Electric companies across northern New England are keeping a close eye on the winter storm that’s moving across the region. They say power outages are likely. Vermont’s winter resorts are celebrating what’s shaping up to be a terrific holiday week, thanks mainly to the weather. Morrisville is hoping to take advantage of its proximity to local foods by opening a downtown food cooperative. Vermont State Police say a 51-year-old Bradford woman has been charged in the Christmas evening shooting death of 43-year-old Dale Rock of Newbury. New Hampshire State Police say they made nearly 4,000 motor vehicle stops in efforts to curb highway collisions and fatalities during the two weekends before Christmas.