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Get your home winter ready with 5 projects
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September 30, 2015

Get your home winter ready with 5 projects

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A bit of extra measure in home prep can keep your winter from being a nightmare with unexpected projects.

(MS) — If boots, a warm hat and a tuned-up snow blower are the only items on your winter preparation list,…

Police discover stolen car aflame on I-89N
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September 25, 2015

Police discover stolen car aflame on I-89N

Nelson Duncan IV

ROYALTON—On Saturday, Sept. 19 at 3:15 p.m., Vermont State Police in Royalton were advised of a vehicle that was speeding, then stopped abruptly to let an adult male run from the vehicle at mile marker 21, on Interstate 89N, in…

The joys of camping
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August 21, 2015

The joys of camping

In my last column I mentioned that we often do “out of character” things when dating in order to show our flexibility.

I was first tested in that regard back in 1974 when my future husband, Peter, taught me how to fish. I had never…

Fatal bicycle accident; third this year
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June 26, 2015

Fatal bicycle accident; third this year

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Holly Gonyeau

On June 17, at about 5:50 p.m., Holly Gonyeau, 36, of Ferrisburgh, was traveling south on Greenbush Road in Ferrisburgh when her 2013 Chevrolet Cruz struck a bicycle ridden by Kenneth Najarian, age 60, of Charlotte, who was…

John Dempsey, age 67
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June 5, 2015

John Dempsey, age 67

John Dempsey, born July 31, 1947, passed away peacefully at home and was discovered on May 15, 2015. Dempsey was born in Seattle, then lived in Framingham, Mass., and Killington, Vt.

Son of the late Robert and Marie Dempsey, he is survived by sisters Danielle…

  • Missing/Stolen Dog
  • Missing/Stolen Dog
Local News
April 13, 2015

Missing/Stolen Dog

Shihtzu/Lhasa apso pekapoo mix neutered MALE. “Bailey.” Cream colored w/ tan ear and markings. Tail is white and long, like a fan. Curls it over back when walking.

Bailey has reportedly been missing since the evening of March 20 when he escaped near Route 7 South…

Opinion
April 1, 2015

Schools “go independent” with positive results

By Rob Roper

Last November, Vermonters sent a loud and clear message to Montpelier to fix Vermont’s education financing system and lower our property tax burden. A proposal now coming out of the Legislature is based on mandatory consolidation of school districts into units of…