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Osteoporosis education and support group to start in September

in Derby/Newport/News

NEWPORT — Better Bones of the Northeast Kingdom, a National Osteoporosis Foundation support group, has recently been established and meetings will begin next month. The meetings are free and open to the public. The aim of the meetings is not only to provide a forum of support to those in the community with osteoporosis, but…

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Warden Jenna Reed recently was awarded with the 2014 Torch Award in Las Vegas. Photo courtesy of Vermont Fish & Wildlife.

Warden Jenna Reed wins 2014 Torch Award

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NEWPORT — Warden Jenna Reed of Newport was recently in Las Vegas to accept the 2014 Torch Award. The Torch Award is designed to acknowledge wardens with less than 5 years of service who demonstrate excellence in the field. Presented annually to an officer from each region, the awards encourage the professional development of recently…

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Lobsterfest to take place next Friday in Newport

in Newport/News

NEWPORT — Newport Parks and Recreation is getting ready to host their annual lobster and chicken dinner fund raiser. The event will take place next Friday, August 15. This year’s event will be held at the Gateway Center in downtown Newport. Mark Shelton will be performing after the dinner, and there will be a dance…

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All photos by Phil White.

Athletes swim, bike, and run their way through Kingdom Triathlon

in Arts and Entertainment/Derby/Newport/News/Vermont

DERBY – They came from places like Utah, Texas, Connecticut, and Quebec, just to name a few, to take part in this year’s Kingdom Triathlon. Saturday’s event saw contestants ranging in ages from 13 year old Kayla Audette of Northfield, doing the 1.75 mile swim in Seymour, to 75 year old Dominique Amyot, of Rivière…

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Newport Shred Fest kicks off Friday

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NEWPORT — The Newport Skate Park project has certainly exceeded expectations. It’s become a safe place where people can go to interact with others in the community, build new friendships, and be outside while staying active. It’s a place for everyone. After 2 years of planning, demolishing, constructing, and using the park, organizers are now…

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Newport man killed in motorcycle crash in Derby

in Derby/Newport/News

DERBY — A 50-year-old resident of Newport was fatally injured on I-91 in Derby last night, after his motorcycle struck another vehicle from behind. Authorities are saying that Gaetan Delabruere was traveling southbound on I-91 near mile marker 171/55 at around 5:50 p.m., when he struck the right rear corner of a 2011 Subaru Outback,…

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Bread and Puppet Theater stages Gaza protests

in Barton/Glover/Newport/News/Vermont

GLOVER — On Wednesday, Bread and Puppet Theater organized vigils throughout 8 towns in Vermont, including one in Newport and one in Barton, in protest of the recent Israeli attacks on Gaza. The protests aimed to bring attention to the growing humanitarian crisis in Gaza and the U.S. government’s support of the Gaza attacks. The…

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Car rolls down 10 foot embankment, driver ticketed

in coventry/Newport/News

COVENTRY — Police are reporting that a 26-year-old woman from Newport was issued two tickets following a crash that took place Friday afternoon in Coventry, when her vehicle traveled off the road and down a 10 foot embankment. According to a statement issued by the Vermont State Police following an investigation of the accident, Elizabeth…

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Six arrested in Newport drug sweep

in Newport/News/Vermont

NEWPORT — The Vermont Drug Task Force announced today a major drug sweep that took place in Newport, resulting in six arrests. In total, four men, and two women were taken into custody following the bust. With the assistance of the Newport Police Department and Vermont State Police, authorities are saying that they recently arrested…

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Taste of Newport just around the corner

in Arts and Entertainment/Newport/News

NEWPORT — The fourth annual Taste of Newport, a one-of-a-kind culinary festival, is coming up next week. Come join many of Newport’s downtown restaurants for signature dishes from celebrated Newport chefs made with local products. The event will even feature a local farmer responsible for tending the ingredients you will be enjoying at each participating…

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Newport Area Community Orchestra kicks back into gear with fall rehearsals

NEWPORT — The Newport Area Community Orchestra is ready to begin their fall rehearsals, starting Tuesday, August 5 at 6:30 p.m. at the First Universalist Parish on Main Street in Derby Line. The orchestra will begin preparing the music for their fall concert which will take place November 1, 2014 at the Goodrich Memorial Library…

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Fred’s Plumbing and Heating in Derby catches fire

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DERBY — Fred’s Plumbing and Heating in Derby had its offices struck by lightning during the thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon, causing the building to go up in flames. There was a tower on the building that fell during the blaze, which almost hit a Newport City firetruck. Fire crews from the surrounding areas, including Stanstead, Quebec,…

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Dollar Tree being sued for selling jewelry with toxic amounts of lead at Derby/Newport store

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DERBY — The Vermont Attorney General’s Office has filed suit against Dollar Tree, for violating a 2010 settlement with the State to stop selling jewelry. The settlement resolved claims that Dollar Tree sold products containing high amounts of toxic lead and cadmium in violation of Vermont law, and was intended to protect Vermont’s children from…

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Homicide in Newport still under investigation

in Newport/News

The following statement was issued yesterday by State’s Attorney Alan Franklin in regards to the death of 35-year-old Isaac Hunt of Derby The death that occurred in Newport on July 5 is being actively investigated by the Vermont State Police. There is, among other things, a volume of forensic evidence to be analyzed. I am…

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Third Annual Some Enchanted Evening with Eileen Kennedy

in Arts and Entertainment/Newport/Vermont

NEWPORT — Acclaimed international jazz vocalist Eileen Kennedy will be returning to Newport for the third year, with a brand new Some Enchanted Evening cabaret, singing songs from the Great American Songbook, and beyond. Kennedy will be accompanied by master pianist Mark Violette, and the show will be held at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, located…

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Campaign 2014: Local candidate forum July 28

in Newport/News/Vermont

NEWPORT — Two candidates for Essex County State’s Attorney and three candidates for the Essex-Caledonia-Orleans House district have agreed to participate in a forum sponsored by local media in Brighton on July 28. This will be the first in a series of forums. The second one will be for the four candidates running for Orleans…

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Film crew visits Newport

in Newport/News

NEWPORT — On Tuesday, a film crew was in Newport to shoot a segment for a program highlighting Newport’s efforts toward becoming a livable community, with a special focus on transportation. The program, AARP Live, will air on Thursday, July 24 on RFD-TV at 10 p.m. eastern time, and run throughout the month. The program…

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Alarm raised over 60-year-old oil pipeline running through the Northeast Kingdom

in Newport/News/Vermont

By Susan Davis NEWPORT — Conservationists are raising the alarm about a 60-year-old oil pipeline running through the heart of the Northeast Kingdom, and the thick, “peanut butter,” highly corrosive and chemically treated sludge called tar sands that could be pumped through it. About 25 people gathered at the Hebard Building Tuesday night for a…

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Art in Bloom at the MAC Center for the Arts

in Arts and Entertainment/Newport

NEWPORT — On July 24, 4 Seasons Garden Club and the MAC Center for the Arts will present their fifth annual Art in Bloom. Over twenty floral arrangements will be matched to artwork, photography, or handcrafts currently on display in the MAC center. Both gallery spaces will be used, with flowers remaining at the center…

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