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End of an era at Bulwagga Campground
They’ve had potluck suppers, bingo, Halloween parties, Christmas in July celebrations and most of all the soft southern style of Wayne and Ruth Plunkett, who’ve managed the campground for the Town of Moriah and welcomed back old friends year after year as the weather warmed.
A community mourns Norm, 'chill' resident bar cat
Photos and videos flooded social media after Norm, an orange tabby cat who walked in as a stray and made a home there, died recently.
Are you owed cash? New York has $15.5B in unclaimed funds!
They include old bank accounts, stocks, life insurance, uncashed checks and gift cards.
Man sentenced to 10 years in prison on child porn charges
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont man who admitted to producing and possessing child pornography will serve 10 years in prison.The U.S. Attorney's office says 27-year-old Cody Clark was sentenced Thursday in Burlington after pleading guilty to charges. WCAX-TVreportsGoogle informed authorities that C
Plattsburgh YMCA hires new director of operations
Kris Tate, 37, will oversee operations at the local facility and work with the directors of each department there to boost customer service and bolster a community atmosphere at the organization.
Man caught with 900K untaxed cigarettes sentenced to prison
The U.S. attorney's office in Buffalo says Ian Tarbell, of Hogansburg in Franklin County, was sentenced Wednesday in federal court to 15 months in prison. Tarbell was convicted of possession of contraband cigarettes.
Homecoming leaves Plattsburgh students buzzing with school spirit
Plattsburgh City School District mascot Buzzy the Hornet marches with Plattsburgh High School faculty members and students as they make their way up Rugar Street, spreading school spirit during the recent Homecoming Parade.KAYLA BREEN/STAFF PHOTOPLATTSBURGH — Plattsburgh City School District mascot
Domestic violence vigil planned in Plattsburgh
The vigil is to bring community support to those victims, survivors and non-survivors of domestic Violence. Speakers at the event will include officials with the district attorney's office, law enforcement, and college students. There will also be instrumental music and songs prior to the lighting o
Police seize cash, heroin as homicide probe continues in Northeast Kingdom - VTDigger
It marked the second day Vermont State Police detectives searched the Duck Pond Road residence as they seek to solve the mystery of who shot Pimental multiple times and left his body off a rural dirt road in Concord, about 15 miles from his Northeast Kingdom home, where it was discovered Sunday.
Search for fire training site narrows
Ideas on the table so far include a lot beside the Elizabethtown Volunteer Fire Department, a picnic area in Keene, a site near the Lewis Transfer Station, a location near the county highway garage in Lewis and a parcel on the Essex County Fairgrounds in Westport.
Woman charged with DWI after crash at McDonald's
QUEENSBURY — A Queensbury woman was charged with driving while intoxicated after she crashed into another vehicle in the parking lot of a McDonald's restaurant, police said.Savannah L. Voudry, 26, was charged with misdemeanor DWI after the Oct. 6 collision at the Corinth Road, Queensbury eatery, acc
Court documents reveal drug connection with homicide victim
BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX)We are learning more about a homicide victim in the Northeast Kingdom, his ties to an alleged drug operation, and two people behind bars.Vermont State Police investigators combed for clues this week as to who killed 37-year-old Michael Pimental. They hope the answers may be at
WCS maps out post-yes landscape
Residents approved the straw poll 357 to 198 at WCS, and by wider margins at ELCS, where the vote total was 399-73.
Essex County seeking judgment against slaughterhouse
Denise and Peter Ward founded the state-of-the-art meat slaughterhouse and processing center in Ticonderoga, opening in 2014 with nearly $500,000 from IDA, state economic development and federal USDA funds.
Mysterious death of Vermont man in Costa Rica raises questions for family
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX)A Vermonter living in Costa Rica was found dead last week after being reported missing back in August, now his family is frustrated by what they say has been a slow investigation by authorities."He didn't deserve to die this way, not at all," said Sandra LaFrance, who is
First teens to arrive at Ray Brook state prison this month
“As announced earlier this year, the conversion of Adirondack into an Adolescent Offender Facility is on schedule and will begin receiving incarcerated individuals this month,”said Patrick Bailey, spokesperson for the state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision.
ELCS mulls next steps following yes vote
At ELCS, the straw poll vote to merge was approved by an 85 percent majority, 399 yes to 73 no votes.
New proposal allows hunting on several town-owned properties for 45 days
Resident Patti Davis addresses the selectboard during Monday night’s meeting. Davis, an avid runner, has repeatedly called on the selectboard to tighten its firearms discharge ordinance over conerns of hunting in several town parks. (Colin Flanders | Essex Reporter)
Williston police chief: Legal marijuana will mean more highway deaths, crime
JAY, Vt. -Williston Police Chief Patrick Foley says Vermont's law legalizing up to an ounce of marijuana will have a major impact on the state, from more impaired driving to increases in shoplifting and other theft.
Police identify man found dead in lake near his boat
WILLISTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police have released the name of the man found dead in Lake Iroquois in Williston.Crews were called to the scene Monday night and found the body of 45-year-old Kyle E. Ebbett of Essex, who was reported missing after he did not return from a fishing trip. Police sa