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Stowe man involved in two-vehicle crash on I-89

BROOKFIELD — Police responded to a two-vehicle crash in Brookfield this morning. The crash took place on Interstate 89 at around 9:20 a.m. One of the vehicles was seen disabled in the passing lane while the other was on its roof in the breakdown lane. According to the report, Jeanne Gricci, 72, of Northfield, was

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Philadelphia man arrested in connection with Cambridge homicide

CAMBRIDGE — Taylor Ruffin Herrington, a.k.a. “Tee,” 34, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was arrested today in Philadelphia by the FBI on an outstanding arrest warrant issued last week in the District of Vermont. Herrington made his initial appearance today in the U.S. District Court in Philadelphia. He was detained pending his transfer to Vermont. According to

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Smugglers’ Notch Distillery retools production to make hand sanitizer

CAMBRIDGE — Responding to shelves empty of hand sanitizer in local grocers, pharmacies, big-box stores and online as the novel coronavirus crisis overwhelms Vermonters, co-owners Jeremy and Ron Elliott are using the unique resources of their distillery to help meet the shortage. With the help of an amazing staff, priorities at Smugglers’ Notch Distillery flipped

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Eden man arrested for DUI, wanted by police in Florida

EDEN — A 36-year-old man police say was a fugitive from justice is facing multiple charges following an incident in Eden on Sunday. Police say they initiated a traffic stop on Route 100 at around 8:27 p.m. The driver, identified as Daniel Wyman, of Eden, was found to have a criminally suspended license and showed

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Regional

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

Community group purchases East Calais General Store building

EAST CALAIS — The East Calais Community Trust recently purchased the building that houses the General Store of East Calais. A purchase and sales agreement is now being completed with expected closure in 45 days. The purchase is the first exciting step toward rehabilitating the historic landmark and the re-opening of a revitalized General Store.

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Berlin Town Center virtual workshop

BERLIN — Berlin residents have an opportunity to stay involved in the Berlin Town Center Project this spring even though public meetings have had to be cancelled. The Berlin Planning Commission wanted to keep this important community project on schedule despite the Covid-19 crisis and has moved the public engagement and outreach effort online. Throughout

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Vermont

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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