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Fly to Pie this Sunday

in coventry/Newport/News/Northeast Kingdom/West Glover

WEST GLOVER — Runners, bikers, and hikers are rolling into the roster for another “Fly to Pie,” this coming Sunday. Fly to Pie is a road race for individuals and families across the beautiful dirt roads through “the gut” of the Northeast Kingdom. The 10km race and walk will start off in Irasburg Common. The…

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Photo by Tanya Mueller.

Border Curling Club hosting two free learn to curl clinics

in Newport/News/Stanstead

BEEBE — If you ever wanted to try out the sport of curling, now’s your chance. The Border Curling Club is hosting two free Learn to Curl Clinics. Curling is a popular, low-impact, life-long sport for all ages and genders. It’s not weather dependent or cost prohibitive. Clinics will be held Wednesday evening October 3,…

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Eagle Point Unit proposed to be open for public trapping

in Derby/Newport/News

NEWPORT — There will be an opportunity to comment on the proposed opening of public trapping at the Eagle Point Wildlife Management Area in Derby. Located on the east shore of Lake Memphremagog and bounded to the north by the US/Canada border, the Eagle Point Unit is co-managed by the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department…

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Fall Foliage Festival kicking off this weekend in Newport

in Arts and Entertainment/Newport/News

NEWPORT — Newport’s Fall Foliage Festival is getting ready to kick off this weekend. The Scarecrow Contest starts on Saturday with many businesses and organizations showing whimsical scarecrows throughout downtown as they compete for prizes. Individuals are also displaying their scarecrows along the Main Street fence. In addition, an estimated 1000 international runners will be…

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[VIDEO] Political Forum: Orleans-1 House District

in Brownington/Charleston/Derby/Holland/Morgan/Newport/News

NEWPORT — Last night a political forum was held in the Goodrich Memorial Library. It featured three candidates running in the Orleans-1 House District, which represents Brownington, Charleston, Derby, Holland, and Morgan. The candidates are Independent Frank Davis of Derby Line and Republican incumbents Lynn Batchelor of Derby Line and Brian Smith of Derby. Each…

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Four more swimmers complete 25-mile marathon swim from Newport to Magog

in Magog/Newport/News/Northeast Kingdom

NEWPORT — This week four marathon open water swimmers completed the 25-mile, international swim on Lake Memphremagog between Newport, Vermont, and Magog, Quebec, known as In Search of Memphre. On Wednesday, they entered the water from the EastSide Restaurant at midnight, swam through the night, and arrived at the beach at Parc du la Baie-du-Magog…

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Two vehicles stolen overnight in Orleans

in Newport/News/Orleans

ORLEANS — A pair of car thefts in Orleans has police warning residents to be on the lookout. According to the report, a 26-year-old woman on High Street stated that sometime overnight yesterday her vehicle was taken without her consent. The vehicle, a white, 2012 Ford Focus with Vermont plates, had been parked in her…

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Hunting lottery announced for Bluffside Farm in Newport

in Newport/News/Outdoors

NEWPORT — The Vermont Land Trust will be holding a lottery for hunting on Bluffside Farm in Newport. This is the third year the land trust has held the hunting lottery. The farm was purchased by the land trust in late 2015, at which point it was opened to the public for recreation for the…

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Communities gather for harvest festivals at local schools

in Newport/News/Northeast Kingdom

NEWPORT — Green Mountain Farm-to-School will host harvest festivals with 11 Northeast Kingdom schools in celebration of local food, agriculture, and healthy communities. The harvest festivals are an opportunity for the community to gather around and share a meal prepared by students from produce harvested from school gardens or sourced from local producers. The festivals…

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Newport police seek to identify man who approached teen girl

in Newport/News

NEWPORT — Police are looking to identify and speak with a man who reportedly drove up to a teenage girl walking down the street Friday night and demanded that she get into his car. At approximately 8:15 p.m. Friday, the Newport Police Department received a report that a 14-year-old girl was walking down Mount Vernon…

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Police chase dirt bike through Derby and Newport

in Newport/News

NEWPORT — Police are looking for a dirt bike rider who led them on a dangerous chase through Derby and Newport on Friday. At around 6:20 p.m. a trooper observed a dirt bike operating in an erratic and dangerous manner on Hinman Settler Road, just north of Schuler Road. The operator was traveling over twice…

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New CEO appointed to North Country Hospital

in Health/Newport/News

NEWPORT — North Country Hospital announced that its Board of Trustees has appointed Brian Nall as the next Chief Executive Officer. Nall currently serves as President and CEO at HSHS Holy Family Hospital in Greenville, Illinois. He has 24 years of healthcare experience, including 12 years of CEO experience at two rural hospitals in Idaho…

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Celebrate garlic in Newport this Saturday

in Newport/News

NEWPORT — The Newport Farmers Market is hosting its second Garlic Festival this Saturday. The event will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. In case this is your first time visiting the market, it’s held at Gardner Park on the Causeway, in beautiful downtown Newport. Did you know that there are more than…

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Newport police looking for Coventry man

in coventry/Newport/News

NEWPORT — A 44-year-old man from Coventry is wanted by Newport police after they say he fled during a traffic stop. Police say Scott Amidon is wanted for attempting to elude and driving with a criminally suspended license. On Sunday, an officer attempted to stop Amidon on Main Street. He fled from police and allegedly…

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Orleans County slammed by powerful storm

in Albany/Irasburg/Newport/News/Northeast Kingdom

IRASBURG — Close to 1,300 people were left without power after a powerful storm ripped through Orleans County on Monday. The thunderstorm appears to have hit Irasburg the hardest, with downed trees smashing a few cars, and taking out power lines. One of the most dramatic photos to come in from Monday was captured by…

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Vermont officials conduct zebra mussels survey on Lake Memphremagog

in Eastern Townships/Newport/News/Quebec

NEWPORT — In response to the discovery in July of zebra mussels in Magog Bay, Quebec, the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (VTDEC) surveyed the U.S. portion of Lake Memphremagog for zebra mussel adults and veligers, the microscopic zebra mussel juveniles. On August 13, VTDEC snorkelers surveyed areas with suitable habitat in multiple locations in…

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Local group working tirelessly to keep the Northern Star afloat

in Newport/News/Northeast Kingdom

NEWPORT — The Memphremagog Community Maritime (MCM) group says they are moving towards their goal of keeping the Northern Star in the Northeast Kingdom. MCM has been working to keep the boat in the community so that it can continue to be available for cruises and as a floating classroom for lake studies and nautical…

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Police: Barton man assaulted officers

in Barton/Newport/News

BARTON — An incident in Barton closed down a section of Vermont Route 16 and Roaring Brooke Road late this morning, leaving a 38-year-old man facing charges. Police say Anthony Sirois of Barton is being charged with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, and assault of a law enforcement officer. The incident started at around 11:20 a.m.…

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Photo of Mark Biron's airplane taken by Manfred H. Rieder Starhemberg a week before the tragic crash.

Pilot identified in Island Pond crash

in Island Pond/Newport/News

ISLAND POND — Authorities say they have identified the pilot who was killed in a plane crash that took place in Island Pond on Saturday. The victim has been preliminarily identified as Mark Biron, 60, of Brighton. Biron’s single-engine aircraft went down at about 3:45 p.m. near the small John H. Boylan Airport in Island…

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Police looking for Brownington man after crash

in Brownington/coventry/Newport/News

COVENTRY — A two-vehicle crash in Coventry on Friday has police looking for a Brownington man they say fled the scene on foot. Police say they are looking for Scott Souliere, 40, of Brownington, after their initial investigation of the accident. The crash took place at around 10:30 p.m. at the intersection of Vermont Route…

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