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News from Lamoille County

Hyde Park man facing multiple charges including kidnapping

BELVIDERE — A 27-year-old man from Hyde Park was arrested following an incident in Belvidere last week. Authorities say they were notified of multiple 911 calls regarding a man attempting to take a baby away from a woman on the side of the road along with Vermont 109 at around 7:20 p.m. Police say they

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Former police officer from Cambridge charged with assault

ST. ALBANS — A 32-year-old police officer from Cambridge was cited following an investigation into an on-duty incident that took place in February of 2019. State police say they opened an investigation in May of 2020 at the request of the Vermont Attorney General’s Office. Detectives found that while on duty, then-Cpl. Mark Schwartz responded

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Skier dies at Stowe Mountain Resort

STOWE — A skier was killed today at Stowe Mountain Resort. At around 2:15 p.m., Stowe EMS was notified that a skier was injured after hitting a tree. Ski Patrol personnel responded and started treatment to the injured skier. They evacuated the injured skier off the hill and to Stowe EMS, where medical care was

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New nature preserve established by the town of Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE — A new nature preserve will be established by the Town of Cambridge, the Vermont Land Trust recently announced. The town acquired the land from Sally Laughlin, who worked together with the Vermont Land Trust and the Cambridge Conservation Commission to create the new community resource. The 51-acre Peter A. Krusch Nature Preserve, named

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Regional

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

Police: St. Albans man cited for doing 120-miles-per-hour on I-89

ST. ALBANS — A 47-year-old man was cited for excessive speeding in St. Albans on Saturday. Police say they were conducting traffic enforcement on Interstate 89 at around 1:30 p.m. on Saturday. According to the report, Aaron Rembert, of St. Albans, was observed via RADAR traveling at speeds of 120 miles-per-hour in a 65 miles-per-hour

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Mailboxes vandalized in Danville

DANVILLE — Police are investigating after several mailboxes were vandalized in Danville on Sunday. The incident occurred at homes on Goss Hollow Road at around 12:50 p.m. Police say the suspects were in an old white vehicle and hitting mailboxes along Goss Hollow Road with a club at around 2:00 a.m. According to one report,

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Wrong way driver on I-89 arrested for DUI, attempting to elude

BERLIN — A 72-year-old man from New Hampshire was arrested on multiple charges following an incident south on I-89 early this morning. Authorities were notified of multiple reports of a wrong-way driver on the interstate at around 12:45 a.m. Police say the vehicle was eventually located and stopped. Following an investigation, police identified the driver

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Vermont

News from across the state

Dept. of Labor ends extended unemployment benefit program for Vermont

NEWPORT — The Vermont Department of Labor has been informed by the U.S. Department of Labor that Vermont has officially ‘triggered off’ of the federally-funded unemployment insurance program known as ‘Extended Benefits’. The Department received notification on Friday evening, December 11, 2020, from the U.S. Department of Labor that, based on the household survey data

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Extra 3SquaresVT payment in December

WATERBURY — Approximately 22,500 households who are participating in the 3SquaresVT program will receive an extra check in December using Covid Relief Funds. This one-time payment of $286 will provide extra support to households who were not eligible to receive an enhanced 3SquaresVT benefit for September because they were already receiving the maximum benefit. It

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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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