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Suspects found in months-long string of burglaries

Craig and Alicia Wilkins, both 34 years old, are charged with grand larceny and possession of stolen property among other charges.

WCAX - 2018-10-22 08:57:00

Police: 75-year-old woman shot grandson for putting cup of tea on furniture

The Minneapolis Star Tribunereports Helen Washington, 75, is charged with second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon, a felony.

MYNBC5.COM - 2018-10-22 16:40:00

1898 Colonial Revival - Northfield, VT - $239,900 - Old House Dreams

Gracious Victorian on a level corner lot, less than 1/5 of a mile to the Norwich University Campus. High ceilings, lovely natural woodwork, hardwood flooring, bay windows, wrap-around porch, formal dining room and foyer, as you would expect. Lovingly maintained by the same family since it was origin


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

WCAX - 2018-10-21 10:22:00

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

TIMES-ARGUS - 2018-10-22 04:18:41

Vermont slow to spend federal opioid funding

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP)Vermont has spent 21 percent of its first wave of emergency funding from Congress to target the opioid crisis, compared to many other states that have spent the money more quickly.

WCAX - 2018-10-22 12:21:00

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.

WGME - 2018-10-21 11:14:33

Amy Schumer announces she's pregnant with first child

AdvertisementRelated ContentAmy Schumer says she will not appear in Super Bowl ads, reveals support for Colin KaepernickMeghan, the Duchess of Sussex, expecting first child with Prince HarryAmy Schumer, Emily Ratajkowski reportedly detained at Brett Kavanaugh protest in Washington D.C.Couple’s fun ‘

MYNBC5.COM - 2018-10-22 21:36:00

Middlesex man masters 'lost art'

Middlesex artist D.J. Barry stands with his latest hand-carved wooden creation, "Jack Skellington," at his home on Saturday.Josh Kuckens / Staff Photo


Barre officials vote to remove deed restrictions on building

City Manager Steve Mackenzie will work with the city's attorney, Oliver Twombly, to remove the restrictions. Twombly believes the city used the deed limits as a way to preserve the area.

WCAX - 2018-10-22 10:13:00

Baby ends 50 state journey in the Green Mountain State

MONTPELIER, Vt. - A family from Canada wrapped up its journey visiting all fifty states in Vermont this week, all with an infant in tow.


Waterbury man faces second DUI

Police said Carson was transported to the state police barracks in Middlesex where he was processed, cited and later released. He is expected to be charged with DUI - his second such offense - when he is arraigned at the criminal courthouse in Barre on Nov. 8, police said.


Police: Montpelier man was in neighbor's apartment

BARRE - An arrest warrant has been issued for a Montpelier man accused of getting into a neighbor's apartment without permission.Aaron J. Burnham, 38, failed to appear Thursday at his arraignment in Washington County criminal court in Barre on a felony count of unlawful trespass at an occupied resid


Montpelier Eyes Extensive Future Development in New Downtown TIF District

The proposed Hampton Inn and Suites hotel and city parking garage, if built, could be just the first of many development projects in Montpelier’s new Tax Increment Finance (TIF) district, according to an August 30 “authorization” document in which the Vermont Economic Progress Council (VEPC) approve

MONTPELIERBRIDGE.COM - 2018-10-21 00:00:00

Memorial Honors Spanish Flu Victims in Barre

Last year’s (2017-2018) flu season was a particularly bad one, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, with an estimated 80,000 deaths in the United States caused by the flu or its complications. Yet that number pales in comparison with the year 1918, when “Spanish flu” infected

MONTPELIERBRIDGE.COM - 2018-10-21 00:00:00

Are courts doing enough to protect domestic violence victims?

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX)Are Vermont courts doing enough to protect against domestic violence? Some advocates say there's a gap in the system that is failing victims.Currently, victims can ask for temporary "relief from abuse" orders. A hearing is held to determine whether a final one is granted. Last


Stowe real estate: $9.95 million asking price for huge forested parcel

The land is laced with forests, meadows and beaver ponds. It butts up against more than 13,000 acres of the C.C. Putnam State Forest and the Worcester Mountains, which creates a fortress of near wilderness with abundant wildlife, including bears.

BURLINGTON FREE PRESS - 2018-10-22 11:00:00

Voters Asked to Approve Ban on Plastic Bags, Straws

A “yes” vote on Article 4 would add an amendment to the city charter that gives the city council the authority to “regulate, license, or prohibit, within the boundaries of the City, point of sale distribution of non-reusable plastic bags, non-reusable plastic straws and similar plastic products that

MONTPELIERBRIDGE.COM - 2018-10-21 00:00:00

Area UPS Driver Retires After Nearly 4 Decades of Deliveries

The person who sneezed, postal service worker Cara Decato, hasn’t greeted Grace yet, but people who interact with such regularity needn’t bother exchanging daily pleasantries. The conversation naturally resumes from the day before, as if Grace never left.


Numbers announced for Mega Millions $1B jackpot

The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 302,575,350, according toThe Washington Post.