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Vermont man, 83, dies in house fire

WAITSFIELD - Firefighters said an 83-year-old Vermont man has died in a house fire. Barbara and John King were awakened by a smokefilled house in Waitsfield early Wednesday. Firefighters said Barbara King, 75, left the house while her husband remained inside, presumably to find the source of the fir

RUTLAND HERALD - 2018-01-19 01:30:00

Middlebury Police Log: Missing man found deceased

MIDDLEBURY - Middlebury police responded to a report of an unresponsive man on the town green in downtown Middlebury on Jan. 13. Police found 45-year-old Suad Teocanin deceased at the scene. Police said they believed alcohol played a role to his succumbing to the cold, wet weather that evening. S

ADDISON INDEPENDENT - 2018-01-18 08:00:00

Police: Williamstown pair broke into Northfield home

BARRE - Two Williamstown people are accused of breaking into a seasonal home in Northfield. Douglas V. Gumlaw, 34, pleaded not guilty in Washington County criminal court in Barre on Thursday to felony counts of burglary and unlawful trespass into an occupied dwelling and misdemeanor counts of petit

TIMES-ARGUS - 2018-01-18 18:24:20

Homeless man found deceased in Middlebury, likely died from exposure to the cold

MIDDLEBURY, Vt. - A homeless man in Middlebury was found deceased early Saturday morning. Suad Teocanin's body was discovered lying on the village green. Middlebury Police Chief Tom Hanley says the 45 year-old had reportedly been drinking heavily the night before and had been staying at a local warm

MYCHAMPLAINVALLEY.COM - 2018-01-17 20:53:54

Burlington mayor says he won't be intimidated by president when it comes to sanctuary city threats

BURLINGTON, Vt. - Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger says he won't be intimidated by the President, or his deputies. This is following a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Tuesday, where Department of Homeland Security Secretary said she's asking federal prosecutors to examine the possibility of bring

MYCHAMPLAINVALLEY.COM - 2018-01-18 16:40:20

Opinion: Vermont can do more to end homelessness

Jan. 10 was Homeless Awareness Day at the Vermont Statehouse. Providers and advocates from all over the state were honored and recognized, a memorial vigil was held on the Statehouse steps where several legislators and the governor addressed the crowd. Washington County advocates carried signs with

BURLINGTON FREE PRESS - 2018-01-19 16:08:17

McFadden Academy of Irish Dance performs live

COLCHESTER, Vt.- The McFadden Academy of Irish Dance has three Irish step-dancers who have qualified for the World Championship in Scotland! Erin, Foster, and Anna performed live in the Brew. Their teacher, Beth Anne McFadden says she couldn't be prouder. You have a chance to help them with their tr

MYCHAMPLAINVALLEY.COM - 2018-01-19 15:42:25

Officials urge residents to check well water after floods

BURLINGTON, Vt. - Vermont health officials are warning residents about possible water contamination following flooding in the region. The state health department tells WCAX-TV residents using private wells should monitor their water quality. Health officials say standing water from floods can reach

REPUBLIC - 2018-01-18 19:22:36

Mahwah residents seek to recall mayor

MAHWAH - Mayor Bill Laforet, who has come under fire for criticizing the Township Council over ordinances that allegedly discriminate against Orthodox Jews, is facing a recall effort for the second time in his seven-year tenure. Four township residents, including outspoken mayoral critic Brian Ribac

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-19 00:09:29

Bergenfield man charged in assault of police officer

9/11 families get their day in court, high school singers compete in Englewood Idol and 16 sensational soups - all in "6 things to know in New Jersey on Thursday." John C. Ensslin A Bergenfield man was arrested after he allegedly hit a police officer in the face Thursday. Officer James Acito report

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-19 02:23:29

Three charged in Wayne front-porch package theft

Wayne police arrested three men for allegedly stealing packages from the front porches of several residences, authorities said. At 4:10 p.m. Wednesday, Sgt. Don Davidson and officers Robert Hitson and Kyle Vergano responded to Harmony Lane after a resident reported they had seen three people in a ca

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-18 17:31:26

A lot of people in N.J. came from Trump's "s---hole" countries

Those immigrants from Trump's "s---hole" countries? A lot of them live in New Jersey (John Munson | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) They battle the same endless traffic and transit delays, they pay the same outrageous property taxes and they number more than the entire city of Paterson. They are the 1

NJ.COM - 2018-01-18 12:46:01

What $400K buys you in real estate in each of N.J.'s 21 counties

(All photos courtesy of Trulia) By Joe Atmonavage | NJ Advance Media The median home value in New Jersey continues to increase - from $264,000 in January 2012 to $311,000 currently. Here, we take a look at what you can buy in the Garden State for just a bit more than the median at $400,000. With a

NJ.COM - 2018-01-19 14:30:00

Organ donations on the rise in NJ

Three years ago, Keath Gerald's congestive heart pumped at just 32 percent and he was on a collision course with calamity. "In and out of hospital 42 times, my barber was asking, 'do you do funeral arrangements?'" said Gerald. Gerald spent 29 days on the organ transplant waiting list, which seemed l

NJTVONLINE.ORG - 2018-01-19 01:00:00

Yonkers: Dog dies, 5 firefighters injured in house fire started by space heater

Officials said a space heater caused the fire on Lewis Street. YONKERS - A dog died and five firefighters were injured in a Yonkers house fire early today that was caused by a faulty space heater, officials said. The initial call was at 2:19 a.m. for what was believed to be an oil burner fire in a t

LOHUD.COM - 2018-01-18 12:51:44

Restaurant News: North Jersey

Zod Arifai, the rock-star chef who owned the beloved Blu in Montclair, is now cooking in a historic tavern in Martinsville. The Duke and Elephant, opened with restaurateur Benny Mavraj, offers casual cuisine. Fans of Arifai, who also owned Next Door in Montclair, can expect to find some of his signa

NJ.COM - 2018-01-18 13:00:00

Grandmother reflects on life of woman killed in Hartford hit and run

Tina Fontanez was killed in a hit and run in Hartford (GoFundMe/WFSB) The grandmother of the 24-year-old woman who was killed in a hit and run crash in Hartford says her life has been turned upside down. Now all she can do is hope that police catch up with whoever is responsible and grieve a loss s

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-01-19 06:27:00

Webster Bank Manager Sentenced for Stealing More Than $500K From Customer Accounts

A Webster Bank manager has been sentenced for stealing more than $500,000 from customer accounts. Carrie Caesar, 47, of New Britain was sentenced to 12 months and one day in prison following four years of supervised release for embezzling, prosecutors said. According to court documents, Caesar was

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-01-19 04:19:08

Truck Accident Closes Lane On I-84 In West Hartford: Cleared

UPDATE: The accident scene has been cleared, according to the DOT. WEST HARTFORD, CT - An accident involving a box truck has closed a lane on I-84 East between Exits 44 and 46 in West Hartford, according to the state DOT. The right lane is closed. This story will be updated when more information is

PATCH - 2018-01-18 23:43:54

Teen shot by police now facing armed robbery charges

NEW BRITAIN (AP) - A 15-year-old shot by police is facing armed robbery charges. Local media reports Caleb Tisdol's name was made public Thursday after being charged as an adult in Hartford Superior Court. He faces first-degree robbery, larceny, threatening and conspiracy charges related to an Oct.

WATERBURY REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN - 2018-01-19 14:25:35