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GALLERY: Weights Stacked After Day 1 Weigh-in on Lake Champlain

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. – As expected, plenty of big bass showed up to the weigh-in on Day 1 of the Toyota Series Presented by A.R.E. event on Lake Champlain. The pros weighed 13 bags over 20 pounds, and dozens more stacked up limits over 18 pounds. Check out which anglers got off to a good start at another tournament on Champlain that could be decided by ounces.
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Milton police log: July 29-Aug. 4

Officer Noel, Officer Carlson, and Sgt. Locke made contact with an individual with an active arrest warrant. The subject was taken into custody and will appear in Court. Cpl. Coulombe was sent to Tennis Court where it was reported that there was a mini-van in the parking lot with three small unattended children present. It was learned that there was a corn-hole tournament happening, and the children were accompanied by an adult.

GALLERY: Rowdy Weather for the Start of Day 1 at Champlain

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. – Takeoff on Day 1 of the Toyota Series Presented by A.R.E. event on Lake Champlain was anything but lovely, with spitting rain and a hard north wind making the start to the day an early challenge for the pros and Strike King co-anglers alike. Still, the smallmouth are probably going to bite as usual, so stay tuned for a rocking weigh-in. This event is presented by BoatLogix and hosted by the City of Plattsburgh and the Adirondack Coast Visitors Bureau.

GALLERY: They Didn’t Stop Biting at Champlain

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. – To the surprise of zero people, the bass are biting on Day 1 of the Toyota Series Presented by A.R.E. event on Lake Champlain. With the weather moderating somewhat after takeoff, pros and Strike King co-anglers alike are loading the boat to get things rolling. This...

Round Three Kicks off at Champlain

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. – Lately, MLF competition has hit Lake Champlain hard. With the wrap-up of the Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit Presented by Fuel Me season last week and a Northeast Division Phoenix Bass Fishing League Presented by T-H Marine event Saturday, some of the fish have been pretty well educated for the Toyota Series Presented by A.R.E. event starting today. Still, the second stop of the Northern Division, which is presented by BoatLogix, should be another Champlain banger.

Snooping employee accesses medical records at Vermont hospital

St. Albans, Vt.-based Northwestern Medical Center terminated an employee who accessed its EHR without authorization to obtain the protected health information of patients, Saint Albans Messenger reported Aug. 8. On June 9, the health system learned that the employee accessed patient names, dates of birth, home addresses, telephone numbers, Social...

Northern Tier Poutine Challenge announced

August challenge to highlight local restaurants, foods and offerings. CHAMPLAIN | Located approximately 30 minutes North of Plattsburgh and less than 10 minutes from a handful of border crossings is an area referred to by many as the Northern Tier. On Aug. 8, three municipalities from the Northern Tier: Town...

New Hampshire’s Estes Claims Victory at Phoenix Bass Fishing League Event on Lake Champlain

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. – Boater Stephen Estes of Auburn, New Hampshire, caught five bass Saturday weighing 21 pounds, 10 ounces, to win the Phoenix Bass Fishing League Presented by T-H Marine on Lake Champlain. The tournament, hosted by the City of Plattsburgh, was the fourth event for the Bass Fishing League Northeast Division. Estes earned $13,057, including a $7,000 Phoenix MLF Contingency Bonus, for his victory.

Clinton Co. Public Transit to grow presence in the county

PLATTSBURGH | Public transit can be an easy and inexpensive way to get around town. For some, it may be the only means of transportation. It also is a service that many may not realize is offered in such a rural and vast area as Clinton County. Clinton County Public...

Theft reported in Swanton

SWANTON — Police are investigating a theft that occurred in Swanton yesterday. Authorities say they were notified of a theft from a vehicle on Middle Road that occurred sometime between August 2 and 5. Anyone who has information that may be useful to this incident is being asked to...

Pauline M. Lawyer

BAKERSFIELD: Pauline M. Lawyer, age 91, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 5, 2022 at the Brownway Residence in Enosburg Falls, surrounded by her family. She was born in Sheldon on March 25, 1931, to the late Aimee and Beatrice (Prive) Dufresne. Pauline grew up in Bakersfield on a small...

Driver arrested for DUI #2 after crash on I-89 in Milton

MILTON — A 71-year-old man from St. Albans was arrested for his second DUI following a crash in Milton on Wednesday. Authorities were notified of a single-vehicle crash on I-89 north at around 3:00 p.m. Police located the vehicle and identified the driver as Robert Taylor. Police say they...