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1. Jurors have found Gregory Smith guilty of voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of Wesley Wing following roughly six hours of deliberation. CLICK HERE to read more.

2. Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital will close its maternity ward after a planned merger of obstetrical services with Dartmouth-Hitchcock is complete on July 15, the hospitals said in a news release this morning. CLICK HERE to read more. Reaction on our Facebook page has been overwhelmingly marked by disappointment.

Gregory Smith, of Springfield, Vt., shows the jury how he pushed Wesley Wing away from his car and shot him during Smith’s trial in Windsor Superior Court in White River Junction, Vt., on Feb. 8, 2018. Smith testified that he fired his gun in self-defense after being assaulted by Wing. (Valley News – Geoff Hansen) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.


Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital in Lebanon, N.H., is the third Upper Valley hospital to become affiliated with Dartmouth-Hitchcock. The others are New London Hospital and Mt. Ascutney Hospital in Windsor, Vt. (Valley News – Geoff Hansen)