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August 21, 2015

Float plane crashed into Chittenden Reservoir, no injuries

CHITTENDEN — On Aug. 16, at approximately 11:40 p.m. police received a 9-1-1 call about a plane that had crashed into Chittenden Reservoir. The aircraft was a type of seaplane. It was found upside down but floating in the water, police reported. There were no injuries…

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August 21, 2015

Killington town to consider adopting firearms discharge ordinance

By Polly Lynn

The Killington Selectboard will consider whether or not to adopt a firearms discharge ordinance at its regular meeting Tuesday, Aug. 25. The issue was first discussed at the Tuesday, April 21 Selectboard meeting when nearly a dozen residents showed up concerned about…

  • Chamber hosts over 700 for its Winter In August celebration
  • Chamber hosts over 700 for its Winter In August celebration
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August 21, 2015

Chamber hosts over 700 for its Winter In August celebration

By Jason Mikula

Photo One: The Farmers Food Center inRutland was packed Tuesday evening for the annual Winter in August Celebration.

Photo Two: Hop’n Moose owner Dale Patterson serves pizza, Tuesday.

Awards for taste, presentation and people choice announced

Richard Gluck, age 77
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August 19, 2015

Richard Gluck, age 77

Richard Francis Gluck, age 77, of Pittsfield, Vt., died on Friday, Aug. 14, 2015, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Memorial Hospital. Dick was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on June 15, 1938, the son of Sarah Fern Fisher and Frederick Francis Gluck. He attended the Regis School in New York…

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August 19, 2015

Sideswipe crash on Interstate leads to death, arrest

On Monday, Aug. 17, at 3:15 p.m., Vermont State Police responded to a report of a serious injury accident on Interstate 91 North in the area of mile marker 77. Preliminary investigation revealed David Stefanik, age 54 of Shalimar, Fla. was driving a tractor trailer…

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August 19, 2015

Police respond to fatal parachuting accident

On Monday, Aug. 17, at approximately 4:24 p.m. the Vermont State Police responded to the area of 4369 Route 17 in Addison, Vt., for a report of a deceased male who reportedly made a hard landing after parachuting from a plane.

Upon arrival, troopers located…

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August 19, 2015

Woodstock man drowns after falling out of kayak

BARNARD — On Tuesday, Aug. 18, police reported what they believe to be an accidental drowning on Silver Lake in Barnard late on Aug. 15. At approximately 11:50 p.m. Saturday night, Vermont State Police responded to the scene of a drowning on Silver Lake in…