News from Lamoille County

Burglary at Eden Mini Mart

EDEN — Police say they are investigating a burglary in Eden yesterday. The burglary took place at the Eden Mini Mart at around 12:00 a.m. Police say the suspect forced entry into the store and stole money and cigarettes. Anyone with any information about this burglary is being asked to call the Vermont State Police

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Driver charged with DUI, excessive speeding in Johnson

JOHNSON — A 23-year-old man was arrested following an incident in Johnson on Friday. Police say they initiated a traffic stop for a vehicle traveling at 85 miles-per-hour in a 50 miles-per-hour zone on Route 100C at around 8:52 p.m. The driver, Gavin Judd, of Johnson, showed signs of impairment, police say. Following an investigation,

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News from Chittenden, Washington, Caledonia, Orleans, and Franklin counties

Body in Winooski identified as 51-year-old woman from Barre

MIDDLESEX — Police have identified a woman found in the Winooski River on June 19 in Middlesex. The victim was identified as Anna Shackett Wagner, 51, of Barre. Authorities are continuing to investigate the circumstances of her death, including a determination on cause and manner by the Chief Medical Examiner’s Office in Burlington. The body

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Fatal crash on I-89, Waterbury

WATERBURY — Police say a 56-year-old man has died after a single-vehicle crash in Waterbury yesterday. The crash took place on I-89 north at around 3:04 p.m. Police identified the driver as Fred Seavey, who was pronounced deceased at the scene. According to the report, Seavey was headed north in the passing lane when his

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Two fires that broke out in Highgate considered suspicious

HIGHGATE — Police are investigating a fire that completely destroyed two buildings in Highgate on Sunday. The fire broke out at a barn on Waugh Farm Road at around 10:30 p.m. Firefighters say the barn was fully involved, as was another building just north of the barn when they arrived. Despite the efforts of the

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News from across the state

Vermont’s Summer Free Fishing Day, bass season both on June 13

MONTPELIER — Vermont’s annual, statewide Summer Free Fishing Day is Saturday, June 13 this year, which will also be the opening day of the regular bass fishing season. Vermont’s Free Fishing Day gives anglers the opportunity to go fishing without a license for the day in Vermont lakes and streams. Vermont’s regular bass season also

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Drivers warned to watch for turtles on the move in Vermont

MONTPELIER — Vermont’s turtles are on the move this spring, and the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department is asking for the public’s help in keeping them safe. Female turtles are looking for places to deposit their eggs, sometimes choosing to lay them along the shoulders of roads, which can bring them into the path of

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Vermont farmers markets to open Friday, with limits

MONTPELIER — Farmers markets will be able to re-open on Friday, following guidelines issued by the state. The guidelines include outdoor markets only and require wearing of face masks by vendors. Only food vendors with raw or value-added agricultural products or edible plants are permitted, so no craft vendors will be allowed to set up.

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Vermont walleye fishing season opens Saturday, May 2

NEWPORT — The Vermont walleye fishing season will open on Saturday, May 2, marking the return of some of the best walleye fishing in New England. Revered by many as one of the best-tasting fish in freshwater, the walleye is Vermont’s official warm-water fish. The state offers excellent spring walleye fishing opportunities in several lakes

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