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Free trees for Newport residents

NEWPORT — Newport area residents will soon receive free trees to plant in their yard. The trees are expected to help cool homes in the summer, saving homeowners money on energy costs in the process. The tree giveaway is being coordinated by the Vermont Urban & Community Forestry Program, a partnership between the Vermont Department… Keep Reading


Danville man honored for assisting warden with assailant

DANVILLE – The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department recently honored Dale Gilman of Danville, for coming to the assistance of warden Randy Hazard at an incident in Averill, back in July 2016. Warden Hazard noticed John A. Gagnon, 48, of Norton, swimming illegally at the Averill Pond access area. When Hazard attempted to question him,… Keep Reading


Barton man facing multiple charges

BARTON — A 34-year-old man from Barton is facing several charges after he was picked up by police earlier in the week. On Sunday, police were called to a report of a dispute taking place in Barton at around 11:00 p.m. According to the report, through investigation, police learned that Joseph Nagle, 34, of Barton,… Keep Reading


Driver arrested after three-vehicle crash in Derby

DERBY — A three-vehicle crash in Derby on Saturday left a few people injured, and a 19-year-old Northfield man behind bars. The crash took place at around 2:50 p.m. on Vermont Route 105, at the intersection of VT 111. Police say Dennis Magoon, 19, of Northfield, had been driving “without regard for others prior to… Keep Reading


Steelhead runs happening now in Orleans, Coventry

ORLEANS — One of the state’s premier wildlife watching opportunities is happening right now in Orleans. The steelhead rainbow trout have started their upstream migration, leaping up waterfalls in a spectacular display of determination on their way to their spawning grounds. The best place to spot steelhead is at Willoughby Falls just outside downtown Orleans.… Keep Reading


United Christain Academy students head to Florida to serve others

NEWPORT — United Christian Academy’s entire 22-student high school, under the direction of Kimberlee Strepka and Paul Gandy, traveled to Orlando last Wednesday with the purpose of providing students the opportunity to serve others. The Bronze Ambassadors, UCA’s premiere handbell choir, will be performing at four locations during this six-day trip. The locations include the… Keep Reading

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