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Essex Co. murder trial underway
ELIZABETHTOWN — Opening statements in Cody Cutting’s murder trial are set to begin Wednesday morning. The Moriah man was accused in April of fatally shooting his fraternal brother, 44-year-old Derek J. Sprague of Witherbee, in the parking lot of their social club, Eagles Aerie 4410.
Essex County must fix coroner problem
Some decisions should be easy. The Essex County Board of Supervisors has one of those, regarding some coroners who refuse to do the job they are paid for, and which voters elected them to do.
Fort to restage 1776 Christmas riot involving US soldiers
TICONDEROGA, N.Y. (AP) — The first Christmas at Fort Ticonderoga under the newly formed United States was a riot — literally. Staff and volunteers at the upstate New York tourist attraction and museum will stage a re-enactment this weekend of what’s known as the Christmas riot of 1776, when Pennsylv
Poaching Case In Schroon Lake
DEC Environmental Conservation Officer (ECO) Maxwell Nocols has reported that on November 21st he received a report of hunters trespassing, firing two shots and killing an antlerless deer on private property in the town of Schroon.
Stephen Terry: Nixon gives Trump an exit strategy
Editor’s note: This commentary is by Stephen C. Terry, of Middlebury, who worked for Sen. George Aiken from 1969 to 1975. He currently is writing a book on Aiken and Vietnam.
Merger OK'd for two Essex County school districts
WESTPORT — As of July 1, Westport Central and Elizabethtown-Lewis Central schools will be history. Voters on Tuesday voted to consolidate the districts, with 90 percent of ELCS voters approving the move, with a tally of 421 to 49; and 62 percent of WCS voters giving the OK, with a tally of 329 to 19
Essex County coroner fed up with ‘lazy’ colleagues
“There is no work ethic, to put it bluntly,” he said. The accountability of coroners has been occasionally discussed by the Essex County Board of Supervisors since 2008, and even though the board and people like Whitelaw would like to see some changes, none have come to fruition. It’s like a never-e
Woman pleads guilty to home burglary
QUEENSBURY — A Ballston Spa woman who burglarized an acquaintance's season home in northern Warren County last year has pleaded guilty to a felony charge. Nicole M. Ronk, 30, pleaded guilty in Warren County Court to third-degree burglary, a felony, for a September 2017 burglary at a seasonal home on
Fort Ticonderoga’s Christmas Riot of 1776
Fort Ticonderoga is set to host a living history event “RIOT! Yankees vs. Buckskins,” on December 15, 2018. Throughout the day, visitors will participate in presentations, weapons demonstrations, historic trades, and living history vignettes. The day is set at the time of disunity between officers u
Sheriff: Two dead after Warren County car crash
CHESTER -- A two-car crash resulted in two fatalities Saturday morning. The Warren County Sheriff's Office received a report just before 10 a.m. for a serious crash on State Route 8, near Hill Clyde Acres.
Faith in Vermont: Mudroom Mercy
When we first looked at the house that is now our home, the realtor told us that all other prospective buyers had walked away after they saw it: The house’s layout was just too strange for anybody to figure out how to make it work.
William Shatner and new captain Anson Mount visit the 'Star Trek' Enterprise replica
TICONDEROGA, NEW YORK – The most-famous “Star Trek” captain and the newest “Star Trek” captain came together Saturday in the northern New York State town that’s home to a meticulous re-creation of the Starship Enterprise from the legendary television series.
Panther Profile: Skier Angie Duke
Argentine-born Angie Duke has competed around the world in alpine skiing. MIDDLEBURY | Middlebury College’s Angie Duke, a member of the class of 2019, is in his fourth year on the Panther alpine skiing team. An economics major who is minoring in Spanish from Stowe, Vermont, Duke stayed close to home
Police look for answers in double-fatal car crash
CHESTER — Police hope that a crash reconstruction and vehicle computers can help them determine why a Chester man crossed into the oncoming lane of Route 8 on Sunday, causing a double fatal crash.
Update: Two dead, one injured in Chester car crash
CHESTER — Two people have died after a car crash Sunday morning on Route 8 in Chester, the Warren County Sheriff's Office said. Walter Christie, 89, and John M. Lewis, 70, both of Chestertown, were transported to Auburn Community Hospital after they crashed their vehicles just before 10 a.m., but bo
Seton Catholic holds off Crown Point
CROWN POINT — Neil Yang poured in 31 points to lead Seton Catholic to a 65-56 win over Crown Point in Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference boys basketball Tuesday. Foster Ovios (18) and Tom Murray (12) also finished in double figures for the Knights.
2018 Winter Sports: Crown Point Panthers
CROWN POINT | The Crown Point varsity boys basketball team will return a strong core of players with four starters returning to the lineup this season.
Letter to the editor: With community help, Dinners With Love feeds hospice patients
On behalf of Dinners with Love, I would like to express my deepest gratitude to the Vergennes Lions Club for donating Thanksgiving meals to some of the families in our Addison County program who needed a little extra love this time of year.
Looking back at local history: Dec. 10
QUEENSBURY — After a bruising series of defeats in this year’s election, the town Republican Committee is in disarray. GREENWICH — A variance for a telecommunications tower on Bald Mountain wasn’t decided Thursday night at a Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, bec…
Ticonderoga water main break causes shoulder closure on Route 9N
TICONDEROGA — The right shoulder of Route 9N southbound between Johnson Farm Road and County Route 42 is closed due to a water main break, according to a NY-Alert. The incident occurred just before noon on Saturday.