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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.”
Police investigating disappearance of Vermont man as suspicious
WARREN, Vt. —Vermont State Police are investigating the disappearance of a Warren man as suspicious.Investigators said they were called to an abandoned vehicle about 7:10 a.m. Wednesday on North Branch Road in Ripton.AdvertisementTroopers went to the home of the vehicle's owner on Vermont Route 100
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
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.
Man missing in Warren, police investigating burglary at his residence
When police arrived at Denis' house, there were signs of a possible burglary at the residence, and Mr. Denis was missing.
GOP candidate runs for multiple offices to preserve spots
H. Brooke Paige stands in front of the Vermont Statehouse on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Montpelier, Vt. Paige has secured the Republican nomination for six offices in an effort to preserve at least five of the slots for GOP prospects. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke)Lisa Rathke
State grants trigger school safety upgrades | Times Argus
Elementary schools in Barre and Barre Town each received $25,000 grants — the maximum given — to cover an assortment of projects, while Spaulding High School was awarded $23,429 and the Spaulding-based Central Vermont Career Center will receive $24,750.
Suspicious incident, missing person
Vermont State Police is investigating a suspicious incident and missing person case in central Vermont. At about 7:10 a.m., Wednesday, August 15, 2018, the state police received a report of an abandoned vehicle on North Branch Road in Ripton. Investigators found the vehicle and responded to the resi
Dog River hazard mitigation project completed | Times Argus
The site, along the Dog River, has been an endeavor for Friends of the Winooski Executive Director Michele Braun. At the time of Tropical Storm Irene, Braun was the land-use planner for Northfield and had just finished an update to the town’s hazard mitigation plan — in July 2011.
Vermont nominates 1st US transgender nominee for governor | Tulsa's 24-Hour News, Weather and Traffic
MONTPELIER, Vt. -A former Vermont utility executive on Tuesday became the first transgender candidate to be nominated for governor, and she'll face the Republican incumbent, who survived a bitter backlash from his base over gun restrictions he supported.
Fire damages Williamstown storage business
WILLIAMSTOWN, Vt. (WCAX)A Williamstown storage unit business was damaged in a fire Tuesday afternoon.The fire broke out at the Lowery Storage on Industry Street around 2 p.m. Officials say it damaged about 30 of the 60 units. There was no report of injuries.The cause of the blaze is still under inve
Talk of the town | Times Argus
WATERBURY – Cars and carousing in the streets, fields and parks of Waterbury is the theme of the 61st annual Vermont Antique and Classic Car Meet, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Zampieri to serve 19 years for fatal arson | Times Argus
Jonathan “Jay” Zampieri, 36, of Montpelier, was issued the 230-month sentence by U.S. District Court Judge Christina Reiss on Tuesday afternoon. Zampieri was told that once discharged from prison he will be on federal supervised release for five years.
Only 1 other state disapproves of Trump more than Vermont
As for which state approves most highly of the president, there is a three-way tie: 63 percent of voters in Alabama, West Virginia and Wyoming approve of Trump’s work so far as commander in chief.
Blog helps parents cope with grief | Times Argus
But Rachel Whalen wrote one two years after her child, Dorothy, was stillborn.And that letter has become part of a bigger message that grief can take different forms, and affect people in heartfelt, creative ways. Through her creativity, Whalen has created an online community of support that is grow
Sen. Bernie Sanders Wins Vermont Democratic Primary, but Is Expected to Turn It Down
MONTPELIER, Vt. — Independent U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders won Vermont’s Democratic Senate primary on Tuesday but was expected to turn down the nomination, as he did in his previous campaigns, and support other Democratic candidates.
Christine Hallquist wins historic primary as first ever transgender candidate
Voters across the Green Mountain State headed to the polls Tuesday to select a Democratic gubernatorial candidate.Brad EvansDigital Media ManagerShow TranscriptMONTPELIER, Vt. —Voters across the Green Mountain State headed to the polls Tuesday to select a Democratic gubernatorial candidate.A former
1st transgender candidate for governor focused on the issues
Vermont Democratic gubernatorial candidate Christine Hallquist, center, a transgender woman and former utility executive, is greeted by her supporters during her election night party in Burlington, Vt.,... more
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 a transgender woman trying to make history, a 14-year-old and two others to be their gubernatorial candidate for November.
1st transgender candidate for governor focuses on the issues
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - Six months ago, Christine Hallquist was leading one of Vermont's rural electric cooperatives, her transgender status causing nary a ripple as she took part in policy debates about renewable energy and the reliability of the electric grid. Now, after winning Vermont's Democrati