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Attempted armed robbery in Troy

in Newport/News/Troy

TROY — Police are looking for a man who tried to rob the Dollar General in Troy last night. Authorities were alerted to the attempted armed robbery at around 9:00 p.m. Investigators say a white male entered the store, displayed a weapon, and demanded money. The man then fled the scene without being given money…

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Snowmobile fire destroys 111-year-old covered bridge in Troy

in Newport/News/Troy

TROY — Authorities say a snowmobile was the cause of a fire that destroyed a covered bridge in Troy this morning. At around 11:00 a.m. authorities were alerted to a snowmobile fire on the covered bridge on Veilleux Road. Investigators say a group of snowmobilers had been traveling across the bridge when one of the…

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Covered bridge fire, collapse in Troy

in Newport/News/Troy

TROY — Veilleux Road covered bridge by River Road in Troy has collapsed due to a fire that broke out earlier today. The road is currently impassable due to the fire and collapse of the bridge into the river below. Authorities say the closure is expected to last until further notice when a replacement bridge…

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River corridor and wetlands in Westfield protected

in Newport/News/Troy/Westfield

WESTFIELD — Land along three miles of the Missisquoi River and its tributaries, as well as 50 acres of wetlands in Westfield have been protected. This is the latest in an ongoing effort by the Vermont Land Trust and The Nature Conservancy to improve water quality in Vermont’s rivers that are a priority for clean…

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Staff member, 2 students test positive for COVID-19 at Troy School

in Newport/News/Troy

TROY — Two students and one staff member at the Troy School have tested positive for COVID-19. School officials say their COVID Response Team has started working with the Vermont Department of Health. The school was already planning to switch over to remote learning this week before the announcement of the confirmed cases was made.…

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Single-vehicle crash on Vermont Route 100, Troy

in Newport/News/Troy

TROY — A 24-year-old woman from New Hampshire was involved in a single-vehicle crash in Troy yesterday. The crash took place on Vermont Route 100 at around 8:26 p.m. The driver was identified as Kelcey Glaude, of Hollis, NH. According to the report, Glaude was headed south when she failed to negotiate a corner, traveling…

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Woman injured during farming accident in Troy

in Newport/News/Troy

TROY — A 71-year-old woman from Troy was injured during a farming accident today. At around 4:00 p.m. police, along with the Troy Fire Department and Missisquoi Valley Ambulance, responded to a residence on Bonneau Road. According to the report, Alice Randall had fallen from a farm tractor while moving feed and was run over…

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Stretch of Missisquoi in Troy and Westfield protected for water quality

in Newport/News/Troy/Westfield

TROY — Land along 3.4 miles of the Missisquoi River, which flows through farmland in Westfield and Troy owned by beef farmer Tony Brault, has been conserved for clean water. Brault worked with the Vermont Land Trust, the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation and The Nature Conservancy to establish a 79-acre ‘river corridor’ area. Within…

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Woman airlifted to hospital after snowmobile accident in Troy

in News/North Troy/Troy

TROY — A 54-year-old woman from Montpelier was injured during a snowmobile accident in Troy on Saturday. According to the report, Lynn Commo was headed south on a snowmobile trail near Routhier Road when she sustained an injury stemming from an impact with the snowmobile she was operating. Police say it occurred while she was…

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Amanda Pepin promoted to Credit Administration Officer at CNB

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DERBY — Community National Bank President Kathy Austin recently announced the promotion of Amanda Pepin to Credit Administration Officer. Pepin joined the bank’s Credit Administration Department in 2008 as a Credit Analyst, and in 2015, she was promoted to Senior Credit Analyst. She has continued her education by taking classes through the Center for Financial…

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Localized flooding in parts of Orleans County

in Newport/News/Troy/Westfield

NEWPORT — Heavy rainfall from thunderstorms last night resulted in localized flooding in parts of Orleans and Essex counties, closing some roads. Rainfall in parts of the region exceeded 2-3 inches. The National Weather Service issued a flood warning for the Missisquoi River Near North Troy. This morning the river was 9.5 feet, with the…

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ATM machine stolen in Troy, attempted ATM theft at Jay Peak

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NEWPORT — Police are looking for two suspects who went on a crime spree, attempting to steal local ATM machines. This morning at around 5:10 a.m. police received a report of a theft at Boutin’s Mini Mart in the town of Troy. According to police, at approximately 11:30 p.m. on Sunday night, two unknown subjects…

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[VIDEO] Meet the Candidate event: Kendall Lambert

in coventry/Irasburg/Newport/News/Troy

NEWPORT — Kendall Lambert is an independent candidate seeking to represent the residents in the towns of Coventry, Irasburg, Newport, Newport Center, and a portion of Troy in the Vermont House of Representatives. Lambert hosted a Meet the Candidate event last week at Kingdom Brewing in Newport. During the event, she talked politics and enjoyed…

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Car stolen in Troy

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TROY — Local police are seeking the public’s help in locating a vehicle stolen in Troy. On Thursday morning police responded to East Main Street to take the report of a stolen vehicle. The owner, identified as 26-year-old Anthony Mead, told police he noticed his car was missing at approximately 5:30 a.m. The car was…

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Police: Troy man facing numerous charges

in News/North Troy/Troy

TROY — A 32-year-old man is facing numerous charges after an incident that took place in North Troy on Friday morning. Police say at around 9:40 a.m. they received a report of a suspicious vehicle with an unconscious operator parked in the caller’s driveway. The driver left when confronted and was followed to a vacant…

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Two-car crash in Troy

in Newport/News/Troy

TROY — Three people were injured during a crash in Troy on Sunday. Police responded to the scene on VT Route 100, just north of Loop Road at around 5:35 p.m. The crash took place near the top of a hill and a sharp corner. The drivers were identified as Amos Cassidy, 20, of Newport,…

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Lyndon State College men’s basketball team tours local schools

in Brighton/Charleston/coventry/Troy

NEWPORT — The entire LSC men’s basketball team met with junior high students at Coventry Village School, Troy Elementary School, Brighton Elementary School and Charleston Elementary School last week. They met with over 263 students and talked about the transition to college, moving away from home, financial aid, scholarships, the recruitment process and the importance…

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Police: DUI crashes in Troy and Coventry

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NEWPORT — Police say two drivers are facing DUI charges after separate single-vehicle crashes that took place last night in Orleans County. At around 9:15 p.m. police received a call of a crash in the town of Troy. While speaking with the operator, Gilles Desjarlais, 71, of Troy, police say an odor of intoxicants was…

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Sandy Hilliker receives Community Service Award

in Newport/News/Troy

TROY — Community National Bank’s (CNB’s) Marketing Assistant Tia Drake recently presented Sandy Hilliker with the bank’s Community Service Award. The award was developed to recognize “unsung heroes” that make our communities better places to live, work and play. Hilliker has poured her heart and soul into helping the Newport Center Methodist Church thrive. She…

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Conley Country Real Estate | 448 Brown Road | Troy, Vermont

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End of the road, picture-perfect 90 acre parcel. Town maintained to the brick house. No visible neighbors. Minutes to Jay Peak. Three separate houses including a 19th century brick home with attached garage. A three bedroom home that was a horse stable. Both with two baths. Huge swimming pond. Pastures and wood land. Some is…

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