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March 29th, 2012

If Microsoft Calls, Hang Up

March 29, 2012

NEWPORT, VT - Scammers pretending to be from Microsoft are trying to rip off your computer access information.
Vermont Attorney General Bill Sorrell recently issued a warning to computer owners about a scam in which people receive calls from a "Microsoft" certified technician who will inform you that your computer is badly infected by a virus and you need to take immediate action to fix the problem.
The goal of the scammer is to get the victim to log onto a certain website that allows the scammer to take remote access of the computer.

An End of an Era, No More Hoops Today

March 29, 2012

March 28th

Barton Man Faces Six Counts of Child Molesting

March 28, 2012

NEWPORT CITY – Joshua Fontaine, 21, of Barton, is out on conditions after entering not guilty pleas to six felony charges of lewd and lascivious conduct with a child.
On Feb. 3, 2012, someone told state police that Fontaine forced a friend to perform sexual acts on him.

Accused Killers Brought To Court

March 28, 2012

ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont snowplow driver who wanted to "get a girl" was accused Wednesday along with his wife of luring a popular prep school teacher from her home by pretending their vehicle had broken down, then beating and strangling her, stripping her body naked and throwing it into the Connecticut River.
Allen Prue, 30, and Patricia Prue, 33, of Waterford, pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder in the death of Melissa Jenkins, whose SUV was found idling along a remote road near her St. Johnsbury home on Sunday with her unharmed 2-year-old inside.

Shamrocks Fall 6-4 to Chicago in Game One at Nationals

March 28, 2012

FRISCO, TX–The Vermont Shamrocks opened up the Tier II U-16 Girls’ National Championship Tournament with a tough 6-4 loss to the Chicago Bruins.
With members of the team arriving just hours before game time, it is understandable that they may not have had their legs ready for the 7:00 am start time.
The Bruins came out strong, scoring three goals in the first ten minutes, but the Shamrocks got their legs going, and tied the game up at three.

Frances E. LaBerge

March 28, 2012

Jean Paul Couture

March 28, 2012

Duane L. Gullard

March 28, 2012

March 27th

Mud Season Strikes

March 27, 2012

ORLEANS CO. - Ah, spring! Time for robins, green grass, warmer weather and - mud.
The severity of mud season this year seems to be dependent on where you go. Some motorists are finding themselves up to their hubs in mud and needing tows while others are making the pass with ease.
“We certainly have our share of muddy back roads this season, that’s for sure,” said Charleston Selectman Dean Bennett. However, he wouldn’tgo so far as to say it’s any worse than previous years. “It just came a little earlier.”

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