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Winning $1.4 million lottery ticket sold in Vermont

Vermont Lottery officials say the ticket matched all five winning numbers: 2, 9, 14, 27, 26, and the Megaball number, 2, for the Nov. 10 drawing. The ticket holder has yet to claim the prize.

TIMES-ARGUS - 2018-11-13 17:41:47

Bennington Shell sells $1.4M ticket, still unclaimed

The ticket matched five out of five winning numbers: 02-09-14-27-36, and the Megaball number, 02. According to the Vermont Lottery, the odds of hitting the a jackpot-winning combination are 1 in 4,496,388.


Learning Tree Child Care Center receives grant from McDonald's

Left to right: Ashley Kania, McDonald's manager; Theresa Wasuk, infant room teacher, Learning Tree; Nancy Noel, director, Learning Tree; Marianna Armstrong, McDonald's manager, Allison Passage, McDonald's manager; and Donna Bushika, McDonald's Manager.

VERMONTBIZ.COM - 2018-11-13 02:54:00

Blog: A strange buck in Washington County

In front of one of the antlers, though, is a small start of a third horn. They are clearly three separate beams.

POST-STAR - 2018-11-12 17:33:00

North Adams police warning residents of loud booms throughout the week

(North Adams Police Department)NORTH ADAMS, Mass. (WWLP) - Police in North Adams are warning residents that they may hear loud booms this week starting Tuesday evening.According to the North Adams Police Department, National Grid on Brown Street will be using a sound emitting propane cannon from 4 p

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-11-13 10:32:59

To scare crows in North Adams, National Grid is bringing in a propane cannon that shoots sound

National Grid said from Tuesday, Nov. 13, through Saturday, Nov. 17, they'll be using the sound-emitting cannon between 4 - 6 p.m. to deter the crows near the Brown Street office location. No projectiles will come from the cannon.

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-11-13 15:59:00

Addition of Arlington, Sandgate to SVSU up for vote

The State Board of Education is set to consider expanding the boundaries of the SVSU at its Thursday meeting in Barre, as Secretary of Education Daniel M. French has recommended. The enlarged SVSU would be fully operational July 1, 2020, according to an agenda item from the board's School Governance

BENNINGTON BANNER - 2018-11-13 00:00:00

Select Board OKs sale of Washington Ave. duplex for $5,000

The property at 217 Washington Ave., which includes 0.30 acres of land and two outbuildings, was offered for sale in 2016 in a competitive bid process, but the buyer backed out. If the offer had gone through, the buyer would have paid $25,000 for the property— just above the minimum purchase price o

BENNINGTON BANNER - 2018-11-13 00:00:00

Noise Cannon Is National Grid's Solution To Crow Problem

NORTH ADAMS, MA — After all else failed, National Grid is bringing in a cannon to scare away the hundreds of crows that have been hanging around an electrical substation in Massachusetts.

PATCH - 2018-11-13 14:34:44

Police: Woman accused of theft, damage

Rachel A. Carson, 29, was charged with felony criminal mischief and misdemeanor petit larceny for allegedly damaging a cellphone, cutting up a debit card and dousing clothes with ketchup, police said.

POST-STAR - 2018-11-13 10:45:00

New deputy state's attorney joins Bennington office

Originally from southern Illinois, Morgan moved to Buffalo, N.Y. a few years ago to receive her undergraduate degree at the University of Buffalo. She then attended Vermont Law School, receiving a Master of Environmental Law and Policy degree.


Bennington couple guilty of financially exploiting elderly relative

James Folley, 69, and his wife Karen, 62, were convicted of six felony charges on Thursday after a four-day jury trial at the Hillsborough Superior Court North in Manchester, according to a news release from New Hampshire Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald.


Winning $1.4M Megabucks ticket sold in Vermont

“It’s very exciting that we (Vermont) have two jackpot wins within exactly a month of each other,” Vermont Lottery official Jeff Cavender said. “This Tri-State game offers the best odds, it’s our original jackpot game, and it’s usually local winners.”

MYNBC5.COM - 2018-11-12 19:37:00

Two held on bail as traffic stop leads to drug bust

During an investigation state troopers allegedly found 48 grams of heroin, 8 grams of cocaine, two pills and "a bag with green vegetable matter" in the car, according to the statement.

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2018-11-12 16:02:15

Man's appeal over traffic stop rejected

Eric McGuire had appealed over aspects of an Oct. 21, 2016, interaction with a Bennington Police Department officer, who cited him for driving while under the influence.


Massachusetts man sexually assaults Vermont individual

A Massachusetts man is behind bars in Vermont after being arrested for aggravated sexual assault.Vermont State Police said John E. Sumner Jr. assaulted someone in Bennington.The Vermont Department for Children and Families said it received information on Nov. 2 about a sex offense that occurred some


Biz Briefs: Big Y Helps Fund Books for North Adams, Pittsfield Elementary Schools

As the result of a partnership with Big Y, a family-owned food retail company with stores across Western Massachusetts, schools in Berkshire County received 1,000 new books for school and classroom libraries. The six elementary schools benefiting from this generous donation included Silvio O. Conte


Police: Man arrested after hit-and-run crash

Francis R. Palazzi, 55, of West Rutland, was charged after a 2:55 p.m. crash in Wilton. No other vehicles were listed as being involved and no one was hurt, but Palazzi fled the scene and was located by state troopers on the Northway headed north, but initially failed to stop for officers, according


Remembering the Fall of Saigon: Local man at center of iconic image

BENNINGTON, Vt. - This Veterans Day weekend, a local man is recalling the day he helped save dozens of lives in Vietnam.


Max, a therapy dog, joins county prosecutor's office

BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The state's attorney's office in Bennington County has added Max, a therapy dog, to its ranks.