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Newport police officers graduate from Vermont Police Academy

in Canaan/Derby/Newport/News

NEWPORT — Two Newport Police officers graduated from the Vermont Police Academy last week. Officer Colin Sykes and Officer Cody Smith graduated from the Vermont Police Academy’s 105th Basic Training class on Friday, May 25. They were recognized at a ceremony at the Vermont Police Academy headquarters in Pittsford. Officer Sykes, a native of Derby,…

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Newport man charged with pharmacy burglary and firearms offenses

in Newport/News/Vermont

NEWPORT — Daniel Greenwood, 42, of Newport, was arraigned in connection with a federal indictment charging him with possessing a firearm as a convicted felon in October 2017, and with committing a burglary of the Kinney Drugs in Cambridge that same month. Greenwood, who is currently serving a sentence in Massachusetts, entered pleas of not…

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Detective Jennifer Harlow recognized by Vermont Children’s Alliance

in Newport/News/Northeast Kingdom

NEWPORT — Newport Police Department Detective Jennifer Harlow has been recognized as “One of Orleans County Children’s Advocacy Center’s Best,” in an article detailing her work protecting children from becoming victims of crime. The article, published by the Vermont Children’s Alliance, details Detective Harlow’s work, training, and education. “Jenn Harlow has been a Detective with…

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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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New­port cen­ten­nial set to kick off with a pa­rade June 30

in Newport/News

NEWPORT — The open­ing cer­e­mony for New­port’s Cen­ten­nial Cel­e­bra­tion is sched­uled to be­gin at 10:45 a.m., Sat­ur­day, June 30, in front of the Mu­nic­i­pal Build­ing. Lo­cal and state dig­ni­taries will kick off the cel­e­bra­tion fol­lowed by a pa­rade be­gin­ning at 11 a.m. The pa­rade will de­part from School Street, making its way down Main Street…

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Welch Recognizes Orleans County Students at 37th Congressional Art Competition

in Craftsbury/Newport/News

NEWPORT — Rep. Peter Welch hosted the 37th Annual Congressional Art Competition for high school students at The Gallery at Vermont College of Fine Arts in Montpelier on May 14th. Students recognized from Orleans County schools include: Elm La Point of Craftsbury and the Green Mountain Technology and Center won third-place overall for “Armor.” Elizabeth…

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North Country Hospital supports MedQuest Scholarships

in Health/Newport/News

NEWPORT — This year marks year 12 that North Country Hospital has supported the week-long, healthcare job shadowing program MedQuest. High school sophomores from northeastern and central Vermont apply for an opportunity to participate in a structured educational program where they learn about job-shadowing health professionals, acquire basic medical skills, explore career and educational goals,…

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Orleans man charged with murder in wife’s death

in Newport/News/Orleans

ORLEANS — A 58-year-old Orleans man is facing a murder charge following the death of his wife, 54-year-old Thea Swartz, on Tuesday night. On Wednesday, an arrest warrant was issued for Randall Swartz, 58, on suspicion of second-degree murder. Following an autopsy Thursday morning on the body of Thea Swartz at the Chief Medical Examiner’s…

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Newport Police Department participates in National Police Week

in Newport/News

NEWPORT — The Newport Police Department is commemorating National Police Week this week. National Police Week runs from May 13 to May 19 and is observed throughout the United States as a way to honor local, state and federal law enforcement officers who have died or been disabled in the line of duty. The American…

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Regional group focuses on keys to NEK’s economic future

in Newport/News/Northeast Kingdom

NEWPORT — A diverse set of leaders from across Orleans, Caledonia, and Essex counties will be meeting monthly through the fall. They were convened by the non-profit Northeast Kingdom Collaborative to tackle challenges in two crucial areas: developing the next generation of local leaders, and supporting growth at the intersection of the creative, recreational and…

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Mock crash for high school students in Newport

in Newport/News

NEWPORT — Public safety officials from throughout Vermont came together on Friday to teach high school students a reality-based lesson in motor vehicle safety. A mock head-on motor vehicle crash was staged at the North Country Union High School in Newport yesterday. The crash simulated the actual events that occur in a serious motor vehicle…

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Police: Derby man fatally shot himself during traffic stop

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NEWBURY — Police say a 20-year-old man from Derby fatally shot himself during a traffic stop in Newbury today. It happened at around 11:00 a.m., on U.S. Route 5 near Moore Hill Road, when a trooper initiated a stop on a vehicle having an expired inspection sticker. The driver was identified as Austin M. Durocher.…

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Police warn parents in Orleans following arrest

in Newport/News/Orleans

ORLEANS — A 68-year-old man from Orleans was arrested after police say they received several complaints over the last month about his conduct around juvenile females in the area. Raymond Benson was picked up on Sunday for violation of an order against stalking, and felony aggravated stalking/person under 16. Police say for the past month…

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Shotgun blasts at smoke detector in Barton

in Barton/Newport/News

BARTON — A Barton man who complained about frequent false alarms from a smoke detector near his kitchen, took it upon himself to relocate it with two shotgun blasts. Leroy Mason, 68, is being charged with aggravated assault with a weapon, and reckless endangerment following the incident on Monday evening. At around 5:00 p.m. police…

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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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Newport police respond to head-on crash

in Newport/News

NEWPORT — Police responded to a head-on crash on Highland Avenue yesterday. On Thursday, at approximately 12:17 p.m., Newport Police, the Newport Fire Department and Newport Ambulance services responded to a report of a crash near the intersection of Highland Avenue and Alderbrook Road. Two vehicles with significant front-end damage had come to rest, one…

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Vermont Governor Phil Scott in Newport

in Newport/News

NEWPORT — Governor Phil Scott was the featured keynote speaker at the Newport based Vermont’s North Country Chamber of Commerce annual meeting and luncheon on Wednesday. The event took place at the Eastside Restaurant in Newport. Governor Scott spoke on the north country’s economy and its future.

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Farewell to the Fence Project

in Newport/News

NEWPORT — The MAC Center for the Arts bids farewell to the colorful Fence Project that has been on display for the past two years. Whether you viewed it as ribbons or rags, it was a community-driven artistic statement that juxtaposed the hardscape behind the chain link. The panels, produced by MAC as well as…

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Two free justice initiatives for the community

in Newport/News

NEWPORT — The Orleans Restorative Justice Center has launched two free initiatives. Beginning on May 2, the center will add a free legal clinic for elder issues to its regular free legal clinic. The second initiative will begin later in the month and will be a free financial coaching clinic. Dates and times for clinics…

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Gunshot at Maplefields, police looking for suspects

in Newport/News

NEWPORT — The Newport Police Department is seeking two individuals wanted for questioning in connection with an incident that occurred where a gunshot was fired. On Friday police received multiple 911 calls reporting that a fight was taking place at the Maplefields on Main Street. A large crowd was gathering and yelling, and there was…

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