduled to testify at a state Senate committee hearing today on a resolution to reduce plastic and paper shopping bags and encourage reusable bags.

Midday Report: August 2, 2007

Nuclear regulators see no environmental reasons to deny Vermont Yankee a license extension, but they’re looking at safety issues; the state prepares for a massive study of its future energy requirements; construction is beginning again on the Bennington Bypass; the company that had been operating the Gilman paper mill along the Connecticut River in northeastern Vermont, has been ordered out of the building and an adjoining hydroelectric plant; police in Hanover, NH are investigating an alleged break-in and test-cheating scheme at Hanover High School.