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Morristown Police Department statistics Nov. 30-Dec. 6
Total reported incidents, including traffic stops: 93. Aug. 23 at 8 a.m., after a three-month investigation, police charged Timothy Patterson, 32, of East Calais with passing bad checks. Police said additional charges may be filed.
Governor questions authority of State Board of Education
Gov. Phil Scott believes the authority to forcibly merge school districts should rest with his administration, not with the State Board of Education. “From my standpoint, no, I think that we’ve gotten to a point where the state board has too much power,” Scott said, when asked if an unelected board
Drivers Surprised By Giant Middle Finger Sculpture Next To Highway
WESTFORD, VT. (CBS Local) — If you find yourself driving down Route 128 between Westford and Fairfax in northern Vermont, you can’t miss it. Yes that’s right, you’re seeing a seven-foot-tall sculpture of a raised middle finger, carved from a 700-pound block of pine and perched atop a 16-foot pole. O
Hyde Park stalls on shelter permit; hotel offered as temporary refuge
Cold weather doesn’t wait for bureaucracy. A house in Hyde Park village, which was used last winter as a warming shelter for Lamoille County’s homeless people, hasn’t been able to open its doors this season because zoning officials haven’t ruled on an application for a conditional use permit filed i
Jan Reynolds hosts book signing Sunday
Jan Reynolds will sign copies of her new book, “The Glass Summit: One Woman’s Epic Journey Breaking Through,” on Sunday, Dec. 16 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Cork Wine Bar & Market in Stowe.
27th annual Messiah Sing held Monday
The 27th annual Messiah Sing will be held Monday, Dec. 17, at Stowe Community Church, 137 Main St. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the performance starts at 7 p.m. Daniel Bruce will conduct. Featured soloists will be Bill Bickford, Courtney DeRienzo, Terry Dwyer, Bailey Hoar, Hannah Marshall Normandeau,
Maplefields replaces gas pumps and tanks
Maplefields at Stowe has four new gasoline pumps on the Mountain Road side of its convenience store, confirmed employee Sierra Stevens. Gas pumps need to be replaced every so often, as wear and tear accumulates. When they’re replaced, Maplefields also replaces the tanks that hold gasoline underneath
In Vermont, a small-town feud leads to a big middle finger (literally)
WESTFORD, VT. — One day not long ago, Dayl Walther was driving down Vermont’s Route 128, a pastoral stretch of rolling farmland and postcard-perfect views of snowy Mount Mansfield, when something in the distance caught her eye.
New England has 2 of the 10 best ski towns in North America, according to USA Today readers
Looking to book an epic ski weekend without traveling very far this winter? Two New England spots were just named among the best ski towns in North America by USA Today readers.
Man builds a giant middle finger statue to flip off town officials
A Vermont business owner erected a statue of a middle finger on his front lawn to spite town officials. Ted Pelkey, from Westford, Vermont, says he’s been fighting an uphill battle with town authorities over a garage he wanted to build on his property.
Burst sprinkler causes damage at Stowe library, art center
A burst sprinkler early Monday morning caused “substantive” water damage throughout the Helen Day Art Center and Stowe Free Library at 90 Pond St., Stowe Town Manager Charles Safford said.
Richmond woman arrested for DUI after driving wrong way on I-89
Police say they managed to head off a 41-year-old Richmond woman as she drove the wrong way on I-89 late Tuesday. Jennifer Yucius was arrested after officers stopped her vehicle near the Richmond-Williston town line. Police say she got on I-89 at Exit 12 and allegedly drove southbound in the northbo
The 8 Best Breweries in Vermont
Vermont is known for many things—spectacular fall foliage, a plethora of winter sports, delicious dairy-based foodstuffs—but in recent years, it’s become a center for beer connoisseurs, too.
St Onge selected as Integrated Capital Institute Fellow
RSF Social Finance recently selected Flexible Capital Fund (Flex Fund) President Janice St Onge of Stowe, VT, as one of 24 professionals for its Integrated Capital Institute, an intensive program designed to provide connections and strategies practitioners need to help values-drive philanthropies an
Heidi Scheuermann: Vermont Republicanism – a proud, distinguished tradition
Editor’s note: This commentary is by Rep. Heidi E. Scheuermann, a Republican who represents Stowe in the Vermont House of Representatives. Six years ago, upon the considerable electoral defeat in 2012 of Vermont Republicans, I wrote an opinion piece asking where Vermont Republicans were to go from t
Students get hands-on learning for 'Humans of Winooski'
WINOOSKI, Vt. (WCAX) You may have heard of the popular social media account "Humans of New York" which features average people and their stories. Middle-schoolers in Winooski have tweaked the concept to share the stories from their own city. They presented their projects at VSAC Wednesday. It's part
I-89 north closed in Colchester due to crash
COLCHESTER, Vt. — I-89 northbound is currently closed in Colchester due to a car crash. Officials said the scene was near mile marker 92.6. Multiple cars were involved in the crash.
Minimum Wage Data - Steven Isham
One of the issues that the Vermont legislature will face this coming session is an increase in the minimum wage. Folks on both sides of the issue present honestly felt beliefs about the effect of raising the minimum wage. Rather than depend on economic theory or my personal beliefs, I decided to che
Barre man gets probation for assaults
BARRE — A Granite City man has been placed on probation for assaulting a woman on two separate occasions. Aaron Ray, 26, pleaded guilty Tuesday in Washington County criminal court in Barre to a felony count of first-degree aggravated domestic assault and a misdemeanor count of domestic assault. Ray
Lamoille County Mental Health Services coordinator helps navigate health care
News Release — Lamoille County Mental Health Services. LCMHS Medical Care Coordinator helps Navigate Health Care System. MORRISVILLE, VERMONT—Anyone who has accompanied a loved one to an emergency room knows how challenging it can be to navigate the medical system. Its complex language, daunting cos