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Heroin case: Rutland woman gets 2 years | Rutland Herald
Megan Harpp, 26, of Rutland, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Geoffrey Crawford to 24 months imprisonment. Harpp pleaded guilty in April.
Police investigating disappearance of Vermont man as suspicious
WARREN, Vt. —Vermont State Police are investigating the disappearance of a Warren man as suspicious.Investigators said they were called to an abandoned vehicle about 7:10 a.m. Wednesday on North Branch Road in Ripton.AdvertisementTroopers went to the home of the vehicle's owner on Vermont Route 100
$10,000 grant will go to fighting invasive species in Schroon, Paradox lakes
Grant will aid invasives fightThe Cloudsplitter Foundation awarded the town of Schroon, the Schroon Lake Association and the Paradox Lake Association $10,000 recently to help fight invasive species, according to a release.The money will be used for the Invasives Decontamination Station purchased by
170th annual Essex County Fair kicks off Wednesday
WESTPORT, N.Y. —The 170th annual Essex County Fair kicked off Wednesday.The fair is offering several activities including harness horse racing, a pig show and a milking contest.Advertisement"We're going to have a parade and then supervisors with (Congresswoman) Elise Stefanik and (Assemblyman) Dan S
14-year-old boy uses legal quirk to run for Vermont governor
This undated photo provided by the Ethan 2018 Campaign shows Ethan Sonneborn, of Bristol, Vt., who is one of the four Vermont Democrats seeking the party nomination to run for governor in the Tuesday, Aug. 14,... more
Town of New Hartford to move to former Gander Mountain building after buying the property
The 50,000-square-foot building will house all town offices, the police department, courts, a community-meeting room, and a senior-services center for the Town of New Hartford.
The Family Room: Two fun-filled, arts-filled days for kids | Rutland Herald
From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, the Slate Quarry Park Group will celebrate Kids’ Day in Poultney at the site of the future Slate Quarry Park at 76 Main St.
Responding to letter from Abigail Hanley | Rutland Herald
It does my 90-year-old heart good to read the letter by Abigail Hanley, of Castleton, with regard to the possible devastation of the former Royal Hearthside Restaurant in Rutland to make room for Starbucks.
Salisbury man faces charges in two counties | Rutland Herald
Lyle N. Birchard, 51, of Salisbury, was arraigned on Aug. 1 in Addison County criminal court on felony charges of kidnapping a person who was in fear of being sexually assaulted and lewd and lascivious conduct.
Expert analysis of Vermont primary results
BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX)Middlebury College Political Science Professor Matt Dickinson watched the Vermont primary results with us Tuesday night. He spoke with our Celine McArthur and Galen Ettlin to break down the results and what they mean.Watch the video for the full interview.
Back in Whitehall's Amish country, trying the cookies
WHITEHALL — The two young girls, dressed in blue skirts with their heads covered in traditional Amish bonnets, walked timidly to the edge of the County Route 12 baked goods stand being tended by an older girl.“Did you help bake these?” my 78-year-old father asked the younger girls, who by now had ma
Investigator: Possible Bigfoot spotting off Route 4
WHITEHALL — A driver witnessed a 6- to 6 ½-foot black creature off of Route 4 Tuesday night at around 10:10 p.m., investigator Paul Bartholomew said, which coincides with historic trends in the area.Often phrased as Bigfoot, the mythical creature has been spotted here and there, although the recent
Black Lives Matter flags stolen from Benson Farm
BENSON, Vt. —Two Black Lives Matter flags were stolen from a farm in Benson, police said.Investigators said the flags were taken from the Trinity Farm on Vermont Route 22A sometime Friday night or Saturday morning.AdvertisementOne of the farm's co-owners said the flags were put up last week after he
'On the front lines of battle'
ELLENBURG — Eurasian watermilfoil has a deeply rooted presence in Chateaugay Lake, as well.Efforts aimed at reducing the spread of the plant and reclaiming infested shoreline have been ongoing for two decades now, a press release from the Chateaugay Lake Foundation said.“Lake groups like ours are on
Former fire department leader headed to jail in sex case
QUEENSBURY — The former Queensbury Central Fire Department lieutenant who sexually abused a teen he met through his fire department duties will serve up to 6 months in jail and 5 years on probation for his guilty pleas.John Novohradsky, 53, of Queensbury, pleaded guilty in Warren County Court last w
Granville woman accused of welfare fraud
Mary E. Gardner, 39, of Broadview Terrace, was arrested after the county Department of Social Services determined she did not report all of her income when receiving assistance, police said.
Restaurant, retail planned for Strand building | Rutland Herald
Zoning Administrator Tara Kelly has already approved the restaurant because it is an allowed use in the downtown district, but the design itself is scheduled for architectural review Thursday. A computer graphic included with the application shows a brick facade at the front of the building, opening
Police: Man has continued stalking former boss | Rutland Herald
Shaun Erickson, 34, was arraigned on Friday in Rutland criminal court on one felony count each of aggravated stalking and obstruction of justice, two misdemeanor counts of violating conditions of release from custody and one misdemeanor count of disturbing the peace by phone. He was ordered held wit
Former teacher pleads guilty in school DWI case
GRANVILLE — The former Granville kindergarten teacher who was arrested earlier this year for driving drunk to school has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge.Kimberly V. Grover, 47, of Fort Edward, pleaded guilty to non-criminal driving while ability impaired in connection with her March 27 arrest at
Castleton-on-Hudson man sentenced for crash which injured two troopers, tow truck driver
TROY — A 27-year-old Hudson Valley man is headed to prison for 2 to 6 years for causing a crash that left two state troopers and a tow truck driver with severe injuries.Authorities said Christopher Neumann, of Castleton-on-Hudson, was sentenced Monday in Rensselaer County Court.