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State trooper put on leave after Pownal shooting
Police says Bernard Rougeau, 48, is in stable condition after being airlifted to Albany Medical Center.
Biz News: Newport Beach office complex to be renovated by new owner
Redwood West, a Newport Beach-based real estate firm, recently acquired the Bayside Square office and medical buildings in Newport Beach. Terms of the off-market deal were not disclosed.The property — at 1101 and 1111 Bayside Drive, near the bridge to Balboa Island — contains about 40,000 rentable s
Fire at Vermont Country Store warehouse
RUTLAND, Vt. (WCAX) -A structure fire closed Route 7-B Central between Route 103 and U-S Route 7 early Sunday morning.The Rutland Fire department reports it responded to the Vermont Country Store warehouse on Vermont Route 7-B in Clarendon at 10:45 p.m. Saturday night.Crews worked through the night
NH man caught after high speed chase in stolen truck
Joshua Warren, 30, of Groveton, NH was arrested Saturday night trying to avoid police on foot after ditching his truck at the Rochester Ice Arena.
Amish Families Are Moving to Vermont
The 10 Amish families are all loosely related, and they started arriving around 2015. The families bought farms and land and have built large barns and houses. Now they’re raising produce and animals, running farm stands and community-supported agriculture operations, plowing their fields with teams
State police: 2 car crashes involved driver hitting a bear
WATERFORD, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police say two crashes over the weekend both involved the driver hitting a bear.The first crash happened Friday evening in Waterford, when a 16-year-old girl tried to break as a bear ran across the road. MyNBC5reportsthe girl's vehicle suffered severe front end da
Instant Decision Day Nov. 3 At Northern Vermont University-Lyndon
At the free event, attendees will tour the campus, eat lunch and meet with an admissions counselor. Prospective students who bring a completed application and other required materials will get an admissions decision before they leave.
Police: Speed, Alcohol, Drugs not Factors in Newport Bus-Versus-Car Crash
An SAU #43 school bus driven by Gail McGirr, 67, and a Toyota Corolla driven by Andrew Sheckler, 20, collided around 6:30 a.m. on Monday, Newport Detective Lt. Charles Rataj said on Thursday.
Political Opponents Stun Their Voters When They Perform Unexpected Duet in Display of Comradery
Both of the politicians have been attempting to visit each and every one of the 2,000 houses in their county in a bid to win the election – but despite their passionate political race, they also wanted to surprise their voters with a stunning display of civility.
Pownal man critically injured after police-involved shooting
They said troopers responded to a home on Short Drive in Pownal at 9:45 p.m. after a family member called to report Bernard Rougeau, 48, was drunk and had intentionally cut himself.
Northern Vermont University — Lyndon Upward Bound Students Tour VTC
LYNDON — Northern Vermont University’s Upward Bound program arranged for five students to travel to Vermont Technical College in Randolph on Oct. 12 for a campus visit which included: an informational session, a campus tour, and a personalized meeting with the Student Support Services Office.
LEAP-AmeriCorps Begins 2018-2019 Service Year In The Northeast Kingdom
Eleven new Lyndon Economic opportunity AmeriCorps Program (LEAP) members have begun service terms in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. LEAP members focus on delivering STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) programming to local preK-12 youth and are hosted at local education-focused
VSP: Multiple drivers collide with bears
The driver, 16-year-old Cortney Patterson, tried to break as a bear ran across the interstate.
Late-night crash ends in DUI arrest
MARSHFIELD - A Plainfield woman is facing a charge of drunken driving following a late-night crash on Nasmith Brook Road.State police said they responded to a report of the one-vehicle crash shortly after 11:30 p.m. on Friday and identified the driver as 38-year-old Emily Comstock after arriving at
Newport Recreation Committee seeking members - Newport Dispatch
Members should be deeply interested in local youth and family activities, special events, sports or park facilities.
Lyndonville/Lyndon Vandalism - Bob and Donna Hartwell
This is for whomever is shooting out car windows with a pellet gun and golf balls. We have been hit four times since April. We are both senior citizens and have worked hard for what we have. Cost for us on all four times is over $2,000. Some advice for you - get a life - get a job - some morals - so
14-year-old North Country murder suspect appears in court
Welch's sister said the teen told Zindler to stop hitting her and that's when Zindler threatened to harm the teen, who then grabbed a knife, allegedly stabbing the 29-year-old.
Car cathes fire after hitting deer on I-91 - Newport Dispatch
According to the report, Matthew Chesebrough was headed north on I-91 in Irasburg, when he struck the deer with a 2009 Suzuki.
Land trust raises $1.2M for bike path extending to border
NEWPORT, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Land Trust and its partners have raised enough money to build a bike path that will link the city of Newport with the Canadian border.The Caledonian-Recordreportsthe land trust exceeded its $1.2 million goal to complete the Waterfront Recreational Path and Lake Access
Investigation underway following officer-involved shooting in Pownal Thursday night
Vermont State PoliceThe Vermont State Police is identifying Trooper Thomas Sandberg as the trooper who discharged his firearm during the encounter with Mr Bernard Rougeau Thursday night. Trooper Sandberg, 23, was hired by the Vermont State Police in July 2017, and he was assigned to the Shaftsbury B