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Vermont Symphony Orchestra fall tour coming to Derby Line, Greensboro

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DERBY LINE — Kicking off the start to another colorful Vermont autumn, the Vermont Symphony Orchestra (VSO) will be traveling across the state beginning Sept. 27 to celebrate the many sounds and sights of the season. The ​Made in Vermont Statewide Tour​ will reach six communities throughout the state, sharing well-loved classics as well as…

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What’s new at the Caswell Avenue bridge in Derby Line?

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A quick update on the Caswell Avenue Bridge project in Derby Line: The contractor completed the second of three concrete pours for the bridge surface. Early next week, they will complete the final concrete pour for the new bridge deck. The contractor will continue installing foundations for overhead signs through next week. Traffic will continue…

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Several cars damaged after hit-and-run in Derby Line

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DERBY LINE — Police are looking for the driver in a hit-and-run incident that took place in Derby Line on Tuesday night. At around 10 p.m. the Vermont State Police received a report that a vehicle struck several parked cars before leaving the scene on Main Street. Witnesses say it was possibly a white SUV.…

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Derby Line man sentenced to 1-5 years

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NEWPORT — A 22-year-old Derby Line man will serve 1-5 years behind bars after facing sentencing last Thursday. In court, Jacob Roy pled guilty to one count of 1st degree aggravated domestic assault, one count of domestic assault, and one count of reckless endangerment. According to court records, Roy changed his plea to guilty on…

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Borderline Players presents dark comedy Fuddy Meers at the Haskell starting May 11

in Arts and Entertainment/Derby Line/Stanstead

DERBY LINE — Borderline Players, a new theater company registered in Vermont and Quebec, will present Fuddy Meers at the Haskell Opera House stage for four performances on May 11, 12 and 13. Written by American playwright David Lindsay-Abaire, Fuddy Meers tells the story of an amnesiac, Claire, who starts each morning with no memory,…

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Caswell Avenue bridge in Derby Line closed

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DERBY LINE — The Caswell Avenue bridge over I-91 at the U.S. – Canadian border is closed. Motorists using Caswell Avenue to cross I-91 are being directed down the on-ramps to a temporary traffic signal, before crossing the interstate and continuing on toward Holland or Derby Line. The Caswell Avenue bridge project will replace the…

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Fire at the Border Motel

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DERBY — A fire broke out at the Border Motel in Derby on Friday night. At around 11:20 p.m. the Derby Line Fire Department responded to a report of a fire in an occupied room on the second floor at the hotel, located on Route 5. Firefighters were able to extinguish the flames and keep…

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Border Patrol apprehends 11 illegal aliens near Derby Line

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DERBY LINE — U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Newport station apprehended seven Romanian citizens and four French citizens as they attempted to illegally enter the United States in Derby Line. During the early morning hours of March 3, authorities received a report that two vehicles had crossed the international border by driving over the…

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Borderline Players to hold auditions for spring comedy

in Arts and Entertainment/Derby Line/Stanstead

DERBY LINE — Auditions for Borderline Players’ premiere production, Fuddy Meers, will take place on Saturday, January 27 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the First Universalist Parish Hall in Derby Line. Performances are scheduled for May 4-6 and 11-13, 2018 at the Haskell Opera House. Written by American playwright David Lindsay-Abaire, Fuddy Meers tells…

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Police looking for flasher in Derby Line

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DERBY LINE — Police are looking for a man who exposed himself to a child at a playground in Derby Line. On Friday, at around 4:30 p.m., police took a report that a male had approached a mother and her young child at the Derby Line playground near Main and Elm Street. Police say the…

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Free Vermont Symphony Orchestra Halloween concert coming to Haskell Opera House

in Arts and Entertainment/Derby Line/Stanstead

DERBY LINE — The Haskell Opera House recently announced they will host a kid-friendly, free Halloween concert on Sunday, October 29, at 2:00 p.m. The concert includes an introduction of the instruments and several seasonally spooky selections. The highlight of the performance is a narration with music based on the book, “A Symphony of Whales,”…

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Authorities bust 15-person smuggling attempt in Derby Line

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DERBY LINE — Three individuals have been charged in connection with a fifteen-person human smuggling attempt in Derby. Hector Ramon Perez-Alvarado, 25, a Honduran citizen, has been charged with transporting illegal aliens inside the United States. As part of the investigation, the U.S. Border Patrol took into custody a total of sixteen illegal aliens, including…

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Derby man facing arson charges

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DERBY — A fire destroyed a home in Derby on Wednesday, and police say that a local man is facing arson charges. Shawn Flynn, 50, of Derby was arrested following the incident. At around 3:00 p.m. the Derby Line Fire Department responded to a report of a fully engulfed structure fire at 56 Quarry Circle…

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Derby Line man facing charges after police say he punched trooper

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DERBY LINE — A 60-year-old man from Derby Line is facing charges after police say he punched a State trooper in the head. Paul Scalzo faces aggravated domestic assault, aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer, and resisting arrest charges following the incident, which took place on Monday. At around 5:45 p.m. police responded to…

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Howard Frank Mosher tribute in Irasburg this Sunday, Derby Line Monday

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IRASBURG — Filmmaker Jay Craven has been touring Vermont this summer with a series of film screenings and personal reflections to pay tribute to his 30-year collaboration with Northeast Kingdom writer Howard Frank Mosher. In addition to a previously scheduled stop at the Haskell Opera House in Derby Line on Monday, August 21, at 7…

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