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Cabot School District Announces Policy Changes for 2023-2024: Preparing Students for the Future
Vision & Mission The Cabot School District is committed to educating all students to be responsible citizens who value learning, treat others with dignity and respect, and adapt successfully to the demands of the rapidly changing society. The Cabot School District is committed to "Preparing Today's Students for Tomorrow's Opportunities."Visit here for more details.
Worcester police seize drugs, crossbow in Gage Street apartment raid
WORCESTER — Vice Squad officers from the Worcester Police Department executed a search warrant on Nov. 29 at approximately 7:15 p.m. on a Gage Street apartment, resulting in the arrest of a 33-year-old man and the seizure of suspected narcotics and a weapon. The target of the warrant was...
St. Johnsbury man leads police on 23-mile chase
ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (WCAX) - A St. Johnsbury man faces a slew of charges after police say he led them on a 23-mile chase through the Northeast Kingdom. It happened Monday night around 6:30 p.m. when St. Johnsbury Police say they responded to a report of a stolen car. Offices located the 2005 Chevrolet Impala Wednesday night on Railroad Street and attempted to stop it, but they say the driver, later identified as Antonio Hammond, 39, sped off. Additional officers gave chase, reaching speeds of over 80 miles per hour down Memorial Drive and through Lyndonville.
Man convicted of negligent operation in connection to a deadly crash in 2017
Montpelier, VT – The Vermont attorney general’s office has announced that 39-year-old David Gilbo has been convicted on one misdemeanor count of grossly negligent operation that caused the death of David Elder on September 10, 2017. On that day five years ago, Mr. Elder was working on an underground storage tank near the P&H Truck […]
Actor Luis Guzmán Donates 'Celebrity Wheel of Fortune' Winnings to Vermont Nonprofit
• Actor Luis Guzmán donated his $30,000 winnings from "Celebrity Wheel of Fortune" to Neighbors in Action, a Vermont-based nonprofit organization. • Neighbors in Action is dedicated to eliminating hunger in the Northeast Kingdom and Washington County, and has been actively helping the community since the devastating floods in July.
St. Jay housing project underway to provide middle-income condos
ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (WCAX) - Vermont’s housing crisis is having an impact on nearly all sectors of the state’s economy. A new housing project in St. Johnsbury won’t solve the problem but could help provide a boost for the area. Officials in St. Johnsbury say they see...
Barre city manager talks about issues facing the central Vermont city
Although Barre, Vermont continues to recover from devastating flooding in July, the city still has to provide regular services. Strolling down North Main Street recently, City Manager Nicholas Storellicastro talked with WAMC North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley about the city and the key issues it faces:. You know, this...
Vermont State Police
On November 21, at 12:07 p.m., Barbara Jarvis, of Cabot, came to the Vermont State Police Barracks in Berlin. She reported that she had been contacted by Calvin Lamphere, of Marshfield. After further investigation, it was determined Lamphere had court ordered conditions of release not to contact Jarvis. Jarvis also had a Relief From Abuse Order against Lamphere that prohibited contact.
Vermonters find decades-old munitions in backyard of Puerto Rico home
“We’re famous in the neighborhood now,” Aaron Schulman said.
Gov. Scott says USPS isn't interested in plans for another temporary post office in Montpelier
Gov. Phil Scott says the U.S. Postal Service is not interested in using available state building space to temporarily re-open a post office in Montpelier. The federal building that previously housed the capitol city's post office and several other federal agencies was heavily damaged in the July floods, and may never reopen.
Vermont religious leaders call on governor to address homeless crisis
MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) - Vermont religious leaders are calling for more help to address homelessness ahead of the holiday season. Members of the group Vermont Interfaith Action were joined by housing advocates, lawmakers, and un-housed Vermonters Thursday in Montpelier calling on the Scott administration to address the shrinking number of available shelter beds.
FEMA Direct Temporary Housing available in Vermont
Vermont Business Magazine Temporary Direct Housing Assistance is available for eligible survivors of Vermont’s July 7-21 severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides. Eligible families in Lamoille, Washington and Windsor counties have until January 2025 to live in the units while looking for permanent housing. The deadline is 18 months from the date of the disaster declaration in July 2023.
Windsor County Sheriff’s Office release footage from Kyle Pickett chase
Authorities have released video of a police pursuit that led to a standoff with a Montpelier man last week.
VT east montpelier's Most Loveable Cats Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around east montpelier.
Bellavances Conserve 91 Acres on West Hill Road
HARDWICK — Tom and Janet Bellavance protected 91 acres of farmland, woods and wetlands on West Hill Road, the Vermont Land Trust (VLT) announced today. The Bellavances own and run Sunset Lake Farm, a dairy with 1,000 cows based in Alburgh that sells its milk through Dairy Farmers of America, a national co-operative of family dairy farms.
Vermont State Police issue phone scam warning
WATERBURY, Vt. (WCAX) - Authorities are warning Vermonters about a phone scam in which the caller claims to be a member of the Vermont State Police. VSP officials say the imposter typically tells the victim that their identity has been compromised. The number that appears on the caller ID is the main line for the state police’s Westminster Barracks.
Food Pantry Apples
Photo by Vanessa Fournier Janet Newman (left) of Stannard and Terry Tuthill (right) of Hardwick joined eight other volunteers who helped fill 155 Thanksgiving food boxes, November 19, for the Hardwick Area Food Pantry. Families picked up their boxes on November 20.
Early Season Winter Storm Closes Schools and Disrupts Power
HARDWICK – Local children coming back from a Thanksgiving school break had their vacation extended a day as many residents woke up to no electricity and treacherous travel Monday morning. This was the result of an early season winter storm that dumped a variable amount of snow across the landscape.
More than 30,000 Vermonters lose power after heavy snowfall
Washington and Lamoille counties were among the hardest-hit by the storm, with each receiving an average of 8.3 inches of snowfall, according to data provided by the National Weather Service. Read the story on VTDigger here: More than 30,000 Vermonters lose power after heavy snowfall.
Lyndon officials reject mental health facility proposal
LYNDON, Vt. (WCAX) - A plan to put a mental health facility in downtown Lyndon has come to a halt. Northeast Kingdom Human Services had been trying to put a medical clinic off of Elm Street but the town denied the plans. Officials said the proposed six-bed facility did not meet the “medical clinic” definition. The were also concerned about parking in front of the building.