Thousands remain without electrical power following Monday’s storm
Remaining outages on Tuesday have centered on Washington, Orange and Caledonia counties, where Washington Electric Cooperative is working to repair lines. Read the story on VTDigger here: Thousands remain without electrical power following Monday’s storm.
Special Weather Statement by NWS
Target Area: Caledonia; Eastern Addison; Eastern Chittenden; Eastern Franklin; Eastern Rutland; Eastern Windsor; Essex; Grand Isle; Lamoille; Orange; Orleans; Washington; Western Addison; Western Chittenden; Western Franklin; Western Rutland; Western Windsor.
Former state corrections officer pleads guilty to possessing child sexual abuse material
Benjamin Mallery admitted to possessing a series of illicit images stored in a Google Drive that was linked to two email addresses, including his state government address. Read the story on VTDigger here: Former state corrections officer pleads guilty to possessing child sexual abuse material.
Special Weather Statement by NWS
Instruction: Rapid visibility reduction and potentially icy roads are likely to produce hazardous driving conditions. travel is not advised during this snow squall. If you are traveling and encounter adverse winter driving conditions, reduce speed and make sure headlights are on to increase the visibility of your vehicle to those around you.
Weekly Safety Report: Retail Theft and Shooting in Caledonia County, Vermont
Lyndonville police are seeking a suspect in a retail theft incident where multiple bottles of Remy Martin liquor were stolen from Lyndonville Redemption. The suspect entered the store and took the bottles without paying. The police are asking for the public's help in identifying the individual. In another incident, a shooting occurred in Hardwick resulting in the death of the victim. The shooter, who was renting a room from the victim, later killed himself. The police found the shooter's crashed vehicle and apprehended him armed with a weapon.
Lisa Goodell Reaches Plea Agreement With State
A plea agreement has been reached between the state and defense attorney David Sleigh regarding accused embezzler Lisa Goodell. But the agreement has not been approved by a judge yet. Goodell’s change-of-plea hearing is scheduled for Monday at 11:30 a.m. in Caledonia Superior Court.
Don’t Give Hunters Free Passes for Alleged Animal Cruelty
Target: Jessica Zaleski, State’s Attorney for Caledonia County, VT. Goal: Prosecute man accused of mercilessly killing deer in cruel manner to fullest extent. A disturbing video is bringing renewed scrutiny to a glaring loophole in the state of Vermont’s animal cruelty laws. The video reportedly depicts a man—Logan Bogie—stroking a panting, bleeding, and dying deer while saying, “good boy.” Bogie has apparently admitted to shooting the animal (that he spotted at night while driving and angry) with a crossbow. He then allegedly left the deer in tremendous pain and likely suffering from spinal trauma for over an hour (including taking time to shoot the video) before ultimately ending the animal’s life.
Weekly Safety Report: DUI Arrest and Shooting Incident Shake Caledonia County, Vermont
This week in Caledonia County, Vermont, two incidents occurred that raised concerns for public safety. The first incident involved a Groton woman who was arrested for driving under the influence and resisting arrest after being found driving erratically on Route 302. The second incident took place in Hardwick, where a shooting occurred between roommates, leaving one man critically injured and the suspected shooter dead after turning the gun on himself.
Vermont Shooting Leaves One Dead, One Critically Injured; Suspected Shooter Dies by Suicide
A deadly roommate dispute in Caledonia County leaves one critically injured and another dead. The suspect, found armed two miles from a car crash, ended their own life after police fired non-lethal rounds. The investigation into this shocking incident continues.
Victims Identified in Caledonia County Shooting Incident
• Two individuals, Donald Brochu Jr. and Robert Marquis, were involved in a shooting incident in Caledonia County, Vermont. • Brochu, who was renting a room from Marquis, shot him during a dispute at a home in Hardwick.
Police ID victims in Caledonia County shootings
HARDWICK, Vt. (WCAX) - Authorities are identifying the two people involved in a shooting investigation in Caledonia County Wednesday night. The Vermont State Police say troopers responded at about 5 p.m. to a dispute between Donald Brochu Jr., 55, and Robert Marquis, 52, at a home on Elm Street in Hardwick. They say Brochu was renting a room from Marquis and that Brochu shot him. Marquis remains in critical condition at the UVM Medical Center.
Police: One dead, one critically injured in Caledonia County dispute
Police are investigating a shooting incident in Hardwick that left one man critically injured. The suspected shooter subsequently died in an apparent suicide in Walden.
Police investigate fatal shooting incidents in Caledonia County
HARDWICK, Vt. (WCAX) - Police are investigating a shooting incident in Hardwick that left one man critically injured. The suspected shooter subsequently died in an apparent suicide in Walden. Vermont state police say Wednesday evening, officers responded to a dispute between two roommates at a home on Elm Street in...
InnovateNEK receives $1.5 million in funding
Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom selected to receive highly competitive U.S. Economic Development Administration Build to Scale Venture Challenge grant. Northeastern Vermont Development Association will be awarded $1.5 million in federal grants and matching dollars to support local entrepreneurship and innovation. Vermont Business Magazine It was announced today that the Northeastern...
POLICE: Man Steals Stuff From His Brother’s House In Wheelock
Shawn D. Greenwood has been charged with stealing items from his brother’s house. Greenwood, 51, homeless, pleaded not guilty to felony charges of grand larceny and attempted burglary into an occupied dwelling and misdemeanor charges of petit larceny and possession of a firearm after being convicted of a violent crime.
Chip Schneider Found Not Guilty On Attempted Murder Charge
Chip Schneider was found not guilty on the charge of 2nd-degree attempted murder on Tuesday. The jury deliberated for about three hours after the trial ended.
Attempted Murder Suspect Testifies In Court On Monday
Accused attempted murder suspect Chip Schneider stepped into the witness box on Monday and testified about the shooting incident in Walden in 2021. Schneider said that his friend, Dylan Cady, was providing him with drugs and that they later got into a dispute in Schneider’s driveway.
Heroin Highway Trafficker Sentenced T0 68 Months
BURLINGTON — A Caledonia County man that operated a well-publicized drug trafficking ring that provided more than $10,000 a day in illegal sales on the so-called “Heroin Highway” in rural Stannard has been sentenced to nearly six years in federal prison. Eric Colson III, 25, was told...
NEK Broadband Annual Meeting To Highlight Progress, Plans
This Thursday NEK Broadband will hold its annual meeting to outline what is has accomplished in 2023 and plans for 2024. NEK Broadband is a communications union district representing 51 member communities across Caledonia, Essex and Orleans counties along with Wolcott in Lamoille County. Vermont enabled the creation of the CUDs through legislation and requires them to hold annual meetings as an opportunity for the budget to be presented and for the public to ask questions about the CUD, its budget and the overall project.