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Painted Lady Cafe opens in Milton, a vision with deep flavors and contagious happiness

The Painted Lady Cafe started with an idea and the purple house in March of 2020, said Amy Hugo and Eric Fredette. Then came the pandemic, which halted everything. But for the past two years, Fredette and Hugo have been working on the space, painting the walls, searching for dishes and silverware, filling in the pool in the backyard to make an outdoor seating area and more.
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Rescue teams carry hiker off Long Trail on Camel's Hump

HUNTINGTON, Vt. — Several crews of rescuers were successfully able to help a hiker who got stuck on Camel's Hump on Tuesday. Waterbury Backcountry Rescue said a total of 23 rescuers assembled to help a 69-year-old hiker who needed assistance descending the mountain. The hiker told rescuers that he...
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Rescuers come to aid of hiker on Camel’s Hump

DUXBURY, Vt. (WCAX) - Nearly two dozen rescuers came to the aid of a hiker experiencing a medical emergency on Camel’s Hump Tuesday afternoon. Officials with Waterbury Backcountry Rescue say a 69-year-old male began to experience chest pains as he ascended the Long Trail south of the summit. Twenty-three rescuers from teams in Richmond, Stowe, and Waterbury responded and reached the hiker around 6 p.m. They carried him on a litter to a spot where he was transferred to an ATV and reached the trailhead around 8 p.m.

DUI crash in East Montpelier

EAST MONTPELIER — A 38-year-old man from Adamant was cited for DUI following a crash in East Montpelier yesterday. The single-vehicle crash took place on Horn of the Moon Road at around 8:40 p.m. Police say they responded and made contact with the driver, identified as Charles Vanderlip. Police...
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Glover’s got talent

GLOVER — At Saturday’s Glover talent show, some residents put their skills and passions on display, while many more showed up to enjoy the show and perhaps walk away with treasure gained at the silent auction that was part of the evening. With nearly every seat filled, the gathering held was a resounding success.

After 33 years in Colchester, Dr. Rebecca Collman is closing her practice

Dr. Rebecca Collman arrived at her office a little before 1 p.m. on Tuesday Aug. 9. Thirty-three years ago this month, she opened her practice at 164 Main St. in Colchester. She was a bright and eager new medical school graduate who had to quickly learn the ways of running her own business and her patients.

Milton police log: July 29-Aug. 4

Officer Noel, Officer Carlson, and Sgt. Locke made contact with an individual with an active arrest warrant. The subject was taken into custody and will appear in Court. Cpl. Coulombe was sent to Tennis Court where it was reported that there was a mini-van in the parking lot with three small unattended children present. It was learned that there was a corn-hole tournament happening, and the children were accompanied by an adult.

McCann, Casey, Watson Advance in Democratic Primary

Montpelier voters in November will have a four-way choice in the race to fill the city’s two vacant seats in the general assembly. Kate McCann and Conor Casey were the leading vote-getters in Tuesday’s five-person Democratic primary. McCann captured 1,275 votes, followed by Casey with 1,114, according to...

Driver facing several charges after DUI #2 in Jericho

JERICHO — A 24-year-old man from Johnson was arrested following an incident in Jericho yesterday. Police say they initiated a traffic stop on Browns Trace Road at MMU Highschool after observing several lane violations at around 10:40 p.m. The driver was identified as Bradlee Bryant. While speaking with Bryant,...

Special seminars create space for exploration, conversation

The Junior and First-Year Seminars at Saint Michael’s College create a space for exploration, conversation, and renewed global and local perspectives, contributing a thought-provoking and essential part of a liberal arts education. That is the view of many College leaders, faculty and students who are the seminars’ chief constituents...

From the Publisher: Cat Tale

When my beloved cat Frankie died unexpectedly in March, I described the experience in this column. One minute a handsome gray tiger was luxuriating on the warm tiles of the sunroom. The next he was dragging himself across the floor, as though hit by a car. My significant other, Tim,...

Old Stone House Day taking place August 14

BROWNINGTON — The Old Stone House Museum & Historic Village is gearing up for its annual Old Stone House Day. This year’s event will take place on Sunday, August 14, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Old Stone House Day has brought people from all over New England...

Cyclist hit by car in Albany

ALBANY — A cyclist was hit by a car in Albany on Saturday. The incident took place on Vermont 14 at around 11:20 a.m. Police say that Kenneth Stokes, 41, of Barre, was cycling south on the shoulder in Albany near Shutesville Road. Gregory West, 63, of Albany, was...