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Aaron Chapdelaine, of ACE Tree Removal rescuing a cat stuck over 60 feet in the air on Thursday.

Owner of local tree removal climbs over 60 feet to rescue cat stuck in Derby Line

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DERBY LINE — The local owner/operator of a tree removal service in Orleans county took part in a dramatic rescue on Thursday, climbing over 60 feet in the air to save a cat that had been stuck in a tree located at the Derby Line Village Inn. Aaron Chapdelaine of Ace Tree Removal received a…

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911 dispatch center in Derby likely to close within 45 days

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DERBY — Vermont’s public safety commissioner Keith Flynn told WCAX-TV reporters that the Derby 911 dispatch center will most likely be closing within the next 45 days. The move is estimated to save the state around $2 million annually, but has come under criticism from lawmakers who fear that fewer dispatchers could cause a public…

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Pictured front row left to right: Zack Stanton, Madeleine Roy of GMUW, Isabelle Matos, Ezra Peck, Hunter Sweeney and Mike Morse; second row: Adam Richardson, Daniel Epinette, Parker Royer, Jacob Falconer, Konner Dalpe, Alec Surprenant, Dylan Poginy, Riley Booth, and Brandon Bouffard; back row: Zac Fortin and Shane Caron. Missing from the photo were: Grant Blake, Callen Sanford, Burton Jacobs, Aaron Wheeler and Caleb Kelly.

NCCC students raise funds for Green Mountain United Way

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NEWPORT — On the last weekend of January, students of the Welding Class at North Country Career Center held a successful ice fishing tournament on local lakes. The tournament was held to benefit three local charities, the Green Mountain United Way (GMUW), the VT Dept. of Environmental Conservation Milfoil Eradication Project, and Bretton Hawksworth and…

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Police say that Mark Higgins was captured in Newport on Friday night. Photo courtesy of the Vermont State Police.

U.S. Marshals arrest fugitive in Newport

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NEWPORT — Police say that U.S. Marshals took a 43-year-old man who had been hiding out in Burke into custody on Friday. According to a statement issued by police, Mark A. Higgins was captured on Main Street in Newport at around 12:30 p.m. Police say Higgins was wanted out of Massachusetts for nine felony extraditable…

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VIDEO: “Our Town, Slow it Down,” meeting in Newport

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On Saturday, AARP Vermont, along with a number of local and statewide organizations reached out to Newport residents to join them for “Our Town, Slow it Down – Newport,” a forum on creating a better, and safer Newport. Residents interested in making Newport an age friendly community attended the workshop to share their ideas and…

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Emily Nyman in upcoming Newport concert

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NEWPORT — The Now Playing Newport Music Series will be presenting local singer-songwriter Emily Nyman in concert on Sunday, March 22, at 4 p.m. The program takes place at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 44 Second Street, Newport. Nyman developed her musical talents performing in her hometown of Wareham, Massachusetts. Her musical foundation includes classical piano and folk…

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“Our Town, Slow it Down – Newport ” workshop this Saturday

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NEWPORT — AARP Vermont, along with a number of local and statewide organizations are reaching out to invite Newport residents to join them this Saturday for “Our Town, Slow it Down – Newport,” a forum on creating a better, and safer Newport. Residents interested in making Newport an age friendly community are invited to attend…

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Memphremagog Watershed Association Scholarship applications available for local students

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NEWPORT — In 2012, The Memphremagog Watershed Association (MWA), a non-profit membership association dedicated to the preservation of the environment and natural beauty of the Memphremagog watershed, began a scholarship program that continues today. MWA scholarships are intended for students interested in pursuing post-secondary education in the sciences, particularly but not limited to environmental science.…

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K-9 Kilo struck and killed in Derby

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DERBY — He came to the department in August of 2014 as just an eight-week-old puppy, but sadly, on Sunday police announced the death of Orleans County Sheriff’s Department police dog “K-9 Kilo.” The tragic death of the animal happened at around 1 p.m., while he was off duty with his trainer. Kilo was struck…

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Jay Peak to face tougher pollution control measures

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NEWPORT — Jay Peak Resort will have to adhere to tougher pollution control measures after signing a settlement agreement between the Vermont Natural Resources Council (VNRC), and the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources, Department of Environmental Conservation. For more than a decade construction projects at the resort have caused sediment to flow into streams, leading…

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Four local projects funded thanks to AARP Community Action Grant

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NEWPORT — Four small organizations have been selected to receive Community Action Grants from AARP Vermont, supporting their efforts to make Newport a more “Age-Friendly” city. These Community Action Grants fund small, grassroots organizations that are working to advance the Age Friendly movement. The following projects were selected: I Mentor Program – $2,000 Now Playing…

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Ruth Sproull, who created, owns and operates Little Gnesta B & B in Newport, is running for Newport City Council.

Q&A: Getting to know Ruth Sproull, candidate for Newport City Council

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Why are you running for city council, and why should someone vote for you? I want to bring a fresh perspective to the council. I have lived in many different places around the world and created, owned and operated four businesses since 1982 including Little Gnesta B & B and Vita Huset Extended Stay right…

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Newport Mayor Paul Monette speaking to reporters at the statehouse.Mayor Monette is currently running for re-election.

Letter to the Editor: Newport Mayor Paul Monette

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Newport Mayor Paul Monette sent in this letter to the editor: Voters should re-elect me as Mayor for several reasons i. I want to ensure the proposed development projects planned for Newport are completed without roadblocks from the state or the Act 250 board. It is unfortunate there have been delays due to permit delays…

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Police looking for missing juvenile

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DERBY — Police are requesting assistance as they search for a runaway juvenile in DCF custody. The boy has ties to Orleans County. The Vermont State Police say 16-year-old Ezekiel “Zeke” Wing was last seen on Tuesday, February 10, at the Becket House facility in Campton, New Hampshire. Wing has biological and foster family ties…

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Newport Police issue warning after suspicious activity reported

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NEWPORT — The Newport Police Department is alerting the public of an incident that happened Tuesday evening on Prospect Street, where a white male subject attempted to con a resident into letting him into her home. Police say the incident happened at around 8:30 p.m., at 214 Prospect Street in Newport City. The woman advised…

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Rotary Club of Newport shooting hoops for the community

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By Kaitlyn Young NEWPORT — The Rotary Club of Newport is holding their 69th annual basketball tournament starting this Friday. The tournament includes three boys and girls divisions. It looks like this year will be one of their most successful tournaments yet, with all Orleans county schools participating, along with St. Johnsbury, Bakersfield, and Stanstead, Quebec.…

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Tod Pronto & Friends this Sunday in Newport

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NEWPORT — Tod Pronto will play a show this Sunday, February 22, at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, located on Second Street in Newport. The show, titled Tod Pronto & Friends, starts at 4 p.m. and is part of the The Now Playing Newport Music Series. Pronto will be playing music off his upcoming album “It…

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