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NASA selects Newport resident Cynthia Shelton as Solar Systems Ambassador

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NEWPORT — Newport resident Cynthia Shelton was recently selected to be one of just 1000 NASA Solar System Ambassadors nationwide. This competitive program only accepts applications once per year, which are then vetted by NASA JPL staff for applicants with the right combination of presentation experience, motivation, and ideas for community engagement events. Ambassadors are…

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Children’s Librarian Joanne Pariseau reading at the Dailey Library in Derby.

Dailey Memorial Library awarded grant for new children’s reading supplies

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DERBY — The Dailey Memorial Library in Derby will be able to get new reading supplies for young children thanks to a grant from the Vermont Electric Cooperative’s Community Fund. The grant provided $750 in funding for the purchase of special books and storytelling kits to help the library’s children’s librarian, for both library use…

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MAC Center accepting applications for special exhibit open to all artists

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NEWPORT — Ecosystems Through an Artist’s Eye, the upcoming and unique exhibit organized in collaboration with the MAC Center for the Arts, Memphremagog Watershed Association, and the Orleans County Natural Resources Conservation District, opens at the MAC Center on Friday, April 3. The show highlights farm visits, but for those who could not attend the…

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DUI crash on U.S. Route 5, Derby

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DERBY — Police say a woman was arrested for DUI following a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Route 5 in Derby today. Vermont State Police, Newport Police, and the Orleans County Sheriff’s Department responded to the crash at around 5:10 p.m. Police say Darlene Rutherford, 51, of Derby, was attempting to turn left out of the…

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Car hits snowmobile on Lake Road, Newport

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NEWPORT — A car hit a snowmobile in Newport on Saturday. The crash took place on Lake Road at around 2:30 p.m. According to the police report, Michael Fontaine, 32, of Newport, crashed into the snowmobile as it was crossing the road. Police say Aaron Martin, 39, of Dallas, PA, had failed to yield to…

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Two-vehicle crash on I-91, Barton

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BARTON — Police responded to a two-vehicle crash in Barton yesterday. The crash took place on I-91 south at around 11:43 a.m. Police say while attempting to move into the passing lane, Jesse Elliott, 53, of Newport, hit the passenger side of a vehicle driven by Kent Hall, 64, of Lyndonville. Elliott’s vehicle sustained damage…

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Man charged with smuggling endangered tropical birds in Derby Line

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DERBY LINE — Jafet Rodriguez, 39, of Hazleton, Pennsylvania, has been charged with unlawfully smuggling tropical birds into Vermont from Canada, in violation of the Endangered Species Act and the federal anti-smuggling statute. Rodriguez appeared before United States Magistrate Judge John Conroy yesterday and was released on personal recognizance. According to court documents, on December…

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Newport City Council candidate forum, Feb. 20

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NEWPORT — A candidate forum will take place on Thursday, Feb. 20, featuring all five candidates seeking election to the Newport City Council. The forum will be held at the meeting room of the United Church of Newport from 6 to 8 p.m. There are five candidates seeking two positions of alderman on the city…

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4 women in their 70s to swim at Memphremagog Winter Swim Festival

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NEWPORT — Four septuagenarian women will be among the 90 winter swimmers participating in this year’s Memphremagog Winter Swim Festival on February 29 and March 1. They will be swimming in a 25-meter, two-lane pool cut in the ice near the EastSide Restaurant in Newport. Water temperatures typically run about 30.5 F and air temperatures…

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Attempt to thaw frozen pipes sparked Lake Road fire

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NEWPORT — A fire that broke out in Newport was caused by a heating device that was being used to thaw frozen pipes, fire investigators say. At around 9:30 a.m. on February 9, the Newport City Fire Department responded to 1161 Lake Road for a house fire. The homeowners were home at the time of…

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Jeremy Labbe, Michelle Faust and Jeff Weld in the Ready Set Grow Playground

Ready Set Grow in Newport partners with Casella

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NEWPORT — Ready Set Grow Center for Early Childhood Education opened in Newport this past September thanks to the support of many community and state-wide partners. Locally, Casella Waste Systems came on board as a strong supporter early on. Michelle Faust, Executive Director of Northeast Kingdom Learning Services, the organization that both created and oversees…

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Burglary in Barton

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BARTON — Police say someone broke into a home in Barton and stole several collectibles. The burglary was reported in the area of Pageant Park Road at around 10:19 a.m. on Wednesday. Forced entry was made into the home and numerous collectible model cars were stolen, police say. Police are asking anyone coming into contact…

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Two-vehicle crash with injury, Irasburg

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IRASBURG — Police responded to a two-vehicle crash in Irasburg this morning. The crash took place on U.S. Route 5 at around 6:45 a.m. According to the report, Robert Davignon, 29, of Brownington, was headed north and Wesley Kidder, 30, of Sutton, was headed south. The vehicles struck as they passed each other. Police say…

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Officer Tanner Jacobs awarded 2019 Officer of the Year

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NEWPORT — Officer Tanner Jacobs has been awarded the 2019 Officer of the Year for the Newport Police Department. Jacobs has been with the department since February 2015. Since joining, he has become one of the department’s Taser and ATV instructors. Chief DiSanto says Jacobs had several accolades, high call volume, and was nominated by…

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Driver’s Outdoor Power of West Charleston launches new brand “America’s Logger”

in Newport/News/West Charleston

WEST CHARLESTON — For years Scott Driver, owner of Driver’s Outdoor Power, has been providing repair and sales on new and used outdoor power equipment, forestry supplies, and clothing from his store location in West Charleston. Now, he’s looking to bring his local brand to the world, recently launching a new website as well as…

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MAC Center for the Arts celebrates ADA upgrades to facility

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NEWPORT — Recently, the MAC Center for the Arts underwent a major upgrade to become ADA compliant. The facility added a handicap bathroom and changed the blueprint of the floor plan to accommodate wheelchair accessibility. While the process was costly, they say the results are priceless. The renovation began January 5 with a concerted effort…

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Brownington couple charged with arson

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BROWNINGTON — A man and a woman from Brownington were arrested and face charges after a fire in Irasburg back in November of 2019. Police say Teresa Guay, 55, and her husband Roger Guay, 59, are being charged with 1st-degree arson, conspiracy, and insurance fraud. On November 16, 2019, the Irasburg Fire Department was dispatched…

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