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Ye Olde Blacksmith Art Gallery openes another summer season in Stanstead

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STANSTEAD — Ye Olde Blacksmith Art Gallery, the old blacksmith shop located in the heart of Stanstead, offers visitors the opportunity to view modern art, in a historic setting. The gallery, seeming to hang out over the Tomifobia River, is located just across the border at Derby Line on Route 5. The gallery opened the…

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Harry Corrow Freedom Run coming July 5

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NEWPORT — What better way to celebrate July 4th and our nation’s independence than a trail run along the shores, and in the woods of Lake Memphremagog? The Harry Corrow Freedom Run will cover the Newport-Derby Bike Path and Memphremagog Ski Touring Foundation Trails. The race is a celebration of freedom…freedom from asphalt…and freedom to…

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Driver in fatal hit-run in Eastern Townships located trying to enter U.S.

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DERBY — Derby Patrol Commander Sean Selby announced today that U.S. Customs and Border Protection located a commercial vehicle that was possibly involved in the fatal hit-and-run accident that took place in the Eastern Townships of Quebec on Tuesday. The driver, who was trying to enter the U.S. at the Beecher Falls port of entry,…

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Troy man charged with insurance fraud and false report to law enforcement

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TROY — The Vermont State Police are reporting today that a resident of Troy was charged with one count of Insurance Fraud, and one count of False Report to Law Enforcement Authority, for an incident that took place in December 2012. On April, 7, 2014, police received an anonymous letter suggesting that Roger Daigle, 48,…

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Vermont Senator says Wall Street speculators using unrest in Iraq as excuse to drive up gasoline prices

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On Thursday, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders accused oil companies and Wall Street speculators of using unrest in Iraq as an excuse to artificially drive up crude oil and gasoline prices. “I am getting tired of big oil companies telling us that gasoline prices are going up because of the turmoil in Iraq. The truth is…

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A sneak peek at the Waterfront Plaza redesign

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NEWPORT — Burlington developer Tony Pomerleau, who owns the Newport Waterfront Plaza, has apparently ended a deal with Jay Peak President Bill Stenger to sell him the property. Newport Waterfront Plaza was slated to become the Marina Hotel and Convention Center. The leases that tenants at the shopping center signed include a contingency plan in…

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Family from Lyndonville and Sutton attack police outside amusement park after not being allowed to bring knives inside

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SUTTON — A family of five from Lyndonville and Sutton were arrested Monday after attacking two police officers outside a New Hampshire amusement park. The family is reported to have become angry after being told they couldn’t bring knives into the park. At around 1:30 p.m., the group was asked by security staff at Canobie…

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Open water swimming season started Saturday on Lake Memphremagog

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NEWPORT — Opening day of open water swimming season in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont and Eastern Townships of Quebec kicked off on Saturday. In all, eight swimmers from Massachusetts and Vermont took part in the first swim of the season. The “Son of a Swim” courses offered 2, 4, and 6 miles of open…

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Newport Center man denies stabbing pig roast host

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NEWPORT — A Newport Center man who was tasered by police and arrested on June 7, pled innocent on Tuesday to felony charges of disorderly conduct by fighting, aggravated assault, and aggravated assault with a weapon. Troy Guertin, 29, appeared in court on Tuesday to answer the charges relating to an incident that took place…

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Applicant briefings for disaster declaration scheduled for Orleans county

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NEWPORT — A public assistance disaster declaration was signed this week. The declaration covers public infrastructure damage suffered in Orleans county during the flooding that took place from April 15th through the 18th. Applicant briefings will be held the week of June 16. The declaration allows communities and other eligible entities in Orleans county to…

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Major cocaine trafficking ring busted in Quebec using long-haul truck shipments from the U.S.

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STANSTEAD, QC — The RCMP are reporting that they, along with other police agencies, dismantled a drug trafficking ring that used secret compartments inside refrigerated trucks loaded in the United States, to bring cocaine into Quebec. In all 17 people from Quebec were arrested from Bolton, Lake Brome, St. Jerome, as well as other cities…

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Two street signs stolen in Lowell, third thrown into a river

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LOWELL — The Vermont State Police are reporting that two street signs in Lowell were stolen, and a third was removed from its location. Sometime between Tuesday and Thursday the signs went missing. One was stolen from Kempton Hill Road, located at the intersection with the Mines Road. The other was taken from Mines Road,…

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Tour de Kingdom finishes another five days of racing, good times, and charity

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NEWPORT — With perfect weather throughout the area, 62 cyclists took to the roads of the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont and The Eastern Townships of Quebec during this year’s five day Tour de Kingdom. Cyclists came from all over Vermont, New England, New York, and New Jersey. The event started June 4th, and finished on…

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Canada undermining wildlife protections, according to Vermont Natural Resources Council

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MONTPELIER — According to a document released today by the National Wildlife Federation and Vermont Natural Resources Council, destructive mining and drilling practices in the heart of Canada’s forest bird nurseries have killed thousands of birds and are putting millions more at risk, including the critically endangered whooping crane, America’s tallest bird. The Department of…

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Rollover crash in Troy

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TROY — A 64-year-old West Charleston man was fortunate enough to escape with only minor injuries after totaling his car in a rollover crash in Troy that took place during the early hours of the morning last Thursday. Vermont State police report that they responded to a single vehicle crash on Vermont Route 100 near…

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A sneak peek at Q Burke Mountain Resort Hotel

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BURKE — Construction of the new 116 suite Q Burke Mountain Resort Hotel & Conference Center began last Tuesday with a groundbreaking ceremony. During the event, Jay Peak President Bill Stenger referred to the project as, “likely the most beautiful hotel site in the state of Vermont.” The hotel will take inspiration from the Tram…

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Airplane crash at Newport State Airport Saturday

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COVENTRY — According to the Federal Aviation Administration, nobody was injured after an airplane crashed at the Newport State Airport on Saturday. The FAA also reports that two people were inside the aircraft, while it was practicing takeoff and landing maneuvers, when the accident took place. Vermont State Police were at the scene of the…

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FREE and healthy food for children 18 and under this summer

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NEWPORT — Green Mountain Farm-to-School’s newest project, The Lunchbox Mobile Farmers’ Market, is participating in the Summer Food Service Program for Children. Starting June 18th the Lunchbox will be serving free meals to kids 18 and under throughout the summer. Funded by the United States Department of Agriculture, the program is designed to ensure that…

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