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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

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Jim Campbell Real Estate | 367 Vt Rte 243 – Troy | $129,900

Spacious 2-story Colonial Style Home/Duplex just minutes from Jay Peak. Large units, hardwood and tile floors, fireplaced living rooms, upgraded new kitchen w/ granite counters and more. One Unit offers 4 bedrooms with one being on the ground floor and the other Unit offers 3 bedrooms. Separate furnaces and electric meters. Covered porches, nice views… Keep Reading


Fully loaded log truck runs off I-91 and into trees

NEWPORT — A log truck ran off the roadway on I-91 in Derby on Tuesday morning. Traffic was down to one lane on the interstate at around 10:45 a.m. and the fully loaded log truck could be seen in the median smoking and badly damaged. Police, along with members of the Newport City Fire Department… Keep Reading


Driver injured in two-vehicle crash in Derby

CHARLESTON — Police were called to the scene of a two-vehicle crash on Hayward Road in Derby on Tuesday. At around 3:00 p.m. crews responded to the scene and met with both drivers. Police say 72-year-old James Driver of Charleston was traveling west and 59-year-old Roderick Lyon, also of Charleston, was headed east. According to… Keep Reading


Free Discover Girl Scouts event in Brownington

BROWNINGTON — Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains will be holding a free information session for girls and parents on Monday, Feb. 5 from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Brownington Central School. Girls and their families can meet local Girl Scouts and volunteers, learn about expanded STEM and outdoor programs, enjoy fun,… Keep Reading


Pick-up truck stolen in Glover

GLOVER — Authorities are currently investigating the theft of a pick-up truck in Glover. Police say they received a call from 74-year-old Glenn Lafont advising that sometime between 10:30 p.m. last night, and 8:30 a.m. Monday morning, someone stole his blue 2006 Ford F250 pick-up truck from his driveway, located on Bean Hill Road. The… Keep Reading

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PC Construction seeking proposals from subcontractors

PC Construction Company is a General Contractor who will be submitting a bid on February 14, 2018 for the Derby Public Safety Building Siding Replacement Project located in Derby, Vermont. We are actively looking for participation from qualified subcontractors who can perform the following scope(s) of work: carpentry, siding, painting, and electrical. Specs and Drawings… Keep Reading


Newport police offer ice safety tips

NEWPORT— Chief Seth C. DiSanto and the Newport Police Department are reminding residents to be aware of the possibility that ice on frozen bodies of water may still be thin despite the persistent extreme cold. Although temperatures have often been in the teens and single digits this winter, it may still be unsafe to walk,… Keep Reading


ReNewport community action plan narrows its focus

NEWPORT — Last week, around 100 Newport community members came together to select four priorities for future action, as part of the second phase of the ReNewport community visit process. The group reviewed 18 ideas that were gathered from focus forums held in December and chose priorities designed to boost the community and advance the… Keep Reading


Orleans County Restorative Justice: Helping to make things right

NEWPORT — Working for the Orleans County Restorative Justice Center as a victim’s advocate, Amy Snider feels strongly about the positive impact of what she does for a living. “Most people don’t know what restorative justice is,” Snyder said. “I have to explain the process to every crime victim. We walk beside each individual, victim… Keep Reading

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Canadian man hit by car at Jay Peak Resort

JAY — Police say they responded to Jay Peak Resort early Sunday morning after a pedestrian was struck by a 2006 Hyundai. After an initial investigation, police say a 19-year-old Newport man was leaving work at Jay Peak at around 1 a.m. and traveling on Jay Peak Road. The pedestrian, a Canadian citizen, was walking… Keep Reading


J.P. Sicard wins statewide award for second year in a row

BARTON — In December, the AGC/VT’s 20th Annual Best Builders Award ceremony took place, and for the second time in a row Barton-based J.P. Sicard was an award winner. AGC/VT looks for certain criteria when choosing the honoree. The winning business must show innovation, new techniques, and community service and volunteerism among other things. J.P… Keep Reading

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