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Newport man killed in single-vehicle crash in Wheelock

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WHEELOCK — A 20-year-old man from Newport was killed during a single-vehicle crash in Wheelock early this morning. Emergency crews responded to a report of a single-vehicle crash on Vermont Route 16, near Horse Pond Road, at around 12:30 p.m. Police say the driver, identified as Tristan Coderre, was headed north when he drifted off…

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Westmore Mountain Challenge returns, 1 day 5 mountains

in Charleston/Newport/News/Northeast Kingdom/Wheelock

EAST CHARLESTON — This coming fall the NorthWoods Stewardship Center is gearing up for their second annual Westmore Mountain Challenge on Saturday, October 13, 2018. The 5-mountain marathon hike highlights some of the best natural features of the Northeast Kingdom during peak fall foliage, attracting local hikers and participants from throughout New England. Hikers circle…

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Photo by Ryan Jenot with the Vermont Center for Community Journalism at Lyndon State College.

Wheelock man severely burned in fire, police search for man wanted for questioning

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WHEELOCK — A fire in Wheelock Saturday evening left a man seriously injured and rushed to a hospital in Boston to be treated for severe burns. The incident took place at 68 Sutton Road, at around 9:45 p.m. When the Wheelock Fire Department arrived they discovered the back portion of the residence was fully involved,…

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Fatal snowmobile accident in Wheelock

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WHEELOCK — A snowmobile crash on a VAST trail near Fall Brook Road in the town of Wheelock Saturday evening left a 47-year-old Connecticut man dead. Police are reporting that Keith Whitney, of East Haven, was operating a snowmobile on VAST Corridor 52, when he went off trail and collided with a metal cable that…

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