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Vince Illuzzi’s cell phone lifted at McDonald’s in Derby

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DERBY — Vince Illuzzi, the well known lawyer and politician from Derby, is reported to have had his cell phone stolen while visiting McDonald’s on Thursday. Police are reporting that at around 3 p.m., Illuzzi was eating at the McDonald’s in Derby. At some point during his visit, his cell phone, an iPhone 5, was…

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Early morning vehicle fire in Newport ruled probable arson

in Newport/News

NEWPORT — Early this morning Newport Police responded to a vehicle fire located at 73 Bayview Street in Newport. By the time police and the Newport City Fire Department arrived at the scene at around 2:55 a.m., the vehicle was completely engulfed in flames. According to a statement issued by police, the victim was Jonathan…

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Nobody injured in accident outside Shaw’s today

in Derby/News

DERBY — An accident took place today outside Shaw’s Supermarket in Derby at around 4 p.m. Police are reporting that Patricia Hodgdon, 55, of Derby, was attempting to make a left hand turn onto U.S. Route 5 from the Shaw’s Supermarket entrance, and failed to yield the right-of-way to an oncoming vehicle. Hodgdon, driving a…

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Lake Road Lockdown: Police say all clear

in Newport/News

NEWPORT — A domestic dispute at 1781 Lake Road in Newport was responsible for the lockdown of a stretch of Lake Road last night. The incident started at 9:15 p.m., when police say Nicholas Bruce, 31, of Newport, was involved in a verbal dispute with a female. After the dispute, the female reported that while…

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Sweet Rowen Farmstead awarded $24,661 by USDA

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WEST GLOVER — Sweet Rowen Farmstead in West Glover was just awarded a grant of $24,661 by the USDA, to help in hiring and employee training, as well as developing nutritional labels for their products. The award was part of the USDA’s Value-Added Producer Grant program. The modest but targeted program helps agricultural producers grow…

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Louis Garneau factory opens in Derby

in Derby/News

DERBY — It’s been 30 years since Louis Garneau opened his first shop out of the garage of his parents house in Quebec. Now, after 25 years since opening the Louis Garneau USA factory in Newport, the company has officially opened their new facility in Derby. Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin was on hand in Derby…

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Cornelius in custody on outstanding warrant

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NEWPORT — Christian George Cornelius, 31, of Newport, was taken into custody today after not showing up for court on July 28, for his arraignment on a charge of violating an abuse prevention order. A warrant had been issued for his arrest, and bail was set at $50,000. A spokesperson for the Newport Police Department…

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Dump truck overturns in Irasburg

in Irasburg/News

IRASBURG — On Monday morning, a dump truck overturned in the middle of Vermont Route 14 in Irasburg. Claude Riendeau, 27, of Orleans, was operating a 1986 Auto Car dump truck with a load of dirt, when he lost control of his vehicle due to the suspension being defective. The dump truck overturned in the…

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Gray Farm in Holland vandalized

in Holland/News

HOLLAND — Police are reporting that last Tuesday, Gray Farm, located at 223 Valley Road, in Holland, was vandalized. According to a report, on the night of August 12, between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m., several farm vehicles were shot with pellets. It appeared that the pellets were shot at the windows…

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Crash in Newport Center leaves man with life-threatening injuries

in Derby/Newport/News

NEWPORT — A single vehicle crash in Newport Center yesterday evening left one man arrested for suspicion of DUI, and another taken to Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center for what authorities are describing as life-threatening injuries. Police say that Nick Brock, 26, of Newport Center suffered life-threatening injuries after a silver 2008 Volkswagen Jetta, being driven…

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Two injured after rollover crash in Barton

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BARTON — A late night crash in Barton on Friday sent two people to the hospital, with authorities describing one of the injuries as life-threatening. At approximately 11:30 p.m., Vermont State Police responded to a single vehicle rollover accident on U.S. Route 5 near the intersection of Kinsey Road in the town of Barton. A…

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Deadly ATV crash in Glover

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GLOVER — A 27-year-old man has died following an ATV accident on Thursday night in Glover. Authorities are saying that Peter Stavrou, of Malden, Massachusetts, was ejected from his ATV after hitting a pool of water at around 7:45 p.m., last night. Police say that he was not wearing a helmet. Vermont State Police were…

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Ten years ago today Coventry was the largest city in Vermont

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COVENTRY — It’s hard to believe, but exactly ten years ago today, Coventry was invaded by 68,000 Phish heads. Phish was the only band at the event, performing six sets of music over the two nights that were supposed to be the band’s final live performances. Fans camped on site in tents, creating a community…

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Photo by Scott Wheeler, publisher of Vermont's Northland Journal.

VIDEO: Orleans County State’s Attorney forum

in Newport/News/Vermont

. NEWPORT — Candidates for Orleans County State’s Attorney gathered for a forum at Le’ Belvedere Restaurant in Newport, on August 11, 2014. Hosted by Tod Pronto of NEK-TV, the forum was organized by The Chronicle, The Orleans County Record, The Newport Daily Express, Vermont’s Northland Journal, Newport Dispatch, and NEK-TV.

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Miller’s Run covered bridge in Lyndonville damaged by tractor-trailer

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LYNDONVILLE — Authorities say that a 48-year-old man from St. Norbert, Quebec, is responsible for damaging the Miller’s Run covered bridge in Lyndonville, after passing through the structure with his tractor-trailer this morning. Police report that the driver, Mario Baulanger, was traveling in a vehicle that exceeded the maximum height allowed through the covered bridge.…

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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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West Nile virus detected in Vermont

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NEWPORT – On Friday, the Vermont Department of Health announced that mosquitoes in St. Albans City have tested positive for West Nile virus. The mosquitoes collected from a pool on July 29 were Culex species – the primary species responsible for spreading West Nile virus. Late summer is when the risk of human cases is…

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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

in Derby/Newport/News/Vermont

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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Police justified after firing 29 shots at Lyndonville man

in Barton/News/Vermont

BARTON — Vermont Attorney General William H. Sorrell has announced that after a review of the case, Vermont State Trooper Seth Loomis and Sergeant Denis Girouard were legally justified in the use of deadly force when they discharged their firearms at Eric D. Jackson, a 28-year-old Vermont inmate on furlough status. The police officer involved…

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Loaded gun brought to local day care

in Beebe Plain/News/Vermont

BEEBE PLAIN — Authorities are saying an anonymous caller contacted police today to report that on Wednesday, a loaded handgun was found inside a diaper bag at the Helping Hands Child Care, located in Beebe Plain. Trooper Erika Lavallee contacted Ivy Crowe, the owner and operator of the day care, and learned that on August…

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All photos by Phil White.

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

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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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