Hinesburg man arrested for multiple violations, resisting arrest
HINESBURG — On Feb. 29, Vermont State Police took Joseph Robar, 37, into custody following a disturbance call at a North Road residence, where he allegedly violated court orders and resisted arrest. Troopers responded to the scene around 2:30 a.m. after reports of a family disturbance. Investigation revealed that...
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Dogs Up for Adoption in Williston, VT
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around williston..
70 MPH gusts damage hospital roof in Ticonderoga
Ticonderoga, NY- A community in the North Country is still cleaning up after strong winds caused significant damage. The severe weather dealt a significant blow to a local hospital. The Elizabethtown Community Hospital in Ticonderoga was hit hard by last night’s wind. Gusts in the town topped out at more...
Vermont State Police Log: Drivers do a switcheroo during high-speed chase
ADDISON COUNTY — A Middlebury woman and a Middlebury man in a stolen car on Monday night led Vermont State Police on a wild chase in which they swapped positions as driver and passenger while the car was in motion. Troopers at the New Haven barracks got a report...
Wild about wildways
John Davis has dedicated career to preserving wildlife corridors. He seeks more recognition for one in his own backyard. Rewilding advocate John Davis has trekked thousands of miles to promote wildlife corridors on the East and West coasts, but there is one landscape that he says needs more attention, and it’s literally in his backyard.
Join the Willsboro CSD Board of Education Meeting on March 21, In-Person or Online
The Willsboro CSD Board of Education will hold a meeting on Thursday, March 21, 2024, at 6:00 PM. The public can attend in person or online. To view the meeting online, use this link: https://willsborocsd.webex.com/willsborocsd/j.php?MTID=m0c5a34761660fd01f9c591226729cb2d. The password is 'Welcome!'.
Vergennes Police Log: Police investigate suspicious person
VERGENNES — Vergennes police are evaluating whether a man they found wandering through the Auto Creek parking lot on Sunday and looking into cars might have stolen something. An investigation is ongoing, they said. It is not clear if the incident is related to a Feb. 21 report of...
Woman cited for negligent operation on I-189 in Burlington
BURLINGTON — Vermont State Police cited a Burlington woman for negligent operation after she was caught speeding on Interstate 189 on March 1. Ashley Burt, 38, was observed by troopers driving a grey Nissan Rogue at a speed of 86 mph in a 55 mph zone around 2:12 p.m. T.
New York man facing charges in Westport forgery and ID theft
Police say Franklin Jimenez was able to steal it, changed the check to read $18,300 and deposited it into an account he controlled.
VARS seeks hike in town charges
One reason for the higher proposed municipal spending that Vergennes-area towns will consider this Town Meeting Day is an increase in the funding requests to those communities from the Vergennes Area Rescue Squad, or VARS. We’re glad you’re interested in this valuable content! Please understand that in order for us...
Health officials explain how Vermonters can stay healthy as Norovirus peaks in the northeast
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - Data from the CDC suggests norovirus is peaking in the northeast. “It seems like what’s usually -- you get sick around January, February has lasted even longer you know about 2 months of them getting a head cold, a sneeze, you know then the stomach bug, so it’s been constant sickness,” Williston resident Jennifer Wideawake said.
Elle St. Pierre takes gold at World Athletics Indoor Championships
GLASGOW, SCOTLAND. (WCAX) - Vermont Olympian Elle St. Pierre out-kicks Gudaf Tsegay to take home the women’s 3,000m title at the World Indoor Championships in a championship record of 8:20.87. Purrier St. Pierre will be looking to qualify for her second Olympics coming up in June in Oregon.
Powerful windstorm leaves Moriah residents in the dark
MORIAH, N.Y. — In the aftermath of a mighty windstorm that swept through our region and left a trail of destruction and widespread power outages, residents in Moriah, New York, are grappling with the aftermath while authorities work tirelessly to restore normalcy to the area. With the bulk of...
What-to-do: Saturday, March 2nd
BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - Time now to take a look at what-to-do on this Saturday. Kick off maple season today at Palmer’s Sugarhouse. Sugar on snow all day starting off at 9:00 a.m. with a pancake breakfast. They’ll have all your maple favorites: donuts with cream, maple cotton candy and more until 4:00 p.m. Stay and watch the sap boil or get your favorites to go. They’ll have trails to explore and goats to greet. Breakfast costs $6 dollars for kids $12 for adults.
Ice, Ice, Baby! event returns to Church St
The sun is back out and warmer temperatures are in our future, but Church Street in Burlington was ice cold Friday.
Shelburne Highway Crews Gear Up for Sudden Freeze After Unseasonable Warmth
• The Shelburne Highway Department is preparing for a potential flash freeze on Wednesday night following fluctuating weather conditions, including strong winds, steady rain, and some snow.
Local Diocesan Administrator, Msgr. McDermott, Encourages Residents to Stay Committed to Lenten Promises
Msgr. John J. McDermott, a Diocesan Administrator, has written an article on the progress of Lent. He urges the faithful to review their commitments made on Ash Wednesday. As we enter the third week of Lent, McDermott suggests it's a good time to check if commitments to prayer, fasting, and almsgiving are being kept. He asks if time has been spent on social media, if commitments to avoid certain foods have been ignored, and if promises to help others have been kept.
People gather and dance at the 29th annual Burlington Irish Heritage Festival
The 29th annual festival is a celebration of Irish culture -- this festival is a tribute to the spirit and heritage of the Emerald Isle.
Milk prices will be uncertain
As we look ahead to what 2024 will bring for milk prices, it’s helpful to reflect on the trends of 2023 dairy production and consumption. We’re glad you’re interested in this valuable content! Please understand that in order for us to be able to fund reporters covering local news, we need your help! For full access to this story and all online content, please log in or subscribe to the Addison Independent.
Decades after Vermont teen Selinda Winegar went missing, case remains cold
On March 1, 1979, 17-year-old Selinda Jean Winegar left her family’s home in Vermont to visit a friend. She never returned. Friday marked the 45th anniversary of the teenager’s decades-old disappearance, and police are still seeking answers in the cold case. “Several rumors about her whereabouts have been...