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Clan of the Hawk gathering tomorrow

in Brownington/Evansville

EVANSVILLE — The Clan of the Hawk is inviting everyone to their 29th annual gathering on Saturday. The event will be held on the Clan’s special grounds in Brownington. This year the gathering will run one day only and is a great family event. It is also completely free to attend. First Light Drum Circle…

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Photo by Tanya Mueller.

Brownington Amish community pre­pare for ben­e­fit din­ner

in Brownington/Newport/News

BROWNINGTON — The Amish com­mu­nity in Brown­ing­ton will be hosting a ben­e­fit din­ner next Fri­day, June 15, from 4 to 7:30 p.m. The event will take place at the gram­mar school/​Grange Hall now lo­cated at 1569 Prospect Hill, in Brown­ing­ton. Everyone is in­vited to en­joy a home­cooked bar­be­cue chicken din­ner with baked beans, cold sal­ads,…

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Up to 12 years in prison for Brownington man

in Brownington/Newport/News

NEWPORT — A Brownington man was sentenced to serve up to 12 years in prison for charges related to an incident last April. Joseph A. Hoadley, 33, was sentenced on charges of 1st degree aggravated domestic assault, unlawful mischief, failure to report to the Sexual Offender Registry, and a violation of probation. Hoadley changed his…

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    Photo by Tanya Mueller.

Old Stone House prepares for May opening

in Brownington/News/Northeast Kingdom

BROWNINGTON — A fresh en­ergy is dri­ving the Old Stone House Mu­seum in Brown­ing­ton to­wards open­ing day on May 16. Com­mu­nity out­reach classes will be in­ter­min­gled with an up­dated list­ing of events. Out­reach classes for adults will in­clude tile mo­saics, plein air draw­ing, yeast-bread bak­ing, ca­nine obe­di­ence, and more. The mu­seum will also be ap­peal­ing…

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Local barns and historic sites benefit from state grants

in Brownington/Essex County/Greensboro/Island Pond

BROWNINGTON — Governor Phil Scott recognized the recipients of 16 State Historic Preservation Grants and 17 Barn Preservation Grants at a ceremony held at the State House Thursday. Three of the recipients are located in Orleans County. Greensboro Barn – $15,000 This large distinctive barn sits on 15.9 acres and was constructed between 1880 and…

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Two-vehicle crash in Barton

in Barton/Brownington/News

BARTON — Police were called to the scene of a two-car crash in Barton on Sunday morning. The incident took place on Vermont Route 58, at around 9:30 a.m. The drivers were identified as Nathaniel Mason, 18, of Morrisville, and Timothy Guyette, 52, of Brownington. Police say Mason was headed west when he crossed left…

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Free Discover Girl Scouts event in Brownington

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,…

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Brownington girl one of Vermont’s rising young stars

in Brownington/Newport/News

BROWNINGTON — A talented young woman from Brownington will be performing in “Spectacular Spectacular” at the Higher Ground Ballroom in South Burlington on December 9. A few weeks ago 12-year-old Zoey Copp attended an audition where she won a spot in the live performance. She will be 1 of only 15 children in the show.…

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Police: Brownington woman facing numerous charges

in Brownington/coventry/Newport/News

COVENTRY — A 26-year-old woman from Brownington is facing charges after an incident that took place in Coventry this afternoon. At approximately 1:00 p.m. police responded to a reported vandalism on Nadeau Park Road. Police say witnesses reported Sarah Ray, 26, of Brownington, was the operator of a vehicle at the time of the incident…

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Historic barn destroyed in Barton

in Barton/Brownington/Fire/Newport/News

BARTON — The historic “Pines” barn in Barton was destroyed after a fire broke out on Monday afternoon. Firefighters were called out at around 12:50 p.m. The large red barn, located on Kinsey Road, was fully engulfed in flames when crews arrived. Firefighters say they focused their efforts on preventing the fire from spreading to…

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Locals killed in New Hampshire car crash, driver charged

in Brownington/coventry

NEWPORT — Police in New Hampshire say they have charged a woman with negligent homicide and aggravated driving while intoxicated, after a car crash over the weekend took the lives of two Orleans County residents. The head-on collision took place at around 11:15 p.m. Friday night on Route 10 in Croydon, New Hampshire. The crash…

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    Benjamin Myrick, of Derby.
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Local graduates accept Red Sox scholarship at Fenway

in Brownington/Derby

DERBY — Seventeen recent graduates of Vermont public high schools were honored with Vermont Red Sox Service Scholarships on the field at Fenway Park. Students were presented with their scholarships at a recent home game against the Chicago White Sox. Two of the recipients were from Orleans County. Benjamin Myrick, of Derby, who attended North…

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Fatal crash in Brownington

in Barton/Brownington/Newport/News

BROWNINGTON — A fatal crash took place today in Brownington when a 10-wheel dump truck collided with a 1984 Toyota station wagon. Police have identified the victim as Michael D. Bachman, 36, of East Calais. At around 3:45 p.m. authorities were notified of the crash, which happened at the intersection of Hunt Hill Road and…

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Local students recognized for land stewardship

in Brownington/Holland/Newport/News/Northeast Kingdom

NEWPORT — Each year, the Vermont Land Trust gives out the Land Stewards Award to qualified juniors and seniors who attend vocational and technical high schools across the state. The students are nominated by their teachers because of their commitment to agriculture and/or forestry. This year, local students Carter Aldrich and Parker Castle received the…

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Police: Brownington man busted doing burnouts, drunk

in Brownington/News/Orleans

ORLEANS — A 37-year-old man from Brownington was arrested today after police say he was caught doing burnouts in his truck while intoxicated. Just before 1:00 p.m. police say they received complaints of a vehicle seen driving recklessly in Orleans. One caller reported seeing a silver GMC pickup truck driving down the roadway and doing…

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Brownington man wanted after police chase arrested

in Brownington/Newport/News

DERBY — A 37-year-old Brownington man who police were looking for after a high-speed chase through Orleans County on Sunday, was arrested today. Police say Matthew Prue was located at the Hoagie’s in Derby and taken in for processing. Prue is facing charges of excessive speed, attempting to elude police, grossly negligent operation, and multiple…

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Brownington man sought after leading police on chase

in Barton/Brownington/Charleston/Derby/Newport/News/Westmore

DERBY — Police are looking for a 37-year-old Brownington man, who they say led them on a high-speed chase through Orleans County this morning, before getting away. At 12:00 a.m. police say they were notified of suspicious activity involving a GMC pickup parked in the woods in Derby. Before police arrived to investigate, the vehicle…

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Two Albany residents seriously injured after rollover crash, ejection

in Albany/Brownington/Newport/News

BROWNINGTON — Two people from Albany were seriously injured after a single-vehicle crash in Brownington on Tuesday. Chelsea Pulver, 24, and Manville Powers, 23, were both taken to North Country Hospital following the crash. Police say at around 6:30 p.m. they responded to a report of a single-vehicle crash with ejection on Pepin Road. When…

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Police: Brownington man arrested for excessive speed, attempting to elude

in Brownington/Charleston/News

BROWNINGTON — Police say they arrested a 26-year-old Brownington man after he attempted to elude police. On Saturday, at around 7:30 p.m. Trooper Steven Fauteux says he was trying to conduct a traffic stop for excessive speed on a 2006 Mitsubishi Eclipse traveling on Vermont Route 105, in Charleston. “The operator of the vehicle attempted…

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Brownington man dies after car crash in Barton

in Barton/Brownington/News

BARTON — Police are investigating a fatal crash that took place in Barton Saturday afternoon. At around 3:45 p.m. police were notified of a single-vehicle crash on Tarbox Hill Road, just north of Postman Lane in Barton. The driver was identified as 73-year-old David C. Yanacheak. Police say he was the only occupant in the…

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Smoking, oxygen tank causes fire in Brownington

in Brownington/Fire

BROWNINGTON — A Brownington man was kept overnight at North Country Hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation after a fire started in his home Thursday morning. Authorities say Joseph Aroh was in his living room having a cigarette while using an oxygen tank at around 9:30 a.m. when the fire broke out at the…

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