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Waterbury Select Board sets December 5 date for town charter vote
Waterbury voters will be asked to go to the polls for a special election on Tuesday, December 5, to decide whether to create a town charter that would allow for new local taxes and clarify some of the municipal manager’s responsibilities. That was the unanimous decision of the Waterbury...
Public Safety September 28
WATERBURY— The Vermont State Police is warning the public about recent scam calls in which the caller pretends to be a state police commander or trooper. Reports to the state police indicate the imposter tells the recipient of the call that he or she is subject to a pending legal matter. If leaving a message, the scammer provides a number for the recipient to call back.
Police respond to Vermont school after threat of school shooting
PLAINFIELD, Vt. — Vermont State Police is trying to figure out who is behind an email that made reference to a future school shooting in Plainfield. Police got a call on Thursday morning from the Twinfield Union School after a faculty member at the school discovered an email from an unknown individual. The email mentioned a shooting at the school that would be carried out at a later date. According to their website, Twinfield Union School is a unique school that serves grades P-K to 12th in the communities of Plainfield and Marshfield.
Man arrested in Waterbury
WATERBURY — A 51-year-old man was arrested following an incident in Waterbury on September 16. Authorities say they were notified of a violation of court orders on Loomis Hill Road at around 1:30 a.m. Police allege that John Neville, of Waterbury, was in violation of numerous court-ordered conditions of...
A Slice of Stowe: Exploring the Top 3 Pizza Destinations
This article presents a tour of three remarkable pizza stores in Stowe. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
FEMA has temporary housing units for flood-displaced Vermonters — if only it could find staging locations
“We are not trying to make anybody wait,” FEMA representative Sam Harvey told VTDigger on Wednesday. “If we had a private site that was available tomorrow, we would start that ball rolling.” Read the story on VTDigger here: FEMA has temporary housing units for flood-displaced Vermonters — if only it could find staging locations.
Vermont State Hospital: A Journey Through Waterbury, VT’s Past
In 1890, Vermont State Hospital opened its doors in Waterbury, Vermont, to solve the overcrowding issue at the Vermont Asylum for the Insane in Brattleboro. The hospital was initially designed to treat the criminally insane, a focus that would later expand to include a wide range of mental health conditions.
Head-on collision in Waterbury
WATERBURY — Police responded to a two-vehicle crash in Waterbury today. The crash took place on Waterbury Stowe Road at around 4:15 p.m. According to the report, a vehicle pulled out into traffic without yielding to oncoming traffic, resulting in a head-on collision. Following an investigation, police say that...
Woman charged with husband’s murder asks for new lawyer
BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - With her trial expected to start next week, The Addison County woman accused of killing her husband at a Hinesburg trailhead wants a new lawyer. Angela Auclair was arrested in 2019 following the shooting death of her husband, David Auclair. Her son, Kory Lee George, has said she pulled the trigger and is expected to testify against her.
Barn raising underway at Featherbed Inn in Waitsfield
The parking lot was full at the Featherbed Inn in Waitsfield on a sunny Monday morning this week as the stark lines of the inn’s post and beam barn began to re-emerge. It could have been that the inn was full or that people were on hand to watch the barn raising.
Driver uninjured after accidentally flipping car into ditch
JERICHO, Vt. — A Jericho man was uninjured after police said he accidentally flipped his car into a ditch on Wednesday morning. Vermont State Police responded to a single-vehicle crash off Old Pump Road and Vermont Route 15 in Jericho just before 11:30 a.m. and found a car overturned in a ditch.
Richmond man, 72, dies in motorcycle crash on VT 15
Michael Poulin was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, which shut down VT 15 east for more than two hours.
Daytime burglary at South Ridge home
Williston Police are asking for help from town residents and visitors of the South Ridge development for aid in solving a recent home burglary. Two men wearing gardening type bucket hats with masks over their faces were spotted leaving a home on Metcalf Drive between 1 and 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, town police said.
Teen driver injured during crash in Monkton
MONKTON — A teen was injured during a single-vehicle crash in Monkton today. The crash took place on Lime Kiln Road, south of Monkton Road, at around 10:40 a.m. According to the report, an 18-year-old from Bristol, was traveling south along a curve on Lime Kiln Road at an unreasonable speed for the dirt road conditions.
Win Smith Be Better award goes to Troy Kingsbury
Troy Kingsbury, current and soon-to-be former owner of the Village Grocery in Waitsfield, was awarded the Mad River Valley Chamber of Commerce’s annual Win Smith Be Better award at the chamber annual meeting last week. The September 20 annual meeting, mixer and dinner got underway in the former Sage...
Home tour of the week: A charming carriage style home priced at $499,900 with a two car garage in Essex Junction
This home in Essex Junction has a spacious two car garage which is connected to the new eat-in kitchen by a handy mudroom space. The partially finished basement offers possibility to expand the square footage of the house, in addition to a bathroom and laundry space. Bedrooms: 2. Price: $499,900.
Five goats and a donkey
When a friend needed a place to relocate his small herd of goats and his 38-year-old donkey, Elizabeth Davidson jumped at the chance to give them a new home. Davidson, who lives on just under three mostly scrubby wooded acres in Williston’s agricultural zone, has long wanted to clear out a portion of her land, which like much of the area, is overrun with invasive honeysuckle and buckthorn.
Stowe Cider Offers Up Delicious BBQ and More!
If you haven’t been to Stowe Cider lately, it’s time to go. They now have a restaurant called Shakedown Street and an event space, complete with a full menu featuring BBQ, Nachos and more. They also have live music most nights! For more information, visit their website.
Vermont Man Arrested Once More Over Release Violations and Hit-and-Run Incident
John Neville, a man from Vermont, was charged with criminal activities again after repeatedly causing disturbances in Waterbury. Neville was arrested late Friday night for violating his release conditions and fleeing from an accident scene that he is alleged to have caused.
After the summer floods, Vermonters got to work
BARRE, Vt. — Chronicle first visited Barre and Ludlow, Vt., about 10 days after the initial flooding in July 2023. At the time, residents told us they couldn’t help but feel worried and anxious when it rained. In Barre, multiple volunteer organizations were staffing a shelter, including the...