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Vermont ski resort to change name

POMFRET, Vt. — Officials from Suicide Six ski resort in South Pomfret announced that they will be rebranding later this summer following concerns about the insensitive nature of the mountain's historical name. S6 released a statement on its website on Tuesday announcing that the current name will be retired...
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Dozens of cultivators ready for Vermont’s retail marijuana market

SOUTH STRAFFORD, Vt. (WCAX) - Legal pot purchases in Vermont are just three months away and the state is busy handing out cannabis cultivation licenses to the people who will supply that product. Dozens of indoor and outdoor cannabis cultivation licenses have now been issued with more applicants being approved...

DUI #2 charges after rollover crash in Westminster

WESTMINSTER — A 35-year-old man was arrested for his second DUI following a crash in Westminster yesterday. The single-vehicle rollover crash took place on Sweetwood Hill Road. Following an investigation, police allege the driver, identified as Kenneth M. Hoyt, of Westminster, was operating under the influence of alcohol. He...

DUI crash on Route 11, Londonderry

LONDONDERRY — A 62-year-old man from Andover was arrested for DUI following a crash in Londonderry yesterday. The single-vehicle crash took place on Route 11 at around 6:15 p.m. Police say the driver, Dana Griswold, sustained serious injuries and was transported to Springfield Hospital. While at Springfield Hospital, Griswold...

Cavendish Concerts begin with Gypsy Reel

PROCTORSVILLE, Vt. – The Cavendish Community and Conservation Association and the Town of Cavendish invite everyone to spend an evening having fun on the Svec Memorial Green in Proctorsville on Wednesday, July 6, 2022, starting at 6 p.m., when the annual summer music series kicks off with the sounds of Gypsy Reel.

Royalton man facing charges after assault at gas station

ROYALTON — A 39-year-old man was arrested following an incident in Royalton yesterday. Authorities say they were notified of a fight inside the Valero Gas Station at around 8:20 p.m. Police allege that Travis Dyer, of Royalton, had assaulted multiple people both inside and outside the store before leaving...

Bradley Litchfield, 1950-2022 🇺🇸

PERKINSVILLE, Vt. – Bradley V. Litchfield, 71, passed away on Tuesday, June 6, 2022 at his home in Perkinsville, Vt. He was born Oct. 30, 1950 in Springfield, Vt., the son of Claude S. and Maxine (Lee) Litchfield. He attended Springfield Schools, graduating from Springfield High School class of 1970. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Era.

Richard Dwinell, 1938-2022 🇺🇸

BALTIMORE, Vt. – Richard D. Dwinell, 84, of Baltimore, Vt., passed away on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, at his home, surrounded by his family. He was born on March 19, 1938, in St. Johnsbury, Vt. to the late Edward L. and Maisie I. Adams-Dwinell. Richard served eight years in...

James Fisher Jr., 1954-2022

READING, Vt. – James A. Fisher Jr., 68, of Reading, Vt., died peacefully with his family by his side on Wednesday, June 15, 2022, in Bennington. James was born on May 30, 1954 in Neptune, N.J. to James A. Fisher Sr. and Alice (Gorham) Fisher. In his last years, Jim battled early onset Alzheimer’s disease, and while he will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him, they are grateful his mind and body are now at peace.

SEVCA Community Solar program accepting applications

REGION – SEVCA’s Community Solar for Community Action (CS4CA) program is now accepting applications. Solar panels installed at SEVCA’s Westminster facility have been quietly generating power and savings for fifty households since August 2019. Each year, member households have received around $300 in payments towards their electricity bill and have been able to put those savings to good use elsewhere in their budget.

Costs explode for July 4th fireworks displays

Five years ago it cost $5,000 to ship a container of fireworks from China; this year it cost $45,000, according to East Montpelier-based Northstar Fireworks, which puts on fireworks shows throughout the Twin States. Read the story on VTDigger here: Costs explode for July 4th fireworks displays.