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News from Lamoille County

$15,000 reward offered in the investigation of Stowe fires

STOWE — A combined reward of $15,000 is available for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons who set fire to various buildings in Stowe between 2016 and the present time. The Town of Stowe has experienced more than a dozen fires that were deemed intentionally set. Four fires that

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36-year-old man dies after falling at Stowe waterfall

STOWE — A New York man died after falling at a waterfall in Stowe on Wednesday. Police, EMS, Mountain Rescue, and Fire personnel responded to Bingham Falls for a report of an unknown rescue call at around 12:30 p.m. It was reported a person fell into the water and had not resurfaced. A second person

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Regional

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

Caledonia Food Co-op receives Phase II Grant

ST. JOHNSBURY — The Caledonia Food Co-op Board recently announced that they have received a USDA Rural Development Grant for $50,300 through the Town of St. Johnsbury as fiscal agent. This brings the project into Phase II of Co-op development and provides the funding to proceed with the critical next steps of finding a site

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Two-vehicle crash in Newark

NEWARK — A truck parked partially in the road caused a crash in Newark yesterday. The incident took place on Newark Street at around 7:35 p.m. According to the report, Erik Lazzaro, 21, of Newark, parked his 2013 Chevy 1500 protruding into the road. David Horton, 65, of St. Johnsbury, was headed north when he

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Barnet man charged with assault, breaking victim’s car window

KIRBY — A 21-year-old Barnet man was charged following an altercation that occurred in Kirby on Wednesday. The incident took place on Ranney Hill Road at around 11:00 p.m. According to police, David Noyes struck a 21-year-old man who is also from Kirby, causing pain. Police say Noyes also broke the windshield of the man’s

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Driver arrested for DUI #5 in Middlesex

MIDDLESEX — A 49-year-old man was arrested for his fifth DUI, following an incident in Middlesex yesterday. Police were notified of an erratic driver south on Interstate 89 at around 11:25 p.m. Police say they located the vehicle and initiated a traffic stop. Following an investigation, police arrested Robert R. Champagne for suspicion of driving

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Vermont

News from across the state

Town Meeting TV offers Vermont voters a front-row seat on Election Day

BURLINGTON — Beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 3, Vermonters interested in the outcome of this year’s local, state, and national elections should tune in to Town Meeting TV’s “Local Votes 2020” election results program airing live on www.ch17.tv, Comcast channel 1087, and Burlington Telecom channels 17 and 217. While Town Meeting TV has

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Vermont Blue Advantage® Introduces new Medicare Advantage Plans: Enrollment is 10/15-12/7 for Coverage in 2021

BERLIN — Vermont Blue Advantage recently announced it was awarded a contract with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, allowing the affiliate of Blue Cross® and Blue Shield® of Vermont to provide Medicare Advantage plans to older Vermonters for coverage beginning January 1st, 2021. Vermont Blue Advantage will offer Medicare Advantage plans built on

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Vermont dad and sons donate firewood to those in need

BURLINGTON — Eric Axelrod has transformed a surplus of firewood in his Jericho yard into a budding fuel assistance program designed to help Vermonters stay warm this winter. With the help of his two sons, Devin, 13, and Logan, 10, Axelrod has started “Wood for Good,” an initiative donating firewood to Vermonters who need it

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