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Athletes swim, bike, and run their way through Kingdom Triathlon

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DERBY – They came from places like Utah, Texas, Connecticut, and Quebec, just to name a few, to take part in this year’s Kingdom Triathlon. Saturday’s event saw contestants ranging in ages from 13 year old Kayla Audette of Northfield, doing the 1.75 mile swim in Seymour, to 75 year old Dominique Amyot, of Rivière…

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Newport Shred Fest kicks off Friday

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NEWPORT — The Newport Skate Park project has certainly exceeded expectations. It’s become a safe place where people can go to interact with others in the community, build new friendships, and be outside while staying active. It’s a place for everyone. After 2 years of planning, demolishing, constructing, and using the park, organizers are now…

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Brownington man cited for Grand Larceny and Violation of Conditions of Release

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BROWNINGTON — Police are reporting that a Brownington man was cited for Grand Larceny on Monday, after being accused of taking someone else’s property to a scrap yard. On Monday, at 9:05 a.m., police received a call from Michel Vanasse, of Brownington, reporting that between 7/21 and 7/25, Dana Davis, 31, also of Brownington, had…

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Newport man killed in motorcycle crash in Derby

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DERBY — A 50-year-old resident of Newport was fatally injured on I-91 in Derby last night, after his motorcycle struck another vehicle from behind. Authorities are saying that Gaetan Delabruere was traveling southbound on I-91 near mile marker 171/55 at around 5:50 p.m., when he struck the right rear corner of a 2011 Subaru Outback,…

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VIDEO: NBC’s “Meet the Press” features Derby Line

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DERBY LINE — On Sunday, NBC’s “Meet the Press” aired a segment on the possibility of Vermont exploring a Canadian-style health care reform. The segment was part of the “Meeting America” series, and NBC correspondent Kevin Tibbles talked with residents of Derby and Derby Line. Featured in the segment were locals Buzzy Roy, Steven Wheeler,…

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Bread and Puppet holds vigil at the State House to protest attacks on Gaza

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GLOVER — Bread and Puppet Theater, based out of Glover, has stepped up its efforts to use the power of art to bring awareness to the recent attacks on Gaza. The group covered the steps of the Vermont State House in Montpelier on Friday with small vignettes in protest of the situation in Gaza. The…

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Bread and Puppet Theater stages Gaza protests

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GLOVER — On Wednesday, Bread and Puppet Theater organized vigils throughout 8 towns in Vermont, including one in Newport and one in Barton, in protest of the recent Israeli attacks on Gaza. The protests aimed to bring attention to the growing humanitarian crisis in Gaza and the U.S. government’s support of the Gaza attacks. The…

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Police seize 12 Marijuana plants in Glover

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GLOVER — Authorities are saying that they seized a dozen Marijuana plants in Glover on Wednesday. The Orleans County Sheriff’s Department announced yesterday that they received a tip about the outdoor Marijuana grow operation that was taking place in Glover. Deputies were able to locate 12 adult Marijuana plants near Shadow Lake Road. The plants…

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Newport Farmers’ Market getting ready for a busy month

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NEWPORT — The Newport Farmers’ Market is getting ready for Farmers’ Market Week which will start this Saturday. The nationwide celebration of all things farmers’ market, began in 2000 with a designation by the USDA, in recognition of the important role markets play in developing local and regional food systems. The week is celebrated August…

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74-year-old woman attacked in Stanstead East

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STANSTEAD — Authorities in Quebec are saying that a 74-year-old woman from Stanstead East suffered a severe head injury on Monday morning after an altercation with someone she knew. Melanie Dumaresq, a spokesperson for the Sûreté du Québec (SQ), said that the altercation was with someone the victim knew, but she did not want to…

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Artwork believed to be longest woodcut print ever made on display at Goddard College

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PLAINFIELD — Carved by a collective of immigrant artists and printed with a construction roller, a 200-foot-long woodcut depicting the history of U.S. immigration will be showcased at an Art Crawl at Goddard College, July 30 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The print, entitled “Migration to Chicago,” was created in the 1990s and is believed…

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First ever Willoughby Triathlon a success

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WESTMORE — The inaugural Willoughby Triathlon is now in the books. Nine adventurous solo triathletes and two relay teams took on the challenge on Saturday under sunny skies and light winds. The overall winner was Daniel Porier, 42, of Magog, Quebec. Daniel took down the 7 mile bike on the CCC and Bartlett Mountain Roads,…

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Car rolls down 10 foot embankment, driver ticketed

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COVENTRY — Police are reporting that a 26-year-old woman from Newport was issued two tickets following a crash that took place Friday afternoon in Coventry, when her vehicle traveled off the road and down a 10 foot embankment. According to a statement issued by the Vermont State Police following an investigation of the accident, Elizabeth…

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CBP expands Trusted Traveler Enrollment Center in Derby Line

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DERBY LINE — On July 15, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials expanded the programs and hours offered at the Trusted Traveler Enrollment Center located at Interstate 91, in Derby Line. The CBP center will offer travelers in the Vermont area the option to choose a program that best fits their individual travel needs and…

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Taste of Newport just around the corner

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NEWPORT — The fourth annual Taste of Newport, a one-of-a-kind culinary festival, is coming up next week. Come join many of Newport’s downtown restaurants for signature dishes from celebrated Newport chefs made with local products. The event will even feature a local farmer responsible for tending the ingredients you will be enjoying at each participating…

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Newport Area Community Orchestra kicks back into gear with fall rehearsals

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NEWPORT — The Newport Area Community Orchestra is ready to begin their fall rehearsals, starting Tuesday, August 5 at 6:30 p.m. at the First Universalist Parish on Main Street in Derby Line. The orchestra will begin preparing the music for their fall concert which will take place November 1, 2014 at the Goodrich Memorial Library…

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