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Woman charged with assault in Bradford

BRADFORD — A 30-year-old resident of Wells River was arrested for simple assault following an incident in Bradford yesterday. Authorities say they were notified of a physical fight that took place at the Bliss Village Store on Main Street at around 7:30 p.m. According to the report, Elizabeth Boorse...
BRADFORD, VT
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Lamoille County affordable housing units damaged by fire

MORRISVILLE, Vt. (WCAX) - Fire damaged an affordable housing building in Morrisville before Noon Sunday. The Morrisville, Hyde Park and Stowe fire departments responded and firefighters say there was heavy smoke and fire as they arrived. The smoke was coming from the corner of the first floor windows in the unoccupied structure on Hutchins Street. The Village Center building is still under construction and was unoccupied when the fire broke out. Firefighters say the cause is being investigated.
LAMOILLE COUNTY, VT
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Car fire shuts down I-91 in St. Johnsbury

ST. JOHNSBURY — A car fire in St. Johnsbury stopped traffic on Friday afternoon. Authorities were notified of a vehicle on fire on I-91 south at around 12:55 p.m. The Kia Sorento was towing a boat and completely engulfed in flames by the time emergency workers responded. The driver...
SAINT JOHNSBURY, VT
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State police arrest man who broke into Bristol home

Vermont State Police charged an unruly New Hampshire man with aggravated assault and unlawful trespassing after he broke into a Bristol house early Saturday and tried to attack residents, according to a police report. At 2:25 a.m., troopers responded to a disturbance on Carterville Road and found that Isaac Crawford,22,...
BRISTOL, VT
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Community fun and food on the road in Montpelier

MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) - State street in Montpelier was shut down Sunday to make room for a food festival centered around community food and fun. Hundreds gathered in front of the State House and walked up and down the streets of the capital to take in all the festivities and get some tasty treats. More than 30 food trucks and vendors line the road and organizers said they were happy to be able to see the community come together and celebrate this Fourth of July weekend.
MONTPELIER, VT
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North Country, Vermont celebrate Independence Day

Places all over Vermont and the North Country are getting ready to celebrate America’s Independence Day.    In 1777, Fort Ticonderoga was under siege by 7,000 British soldiers. To celebrate the fourth, Fort Ticonderoga will be having musket and cannon demonstrations and boat tours. “Fort Ticonderoga is a place where American soldiers during the revolutionary […]
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Lake Monsters sweep Westfield in weekend series

Hundreds gathered Sunday at Williston Central school Sunday for the annual library book sale. Professional skater returns to Vermont for Mountain Dew skateboarding event. Williston’s Chris Colburn skates along with some friends as part of a nationwide tour. Community fun and food on the road in Montpelier. Updated: 6...
WILLISTON, VT
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Five years on, Waitsfield and Fayston follow Warren’s knotweed plans

Five years ago, people driving up Roxbury Gap would have seen significant, large, tall patches of Japanese knotweed along the sides of the road. Thanks to the efforts of the Warren Conservation Commission, drivers heading up the gap will see almost no knotweed, thanks to the repeated cutting of the invasive species by Warren Conservation Commissioners, college interns and volunteers.
WARREN, VT
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This is Our Home: Jericho

JERICHO, Vt. — Every Monday, we'll be highlighting the towns and cities across our region with a focus on the people...who love to call this place home. This week, NBC5 anchor, Sarahbeth Ackerman went to Jericho, Vermont, for a July Fourth special. Coming up next week, our first warning...
JERICHO, VT
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Car fire shuts down part of I91

SAINT JOHNSBURY, Vt. (WCAX) - Part of Interstate 91 was shutdown Friday as police responded to a car fire. Vermont State Police say it happened near mile marker 133, by St. Johnsbury just before 1:00 p.m. Police say a Rhode Island man was behind the wheel of the 2017 Kia...
SAINT JOHNSBURY, VT
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Gatorade names Tanum Nelson best Vermont girls’ soccer player

The Gatorade organization has named recent Harwood Union High School graduate Tanum Nelson the Vermont Girls Soccer Player of the Year for the 2021 fall soccer season. Nelson is the first Harwood girls’ soccer player to be chosen by Gatorade in its 37 years of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes. Announced on Thursday, the award recognizes athletic excellence along with academic achievement and exemplary character both on and off the field.
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Mad Marathon, Run for Ukraine and Relays

The Mad Marathon and Mad Half courses have been designed to enhance the rural and unique setting of the Mad River Valley along with highlighting the exceptional Vermont farmlands. Winding through 26.2 miles of landscapes with views of the Green Mountains, the runners pass by working homesteads, acres of summer corn, barnyard animals, curious cows along with horses. The race takes place July 10.
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Blake takes checkers at Thunder Road

BARRE, Vt. (WCAX) - Cody Blake claimed his first win of the year, dominating Thursday’s Late Model feature at Thunder Road. Jason Pelkey earned the checked flag in the Tigers, while Patrick Tibbetts took the victory in the Street Stocks.
BARRE, VT
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Walgreens under scrutiny for alleged unsafe working conditions, other violations

MONTPELIER, Vt. — A Vermont state office has charged Walgreens with a number of violations, including closing their pharmacies without proper notice and unsafe work conditions for their pharmacy staff. According to Vermont's Office of Professional Regulation, the charges against Walgreens Pharmacies are broad, claiming the company violated state...
MONTPELIER, VT
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2 wounded in Bath shooting; NH State Police investigating

BATH, N.H. — State police are investigating a shooting in Bath that left two men injured. The shooting happened Tuesday night on West Bath Road. Police said both men are in stable condition. They said everyone involved knows each other and there was no threat to the public.
BATH, NH
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