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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 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...
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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...

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...

Police: Man charged with violating abuse prevention order in Berlin

BERLIN — A 27-year-old man was cited following an incident in Berlin on Friday. Authorities say they filed a report of a violation of an abuse prevention order at around 2:40 p.m. Police allege that Steven Chapin, of Berlin, had followed and or stalked the plaintiff in the order.

Road reopens following tractor-trailer rollover

MONTPELIER, Vt. — Towne Hill Road in Montpelier is now open to through traffic following a tractor-trailer rollover crash earlier this morning. The Montpelier Police Department announced that the road had reopened at 1:16 p.m. on Wednesday. Police had closed off the area near Bliss Road due to a...

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...

Truck crashes, spills liquid manure on Montpelier road

After nearly 90 years, a Vermont ski area is changing its name. Bluebird BBQ shares how to make tasty maple wings on the grill.,. A new record for the largest smallmouth bass ever caught in New York. Big step for tiny turtles as they get released in Lake Champlain. Updated:...

Lawson’s Finest Liquid Phish Inspired Hopcelot IPA Returns

(Waitsfield, VT) – A whimsical and unique IPA is returning to the Northeast this summer. Lawson’s Finest Liquids is excited to announce the regionwide distribution of Hopcelot IPA this week. Made with eight hop varieties from around the world, Hopcelot IPA is a delightfully complex brew with seemingly endless flavor notes inspired by legendary VT music. The beer will be available at retailers through the end of August in Lawson’s Finest’s full nine-state distribution area (VT, CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI).

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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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.