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Windsor man dead after small plane crashes in Vermont

Police described Baker as an experienced pilot who had made the journey from Pittsfield to Middlebury 20 times. An 89-year-old western MA pilot who had been a lifelong flying enthusiast was found dead in the wreckage of his small plane in Vermont yesterday, according to authorities. The National Tra

THEINSIDERCARNEWS.COM - 2017-11-24 18:07:22

What you didn't know about the history of turkeys in Vermont

MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) "We think a lot about turkeys this time of year because of Thanksgiving, but we don't always think about the history of turkeys in New England," said Louis Porter, the commissioner of the Vt. Fish and Wildlife Department. Last year, hunters bagged nearly 7,000 wild turkeys. Bu

WCAX - 2017-11-24 01:26:00

Mass. man killed in Pittsford plane crash

Norman L. Baker, 89, of Windsor, Massachusetts, was traveling to the Middlebury area to visit family for Thanksgiving, according to Capt. Michael Manley, troop commander of the Vermont State Police southern division. "We obviously feel sorry for the family, on a holiday to be losing a family member.

RUTLAND HERALD - 2017-11-24 01:00:00

Idaho ranked #10 as the safest state for Black Friday shopping

A recent study by Reviews.org ranked Idaho as the tenth safest state for Black Friday shopping. For the study, researchers took past Black Friday incident data, general FBI crime statistics for each state and Google search trends that indicate which states are already on the hunt for Black Friday de

IDAHO8.COM - 2017-11-24 05:04:29

Crews respond to Thanksgiving day house fire

Multiple fire engines responded to a house fire Thursday at around 4:00 p.m. The fire occurred inside a home located at 803 Vermont St. Doniphan County and Wathena Fire Departments were on scene and were able to put out the flames inside the home fairly quickly. Over 13 officers and 6 engines desce

NEWSPRESSNOW.COM - 2017-11-24 00:32:00

Pilot found dead after crash had flown planes his whole life

A pilot found dead after a small-plane crash in Vermont has been identified as an 89-year-old Massachusetts man who had been flying planes his entire life. Police say Windsor, Massachusetts, resident Norman L. Baker was the only person on the four-passenger plane, which had been reported missing. Ba

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2017-11-24 03:22:00

Bernie Sanders' Thanksgiving Message: It's Been a 'Horrendous' Year

Bernie Sanders had a bleak Thanksgiving message for his supporters. "I don't have to tell anybody that from a political point of view this has been a horrendous year," the Vermont senator said in a video message shared on his Twitter account Thursday. I wish everyone a happy Thanksgiving. This has b

FOXNEWS - 2017-11-24 18:40:55

Chef Tracey Medeiros cooks up Thanksgiving leftovers

Green Mountain Sandwich with Maple Balsamic Vinaigrette From The Vermont Non-GMO Cookbook (Skyhorse Publishing, Oct 2017) by Tracey Medeiros. Maple Balsamic Vinaigrette : Makes about 3 cups 2/3 cup high-quality balsamic vinegar 1/2 cup pure maple syrup 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard (equal parts grain

WCAX - 2017-11-24 16:04:00

Some shoppers skip Black Friday to shop locally Saturday

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) It's Black Friday, but some shoppers are saving their dollars for Small Business Saturday. Local businesses across the country will be open Saturday. It's an opportunity for shoppers to shop at the local businesses, with discounts and events going on throughout the day. In 20

WCAX - 2017-11-24 16:21:00

City puts an end to artificial ice rink after high costs, declining popularity

The synthetic ice rink purchased by the city three years ago will not be coming out of storage this year. Parks and Recreation Assistant Director Mark Hecker said the decision not to install the skating rink was the result of a discussion during the city's annual budget process. Hecker said that d

LJWORLD - 2017-11-24 00:00:00

Town of Essex joins climate pledge

The town of Essex has become the fourth Vermont municipality to join a state climate coalition aiming to spark a grassroots approach to combatting environmental impacts. Earlier this month, the selectboard unanimously approved the Essex Energy Committee's request to join the Vermont Climate Pledge C

COLCHESTER SUN - 2017-11-24 14:59:38

PRINCETON: Nassau Hall hires ex-Obama Administration official

In the age of Trump, Princeton University has turned to a veteran of the Obama administration with deep ties to Democratic politics to oversee its communications, federal lobbying and government relations offices. Brent Colburn was named the next vice president for communications and public affairs,

PACKET ONLINE - 2017-11-24 17:20:00

NY Burlington VT Zone Forecast

NY Burlington VT Zone Forecast for Thursday, November 23, 2017 _____ 741 FPUS51 KBTV 240729 ZFPBTV Zone Forecast Product for Vermont and Northern New York National Weather Service Burlington VT 226 AM EST Fri Nov 24 2017 NYZ028-242100- Eastern Clinton- Including the city of Plattsburgh 226 AM EST Fr

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-11-24 07:31:00

89-year-old pilot dead after small-plane crash in Pittsford

A pilot from Massachusetts is dead after his Cessna crashed Wednesday afternoon in Pittsford. Norman L. Baker, 89, of Windsor, was alone aboard the four-person aircraft, according to Vermont State Police. The cause of the crash is yet to be determined, and an autopsy is being performed. A landowner

VTDIGGER - 2017-11-24 04:58:25

Quebec Unveils Marijuana Legalization Plan

Facing a July 1 national deadline to legalize marijuana, Quebec lawmakers recently unveiled a set of proposed rules that are generally seen as restrictive. While the federal Canadian legislation would allow people to grow small amounts of marijuana at home, Quebec wouldn't allow it, under draft le

SEVENDAYSVT.COM - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

DUI checkpoints set up around region

Commuters can expect to see DUI checkpoints set up around our region, as police crack down on drinking and driving over the holiday. According to Vermont State Police, more than 550 cars were stopped last night in Addison County. About 1,400 people went through the checkpoint. Troopers screened

MYCHAMPLAINVALLEY.COM - 2017-11-24 02:15:55

The Holiday Costs of Going from Single to Family Lady in 2 Years

The worst part about being a single lady during the holidays was feeling alone. The best part was that my costs were relatively low since I wasn't asked or expected to play host, and wasn't decorating for anyone except myself. But between the holiday seasons of 2014 and 2016, I made the dramatic jum

THEBILLFOLD.COM - 2017-11-24 09:50:34

Bernie Sanders will Face Donald Trump in 2020 Election, Democrats Say

The 2020 presidential election is Senator Bernie Sanders' race to lose, according to a new survey of more than a dozen top Democratic strategists. The survey, conducted by The Hill, reveals a Democratic field crowded with old faces. At a time when the party could use some fresh blood, most contender

NEWSWEEK - 2017-11-24 18:50:47

London Calling: 1967 Austin Taxi Cab

Nowadays, the classic Austin taxicab has been reinvented in modern form, proudly serving as the UK's official means of public transit by four wheels. Well, the original is still the best recipe, in our opinion, and this classic Austin taxi is listed in Vermont, home to many other oddballs that are d

BARN FINDS - 2017-11-24 17:20:00

YWP: 'Distance'

Young Writers Project, an independent nonprofit based in Burlington, engages young people to write and use digital media to express themselves with clarity and power, and to gain confidence and skills for school, the workplace and life. Each week, VTDigger features a writing submission - an essay,

VTDIGGER - 2017-11-24 17:08:55