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Winter weather warning in effect until Friday afternoon
A winter storm warning is in effect for Warren County as well as Saratoga, Hamilton and Essex counties, with 6 to 10 inches of snow forecast. Glens Falls is expecting about 7 inches of snow.
The Essex Reporter Athlete of the Week: Ben Stewart
Rising to the occasion at the Vermont Cross Country Championships, Stewart ran perhaps the best race of his career for a top-10 finish to help Essex run to its first state championship since 2008. With snow adding a degree of difficulty to the challenging Woods Trail Course at Thetford Academy, Stew
Here's what we know about Thursday's snow
Snow is expected to start in South Jersey around 7 a.m. and will reach Bergen, Essex, Passaic and Morris counties closer to noon.
Burlington man arrested for sexual assault and burglary
Police say Mohamed Luhizo, 21, was identified by the Chittenden Unit for Special Investigations as a suspect in a sexual assault late last month.
The National Lights Take to the Waters with "The Whaleship Essex" (premiere)
A decade in the making, the latest release from indie folk band the National Lights takes up a variety of topics in its lyrics, none of them any less epic than "The Whaleship Essex".
Burlington High School guidance director facing 7 charges goes before panel
"They are mere allegations at this point-until they are found to be supported by the evidence," said Adam Power, hearing officer.
Essex High School theater catches 'Big Fish' and brings it to the stage
The musical is an amalgamation of a book and film of the same name by Daniel Wallace and Tim Burton, respectively. It blurs the line between fact and fiction as Will attempts to make sense of his larger-than-life father, Edward, while preparing to become a dad himself.
Cop-turned-teacher accused of assaulting student goes to trial
David Scibek, the former police officer and teacher at Burlington Tech Center, is waiting for a jury to decide his fate.
Avenatti jailed; Vermont appearances canceled
LOS ANGELES (WCAX)Celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti will not appear at a pair of Vermont fundraisers after all because he's in jail.Police say Avenatti is in custody in Los Angeles accused of domestic assault.The Vermont Democratic Party issued a press release Wednesday evening saying that Avenatti'
Migrant Justice sues ICE over detainment of member leaders
It accuses the agencies, with the help of the Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles, of conducting a multi-year operation to surveil, harass, arrest and detain the member leaders.
Essex Westford School board drafts contingency bus plan
The revisions, led by the board’s transportation subcommittee, bolster what administrators say is an overly vague policy directing them to furnish busing to students when “reasonable and necessary,” language out of a model policy from the Vermont School Board Association.
Jefferson, Lewis counties under hazardous weather outlook for Thursday, Friday
Franklin and St. Lawrence counties are also predicted to get the storm, with snow Thursday night through Friday and accumulation predicted of 2 to 4 inches, according to the NWS in Burlington, Vt. The two counties are also predicted to see some snow on Monday.
NJ Weather: Here's how much snow parts of North Jersey will get Thursday
A nor'easter is heading our way, bringing with it snow, sleet and freezing rain to the state. But, as is North Jersey's luck, the region will get as much as 4 inches of snow. Freezing rain may also fall in the area.
Essex officials, residents tour AllEarth commuter rail cars
The “joy ride” campaign is an attempt from Blittersdorf and his company, AllEarth Rail, to spark local stakeholders’ interest in his vision of a commuter rail system here. The goal is to show Vermonters – and their government – that his planisn’t just theoretical, AllEarth spokesman Nick Charyk said
Senate committee to vote on retired Essex chief for US Marshal post
If confirmed, LaRose would oversee U.S. Marshals operations in Burlington, Rutland, and Brattleboro. The service is responsible for apprehending fugitives and sex offenders, protecting federal courthouses and managing federal prisoners.
What Even Was Vajazzling?
Vajazzling, a cursed portmanteau of “vagina” and “bedazzling,” barged into the public sphere following a decade marked by precariously low-slung jeans and MTV reality shows featuring copious black light use. It involves meticulously applying small crystals onto someone’s bare pubic area — design opt
The knife crime equation is simple: cut youth services and people will pay with their lives
What is to be said, really, about the fact that this week in Essex a pregnant woman waskilled with a crossbow, in front of her children? It’s like a scene from Macbeth. The only grim consolation is that a man has been charged with her murder. For most of us, the idea of deliberately, violently, taki
Vermont volunteer helping evacuees of massive fires in Northern California
Matt Ward is a disaster program manager with theAmerican Red Cross New Hampshire & Vermont Region. He living and working out of a shelter in Gridley, 45 minutes south of the town of Paradise, which was destroyed by the Camp Fire.
Fired prison worker sentenced to jail for intimate relationship with inmate
A Clinton County judge sentenced Denise Prell, 39, of Plattsburgh, Tuesday afternoon during a court appearance.
Missing Essex Teen Found At New Jersey Train Station
NEWARK, NJ — A New Jersey Transit Police officer is being credited with reuniting a Maryland teen who had been missing for more than a month with her family. Brooklynn Hays, 16, of Essex, had disappeared in September. She was located this week in New Jersey, police said.