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Tracy Davis Pierce

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Father Charles Davignon celebrates 65th Jubilee

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by Peggy Day Gibson On April 7, Father Charles Davignon will celebrate his sixty-fifth jubilee anniversary of Ordination into the priesthood.  He was ordained in 1956 at the Cathedral of Immaculate Conception in Burlington.  Because of COVID, there will be no ... More »

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Governor lays out reopening plan

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   by Joseph Gresser Governor Phil Scott used Tuesday’s briefing to lay out a plan that, he said, can lead to a full reopening of Vermont businesses and events over the next 90 days. What the Governor is calling the Vermont Forward Plan includes target dates f... More »

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Dog owners:  Beware of compost

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  by Tena Starr IRASBURG — Zeke, Cindy Sanville’s 15-month-old French bulldog, was having a normal day being a rural dog.  He was outside playing, rummaging around in the compost pile, doing what dogs do. But that normal day went straight to pieces fast.  Shor... More »

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Welch visits proposed tower site

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   by Joseph Gresser DERBY LINE — U.S. Representative Peter Welch drove up to the Canadian border Monday to hear for himself what Orleans County residents think of a proposal to place 120-foot camera towers near the U.S-Canadian border. According to Senator Pa... More »

Obituaries 4.7.21

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Brenda J. Simons Brenda J. Simons died peacefully on April 2, 2021, surrounded by her loving family and listening to her favorite music. Brenda was born on March 21, 1942, to the late Elwin Kelley Sr. and Maxine (Ingalls) Kelley.  She was married to Earl Simon... More »

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Fatal ATV accident in Holland

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On 4/5/21 the State Police responded to the area of Gore Road in the town of Holland for a fatal ATV accident. The initial investigation revealed that the operator of the ATV, Dale Nadeau  was working in his sugarbush when he traveled through a steep area of u... More »

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Jay man struck and killed by vehicle

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The Vermont State Police is investigating an incident in which a pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle on Interstate 91 southbound in the town of Hartland at about 5:50 a.m. Monday, April 5, 2021.   Investigators determined that a tractor trailer drive... More »

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Vermont gas prices have risen 0.5 cents per gallon

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(April 5, 2021) – Vermont gas prices have risen 0.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.77/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 626 stations in Vermont. Gas prices in Vermont are 10.4 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand 7... More »

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Burglary in Westfield

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The Vermont State Police received report of a burglary located at a residence on North Hill Road in the Town of Westfield, VT. Investigation revealed there was signs of forced entry into the residence. It is believed entry into the home occurred sometime betwe... More »

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Attempted Armed Robbery at Dollar General in Troy

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 On 03/30/21 at approximately 9 p.m., troopers from the Derby State Police barracks were advised of an attempted armed robbery at the Dollar General in Troy.  It was reported that a white male entered the store, displayed a weapon, and demanded money.  The mal... More »