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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.
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.
Adirondack state prison converted into adolescent facility
RAY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) - A longtime state prison in the Adirondacks will begin accepting incarcerated adolescents later this month.The Adirondack Daily Enterprise reports that the Adirondack Correctional Facility in Ray Brook has been renamed the Adirondack Adolescent Offender Facility.The conversion
Adirondack Adolescent Offender Facility preps for adolescent offenders
The Adirondack Correctional Facility in Ray Brook has been renamed the Adirondack Adolescent Offender Facility and will receive its first incarcerated adolescents later this month.“As announced earlier this year, the conversion of Adirondack into an Adolescent Offender Facility is on schedule and wi
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
Lake Placid Main St. project priced at $8M
LAKE PLACID — Plenty of locals, visitors and business owners remember the sewer construction along Main Street here this past summer.The road was dug up, parking between Mid’s Park and Saranac Avenue became limited, and the village implemented up-to-date wastewater lines that complied with mandates
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.
Plattsburgh biz incubation at heart of campaign
“The small business incubator out in Potsdam generates small businesses like a Gatling gun,” Regnier said. “They come out of there, they set up their own brick and mortar, they hire people, they spend money, they pay taxes.”
After horrific crash, tighter regs proposed for limousines
NATHAN OVALLE/STAFF PHOTOOn Sunday, flowers, crosses, candles, photos and handwritten notes adorn the makeshift memorial at the site of the Oct. 6 limo accident that killed 20 people, several — including four sisters — with ties to the North Country, at the Apple Barrel Country Store in Schoharie. F
Focusing on Main Street, reconstruction project expected to take three years
From left, Lake Placid village Mayor Craig Randall and village trustees Peter Holderied, Jason Leon and Scott Monroe discuss future Main Street projects at Monday night’s Village Board of Trustees meeting. (Enterprise photo — Griffin Kelly)
District Court logs, Oct. 2-9
Kendra C. Dube, 23, Charles St., North Adams. Released on personal recognizance with potential of bail revocation until 11/8/18 for pretrial conference for assault and battery on a family/household member and reckless endangerment of a child.
Vermont Antiques Dealers Show Looks Good In New Home
LUDLOW, VT. – The Vermont Antiques Dealers’ Association (VADA) has moved its annual show to different locations and dates over the last few years. This year, with 36 exhibitors, the show, now in its 44th year, was moved to the Stratton Mountain Resort and was one of the five shows comprising Vermont
The Architecture + Design Film Series Comes to Brattleboro
The Architecture + Design Film Series, shown monthly in Brattleboro and Burlington, Vt., will screen "Sabra: The Life and Work of Printmaker Sabra Field" (2015) on Wednesday, Oct. 17, at 6:30 p.m. at 118 Elliot in downtown Brattleboro. Doors open at 6 p.m. Film showings are free and open to all.Dire
New Hampshire announces hub-and-spoke drug treatment plan
Republican Gov. Chris Sununu and state officials unveiled the plan on Tuesday in Concord. The hub-and-spoke system modeled after Vermont's system combines local treatment centers, or hubs, with help from doctors, or spokes, to support patients experiencing withdrawal symptoms.
Police: Pickup truck sold for salvage without permission
PLATTSBURGH — State Police say a Beekmantown man took two vehicles without permission, selling one of them to a salvage yard.William G. Seaver, 53, had been contacted by the owner of a 1991 Ford F-150 and 1986 Ford Mustang on Bradford Road here about hauling them away but had not been told to actual
Police say one man is dead after boat overturns
Fire and rescue crews from Williston, Himesburg, Shelburne, and Charlotte are still at the scene. Police do not consider the incident to be suspicious, but a freak accident.
Mom hopes cellphone recordings will exonerate son
PLATTSBURGH — Hunter Welch's mother, Tammy, feels sure her son didn't murder Michael Zindler."Somebody's not telling the truth," she said Monday, the strain of the past five days plain on her face.Hunter, 14, is incarcerated at Albany Juvenile Detention Center, where he was taken after arraignment o
Autopsy: Clinton County man was 'stabbed' in chest
PLATTSBURGH — Michael A. Zindler died of a "stabbing to the left side of the chest," State Police said.Dr. Eric Gorman performed an autopsy on the West Chazy man on Friday at University of Vermont Health Network, Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital.The pathologist ruled the manner of death a homici
Saranac Lake mulls fire-tower for village
SARANAC LAKE — A fire tower in Saranac Lake would honor Adirondack heritage, Mayor Clyde Rabideau says.Reminiscent of those on mountaintops, he said, it "would tell people the story of the Adirondacks."And it would attract people driving by, Rabideau said, encouraging them to stop and climb it.