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Merger flies for ELCS, Westport Central

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 199.

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-12-05 03:35:00

Editorial: Set aside merger opposition and make new district the best

Today, some students, faculty, staff, parents, alumni and others are mourning their school district. Even those who voted to merge Elizabethtown-Lewis and Westport central schools in Tuesday's referendums must feel some sorrow.

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-12-06 10:00:00

Monday's Vermont sports scores and Tuesday's schedule

Mount Abraham at Mill River, 7 p.m. Vergennes at Fair Haven, 7 p.m. Williamstown at Winooski, 7 p.m. Thetford at Rivendell, 7 p.m. Blue Mountain at Oxbow, 7 p.m. Johnson at Norwich, 7 p.m.

BURLINGTON FREE PRESS - 2018-12-10 17:13:00

Bank invites deposits of caring for Christmas

PLATTSBURGH — Employees at Champlain National Bank are spearheading projects throughout Essex, Clinton, and Franklin counties to help make the holidays a little brighter for local families.

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-12-08 10:00:00

VUHS coach, leader Peter Quinn dies unexpectedly

WALTHAM — Highly respected school-based clinician and Vergennes Union High School basketball coach Peter Quinn died unexpectedly on Saturday morning of natural causes, stunning the VUHS and Vergennes community he had served for two decades and saddening the many who knew him statewide for his dedica

ADDISON INDEPENDENT - 2018-12-10 07:00:00

Osborne hopes to lead merged district

ELIZABETHTOWN — Scarcely a month after the public referendum that OK'd the merger of Elizabethtown-Lewis and Westport central school districts, voters will go to the polls again — to elect representatives to a new school board.

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-12-05 03:50:07

Vote to consolidate E’town, Westport schools passes

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 199.


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.


Photo of special moment mall Santa shared with 93-year-old veteran goes viral

A Delaware woman's photo of a special moment between Santa Claus and a veteran has gone viral. Gina Wilbur was trying to snap a photo of Santa at the Concord Mall in Wilmington when he walked by her.

MYNBC5.COM - 2018-12-08 17:42:00

Police looking for duo who stole over $200 worth of merchandise from North Country farm

ESSEX, N.Y. — At Reber Rock Farm in Essex, co-owner Racey Henderson is on high alert. "We're going to install this (camera) outside so we can catch a license plate," Henderson said.

MYNBC5.COM - 2018-12-07 23:21:00

Stefanik purchases home in town of Saratoga

SARATOGA — U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik and her husband Matt Manda recently bought and moved into a house in the town of Saratoga, her Deputy Chief of Staff Tom Flanagin announced in an email Friday evening.

POST-STAR - 2018-12-07 23:00:00

Two face charges in connection to Burlington mural vandalism

Two people face charges for twice vandalizing the controversial downtown Burlington mural. “Everyone Loves a Parade.” — Eric Maier, 32, and Margaux Higgins, both of Burlington, were arrested following an investigation that included multiple searches of the suspects' social media and phone accounts,

MYCHAMPLAINVALLEY.COM - 2018-12-07 17:18:00

Vintage Chic Owner Brianne Taylor on Creating a Cozy Home

In the heart of Shelburne Village, beneath a bright-white "Antiques" sign and a cheerful striped awning, you'll find Brianne's Vintage Chic. Here, out of her garage-turned-shop, Brianne Taylor curates a treasure trove of "vintage and antique décor for the unique home." This includes everything from

SEVENDAYSVT.COM - 2018-12-08 17:00:00

Lauren Goodger reveals her peachy bum amid surgery claims – as she picks up her Christmas tree in Essex

The 32-year-old reality star was getting into the festive spirit. LAUREN Goodger displayed her incredibly perky bum as she collected her Christmas tree in Essex today. IThe former Towie star, 32, highlighted her behind in a pair tight-fitting leggings following claims she'd gone under the knife.

THESUN.IE - 2018-12-06 16:59:54

Strand to screen 1-night premiere of 'Garrow'

PLATTSBURGH — A new film on how Robert F. Garrow Sr. terrorized the Adirondacks is coming to the Strand Center Theatre. The independent movie “Garrow” will be shown at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, for one night only.

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-12-05 02:24:01

Thanks for helping people in need in Lake Placid

The Ecumenical Charity Program thanks all those who helped with their contributions to the Thanksgiving baskets. The following businesses were extremely generous: Price Chopper, Hannaford, Tucker Farms, Strack’s garage, Subway. Their contributions aided the receiving of 300 Thanksgiving baskets by t


CVES super praises 'leap of faith' by merger voters

WESTPORT — The seven members of the school board soon to be created to serve Elizabethtown-Lewis-Westport Central School District will serve three-year terms. Voters overwhelmingly approved merging Elizabethtown-Lewis and Westport central schools in a referendum Tuesday night.

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-12-05 23:33:16

2 arrested in vandalism of controversial Burlington mural

Burlington police have arrested 32-year-old Eric Maier for vandalizing the controversial “Everyone Loves a Parade” mural just off the downtown pedestrian Marketplace. Maier posted photos of the damage to the mural on his Facebook page, and police obtained search warrants for his social media, phone

VTDIGGER - 2018-12-07 13:26:31

Vermont State Police: Troopers seek info on Route 17 crash

ADDISON COUNTY — On this past Saturday, Dec. 1, at approximately 12:30 p.m. Vermont State Police troopers were dispatched to a two-car crash on Route 17 near Jersey Street South in Addison.

ADDISON INDEPENDENT - 2018-12-06 07:00:00

Group show of small works sheds 'more light'

Northern Daughters is hosting its third annual small works exhibit “more light,” on view at the gallery’s 221 Main Street location in Vergennes. The opening reception will coincide with Vergennes Magic on Main, Thursday, Dec. 6, 5-8 p.m. Gumbo Ya Ya will perform an acoustic set at NoDa, with their m

ADDISON INDEPENDENT - 2018-12-06 07:00:00