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Search continues for missing Westmore man

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NEWPORT — Authorities say there is no new evidence in the search for the Westmore man who went missing last week. So far this week, search and rescue workers have used K-9 teams to search the wooded areas around 47-year-old Christopher McCarthy’s residence in Westmore. Officials say the search did not yield any new evidence…

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Search underway for missing Westmore man

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WESTMORE — Authorities say they have been looking for a missing Westmore man this weekend. On Saturday evening police were advised by family members that 47-year-old Christopher McCarthy had not made contact with friends or family since Thursday. Police responded to his residence and searched the immediate area and were unable to locate him. Today,…

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Westmore Mountain Challange offers marathon-length hike

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WESTMORE — On Saturday, October 14, the NorthWoods Stewardship Center will be hosting a marathon-length hiking event through the Northeast Kingdom. The Westmore Mountain Challenge is a one-day hike traversing 26 miles of trail from Westmore to East Charleston. Participants will hike Moose Mountain, Mount Hor, Mount Pisgah, Haystack Mountain and Bald Mountain, before finishing…

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Moose poached in Westmore, dragged to Orleans

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WESTMORE — Vermont state game wardens are seeking tips to help solve a case of a moose that was poached in Westmore. The cow moose was shot from the road out of season and at night on Saturday, September 23. After poachers shot the moose, they dragged the animal on the road behind their truck…

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NEK Swim Week Willoughby style

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WESTMORE — The Rivard sisters continued to make a splash during NEK Swim Week, with 13-year-old Vera Rivard of Springfield, NH, finished in a tie for first place overall with Charlotte Brynn, 51, of Stowe. Both swimmers posted times of 2:21:16 for the five-mile swim. Younger sister, 10-year-old Margaret Rivard, finished third among the women…

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Willoughby wins bid for 2019 long-distance swim championship

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WESTMORE — Kingdom Games and the Northeast Kingdom Open Water Swimming Association has won the bid to host the 2019 United States Masters Swimming Long Distance National Championship to be held on August 16 and 17, 2019. Organizers anticipate 100 swimmers and 100 kayakers will be drawn to Lake Willoughby from around the United States…

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Over 100 acres of land protected in Westmore

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WESTMORE — The Nature Conservancy has announced that a parcel of forested landscape has been protected in Westmore. The 100.8-acre parcel is located in the Worcester Range to Northeast Kingdom wildlife linkage area. The Nature Conservancy will turn over this land donation to the Vermont Department of Fish & Wildlife as an expansion of their…

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Brownington man sought after leading police on chase

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DERBY — Police are looking for a 37-year-old Brownington man, who they say led them on a high-speed chase through Orleans County this morning, before getting away. At 12:00 a.m. police say they were notified of suspicious activity involving a GMC pickup parked in the woods in Derby. Before police arrived to investigate, the vehicle…

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Police identify body discovered in Westmore

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NEWPORT — The body recovered in Westmore on Friday has been identified as Tyler Robinson, 23, of Orleans. Investigators say there is no evidence or information to suspect foul play in this incident. Robinson was last seen at his residence on Water Street in Orleans on May 12, 2017, at approximately 10:45 a.m. His body…

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Body recovered in Westmore

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WESTMORE — Authorities say that the body of a man discovered on a rock shelf on Mount Pisgah, has been recovered. At approximately 4:30 p.m. crews were able to retrieve the body from the cliff’s edge. At this time rescue crews say they moved the body to Long Pond Road in the town of Westmore.…

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Police: Body recovery in Westmore possibly delayed until Thursday

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WESTMORE — Officials involved in the Orleans missing person search effort are advising that the recovery process of the deceased individual discovered yesterday will be delayed, perhaps until Thursday. According to a statement issued by police, the extreme nature of the terrain, the equipment, and expertise needed to access the area in which the individual…

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Orleans man dies after falling through ice at Lake Willoughby

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WESTMORE — A 62-year-old man from Orleans died after he fell through the ice on Lake Willoughby this morning. At approximately 9:00 a.m. police received a 911 call reporting a man had fallen through the ice in the area of Blueberry Point Lane in Westmore. This occurred about 50 feet from shore. The victim, identified…

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Reward offered after 70-year-old cyclist hit by car in Westmore

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WESTMORE — A 70-year-old cyclist was struck by a car on Saturday during a bike race in Westmore. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene, and now Kingdom Games, who organized the race, is offering a $1,000 reward to whoever can help identify the driver in this hit-and-run case. The incident happen on Saturday,…

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Motorcycle crash in Westmore sends 75-year-old man to hospital

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WESTMORE — Roy Gero, a 75-year-old man from Barton, was tossed from his motorcycle after traveling down an embankment in Westmore on Tuesday. The motorcycle accident took place at around 4 p.m., on Route 16. Orleans County Sheriff’s Department responded to the scene and found Gero sitting near his motorcycle which had severe damage. Gero…

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Perron picks up another award

in Barton/Glover/Westmore

NEWPORT — Darren Perron, the WCAX anchorman with local roots, received another award this week, this time being voted the “Best Local TV Journalist,” by Seven Days Vermont readers. By now Perron is probably used to winning awards. Throughout his career, he has already picked up an Emmy Award, and been nominated for an Emmy…

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Westmore town garage burglarized

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WESTMORE — Police are reporting that the Westmore town garage and the Vermont Agency of Transportation District 9 Garage were broken into on Monday. On Tuesday, Vermont State Police responded to the burglary, located at 5712 Vermont Route 16, in the town of Westmore. Authorities say that numerous items were taken, including a 500 watt…

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