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Meetings for the week of March 25

Arlington Board of Selectmen, 7 p.m. AGENDA: I. Call to order. II. Public comments. III. Minutes of March 11 meeting. IV. New business. 1. Liquor license. 2. Borrowed money. V. Highways. 1. Revised highway standards. 2. Sunrise Lane. VI. Water Department. 1. WD warrants and orders. VII. Old business


Vermont Man Sought By Police Chased Down After Reportedly Firing Shot In Franklin Lakes Robbery

Police from several northwest Bergen County towns who'd been searching for an emotionally troubled ex-con from Vermont caught him in Midland Park after he fired a shot during the robbery of a Franklin Lakes gas station Friday night, authorities said.


Bennington College announces $150M capital campaign

BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) - Bennington College in Vermont has announced a capital campaign of $150 million, the largest-ever campaign for the school. The Bennington Banner reports the campaign announced Thursday is intended to support five priorities for the college: financial aid, campus renewal, field


Convicted Felon Wanted in Vermont Shooting

A man with a history of violent behavior is wanted by police in Vermont after a Sunday morning shooting. Alfred Wisher, 37, was identified by witnesses as the shooter, Burlington police said. Wisher allegedly approached 28-year-old Khyann Jones in front of a home on Clarke Street around 8:50 a.m. an


Bennington Lions announces chapter closure

BENNINGTON— After 80 years of service to Bennington, Pownal and Woodford, the Bennington Lions Club is ceasing its operations at the end of June. When in its prime a few decades ago, the club had upwards of 90 members, said Lions Club member Henry Simpatico, who has held a variety of positions in th


‘I am truly sorry;’ Robert Kraft issues first statement since his Florida arrest

Robert Kraft apologized to Patriots fans, his friends and family in his first public statement since his arrest on two charges of soliciting a prostitute in Florida last month.


Two-car crash sends several to the hospital

SHAFTSBURY, Vt. (WCAX) Six people sustained non-life-threatening injuries Friday during a two-car crash on Route 7 in Shaftsbury. Police say it happened just before 9:30 p.m., when one driver tried to pass another car by crossing into the southbound lane. The car collided with another vehicle head-o


The Fear of Smell: Pungent Pot Plants Worry Williamstowners

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — More than two years after town voters overwhelmingly supported legalizing recreational marijuana, some residents are feeling the unintended consequences of Question 4.


Connecticut woman seriously injured in snowmobiling accident

READSBORO, Vt. (WCAX) Police said the 34-year-old from Connecticut was riding a snowmobile on private property in Readsboro when she lost control and struck a tree nose-end first.


6 injured in 2-car collision on Route 7 in Shaftsbury

SHAFTSBURY — Six people were injured Friday night when a driver tried to pass another vehicle on snow-covered US Route 7 and collided with an oncoming car, Vermont State Police said.


Iconic performer and activist Cyndi Lauper to speak at Northern Vermont University-Johnson commencement May 18

Vermont Business Magazine Northern Vermont University President Elaine Collins announced today that the groundbreaking Grammy, Emmy, and Tony Award-winning songwriter, performer, and social activist Cyndi Lauper will deliver the commencement address at Northern Vermont University-Johnson on May 18.


Making it in Vermont: Maple producers enjoy the sweet taste of success

ISLAND POND – An outsider would likely say Joe Russo, chief operating officer at Sweet Tree Holdings in Island Pond, is in charge of the maple company. Others might say it’s the Montreal investment banking firm that owns the business and is heavily involved.


Funeral held for Berkshire County woman who died in Ethiopian plane crash

SHEFFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - A memorial service Satrday afternoon for the Berkshire County woman who died in the Ethiopian plane crash earlier this month. Related Headline: Jetliner crashes in Ethiopia, killing 157 from 35 countries.


CCV adds College Ready program

BENNINGTON — With an increase in the number of local students with college aspirations, it's important that they have the tools to be successful, said Jeannie Jenkins, coordinator of academic services at the Community College of Vermont (CCV) Bennington.