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Charleston Elementary School students learn local history while honoring military veterans

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    Kneeling L to R: Carolyn Ladouceur, Marelle Mosher, Caden Colburn, Ethan Sartwell, Justin White, Joe Hoadley. Second row: Ryleigh Bruce, Brady Wright, Victoria Bowen, Reeve Applegate. Back Row: Richard Colburn, Alexandra Guillette, Maurice Cerutti.
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    Vicky O'Keefe tells the story of one of the oldest graves in Charleston
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    Mr. Richard Colburn and Mr. Maurice Cerutti share facts and stories with a group of students.

CHARLESTON — For over twenty years students from Charleston Elementary School, with the guidance of teacher Vicky O’Keefe and local historian Richard Colburn, have placed flags at the gravesites of military veterans for Memorial Day. The practice continued on Wednesday. In the past, the trip was for sixth-grade students only. They would listen to stories…

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Drunk driver picked up in unregistered, uninsured, uninspected vehicle with wrong plates

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NEWPORT — A 54-year-old East Charleston man was picked up by police in Newport after allegedly driving intoxicated, in a vehicle found to be unregistered, uninsured, uninspected, and bearing registration plates not assigned to the vehicle. On Monday, at around 6:20 p.m., police say they were on patrol in Newport Center and stopped a vehicle…

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Cajun Meets Celtic at the Haskell Opera House Thursday May 25

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DERBY LINE – Southern and Northern fiddle traditions will come together in an international setting as Haskell Opera House presents an evening with David Greely, Mairi Rankin and Ailie Robertson Thursday, May 25 at 7:30 p.m. David Greely’s French Louisiana music is opening a new wing in his tradition. David has taken the swampy syncopations of…

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I-91 South of Orleans exit closed after tractor-trailer rollover

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BARTON — Interstate 91 South, below exit 26 in Orleans, was closed after a tractor-trailer crashed this afternoon. At around 1:00 p.m. police responded to the crash scene in the vicinity of mile marker 161 in the town of Barton. The tractor-trailer was on its side in the roadway. The driver, identified as Kyle Dalpe,…

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Longtime Newport resident identified as victim of gruesome Florida murder

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NEWPORT — A longtime Newport resident was murdered in Florida late Tuesday night. Police in Sebring, Florida, say they found the body of 51-year-old Shirley Anne Temple on the kitchen floor of the mobile home where she lived, after being stabbed multiple times with several different knives. Richard Conway Strickland, 51, was covered “almost head…

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Mount Pisgah body recovery mission pushed back until Saturday

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WESTMORE — Officials are saying that recovery efforts for the body discovered on Mount Pisgah have been pushed back until Saturday. On Tuesday, search and rescue officials surveyed the terrain where the deceased individual was discovered the day before. Recovery officials now say they have determined the best course of action is to begin staging…

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Two Albany residents seriously injured after rollover crash, ejection

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BROWNINGTON — Two people from Albany were seriously injured after a single-vehicle crash in Brownington on Tuesday. Chelsea Pulver, 24, and Manville Powers, 23, were both taken to North Country Hospital following the crash. Police say at around 6:30 p.m. they responded to a report of a single-vehicle crash with ejection on Pepin Road. When…

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Howard Frank Mosher’s personal book collection to be housed at Leach Public Library

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IRASBURG — The Irasburg Selectboard and the Trustees of the Leach Public Library have announced an Open House to introduce and honor the Howard Frank Mosher book collection, to be housed at the library. The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, June 2, at the library, located on the…

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Police: Body recovery in Westmore possibly delayed until Thursday

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WESTMORE — Officials involved in the Orleans missing person search effort are advising that the recovery process of the deceased individual discovered yesterday will be delayed, perhaps until Thursday. According to a statement issued by police, the extreme nature of the terrain, the equipment, and expertise needed to access the area in which the individual…

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Newport police advise residents about worldwide malware outbreaks

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NEWPORT — Chief Seth DiSanto and the Newport Police Department are alerting the community about the recent malicious software, or malware, threat that may compromise computer systems or hold files hostage for ransom. The latter, called ransomware, is the focus of a worldwide criminal investigation after hundreds of thousands of systems running Microsoft Windows were…

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Woman injured after moose causes single-vehicle crash in Essex County

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BRIGHTON — A 19-year-old woman was injured in a single-vehicle car crash in Warren’s Gore on Friday. At around 6:15 p.m. police responded to the crash scene located on VT Route 114. The driver was identified as Tesia Cleveland, of Beecher Falls. Police say Cleveland was attempting to avoid a moose, which forced her to…

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Alissa Raboin continues in her mother’s footsteps in the fight to cure cancer

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    Alissa Raboin and her mother Aline have worked hard to raise money in the fight to cure cancer.

NEWPORT — It’s fitting that the huge yard and bake sale taking place this Saturday and Sunday in Newport falls on Mother’s Day weekend, because event coordinator Alissa Raboin is following in her mother’s footsteps in a fight to cure cancer, one fundraising event at a time. Aline Raboin, who was born and raised in…

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West Charleston man pleads innocent to felony possession of marijuana charge

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NEWPORT — A 42-year-old West Charleston man pled innocent to a felony possession of marijuana charge this week. Pierre Capron was in court on Tuesday to answer to the charge, stemming from an incident that took place on March 10. Police say at around 11:30 p.m. they saw a vehicle turn west onto Route 105…

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Brighton Elementary School students treated to “cultural buffet”

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ISLAND POND — The Vermont Community Foundation recently awarded a grant the Brighton Elementary School to engage its middle school students in a “cultural buffet.” The school received the $1,000 grant to help further its mission of promoting lifelong learning and an appreciation for diversity by giving students cultural exposure and opportunity. Thanks to the…

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Fyre & Lightning Consort in Newport this Sunday

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NEWPORT — The Fyre and Lightning Consort, a trio of musicians living in Central Vermont dedicated to the study and performance of Medieval and Renaissance music, will be performing this Sunday, May 14, at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Newport. Throughout its performing history, the group has become increasingly interested in traditional music of various…

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Locals reminded to be mindful of ticks when venturing outdoors

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NEWPORT — As more Vermonters venture outside to enjoy warming weather, state officials are reminding hikers, hunters, and others to be tick smart while fishing, turkey hunting, or watching birds. According to researchers at the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies in Millbrook, N.Y., the month of May is heralding a particularly risky year for Lyme…

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Derby man ejected from vehicle after crash in Coventry

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NEWPORT — A 34-year-old man from Derby was injured after being ejected from his vehicle during a crash in Coventry early Friday morning. At around 12:30 a.m. police responded to the single-vehicle crash on Messier Farm Road. When they arrived they found a man on the ground approximately 20 feet from the vehicle with a…

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Is Your Portfolio “Healthy”? | Financial Focus with Karen Ward

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May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. If you can exercise regularly, you’ll help yourself feel better, control your weight and even reduce the chances of developing certain diseases. But why not extend the concept of “fitness” to other areas of your life – such as your investment portfolio? And to help maintain a…

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