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Learn about Vermont’s black bears in Lyndonville on August 7

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LYNDONVILLE — Vermonters of all ages are invited to attend a presentation about Vermont’s black bears at the Lyndon Town School on Tuesday, August 7 at 6:00 p.m. Vermont Fish & Wildlife’s Tom Rogers will talk about the extraordinary life history of bears, their ecology and behaviors, and what people can do to better co-exist…

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North Country Hospital Pharmacy Department receives CPS Award

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NEWPORT — The pharmacy professionals at The North Country Hospital were recently presented with the 2018 Best Practices Award from Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS), a national independent pharmacy services provider with nearly 700+ client facilities across the United States. The award was presented at the CPS annual meeting held in Indianapolis, Indiana on May 4,…

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Open discussion Aug. 1 on sex offenders in Newport community

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NEWPORT — The Orleans County Restorative Justice Center will hold a community education event about sex offenders in Orleans County Vermont. This event is free, and starts at 5:00 p.m. on August 1, 2018, upstairs at the Goodrich Memorial Library. Gary Marvel, Field Operations Manager for the Vermont Department of Corrections, will provide statistics, discuss…

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Shrinedom ticketholders get money back

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IRASBURG — Vermonters and others who purchased tickets to a concert gone wrong will be eligible for refunds. The Attorney General’s office says they resolved its investigation of Shrinedom 2017, a rock festival that was supposed to take place in Irasburg. Seven bands were contracted to play, including local bands and national acts Vince Neil,…

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Irasburg prepares to smile for the camera

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IRASBURG — After the last fire engine rounds the Irasburg Common in the traditional Church Fair parade on Saturday, July 21, Irasburg residents will gather on the town’s baseball diamond to have their picture taken. A drone-mounted camera will click the shutter for the town’s group portrait. The Irasburg Planning Commission, in cooperation with the…

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Expungement days for marijuana offenses set in Essex County

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GUILDHALL — Essex County State’s Attorney Vince Illuzzi, Vermont Legal Aid, and the Caledonia-Essex County Bar Association are inviting community members who have been charged or convicted of misdemeanor marijuana offenses, and other qualifying offenses, to two expungement days. The first will take place Saturday, August 11, and another on Saturday, August 18, from 10…

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Swimmers set to swim full length of Memphremagog on Wednesday

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NEWPORT — This Wednesday, seven ultra-marathon open water swimmers will gather to swim the 25-mile length of Lake Memphremagog, between Newport, Vermont and Magog, Quebec. They will be departing from the EastSide Restaurant and Prouty Beach in Newport at 5:00 a.m. and expected to cross the border into Canada between 7 a.m. and 8 a.m.…

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MAC Center announces another children’s theatrical workshop August 4th

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NEWPORT — The MAC Center for the Arts has announced the second in a series of theatrical workshops in 2018 with the premiere Children’s Theatre Academy – ACT 1. On August 4, from 12:30-4:30 p.m. the workshop “Yankee Doodle Dandy,” tailored for ages 6-12 years old, will be held in the lower gallery at the…

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Break-in at Glover’s Market and Deli in Newport Center

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NEWPORT — Police are encouraging the community to be on the lookout for anyone selling tobacco products after a local convenience store was robbed early Friday morning. At around 3:15 a.m. two men broke into Glover’s Family Market and Deli in Newport Center. Police say both men are thin in build, one male is short…

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Police: Newport Center man facing charges after motorcycle chase

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NEWPORT — A 28-year-old man is facing numerous charges after police say he led them on a high-speed chase on his motorcycle. Jordan Medley of Newport Center is facing charges of eluding a police officer with gross negligence, grossly negligent operation, recklessly endangering another person, excessive speed, as well as numerous traffic violations. On Saturday,…

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Newport man arrested at Grand Isle State Park

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NEWPORT — A 40-year-old Newport man was arrested in Grand Isle early this morning after police say he broke into a camper’s vehicle, as well as entered the tent she was sleeping in. Richard Myers is facing numerous charges after the bizarre incident, including felony unlawful trespass, unlawful mischief, aggravated disorderly conduct, criminal threatening, and…

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Brighton man appointed to Fish & Wildlife Board

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BRIGHTON — Governor Phil Scott recently appointed Mike Kolsun of Brighton to represent Essex County on the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Board. The fourteen-member board is a group of Vermont citizens that enact fish and wildlife regulations for hunting, fishing, and trapping. Members serve six-year terms. Kolsun is a self-proclaimed “late-onset hunter.” He took up…

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State settles with Stenger and Quiros

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NEWPORT – Officials gathered at the Newport waterfront today to announce a settlement in the State’s EB-5 enforcement action. Ariel Quiros will pay the State $2 million dollars as part of the settlement, which will be satisfied through his transfer to the State of title to five properties located in the Northeast Kingdom. Stenger will…

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NCUHS grads set to jazz up Friday Night Shuffle in Newport

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NEWPORT — The MAC Center for the Arts is presenting a unique musical duo this Friday during the second installment of the Downtown Friday Night Shuffle in Newport. Come out to hear Saigelyn Green and Phoenix Malanga, and enjoy their dynamic musical stylings from 5:30-8:00 p.m. Green is a senior at the University of Southern…

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New cots provide family bonding and comfort at NCH

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NEWPORT — North Country Hospital recently purchased five new “comfort cots,” that should provide more comfort and positive experiences for patients and their families. This new generation of furniture is a love seat, large enough for 2-3 people to sit in, a lounge chair, as well as a pullout hide-a-bed. The new piece has multiple…

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Police: Stolen credit cards used to buy and resell cigarettes

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NEWPORT — Police say a Newport man turned himself in after a local investigation into stolen credit cards was conducted earlier in the week. Police say Shane DeLong, 42, of Newport, is facing larceny charges and numerous counts of fraud after purchases were made on 4 different credit cards, all of which were unauthorized by…

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Lake Region graduate shot to death in Barre

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BARRE – A 29-year-old graduate of Lake Region Union High School was allegedly shot to death by her ex-boyfriend, who then took his own life in Barre on Wednesday. According to Barre police, Luke Lacroix, 30, was brandishing a handgun when he barged into the apartment of his ex-girlfriend, Courtney Gaboriault. Once inside, a struggle…

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Kendall Lambert: Running as a Republican for Vermont House was a Mistake

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My name is Kendall Lambert and in March, I announced that I was seeking the Republican nomination to represent the Orleans 2 district in the Vermont House of Representatives. It was a mistake. I originally sought the Republican nomination because I consider myself a conservative. I believe in small government, fiscal responsibility, lower taxes, local…

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[Video] Newport Vermont Centennial Parade

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NEWPORT — On Sat­ur­day, June 30, the open­ing cer­e­mony for New­port’s Cen­ten­nial Cel­e­bra­tion started at 10:45 a.m., in front of the Mu­nic­i­pal Build­ing. Lo­cal and state dig­ni­taries kicked off the cel­e­bra­tion fol­lowed by a colos­sal and ex­tra­or­di­nary pa­rade starting at 11 a.m. The pa­rade departed from School Street and made its way down Main Street…

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Century 21 Farm & Forest | 140 Prospect Street – Newport City | $133,000

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You’ll find this renovated Victorian situated on a well-manicured lot within walking distance to Newport’s waterfront, bike path, library, local restaurants and shops. This home retains many original features, such as stained glass windows, refurbished hardwood floors and striking staircase with painted detail on the risers. Updates, including a propane furnace, tankless hot water heater,…

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