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Pie brunch fundraiser at Glover Town Hall tomorrow

in Barton/Glover

GLOVER — Glover bakers are warming up their ovens for the annual pie brunch tomorrow from 8 a.m. to noon in front of the Glover Town Hall. The event will be moved inside the Town Hall if it starts to rain. The fundraiser will coincide with the village-wide yard sales in Barton and Glover. Organizers…

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Stolen 1931 Ford in Glover leads to heroin arrest

in Glover/Newport/News

GLOVER — Three men from Connecticut are accused of stealing a 1931 Ford that was being stored in Glover, as well as being in possession of heroin at the time. At around 8 p.m. last Wednesday, police say they were on the lookout for a stolen antique 1931 Ford Model A that had been taken…

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    Aude Girin, an AmeriCorps farm-to-school coordinator with Green Mountain Farm-to-School, worked with middle school students at Glover Elementary School to teach them about vermicomposting and to help them set up their own system in the classroom.

Local elementary schools dive into composting

in Glover/Newport/Orleans

GLOVER — School cafeterias across Northern Vermont are closing the food cycle as they lead the way in diverting food scraps from landfills through composting. More than ten Northeast Kingdom elementary schools that work with Green Mountain Farm-to-School (GMFTS), a nonprofit in Newport that works with schools to plant schools gardens, provide nutrition and agriculture…

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Andrea Webster of Glover competes for Miss Vermont this weekend

in Arts and Entertainment/Glover

GLOVER — The Miss Vermont USA Pageant will be held this weekend at the Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center in Stowe, and one of the contestants in this year’s competition is Andrea Webster, of Glover. The Miss Vermont USA pageant preliminary show will be held on Saturday, November 19, at 8 p.m. The contestants will…

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Garage fire in Barton Tuesday afternoon

in Barton/Glover/Orleans

BARTON — A home in Barton is still standing thanks to the work of local firefighters, after a garage fire broke out on Tuesday. The incident took place at around 2:30 p.m. at a home owned by Mark LaCoss on New Dublin Lane. Local firefighters responded to battle the blaze, working to keep the fire…

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Local Senator urges Vermonters to share views on energy projects

in Glover/News/Vermont

NEWPORT — Senator John S. Rodgers of Glover is encouraging citizens who want change in the siting of energy projects in Vermont to come to Montpelier on Wednesday, January 20. Rodgers is organizing a day for local elected officials, citizens and citizens’ groups to share their views on the siting of energy projects with legislators.…

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Newport man’s death ruled accidental drowning

in Glover/Newport/News

GLOVER — The death of a 41-year-old Newport man found in the Barton River has been ruled an accidental drowning by Vermont’s Chief Medical Examiner. Travis Stuart went missing last Tuesday while working at a farm in Glover. A tractor he was using was found at the edge of a field at around 11:30 a.m.,…

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Missing Newport man found dead in Barton River

in Glover/Newport/News

GLOVER — Police are reporting that Travis Stuart, 41, of Newport, was found deceased in the Barton River, approximately 1/2 mile from where he went missing on Tuesday. They say that there is no evidence at this time to indicate this as being a suspicious death or involving foul play. Stuart’s death is still under…

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Police search for missing Newport man last seen in Glover

in Glover/Newport/News

GLOVER — Police said Tuesday night that they were searching for a 41-year-old man from Newport who went missing in Glover. At around 6 p.m. police were notified that Travis Lee Stuart, 41, of Newport, was missing. His mother reported that he was last known to be tedding hay at a farm field in Glover.…

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Morningstar Meadows Farm to host field day on beans and grains

in Glover

GLOVER — On September 10, the public will have the opportunity to learn how a farm in Glover has found success growing organic dry beans and grains for both human consumption and animal feed. Seth and Jeannette Johnson, owners of Morningstar Meadows Farm, will describe their operation, including what they have learned and the challenges…

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Glover man faces marijuana cultivation, jewelry and gun theft charges

in Barton/Glover/News

NEWPORT — A Glover man recently plead not guilty to the charges of felony marijuana cultivation, violating conditions of release, and felony possession of stolen property. Police say Henry Laszlo Ecker-Racz, 26, came under investigation after the victim of a recent theft in Barton was contacted by someone who claimed that Ecker-Racz had tried to…

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Woman who worked as a local caregiver facing charges

in Brownington/Glover/News

DERBY — Police announced that on Monday, a 29-year-old woman with ties to Orleans County was arrested in Danville, following a 6 month investigation into her activities. The woman is facing numerous charges, some of which relate to her activities within Orleans County, going back to August of 2014. Police say that Laura E. Duffy,…

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Deadly ATV crash in Glover

in Glover/News

GLOVER — A 27-year-old man has died following an ATV accident on Thursday night in Glover. Authorities are saying that Peter Stavrou, of Malden, Massachusetts, was ejected from his ATV after hitting a pool of water at around 7:45 p.m., last night. Police say that he was not wearing a helmet. Vermont State Police were…

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Bread and Puppet Theater stages Gaza protests

in Barton/Glover/Newport/News/Vermont

GLOVER — On Wednesday, Bread and Puppet Theater organized vigils throughout 8 towns in Vermont, including one in Newport and one in Barton, in protest of the recent Israeli attacks on Gaza. The protests aimed to bring attention to the growing humanitarian crisis in Gaza and the U.S. government’s support of the Gaza attacks. The…

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Police seize 12 Marijuana plants in Glover

in Glover/News

GLOVER — Authorities are saying that they seized a dozen Marijuana plants in Glover on Wednesday. The Orleans County Sheriff’s Department announced yesterday that they received a tip about the outdoor Marijuana grow operation that was taking place in Glover. Deputies were able to locate 12 adult Marijuana plants near Shadow Lake Road. The plants…

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Perron picks up another award

in Barton/Glover/Westmore

NEWPORT — Darren Perron, the WCAX anchorman with local roots, received another award this week, this time being voted the “Best Local TV Journalist,” by Seven Days Vermont readers. By now Perron is probably used to winning awards. Throughout his career, he has already picked up an Emmy Award, and been nominated for an Emmy…

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Motorcycle crash in Glover over the weekend

in Glover/News

GLOVER — A 60-year-old motorcyclist from Lincoln, New Hampshire, was involved in a crash on Saturday in the town of Glover. Police say Richard Lavasser, was riding a 1997 Suzuki VZ800V motorcycle, when he hit some gravel, causing him to lose control of his bike. Lavasser was traveling east on Vermont Route 16, and slid…

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