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Couple allegedly burned house for insurance


by Joseph Gresser NEWPORT — A Brownington couple is facing charges that allege they burned a house in an attempt to collect the insurance on the building.  Roger G. Guay, 58, and his wife, Teresa M. Guay, 56, appeared Tuesday in the Criminal Division of Orleans County Superior Court where each pled innocent to first-degree conspiracy to commit arson and insurance fraud. …this story and more in the... More »


12-year-old turns snow into money


by Tena Starr ORLEANS — Ben Roberts is a businessman.  As sole proprietor of Ben’s Snow Removal, he travels around the county shoveling driveways, walkways, cars, decks, porches, and roofs.  He has a stack of handsome busines... More »

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Starting 2020 on a note of gratitude Editorial Here, in our first issue of 2020, we’ve decided to be optimistic — it’s a new year and a new decade — and look at what we have to be grateful for.   First, on our list, is the ongoing, amazing generosity of this community.   On December 30, we... More »

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