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Dozens of orange boxes sit on the Interstate-91 Northbound offramp at the Orleans exit Monday morning. At 1:30 a.m, the Vermont State Police responded for a report of a tractor-trailer rollover. Police say that Nicolas Paris-Goble, 28, of Vernal, Utah took the exit at a high rate of speed ca…

The U.S. Small Business Administration(link is external) has announced that the deadline to apply for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL)(link is external) program for the COVID-19 Pandemic disaster declaration is extended to December 31, 2021.  The deadline extension comes as a result …

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Tomasz Jankowski, President and CEO of Northeast Kingdom Human Services (NKHS) has resigned effective December 31 amid turmoil within the organization.  The Vermont Department of Mental Health recently placed NKHS on Provisional redesignation following multiple complaints from current and pa…

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"Full House" actor Lori Loughlin was released from prison Monday after spending two months behind bars for paying half a million dollars in bribes to get her two daughters into college.

Earlier this month the Craftsbury Community Care Center reported an outbreak affecting 13 staff members and 15 residents. Board member Penelope Doherty confirmed the virus has affected a mix of staff and residents.

Melinda and David Lamoureux, owners of Sunrise Manor and their children Maverick and Xavier accompanied by friend Finley Rodondi delivered Christmas gifts to all residents at Sunrise Manor. Melinda is also the SASH (Support and Services at Home)coordinator for Island Pond which residents par…

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Temporary change allows for gathering with single, trusted household for the holidays. Thanks to the hard work and sacrifices of many Vermonters, our COVID-19 numbers have leveled out for now. For the period from December 23 – January 2, one household may gather with one other trusted househ…

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DONTA FLOWERS JR., AGE 27, OF HARTFORD, CONN was arrested on Friday, Dec. 18. He is charged with Unlawful Restraint in connection with the Nov. 30 shooting near 187 Waterfront Plaza. He is also facing federal drug and firearm related charges.

DERBY – Following numerous complaints from staff and stakeholders, the Vermont Department of Mental Health (DMH) and Disabilities, Aging, and Independent Living (DAIL) placed Northeast Kingdom Human Services (NKHS) in Provisional Redesignation with the intent to de-designate as NKHS official…

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Off the bike path in Newport is a decorated Maple sugar shack for the bike path community. Some children have been writing letters to Santa and putting them in the red mailbox. It is also full of candy canes.  (Photos courtesy Shane R. Lacoss)  

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DERBY – Once again children across the region will have a bright and shiny package to unwrap on Christmas morning, thanks to the law enforcement officers, firefighters and community donations.

Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott on Tuesday announced that the COVID-19 State of Emergency has been extended to January 15, 2021. All previous addendums to the State of Emergency remain in place, including a temporary suspension of social gatherings and the cross-state travel map.

Montpelier, VT – Early yesterday morning, the very first shipment of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine arrived in Vermont, earlier than expected. Vermont’s nonprofit hospitals immediately began to accelerate plans to stand up vaccine clinics in their respective communities to administer t…

Governor Phil Scott on Monday announced the arrival in Vermont of the first 1,950 doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. This is the first portion of the 5,850 doses coming to Vermont this week. The State Vaccine Depot and the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington each r…