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Breer back in court on new charges | Times Argus

Breer agreed to have public defender Ari Springer appointed instead of representing himself, as he has done in the past, and the court agreed to hold another status hearing next week to determine how to proceed with new charges against Breer.


Ferry company considers sinking vessel in Lake Champlain

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX)Lake Champlain Ferries has been bringing people and cars between Vermont and New York since 1826. Now, it is considering retiring one of its vessels. And it turns out sinking that ferry may be their best option. But that idea has some people crying foul.We tracked down one of t


16 year-old dies following Williston crash

WILLISTON, Vt. - Police say a Williston teenager is dead, following a one-car crash Thursday. It happened on River Cove Road.


It’s legal: Smoke shop opens in Shelburne - Shelburne News

South Burlington artist and entrepreneur Jordan Holstein sits behind a counter in his new shop, Sweet G Smoke Shop, that opened on Sept. 1.


Vermont teenager dies in crash

A 16-year-old passenger seriously injured after a crash was transported to the hospital and died, police said.Police were called to a single-vehicle collision Thursday on River Cove Road in Williston. Both occupants of the vehicle were transported to University of Vermont Medical Center.Advertisemen


The best of Vermont - Mountain Meditation - The Mountain Times

We welcomed our friends from Avignon, France, Colette and Jean-Paul Pascal, with afête. We explored our region on “Very Vermont” excursions and hikes. One lovely day at Silver Lake, Judy took Colette on her first kayak trip. We hiked Bear Mountain, Pico Peak, and theAppalachian Trail alongside Kent


Siblings power MHS golf team | Times Argus

From left, Jake Ehret, Riley Richards, Bryson Richards and Josh Ehret pose before Wednesday’s match in Stowe. (Provided Photo)


AP News - Principal asks student to remove misconduct story

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Student journalists at a Vermont high school who were asked by the principal to remove a story they broke about unprofessional conduct charges against a guidance director can now repost the article.Burlington High School Principal Noel Green said Thursday since the story was p


Largest insurance company in Tenn. will stop covering OxyContin - One America News Network

FILE – This Feb. 19, 2013, file photo shows OxyContin pills arranged for a photo at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vt. Purdue Pharma is the maker of this prescription opioid painkiller. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File


Fuel spill closes North Brownell Road in Williston

WILLISTON-Drivers should avoid North Brownell Road from the intersection of Industrial Avenue to Williston Road.A "large fuel spill" caused police to close down that section of the road, according to a new release issued 11 a.m. Thursday by Williston police. The spill has caused an environmental haz


Capital Sounds: Comic book lovers about to invade Barre | Times Argus

There’s a big event happening in Barre this weekend that you may or may not know about. The fifth annual Vermont Comic Con at the Barre Civic Center looks to be the biggest our little neck of the woods has seen. Around the country, and indeed the world, these events are extremely popular in the ecle


Scene Stealers 09-13 | Times Argus

A range of musical genres—folk, pop, gospel, jazz and upbeat storytelling. $25-35, 760-4634,sprucepeakarts.org. There will be a VIP songwriter showcase earlier in the day at 2 p.m.


No Osher lecture this week in Stowe

Due to the observance of Yom Kippur, there will not be a lecture in the Lamoille Valley Osher Lifelong Learning Institute's fall lecture series on Wednesday, Sept. 19.


Lamoille County Superior Court, September 13

Arraignments, week of Sept. 3Tripper Pesce, 46, a transient, pleaded not guilty to three felony charges of false pretenses or false tokens.David Smith, 57, of Jeffersonville pleaded not guilty to lewd and lascivious conduct.


Vermont to the rescue: The Swift Water Rescue Team assists with Hurricane Florence

COLCHESTER, Vt. - Over 700 disaster workers are headed to hurricane regions, 21 from eastern New York.


Check fraud suspect granted bail despite state's objection | Times Argus

Timothy Dwayne Crews, 57,was releasedafter the court heard that Thibault’s office failed to obtain the necessary sworn affidavits from bank employees to bolster the case that Crews should remain in jail pending trial.


West Nile virus shows up in Stowe

At least one mosquito in Stowe tested positive for West Nile virus last week, according to the Vermont Department of Health. No people have gotten sick in Vermont this year, but one horse has been diagnosed with the virus.Photo courtesy of Vermont Department of Health


20-year veteran retires from Stowe Mountain Rescue

Stowe resident Dennis Reinhardt is hanging up his ice axe and stepping down from Stowe Mountain Rescue following nearly two decades of service.Reinhardt was one of the senior members of the 18-person team, capable of leading the group on difficult search and rescue missions, and skilled at teaching


Stowe edges Spaulding, 1-0 | Times Argus

For much of Tuesday’s field hockey game between Spaulding and Stowe, the Crimson Tide controlled play and possession. But the Raiders still earned a 1-0 victory. Teagan Reeves’ goal midway through the second half of came quite unexpectedly, but is was all her team needed to secure the victory. Reeve


Breer to go before a judge for a violation of probation cases

BARRE, Vt. (WCAX)One of Vermont's most notorious criminals is back in the courtroom Thursday morning.Forty-nine-year-old Harley Breer will go before a judge for violation of probation cases, both of which have to do with alleged threatening or violent behavior.The Washington County State's Attorney