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Fatal crash in New Hampshire kills two

Croydon, N.H. (WCAX) Two Vermonters are dead after a head on crash in Croydon New Hampshire. It happened late Friday night on Route 10, just south of River Road. Police say 22-year-old Kristine Lake, of Sharon, was traveling north when she drifted into the oncoming lane, colliding head-on with a ca

WCAX - 2017-09-24 01:54:00

Ashley Jimenez Leaves Burlington City Arts

On November 1, Burlington City Arts will say goodbye to gallery manager and assistant curator Ashley Jimenez. Jimenez, 30, says that she's "ready and eager" to move on to a new chapter. "I will always value the relationships that I've made with the artists that I've had the pleasure of working with

SEVENDAYSVT.COM - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Fatal ATV accident in southern Vermont

A Shaftsbury woman is dead after her ATV crashes on a gravel and dirt road Friday night. According to police 50 year old Tammy Potter was not wearing a seat belt or a helmet at the time of the crash on County Road in Pownal , she was pronounced dead at the scene. The cause of the crash is still

WCAX - 2017-09-23 16:51:00

Playground honors resident dedicated to helping his community

HIGHGATE, Vt. Aleta Bushey's late husband Wayne passed away in April due to heart problems. "It makes me feel very happy, and I know he's looking down right now, from up in heaven and I know he's smiling and happy too that this is happening," Bushey said, "When he passed away we asked that the mone

WCAX - 2017-09-24 03:34:00

Refugee Resettlement debate reignited in Rutland

RUTLAND, Vt. The Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program has, once again, applied to resettle Syrian and Iraqi refugees in Rutland. In 2016, the city sought to bring in 25 families, but only 14 individuals arrived. "We are frustrated that we weren't able to do that because of the Federal Government c

WCAX - 2017-09-24 02:58:00

Smart phone app for sexual assault victims goes national

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) A smartphone app developed in New Hampshire to help sexual assault victims has been launched nationwide. The uSafeNH app includes resources for victims and their supporters as well as interactive features aimed at preventing assaults. Through a collaboration between the University

WCAX - 2017-09-23 23:04:00

Duck hunting open to New Hampshire children for weekend

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) New Hampshire children can try duck hunting this weekend without a license. The state's Youth Waterfowl Hunting Weekend allows children age 15 and younger to hunt if they are accompanied by a licensed adult. Jessica Carloni, waterfowl biologist for the New Hampshire Fish and Game

WCAX - 2017-09-23 22:48:00

Jensen Beach Receives Vermont Book Award

At a gala in Montpelier earlier this evening, author Jensen Beach was pronounced the winner of the 2017 Vermont Book Award for his 2016 short story collection Swallowed by the Cold. The $5,000 award is given by the Vermont College of Fine Arts every year to the author of an outstanding work of liter

SEVENDAYSVT.COM - 2017-09-23 23:59:59

Destination Recreation: Magic Mountain disk golf

A new disc golf course recently opened at The Magic Mountain Ski Resort. The one-mile course contains nine holes which see players maneuvering around trees while letting the disc fly in open spaces. "It's been in the works for a while," Operations Manager, Matt Cote said. "We've been looking for mor

WCAX - 2017-09-23 16:31:00

Upper Valley Aquatic Center reopens after expansion.

White River Junction, vt The Upper Valley Aquactic Center is reopening after undergoing construction for an expansion. The re-opening will be on Saturday and the non-profit's new features include updated fitness areas and locker rooms. Ike Bendavid talked with executive director Rich Synott of the

WCAX - 2017-09-23 15:59:00

Store manager accused of embezzling from Maplefields

PITTSFORD, Vt. (WCAX) Police say a store manager was caught stealing from the Maplefields in Pittsford. Police tell say on Wednesday they learned of a theft of cash and goods. Through an investigation they say they discovered 39-year-old Melissa Mazza stole from the store. She was issued a ticket an

WCAX - 2017-09-23 06:22:00

Two New York City men accused of trafficking, abusing juvenile in Vt

LYNDONVILLE, Vt. Two Staten Island men are accused of sexually assaulting a juvenile in the Lyndonville area. State police say Harry Williams and Kenneth Johnson had sex with the alleged victim in the spring. Both men were arrested this week. They are behind bars and facing multiple charges includ

WCAX - 2017-09-23 06:12:00

Kids launch their ideas in Shelburne

SHELBURNE, Vt. Robotics, drones and rockets are on display in Shelburne. Kids of all ages are making stuff at Champlain Mini Maker Faire at Shelburne Farms. There are live demonstrations, tutorials about math and science, and of course a lot of making. The kids were able to take home some of the thi

WCAX - 2017-09-24 03:23:00

Diving dogs compete in Colchester

COLCHESTER, Vt. Dock dogs are leaping through the air in Colchester. Dogs of all breeds and experience levels are qualifying for the North American Diving Dogs championship. Today's action went down at Cloverfield Farms. Dogs who leap the furthest of the dock move on. The top finishers in each cat

WCAX - 2017-09-24 03:13:00

How does Burlington teachers strike 2017 compare to 1978?

Embed x Share CLOSE BURLINGTON TEACHER CONTRACT TALKS Burlington teachers strike over | 5:36 An agreement was reached between the Burlington School Board and the Burlington Education Association, the teachers union, that ended the four-day teachers strike on Tuesday, September 19, 2017. GLENN RUSSE

BURLINGTON FREE PRESS - 2017-09-22 17:00:50

Burlington police bust up Brooklyn 'drug crew'

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) Three people were arrested Friday morning on drug and gun charges. Burlington Police executed a search warrant on a home on Lafountain Street. They discovered a loaded handgun, 100 bags of heroin and $4,500 in cash. Trevon Sutherland and Jermaine Rushing -- both from Brooklyn

WCAX - 2017-09-22 22:15:00

After Action Report Released by Rescue Officials in Response to Burlington Teen Drowning

Burlington, Vt. - Burlington Officials have released an action report, detailing safety recommendations after Burlington teen Christian Kibabu drowned in Lake Champlain near Oakledge Park in the summer of 2017. Burlington's Mayor Miro Weinberger asked for a review of the city's search and rescue tea

MYCHAMPLAINVALLEY.COM - 2017-09-22 20:04:02

4 charged in connection with Burlington overdose death

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) Burlington Police have charged several people in connection with the overdose death of a woman in August. Authorities say the 43-year-old woman died from a fatal mix of drugs including Fentanyl.. Last Thursday police raided the same Pearl Street apartment complex where the vi

WCAX - 2017-09-22 17:49:00

Burlington police: One arrest after knife fight in City Hall Park

Embed x Share CLOSE FREEDOM, SAFETY PRESENT DELICATE BALANCE IN BURLINGTON'S DOWNTOWN BTV Police Chief: No consequences for repeat offenders around downtown | 3:52 Burlington Police Chief Brandon del Pozo outlines why currently laws can't deal with people like Michael Reynolds, 40, a homeless man wh

BURLINGTON FREE PRESS - 2017-09-21 19:37:46

Glass blowers compete in Burlington's Pipe Classic

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) People from all over the area have been heading to the Bern Gallery on Main Street in Burlington to see people compete in the Pipe Classic. In its 12th year, the Pipe Classic has glass blowers starting from scratch to make usable pipes and the winner is judged by the public. T

WCAX - 2017-09-22 01:39:00