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Domestic assault in Charleston lands man in prison

NEWPORT — A 58-year-old man will serve time behind bars for an assault that took place in Charleston back in 2014. Walter Thompson, of Waterbury, was sentenced on Friday on two counts of 1st degree aggravated domestic assault and one count of domestic assault. Thompson was convicted following a plea agreement and a contested sentencing.… Keep Reading


Local Job Posting: Luxury Counters J.H. inc.

Job Type: Full-time Luxury Counters J.H. inc. 819-674-5003 Stanstead, QC E-mail resume’s to: luxurycounters@gmail.com Looking for a granite counter-top installer. Needs to be strong and have good work ethic. MUST be reliable. Required education: • High school or equivalent Job Location: • Canada & US What we offer: • Full-time hours • Stable work environment… Keep Reading

Northeast Kingdom/Outdoors

Trout sea­son opens this Saturday

NEWPORT — Ver­mon­t’s tra­di­tional trout fish­ing sea­son is set to open on Sat­ur­day, April 14, and de­spite re­cent cold weather and lin­ger­ing snow cover across the state, of­fi­cials from Ver­mont Fish and Wildlife say an­glers can be suc­cess­ful early in the sea­son by fol­low­ing a few ba­sic tips. “Just like any other time of year,… Keep Reading

“Girls Just Wanna Have Fun Week­end” coming to Island Pond

ISLAND POND — The Is­land Pond Re­newal Com­mit­tee has or­ga­nized an event they’re calling “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun Week­end.” The week­end full of events will take place in down­town Is­land Pond from April 27 to 29. Events in­clude a din­ner tour, spa ser­vices, paint-’n’-sips, wine tast­ing, and a male re­vue show. The Ver­mont Com­edy… Keep Reading


Albany man sentenced for 4th DUI

NEWPORT — An Albany man will serve time in prison after pleading guilty to DUI charges. The Orleans County State’s Attorney’s Office announced today that Rocky A. Cady, 48, of Albany, was sentenced on charges of DUI #4, operating a vehicle without the owner’s consent, and operating a vehicle with license suspended. Judge Robert Bent… Keep Reading


Eight arrested for illegally entering U.S. near North Derby Road

NEWPORT – On Saturday, U.S. Border Patrol agents apprehended eight individuals after they illegally crossed into the United States from Canada near the North Derby Road in Newport. According to authorities, seven of the individuals are citizens of Romania and one is a citizen of Germany. None of the individuals had immigration documents that would… Keep Reading


Bernie Sanders holding Senior Town Meeting in Newport

NEWPORT — Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders will be in Newport on Saturday, April 14. Sanders will be holding three Senior Town Meetings in Vermont that day to discuss issues facing older Vermonters. He will be at Newport’s Gateway Center at 12:30 p.m. Some of the issues Sanders will be discussing are the future of Social… Keep Reading

Local Real Estate

Jim Campbell Real Estate | 863 4 H – Derby | $139,900

Salem’s Lot is as cute as a button. This low maintenance lake cottage is the perfect getaway if you enjoy kayaking, swimming or fishing. Could be used year around with little winterization modification. Nice fenced side yard for barbecues, bon-fires or relaxation and listen to the babbling of the Green River abutting the boundary line.… Keep Reading


Sey­mour Lake gets $17,248 to help keep invasive species out

MORGAN — A $17,248 grant has been awarded to the town of Mor­gan from Ver­mon­t’s De­part­ment of En­vi­ron­men­tal Pro­tec­tion. The grant, in part­ner­ship with the Sey­mour Lake As­so­ci­a­tion, will go to as­sist with the Aquatic In­va­sive Species Pre­ven­tion Pro­gram. According to the association, the pro­gram at Sey­mour Lake has been suc­cess­ful in pre­vent­ing the spread… Keep Reading

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