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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

in Derby/Newport/News/Stanstead

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

in Derby/Newport/News/Vermont

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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Double your dollars at Newport Farmers’ Market

in Arts and Entertainment/Newport/News

NEWPORT — When you use your 3SquaresVT benefits at the Newport Farmers’ Market this year, you will double your money with Harvest Health coupons, allowing you to buy more fresh food from local farmers. This new program, which started in July, is called the Harvest Health Coupon Project. Currently, the Newport Farmers’ Market is the…

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All photos courtesy of Phil White.

Runners exercise freedom in this year’s Harry Corrow Freedom Run

in Arts and Entertainment/Derby/Newport

NEWPORT — This year’s Harry Corrow Freedom Run raised $355 to be split evenly between the Gardner Park Restoration Project and the Memphremagog Ski Touring Foundation. Stan Walden, 20, from St. Johnsbury, “took home the jerky,” and the top honors this year with a blistering time of 1:09:22 in the ten mile run along the…

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Newport death ruled homicide by stab wound to the leg

in Newport/News

NEWPORT — The results of the preliminary autopsy by the Vermont Office of the Chief Medical Examiner were released on Monday. The autopsy indicates that Isaac Hunt, died as a result of a incised wound to the leg. The death has been ruled a homicide. Detectives will continue the investigation into the July 5 incident…

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Havana, Cuba comes to Newport

in Arts and Entertainment/Newport/News/Vermont

NEWPORT — Newport Natural Cafe and Arts Amica of Boston are presenting “Havana Comes to Newport II,” for the month of July. The opening reception will be held on Saturday, July 5 from 6 – 8 p.m. Holliey White of Arts Amica will introduce the exhibit, with a special guest appearance by international jazz singer…

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