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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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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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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...
NEWPORT, VT
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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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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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Barton fire determined as arson

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On June 30, 2022, at approximately 1 pm the Barton Fire Department received a report of a structure fire located at 33 Vigario Lane in Barton, VT. The Barton Fire Department responded to the location and observed a fire on the outside of an attached garage. Fire suppression efforts were conducted. At the time of the fire the residence was occupied by 8 children and an adult, and no injuries were reported.
BARTON, VT
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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: 5...
WILLISTON, VT
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Man arrested for arson in Barton home fire

BARTON, Vt. (WCAX) - Vermont State Police arrest a Barton man after he intentionally sets a home on fire with eight kids and an adult inside. Fire crews responded to a home on Vigario Lane to a fire on the outside of an attached garage. Crews put out the flames and ruled it an arson.
BARTON, VT
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Man wanted after assault in Charleston turns himself in

CHARLESTON — A 57-year-old man who was wanted by police after an assault in Charleston turned himself in yesterday,. On June 18, authorities were notified of an assault that occurred the night before which resulted in several injuries on Westmore Road. Police say that Kevin Guckin was involved in...
CHARLESTON, 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...
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Tractor pulling event brings out the smiles in Barton

BARTON, Vt. (WCAX) - This the annual Fourth of July tractor pull in Barton, which has been an annual event for about 25 to 30 years. A family member of one of the contestants explains,, “basically, they are antique tractors that have been restored to run good. They’ve made a few modifications as far as having places to put different weights and they compete in different weight classes where the tractors are weighed on a scale to certain amounts and then it whoever in the weight class can pull the sled the farthest.”
BARTON, VT
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What to do: Saturday, July 2

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - Let’s take a look at what to do in our region for Saturday, July 2, 2022. It’s the Fourth of July weekend, and towns like St. Albans are gearing up for the holiday with the 42nd Annual Bay Day. Festivities get underway at St. Albans Bay starting at 9:00 a.m. this morning and will go all day.
BURLINGTON, VT
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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...
BARTON, VT
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