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Traffic stop leads to DUI #2 charges in Barre

BARRE — A 29-year-old man from St. Johnsbury was arrested for his second DUI following an incident in Barre early this morning. Police say they initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle following an observed motor vehicle violation on North Main Street at around 12:30 a.m. The driver was...
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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.
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2 men injured in New Hampshire shooting

BATH, N.H. (WCAX) - Police say two men were injured in a shooting in Bath, New Hampshire. It happened Tuesday at about 9:30 p.m. on West Bath Road. New Hampshire State Police found two men there with gunshot wounds. They were rushed to the hospital and were reported in stable...

Patio set stolen in Barton

BARTON — Police are investigating after a patio set was reported stolen in Barton this morning. According to the report, the items were taken from an address on Maple Hill Road. The patio set was a Tuscany brand, and consisted of two chairs, a bench seat, and a glass...

Boil-water notice issued in Barre

BARRE, Vt. (WCAX) - A boil-water advisory in Barre started Wednesday. The Public Works Department reports there were two water main breaks. One is on South Main Street at the Wall Complex; the other is on Delmont Avenue near Valliere Avenue. All services on South Main St. and its side...

New Hampshire drivers save big during discount gas event

SALEM, N.H. (WHDH) - Drivers in southeast New Hampshire got a chance to fill their tanks at a steep discount ahead of the holiday weekend. Vehicles lined up at a gas station in Salem, New Hampshire, Wednesday for gas priced at $2.38 a gallon. One driver told 7NEWS he saved about $80 as he filled up at the Klemm’s Family Store and Mobil station on Mall Road. Another said he waited in line as their fuel gauge read “empty,” turning his car off as he waited to fill up.

Man found guilty after 2017 kidnapping, attack in Lowell

NEWPORT — Following a jury trial last week, a man was found guilty of kidnapping and assaulting a confidential informant working with the Vermont Drug Task Force in Lowell. David Vaz, 32, of Springfield, Mass., was found guilty of attempted aggravated assault, kidnapping, and unlawful restraint charges. According to...

Why do trucks keep getting stuck on the Notch Road?

STOWE, Vt. (WCAX) - The Smugglers’ Notch mountain pass between Stowe and Cambridge is known for being a scenic drive... and for trapping trailer trucks. It happened late Monday night to a tractor-trailer for the first time this season. “This has been a source of frustration for us for...

Lander Lobos’ Keegan Stephenson signs with Lyndon

LANDER – The Lander Lobos have had a lot of success over the last three years. In 2020 they brought a state title back to Lander after a stellar season, and on Sunday they brought their second state title in three years in front of their home crowd. The...

Hey Vermont non-profits, Lawson’s Finest Liquids is accepting applicants for its 2023 Sunshine Fund

Lawson’s Finest Liquids recently announced that it is accepting applications from Vermont nonprofit organizations for the 2023 Sunshine Fund calendar. Created to assist nonprofits that support the environment and the people of Vermont, the Sunshine Fund is the heart of the company’s Social Impact Program (SIP). Lawson’s Finest...
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Jewish Film Festival to show film at Big Picture July 21

The Jewish Community of Greater Stowe (JCOGS) is sponsoring the seventh annual Stowe Jewish Film Festival throughout July. This year’s festival is hybrid, featuring both in-person and virtual film screenings on the theme of “The Jewish experience.” Bobbi Rood, Waitsfield, is co-chair of the film festival along with Harwood graduate and former Mad River Valley resident Marni Leikin, Montpelier. The festival was founded by Stowe’s Edee Simon-Israel and Sara Tauben to create and enhance understanding of the Jewish people, Rood said. This will be the first in-person Stowe Jewish Film Festival since 2019. Several Valley residents are JCOGS members and were interested in bringing the festival to The Valley.

Vermont Flannel Has a New Operator

An Indiana man with his own line of made-in-America clothing is the new operator of Vermont Flannel. Vermont Flannel’s founders, Mark and Linda Baker, are stepping down as leaders of the 31-year-old company. Joe Van Deman, who recently started a company called USA Brands, said he's now the primary decision-maker for Vermont Flannel, which makes soft cotton clothes and sells them at five stores in the Green Mountain State.