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Police Continuing Fairbanks Robbery Investigation

ST. JOHNSBURY — Police are still seeking men responsible for a robbery at the Fairbanks Inn on Jan. 18. On Wednesday Sgt. Lester Cleary shared photos of suspects, asking for the public to call with any information about the men are.
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NEK Broadband Expects $30 Million In Broadband Funds; Signs Up First Customers

NEK Broadband is celebrating several milestones and eyeing millions of dollars in grants to support the buildout of its planned region-wide high-speed internet network. Last month NEK Broadband completed construction of a pilot project in Lunenburg, Concord and Waterford, connecting the communications union district’s first customers to a fiber-optic network that delivers 100 Mbps symmetrical service or higher.
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Bail Amount Drops To $50 For Man Accused Of Vehicle Vandalism Spree

A court decision Wednesday means only $50 separates a man accused of vandalizing 45 vehicles in the village of St. Johnsbury and freedom from jail. Charged with 21 counts of unlawful mischief, Micael Bizuneh, 33, has been in jail since Dec. 10, held on $1,000 bail. St. Johnsbury Police say he smashed windshields and gouged paint on vehicles parked in the village on Dec. 6. The vandalism spree impacted the owners of vehicles parked at St. Johnsbury Academy, Maplefields, The Fairbanks Inn, Pica Pica restaurant, ABC LOL child care and Celtic Marketing. Cars were also damaged on North Avenue, Hastings Hill, Day Court and along Main Street.
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Skate the Night Away!

Come join us for a fun night of ice skating, music, and a bonfire!. Vinny Bag-o-Donuts will be selling donuts and hot cocoa!
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Gerald Haines Winn Obituary

Gerald Haines Winn, 84, passed away at home on Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022 after a courageous journey with cancer. His loving family by his side. 2 Corinthians 5:1 “For we know that if the earthly tent which is our house is torn down, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.”
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St. Johnsbury Select Board Goes Back To Virtual Meetings

It was March of 2020 when former St. Johnsbury Select Board Chairman Jeff Moore made an ominous prediction as board members participated in one of their first virtual meetings using town-issued iPads. “In light of COVID-19, we probably will be conducting our meetings this way for the foreseeable future,” said...
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Waterford Select Board Appoints Interim Treasurer & Clerk

Five minutes of the special Waterford select board meeting on Monday, Jan. 22, was spent on interim town officer appointments. “Jessy’s resigned as Town Clerk and Treasurer, Donna’s resigned as the Assistant …” Fred Saar, select board chair, explained to a fairly full in-person-only audience at the Union Baptist Church.
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Program Could Improve Tree Cover In Lyndonville

Lyndonville has a tree problem. Simply put, there’s not enough of them. The village — specifically the Route 5 commercial corridor — is defined by impervious pavement, blacktop and buildings. However, a new effort could change that. Lyndonville was recently awarded $20,000 in technical and financial assistance...
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Wednesday H.S. Roundup: Vikings Overwhelm Rival St. J, Run Win Streak To Six

LYNDON CENTER — It took a little time, but the white-hot Lyndon boys hockey team eventually found its groove Wednesday night. Alex Giroux pocketed a hat trick, Nick Matteis scored twice and the Vikings used a three-goal burst in the second and third periods to dance past rival St. J 7-1 in front of a packed house at Fenton Chester Arena.
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Wanted: Citizens To Serve On New EMS Advisory Committee

LITTLETON —Wanted: citizens to serve on a new committee. Following their 3-0 vote in October to continue Littleton’s in-house ambulance service at the close of its three-year pilot program, selectmen on Monday moved forward with the second part of that vote — the formation of an EMS financial consulting advisory committee to advise selectmen on the service and its costs and report to the Board of Selectmen every few months.
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Littleton Regional Healthcare Lab Receives CAP Accreditation

LITTLETON, NH — Under the leadership of manager Elizabeth Andross, BS, MT (AAB), Littleton Regional Healthcare Laboratory was awarded accreditation by the Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP), based on results of a recent on-site inspection as part of the CAP’s Accreditation Programs. “The CAP...

Man cited for theft in St. Johnsbury

ST. JOHNSBURY — A 38-year-old man from New Hampshire was cited for retail theft in St. Johnsbury on Wednesday. Authorities were notified of the theft from All Around Power located on Memorial Drive at around 12:00 p.m. Following an investigation, police allege that Robert Cennami, of Littleton, NH, had...

Several snowmobile crashes reported in Northern New Hampshire

BETHLEHEM, N.H. (WCAX) - A snowmobiler is in the hospital after crashing in Bethlehem, New Hampshire. New Hampshire Fish and Game conservation officers say it happened Saturday at 2:30 a.m. Officers say Casey Bourque, 43, was on a trail near Prospect Street when he lost control and hit a telephone...

Police: 10 catalytic converters stolen in St. Johnsbury

ST. JOHNSBURY — Police are investigating the theft of catalytic converters in St. Johnsbury last week. The catalytic converters were stolen from Lyndon Truck Center & Gills Point S Tire & Auto sometime between 5:00 p.m, on Tuesday, and 8:00 a.m on Wednesday. Police say a total of 10...

Vikings Take Down Defending Champion Brattleboro

LYNDON CENTER–The Lyndon Institute Vikings had a tall task on hand on Monday night, as the welcomed in Brattleboro, the defending Division II champions. The Vikings would put forth a solid effort, and their hard work was rewarded with a 4-1 victory, their sixth win of the year.

Jefferson firefighters rescue sled dog

JEFFERSON, N.H. — The Jefferson Fire Department said a wood stove that was located too close to a wall likely caused a fire that killed a sled dog. Crews were called to the Muddy Paws Kennel on Valley Road early Monday morning for a report of a building fire. When they arrived, they said they found a storage unit on fire. Soon after, firefighters were notified that two sled dogs were inside. Fire officials said the dogs were being separated from the outside dogs because they had just undergone surgery and were resting.

Sled dog dies in northern New Hampshire kennel fire

JEFFERSON, N.H. (AP) - Firefighters say a wood stove that was too close to a wall likely caused a fire that killed a sled dog in a northern New Hampshire kennel. Crews were called to the Muddy Paws Kennel in Jefferson early Monday and found a storage unit on fire.
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Assault Suspect Arrested At Biker Clubhouse In Lyndonville

Police responded to the ‘Broken Jokers’ motorcycle clubhouse on Broad Street in Lyndonville early Tuesday morning and arrested an assault suspect. Mark A. Boutwell, 38, has now been charged with two counts of felony 1st degree aggravated domestic assault, felony second-degree domestic assault, violating probation and misdemeanor charges of computer theft/destroy and unlawful mischief.