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[VIDEO] 2nd Annual Opioid Awareness Walk in Newport

in Newport/News/Northeast Kingdom

On Sunday, NEK Stand Strong hosted the 2nd Annual Opioid Awareness Walk in Newport. The event filled the community with awareness and memories of those fighting the opioid crisis. Guest speakers included Travis Blake, Sierra Ruth and Tennyson Marceau. The talks were followed by a one-mile walk around the Newport Waterfront. Upon returning to the…

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NorthWoods Stewardship Center plants over 7000 trees in Northern Vermont

in Charleston/Newport/News/Northeast Kingdom

CHARLESTON — Spring is always a busy time around the NorthWoods campus. The Conservation Corps Crew gears up to begin spring trail projects, the Forestry team starts fieldwork for management plans and invasive species control, and the Conservation Science program finds new homes for thousands of young trees and shrubs. To date, the Conservation Science…

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New Stormwater Strategic Plan released for the Memphremagog Watershed

in Newport/News

NEWPORT — Since December of 2017, a group of local organizations, municipalities, and State agencies have been working together and recently completed a Stormwater Strategic Plan for the Memphremagog watershed. This group, known as the Stormwater Collaborative, was initiated at the Leahy Summit at the Echo Center in Burlington and funded through a grant from…

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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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Newport Police youth program seeking donations

in Newport/News

NEWPORT — The Newport Police Explorer Post 817 is currently conducting a fundraiser to support the Post and create a scholarship fund for graduating seniors. Law Enforcement Explorer Posts are designed for individuals ages 14-20 who are interested in a career in law enforcement and serve as a way to introduce young people to the…

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Opioid Awareness Walk in Newport this Sunday

in Newport/News

NEWPORT — On Sunday, June 10, NEK Stand Strong is hosting the 2nd Annual Opioid Awareness Walk in Newport at the Gazebo. The event will kick off at 12:30 p.m. DJ Loud will be on hand while local guest speakers including Travis Blake, Sierra Ruth and Tennyson Marceau will take the stage at 1 p.m.,…

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Two-car crash in Troy

in Newport/News/Troy

TROY — Three people were injured during a crash in Troy on Sunday. Police responded to the scene on VT Route 100, just north of Loop Road at around 5:35 p.m. The crash took place near the top of a hill and a sharp corner. The drivers were identified as Amos Cassidy, 20, of Newport,…

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Orleans man to face murder charge next week

in Newport/News/Orleans

NEWPORT – Randall Swartz, the suspect in the May 15 homicide of his wife in the town of Orleans, was discharged Friday from Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire, and is due to be arraigned next week in Newport. Swartz, 58, was arraigned by video May 23 on a fugitive warrant and waived extradition…

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North Country Hospital nurses celebrated

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NEWPORT — To celebrate the nurses at North Country Hospital, during National Nurses Week, their VP of Patient Care Services, and Chief Nursing Officer, Avril Cochran, hosted a dinner at the Eastside Restaurant. Guests enjoyed a wonderful buffet, outdoor games in the beautiful sunshine, and the announcement of this year’s Nursing Excellence Awards recipients. Cochran,…

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3rd Annual Kids Free Wellness Day this Saturday

in Newport/News

NEWPORT — According to the CDC, the percentage of children who are obese in the United States has more than tripled since the 1970s. Today, about one in five children ages 6–19 is obese. In Vermont, about 30 percent of adolescents are overweight or obese and over 30 percent of toddlers ages 2-4 are overweight…

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Anthony Allen receives the Land Stewards Award from Carl Powden of the Vermont Land Trust.

Local student honored for commitment to forestry

in Newport/News

NEWPORT — Since 2005, the Vermont Land Trust has been recognizing outstanding high school juniors and seniors who are studying the fields of agriculture and forestry. This year, Anthony Allen received the Land Stewards Award from the land trust, along with a check for $250. Anthony has grown up learning to harvest timber with his…

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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

in Derby/Newport/News

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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