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Two-vehicle crash in Newport

NEWPORT — Police say they responded to a two-vehicle crash with injuries in Newport yesterday. The crash took place on Route 100 and Tetreault Road at around 11:10 a.m. Police identified the drivers as Cara Dodge, 28, of Johnson, and Leon Gosselin, 85, of Derby. Police say that Dodge...
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Barton man denies setting fire to home with 9 people inside

NEWPORT, Vt. (WCAX) - A man accused of setting fire to a Barton home with eight children and an adult inside appeared in court on Tuesday. Conrad Labor, 41, of Barton, pleaded not guilty to charges of arson and reckless endangerment. Police say Labor lit the fire on the outside...
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Fatal motorcycle crash in Barton

BARTON — A 36-year-old man from Derby was killed during a motorcycle crash in Barton on Sunday. Authorities were alerted that two vehicles were fully engulfed in flames on Vermont Route 58 at around 11:50 a.m. According to Trooper Berlandy, Tanner Flynn, 32, of Irasburg, was driving east when...
BARTON, VT
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Motorcycle crash with injuries in Derby

DERBY — A 43-year-old man from Newport was seriously injured during a single-vehicle crash in Derby yesterday. Authorities were notified of a motorcycle crash on Beebe Road at around 4:45 p.m. The driver was identified as Brian Mercer, who police say had driven off the road while traveling north.
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Barton man charged with arson

BARTON — A 41-year-old man was arrested after a fire broke out in Barton last week. Authorities were notified of a structure fire on Vigario Lane at around 1:00 p.m. on June 30. The fire was located in an attached garage of a home occupied by 8 children and...
BARTON, VT
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Derby man killed in crash on Route 58 in Barton

BARTON, Vt. (WCAX) - Vermont State Police say Eric Fillmore, 36, of Derby was killed when his 2003 Harley Davidson was struck by an oncoming truck. Just before Noon Sunday, police were called to VT RT 58 in the Town of Barton. Police say when they arrived both vehicles were fully engulfed in fire.
BARTON, VT
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State Police investigate fatal Barton crash

State Police are investigating a car accident in which a Derby man died in Barton on Sunday, according to a police report. Eric Fillmore, 36, who was driving a motorcycle, died after colliding with a truck on Route 58. Troopers responded to the two-vehicle accident at about 11:48 a.m. and found both vehicles engulfed in flames, the report stated.
BARTON, VT
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Prepare yourself for a long retirement

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NEWPORT, VT
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Local schedule for Independence Day celebrations in Derby, Newport

NEWPORT — Independence Day celebrations are kicking off in Newport and Derby on Monday. The fireworks in Newport will start at 9:30 p.m. over the South Bay, and be set off from the Veterans’ Memorial Long Bridge. The city is reminding visitors that boats are not permitted in...
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