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Barre Police Log: Several overdoses reported | Times Argus
An overdose was reported on North Main Street around 2 p.m. However, upon arrival, police found “a male alert and oriented and stated he was just resting.”
Vt. Supreme Court upholds warrantless search claim in hunting case
In their split decision, the justice's rejected the state's argument, saying Dupuis "effectively communicated his expectation of privacy whether the warden observed the postings or not."
Early Downpour At Orleans County Fair Fails To Dampen Opening Day
Caroline Kirby of East Montpelier gives her calf a clipping before judging on Wednesday at the Orleans County Fair. (Photo by Gordon Alexander)
Discovering Barre: 101 days of photography, cleanup | Times Argus
BARRE — With camera in hand,Susan McDowell, content manager for the Vermont Arts Council, has begunaheartfelt project to take a photo a day of Barre for more than three months and to help keep the city clean of plastic while she does it.
Families of Thunder Road - The Lymans/Morins
Wednesday, August 15thBARRE, Vt. -- The 17 car is a tradition for the Lyman and Morin clans at the nation's site of excitement."Oh it's fantastic, you know. My parents brought me here in the late 60s early 70s, and I started with my own race car in 1975 when I graduated from high school."Gregg Lyman
Man accused of 2009 NH campground sexual assault
Police in Hancock say 65-year-old Dale Earl Cole, of Ayer, Massachusetts, faces three counts of aggravated felonious sexual assault.
Receiver hopes to sell Jay Peak by next summer
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP)The federal receiver overseeing two Vermont ski resorts after their owner was accused of massive fraud says he hopes to sell Jay Peak by next summer, but the Burke Mountain Resort won't be sold this year.
Small Dog Electronics seeks new ownership - VTDigger
Waitsfield, VT – Small Dog Electronics’ founder and CEO, Don Mayer, announced today that the company is seeking new ownership or partners. The company, located in Waitsfield, Vermont with stores in S, Burlington, VT and Key West, Fl generates about 50% of their revenue from sales to the government a
Vermont's unemployment remains unchanged for July
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP)Vermont's unemployment rate for July remains unchanged from May and June, at 2.8 percent.
Talk of the town | Times Argus
BARRE – If it seems like you read this (or something like it) every year, that’s because you do, but we’re not about to apologize for doing what little we can to help the Barre Joint Service Clubs salute a few deserving folks (or organizations) on an annual basis.
State recommends earlier merger vote in Barre | Times Argus
Officials with the state Agency of Education have formally made a recommendation against a November vote in Barre and Barre Town because, they contend, it would inject an unacceptable level of “uncertainty” in an already unprecedented process.
Contenders line up for T-Road dogfight | Times Argus
Outside of the top three drivers, Barre’s Cody Blake has an outside chance at winning the title. Blake sits 47 points behind Demers. While the gap is not insurmountable, Blake will enter Thursday’s event knowing that he has to go for broke in order to gain ground.
14-Year-Old Boy Uses Legal Quirk to Run for Vermont Governor
Ethan Sonneborn, 14, of Bristol, met the requirements to be on the primary ballot and is taking his place with the state's more age-appropriate candidates on the Tuesday primary ballot, to say nothing of numerous candidate forums and debates.
Support For Patrick Seymour - Bonnie Fleming-Richardson
Support For Patrick SeymourTo the Editor:This is a letter of endorsement for candidate Patrick Seymour of Sutton who is currently running on the Republican ballot for a House of Representatives seat for the towns of Lyndon, Burke, and Sutton. He is aspiring to fill Dick Lawrence’s vacated position a
Vermonters casting primary votes for governor, Senate, House
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's Republican governor is fending off a primary challenge Tuesday from the owner of a produce store while Democrats are choosing among the first transgender woman, a 14-year-old and two others as their gubernatorial candidate for November.Voters also are electing candid
Missing 84-year-old man found dead in pond
John Sales, 84, of Danville, left his home about 6:30 a.m. Sunday.
New England governors, Canadian premiers call for end of trade war
Lisa Rathke | APFrom left, Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard, Vermont Gov. Phil Scott, New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant and Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy attend the Conference of New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers on Monday in Stowe, Vermont.
East Montpelier tax rates reflect modest increases | Times Argus
The actual school tax rate, which covers the cost of running East Montpelier Elementary School as well as the town’s share of U-32 Middle and High School, is $1.92 per $100 assessed property value, showing an increase of 1.97 cents.
Police arrest naked man for I-89 DUI crash
Troopers say they found Brandon Williams, 22, after reports of him walking naked along the interstate in Randolph. They say his car was found earlier wrecked in the southbound breakdown lane.
Police locate body of missing Danville man
The Vermont State Police Marine Unit recovered the body of John Sales, 84, during a search of Joe's Pond in West Danville.