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Southern Vermont Arts Center names new leader
News Briefs
November 8, 2018

Southern Vermont Arts Center names new leader

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Southern Vermont Arts Center names new leader Bob Van Degna

Southern Vermont Arts Center in Manchester announced Bob Van Degna as its new president of the board of trustees, effective Oct. 20, 2018.

For the last several months, Degna has been…

News Briefs
November 8, 2018

All Points Animal Care names new veterinarian Nov. 1

Heidi Crane is joining All Points Animal Care on Nov. 1

Crane is a graduate of Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and has an undergraduate degree from Tufts University. She grew up in upstate New York but spent four years practicing in Colorado after…

News Briefs
November 8, 2018

GEAR UP grant will help six local schools

Six local schools are part of a sweeping $31 million, seven-year GEAR UP grant awarded to the Vermont Student Assistance Corp.

GEAR UP, or Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs, is federally funded by the U.S. Department of Education to increase the number…

Tips to keep trick or treaters safe this Halloween
Featured
October 23, 2018

Tips to keep trick or treaters safe this Halloween

Halloween is just days away, one of the most popular holidays in this country. Little witches, ghosts, pirates and superheroes will soon take to the streets for trick or treat fun, and the American Red Cross of NH & VT has tips to help…

Stay ‘Bear Smart’
Local News
August 9, 2018

Stay ‘Bear Smart’

As incidents of bears breaking into homes, garages, sheds and vehicles in Vermont increases, so too should efforts by residents to bear-proof their homes and secure potential outdoor food sources that can attract bears.

While searching for food in early July, one bear broke into…

News Briefs
July 11, 2018

State employee killed in domestic violence incident

By Alan J. Keays/VTDigger

BARRE—The killing of 29-year-old Courtney Gaboriault in Barre earlier this week was the fifth domestic violence related homicide in Vermont this year, the state attorney general’s office said on Friday.

“Right now,” said Auburn Watersong, policy director at the Vermont Network…

Baird memorial knits community together
Local News
July 5, 2018

Baird memorial knits community together

By Julia Purdy

N. CHITTENDEN—On Saturday, June 23, about 80 residents, friends and visitors gathered to witness the dedication of the Royal Baird memorial stone and flagpole in its new location at the junction of West Road and Stoney Hill Road in N….

News Briefs
May 16, 2018

Lakes Region News Briefs

By Lani Duke

Relative risk felt in Fair Haven

FAIR HAVEN—Fair Haven seems peaceful. The high school is secure since accused massacre planner Jack Sawyer was released. The apparent serenity demonstrates the efficacy of the slogan “See Something, Say Something,” Fair Haven Police Chief William…

police
May 16, 2018

Police Briefs

Tire slashed in Bridgewater

A Bridgewater resident witnessed her tire being slashed in her driveway from inside the house by another woman around 1 a.m. May 12.

The right rear tire of her vehicle was damaged by the vandal, police said. The vandal was described…