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Woman killed in single-vehicle crash in Lyndon

LYNDON — An 80-year-old woman from Lyndon was killed in a single-vehicle crash on I-91 this morning. Police say she was a passenger in the vehicle and identified as Hugette Thompson. She was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash at around 9:40 a.m. The driver, Richard Thompson, 85, also of Lyndon, was transported… Keep Reading


Brownington man wanted after police chase arrested

DERBY — A 37-year-old Brownington man who police were looking for after a high-speed chase through Orleans County on Sunday, was arrested today. Police say Matthew Prue was located at the Hoagie’s in Derby and taken in for processing. Prue is facing charges of excessive speed, attempting to elude police, grossly negligent operation, and multiple… Keep Reading


Lake Region track team eyes state championships this weekend

ORLEANS — The Lake Region Union High School track and field team’s regular season wrapped up last week with a list of impressive performances as they prepare for the state championship meet this weekend. Catherine Close placed fourth in the javelin at the Burlington Invitational and eighth in the discus, against many Division One schools.… Keep Reading


Grant awarded for Newport Waterfront Recreation Path Project

NEWPORT — A Community Action Grant from AARP Vermont totaling $2,500 will go toward planning work for the Downtown Waterfront Recreational Path Project. The Vermont Land Trust, the recipient of the grant, will use the funds for the pre-engineering plan and cost analysis for extending existing recreation paths. This project will ultimately enhance mobility, safety,… Keep Reading

Derby Line/Holland

Car hits cow in Holland

HOLLAND — A car hit a cow that wandered into the road in Holland on Wednesday. According to police, at around 9:00 p.m. they responded to a single-vehicle crash on the Valley Road. The driver, identified as Amanda Blake, of Derby Line, was traveling west when she struck a cow in the travel portion of… Keep Reading


Police identify body discovered in Westmore

NEWPORT — The body recovered in Westmore on Friday has been identified as Tyler Robinson, 23, of Orleans. Investigators say there is no evidence or information to suspect foul play in this incident. Robinson was last seen at his residence on Water Street in Orleans on May 12, 2017, at approximately 10:45 a.m. His body… Keep Reading


Body recovered in Westmore

WESTMORE — Authorities say that the body of a man discovered on a rock shelf on Mount Pisgah, has been recovered. At approximately 4:30 p.m. crews were able to retrieve the body from the cliff’s edge. At this time rescue crews say they moved the body to Long Pond Road in the town of Westmore.… Keep Reading


Newport police advise residents about worldwide malware outbreaks

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… Keep Reading


Search continues for missing Orleans man

ORLEANS — There is an ongoing search for a 23-year-old Orleans man who has been missing for a few days. Police are requesting assistance in locating Tyler Robinson, who was last seen at his residence on Water Street in Orleans, on May 12, 2017, at approximately 10:45 a.m. Authorities say they will be continuing their… Keep Reading

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