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POST-STAR - 2017-09-20 22:22:00

Fort Ann farm looks to rebuild after fire

Intense heat burned the rubber tires off a front-end loader during Sunday's fire at Burch Family Farm. Paul Post - ppost@digitalfirstmedia.com FORT ANN, N.Y. >> Richard Burch was knocked down, but not out, by a devastating fire that claimed 120 animals at his Washington County farm on Sunday. Howev

SARATOGIAN - 2017-09-20 04:00:00

Voters approve Fort Ann school upgrade proposal

FORT ANN - Voters on Tuesday approved a proposal by Fort Ann school officials to spend nearly $3.7 million to address maintenance needs and upgrade classrooms. The vote was 110 in favor to 34 opposed. The project would address maintenance items such as reconstruction of the slate roof, exterior wood

POST-STAR - 2017-09-20 01:30:00

Then and now: Arts in southern Vermont

MANCHESTER - Manchester is known for its vibrant creative culture, but few people are fluent in the history of the arts in the region. The Southern Vermont Arts Center is looking to change that with its exhibit, "Vermont Artists Then & Now," in the Wilson Museum and Galleries, which will open with

BENNINGTON BANNER - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

ROUNDUP: Cummings, Izzy Dennison lead Spartans

GIRLS SOCCEER QUEENSBURY 5, SOUTH GLENS FALLS 4 (at Queensbury) League: Foothills South High 1 3 - 4 Queensbury 2 3 - 5 First half: 1, Queensbury, Izzy Dennison (Maddie Montgomery), 18:00. 2, South High, Aly Fish (Amaya Naja), 24:00. 3, Queensbury, Christina Cummings (Izzy Dennison), 32:00. Second h

POST-STAR - 2017-09-19 21:00:00

Man headed to prison in switchblade case

QUEENSBURY - A Fort Ann man who had an illegal switchblade knife when police encountered him in February is headed to prison for up to 3 years. Derek J. Webster, 28, was arrested Feb. 25 after Glens Falls Police officers found two men sleeping in a vehicle behind The Daily Double bar in Glens Falls

POST-STAR - 2017-09-18 11:52:00

Fort Ann barn fire started in hay; Investigation continues

FORT ANN - Dick Burch was back and forth between his burned barns and Deweys Bridge Road in front of it on Monday, as streams of farmers and well-wishers stopped to offer help. A devastating fire Sunday claimed his massive barn complex, killing 60 or so pigs and 40 heifers. Quick actions of Burch's

POST-STAR - 2017-09-18 19:00:00

UPDATE: Fire destroys barns, kills livestock in Fort Ann

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. FORT ANN - As Kevin Lovely drove up to 713 Dewey Bridge Road just after 4 p.m. Sunday, he saw heavy black smoke rolling out of one barn, which was engulfed in flames, and saw the fire had spread to a second barn as w

POST-STAR - 2017-09-18 00:15:00

Clobbered by Irma, former locals raise money to help island neighbors

BENNINGTON - When former Danby residents Steve and Nancy Burzon moved to their new home on St. Martin island in November, they were eager to start the next chapter in their lives. That new chapter was interrupted earlier this month, however, when Hurricane Irma clobbered the Burzon's new home and m

BENNINGTON BANNER - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Traffic stop leads to felony charge in Lake George

LAKE GEORGE - A traffic stop on Canada Street early Sunday led to the arrest of a Gansevoort man on felony and misdemeanor charges, police records show. Patrick J. McNulty, 26, was arrested after he was stopped at 3:25 a.m. by State Police from the Chestertown station, the agency's public informatio

POST-STAR - 2017-09-19 12:45:00

Rolling bar proposed for Lake George

LAKE GEORGE - The people who brought Tiki Tours to Lake George this year are looking at doing something similar on the streets, with a vehicle that includes pedaling bicyclists who provide the power. Lawyer Greg Teresi and business partner Anthony Ali want to launch tours of the village with the 16-

POST-STAR - 2017-09-19 18:45:00

Man faces felony in Kingsbury

KINGSBURY - A Hudson Falls man was charged with felony criminal mischief Saturday after he allegedly broke a car windshield with a bottle, police said. Dustin H. Russeau, 24, of Third Avenue, was arrested after the 6:50 p.m. incident min the parking of Hannaford supermarket, according to the Washing

POST-STAR - 2017-09-18 10:09:00

Crash sends car into building on West Street

A crash on West Street Wednesday involved three vehicles. Rob Mitchell / Staff Photo A crash involving three cars on West Street at the corner of Wales Street sent one car head-on into the Fair Point building and at least one person was transported from the scene by Regional Ambulance Service at ab

RUTLAND HERALD - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Local man accused of woman's murder

Randal S. Johnson is led into Rutland criminal court Tuesday. ROBERT LAYMAN / STAFF PHOTOA Rutland City man is being held in prison after being accused of murdering his longtime girlfriend at their Madison Street home on Aug. 27. Randal S. Johnson, 58, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a felony count of

RUTLAND HERALD - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Women's Network & Shelter to unveil new name at event

RUTLAND-Rutland County Women's Network & Shelter (RCWNS), a nonprofit organization serving women, men, and children in the second-most populous county in Vermont who are victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, will announce its new name on the evening of Oct. 5 at an event in Tuttle Hall on

MOUNTAINTIMES.INFO - 2017-09-20 16:10:16

We're not ready for single payer

Before we can consider universal health care for all, we must deal with the problem of having sufficient numbers of providers. There aren't enough physicians in our country to allow everyone to have a doctor to see on a regular basis. We need to evaluate the way we train doctors and their assistants

RUTLAND HERALD - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

A Vermont man pleads not guilty to killing companion

RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) - A Rutland man has pleaded not guilty to killing his live-in companion. Fifty-eight-year-old Randal Johnson was being held without bail on Tuesday. He's charged with second-degree murder in the killing of Trina Fitzgerald. Officials with the Rutland City Police Department say Fitz

CALEDONIAN RECORD-NEWS - 2017-09-19 18:36:55

City man held in murder case

FitzgeraldRutland City Police say a woman who died more than three weeks ago was the victim of a homicide and her live-in companion is scheduled to be arraigned in Rutland criminal court. Randal S. Johnson, 58, was arrested in the death of Trina Fitzgerald, who was found dead Aug. 27 in an apartment

RUTLAND HERALD - 2017-09-19 01:47:10

Fracking ban put in place in Lake George

LAKE GEORGE - The Town Board on Sept. 11 voted to adopt a zoning amendment that bans the drilling procedure known as fracking or, more formally, hydraulic fracturing. The town in September 2014 passed a three-year moratorium on fracking. That expired on Sept. 7 and board members wanted to get someth

POST-STAR - 2017-09-18 19:22:00

Town school will stand alone

To the citizens of Rutland Town: After a long struggle with the state of Vermont's Education Board, I am relieved to see that our town has been approved to remain a "stand-alone" school district. I am proud of the work of the School Board and Select Board for seeing this through. As your representat

RUTLAND HERALD - 2017-09-19 01:47:00