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March Madness at Lyndon State College: 3 Men’s Basketball Players Facing Charges

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LYNDONVILLE — The Lyndon State College men’s basketball team is dealing with some March Madness, and it’s not the kind associated with the single-elimination Division I college basketball tournament performed each spring in the United States. Three members of the team are facing charges related to an incident that happened on March 11, during a…

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Brianna Maitland Still Missing After Ten Years

in Feature/Vermont

MONTGOMERY — Ten years ago today, Brianna Maitland was just 17 years old when she disappeared. She was last seen at her place of employment at the Black Lantern Inn, located in Montgomery. Investigators continue to receive and investigate active leads in the case. They believe there is a strong indication that Brianna was, in…

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Marten Population Growing in Vermont

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The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department believes there is an expanding population of American marten in Vermont. Marten are small carnivores in the weasel family. They are smaller than a house cat and are closely related to the more common and slightly larger fisher. Though marten were extinct in Vermont by the early 1900’s, evidence…

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Derick Niles Denies New Charges Against Him

in Feature/Newport

NEWPORT — Derick Niles, 36, of Newport, pleaded not guilty in court on Monday to a felony count of unlawful trespass into an occupied residence. Niles also entered a not guilty plea in a series of other misdemeanor offenses, including disorderly conduct, violating conditions of release, and unlawful trespass on land. Last September Niles was…

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Home Composting Workshop at the Haskell a Success

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DERBY LINE — According to Act 148, Vermont’s Universal Recycling Law, by July 2016, leaf, yard, and clean wood debris will be banned from landfills. By 2020, food scraps will be banned from the landfill. On Saturday, The Haskell Free Library hosted “Rot On! An Extreme Home Composting Workshop.” The workshop was led by Maia…

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Fire at Newport Post Office Saturday Morning

in Feature/Newport

NEWPORT — It appears that the fire which took place at the post office in Newport over the weekend started inside the engine of one of the vehicles. According to a statement by Fire Chief Jaime LeClair, the fire did not appear to be suspicious, and was most likely related to an electrical issue. It’s…

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Two Injured in Accident on Route 105 in Newport Saturday

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NEWPORT — On Saturday, at around 1:20 p.m. Chelsey Thibeault of West Glover was involved in an accident with Nicholas Giroux of Derby Line. Thibeault was driving a 2003 Dodge Neon east on Vermont Route 105 in Newport Center, when she turned on her directional signal coming up to a stop. She was about to…

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A Look at the Jay Peak Recreation Center

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JAY — On Wednesday, the Jay Planning and Zoning Commission approved a permit for Jay Peak Resort to build their new indoor recreation center. The permit was denied in January after planners had concerns about parking at the resort. Jay Peak worked to address the parking issue, and received a 6-0 vote in favor of…

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Senator Leahy’s Statement on CIA Interference with Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Investigation

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I commend Chairman Feinstein for speaking so forcefully in defense of the indispensable role that Congress plays under our Constitution in overseeing the executive branch, and in particular the intelligence community. Chairman Feinstein described a troubling pattern of interference and intimidation by the CIA that raises serious questions about possible violations of the Constitution and…

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Circle K Robbery Investigation Comes Together

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BARTON — The investigation of the armed robbery at Circle K in Barton that happened on January 23 is starting to be pieced together. Police now feel they have identified the suspect and the driver of the getaway car. On Tuesday, Daniel Dunn, 23, pleaded not guilty to charges related to the armed robbery, as…

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Man Sets Car on Fire in Newport, Then Writes Apology to Owner

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NEWPORT — Cory Carpenter Jr., 33, of Newport, pleaded not guilty on Monday to a felony charge of third-degree arson and a misdemeanor count of unlawful mischief. The charges are relating to a bizarre incident that happened on Main Street in Newport on Saturday night, where police responded to a blue Dodge Neon ablaze 20…

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Two Men Deny Charges in Murder of Mary “Pat” O’Hagan

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ST. JOHNSBURY — Appearing in Vermont Superior Court on Monday afternoon, two of the men charged in the murder of Mary “Pat” O’Hagan pleaded not guilty to charges of first degree murder, kidnapping, and burglary. The two brothers, Kieth J. Baird, 33, and Richard E. Fletcher, 27, are charged with killing the 78 year old…

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Winning Numbers Announced in Housing Survey

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NEWPORT — The winning numbers to the housing survey done by the 99 Gallery in Newport are in. The number was randomly drawn, and the winner will receive a $100 grocery gift certificate. The 99 Gallery in Newport wanted to know just how serious the problem of the lack of affordable housing was in the…

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Nominations Open and Online for Vermont Teacher of the Year 2015

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NEWPORT — Nominations are now open for the 2015 Vermont Teacher of the Year program, and nominating a teacher this year can be easily done online. For the first time since the Vermont Teacher of the Year program launched in 1964, the public is being invited to join Vermont educators in going online to directly…

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Dropped Cigarette Lighter Causes Accident on I-91 Friday Evening

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COVENTRY — On Friday at approximately 6:41 p.m. the Vermont State Police responded to an accident on Interstate 91. The two vehicle collision happened near mile marker 168 in the northbound lane. Robert Cote and his wife Patrice Cote, both of Albany, were traveling in a 2003 Ford Taurus, when they were struck from behind…

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3 Men to be Charged in Pat O’Hagan Murder

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ST. JOHNSBURY — Authorities are saying they believe that they now know who killed Pat O’Hagan, the 78 year old Sheffield resident who was abducted from her home in September of 2010. State police say Keith Baird, 33, will be charged with first-degree murder, burglary and kidnapping. Richard Fletcher, 27, will face first-degree murder, kidnapping…

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Brian Smith Elected: Municipal Budget Approved Despite Increase

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DERBY — Selectman Brian Smith was elected back into office on Tuesday. Smith, the board chairman, defeated challenger Robert Ovitt. The total vote was 570 to 167. Ovitt had expected to challenge Selectmen Steve Gendreau, making the race a bit of a foregone conclusion. Nevertheless, Ovitt stated that he would run again in the future.…

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21 Horses Rescued from Starvation and Neglect in Lyndonville

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LYNDONVILLE — On Saturday night 21 horses were rescued from the Bona Ranch in Lyndonville, following a rescue organized by the Elizabeth Brown Humane Society. The Caledonia County Sheriff’s Department had been made aware of the situation at the ranch before, responding to reports of lack of proper food and water. After a complaint came…

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