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  1. Slippery conditions contribute to I-93 crashes in FranconiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 |

    ... He was not injured as a result of the crash. Just after Haynes crashed, state police say Tammy Simoneau, 54, of Newport, Vt., stopped her 2016 Mercedes Sprinter van to help, and while parked in the breakdown lane, a 2009 Nissan Murano driven by Eric ...


  2. Neighbor concerned about Coventry landfill expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The state approved a permit which is the first step in the expansion process, but those opposed are still fighting. "We don't wanna be the dumping ground," says Charlie Pronto who has lived in Newport for most of his life.


  3. 1 of WWII ship's last surviving crewmembers pays visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | New Jersey Herald

    ... three sons for the tour aboard the USS Slater, a floating museum docked at the Port of Albany since 1997. Labor, of Newport, Vermont, had visited the ship a couple times before, and his sons had also taken tours when it was based in New York City 25 ...


  4. Community Financial Services Group, LLC Buys Thor Industries Inc, General Electric Co, Advance ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 |

    Newport, VT, based Investment company Community Financial Services Group, LLC buys Thor Industries Inc, General Electric Co, Advance Auto Parts Inc, American Express Co, The Home Depot Inc, Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc, Kemper Corp, The Toronto-Dominion Bank, United Technologies Corp, sells Valero Energy Corp, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co, Hanesbrands Inc, Tupperware Brands Corp, Exxon Mobil Corp during the 3-months ended 2018-09-30, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Community Financial Services Group, LLC. As of 2018-09-30, Community Financial Services Group, LLC owns 96 stocks with a total value of $293 million. These are the details of the buys and sells.


  5. Newport Police investigating vandalism incidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Newport Police are investigating six incidents where they say a pellet gun has been used to shoot out windows of homes, businesses and vacant buildings. Newport Police Chief Seth DiSanto says officers have responded to several incidents in which a pellet gun has been used to shoot out windows of homes, businesses and vacant buildings since Sept.


  6. A landfill in Vermont, a lake in Quebec and a question: How's the water?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2018 | CBC News

    ... on both sides of the border have expressed concerns about how the leachate percolating from the Coventry Landfill in Newport, Vt., is being treated before it gets discharged into Lake Memphremagog. Plans for the expansion of a landfill in Vermont ...


  7. `We don't want to be the dumping ground for all of New England'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | The Bennington Banner

    Vermonters and Canadians who live near the Coventry landfill are frustrated over their lack of say as to whether the state approves a 51-acre expansion to the state's biggest trash disposal site. Over one hundred people crowded into Newport's waterfront Gateway Center Monday night to question a panel of state officials and conservationists about the landfill expansion.


  8. Should VT's only landfill grow larger?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The Gateway Centre in Newport was packed Monday night. Vermonters and Canadians sat together to listen to a public discussion about the application to expand Vermont's only landfill.


  9. Effort to build floating maritime museum advancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2018 |

    ... and digital newspaper replica. Please click here to select a subscription, or login if you are already a member. NEWPORT, Vt. (AP) - The effort to buy a boat in northern Vermont to transform it into a floating maritime museum has moved one step ...


  10. Speeder forces cars off Derby roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2018 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... residential area. Police said the man even forced some cars off the road. Two other troopers joined in the chase in Newport, but the driver refused to stop. They eventually called off the chase. Police said there has been an increase in reckless ...


  11. Four Swimmers Attempting 25-Mile Lake Memphremagog SwimRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2018 | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    On September 10, 2018, four ultra-marathon open water swimmers will be attempting to swim the 25-mile length of Lake Memphremagog between Newport, VT and Magog, QC. The swim is In Search of Memphre, an amateur swim which was begun in 2011 to promote a more open border and search for the elusive "swimmer friendly" lake creature, Memphre.


  12. Newport woman gets 2-8 for heroin traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2018 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    Kirby Davis, of Newport, cries after Judge Michael Kainen sentenced her to 2-8 years for heroin trafficking on Monday, Aug. 27, 2018. Kirby Davis, of Newport, tears up after Judge Michael Kainen sentenced her to 2-8 years for heroin trafficking on Monday, Aug. 27, 2018.


  13. Receiver hopes to sell Jay Peak by next summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The federal receiver overseeing two Vermont ski resorts after their owner was accused of massive fraud says he hopes to sell Jay Peak by next summer, but the Burke Mountain Resort won't be sold this year. Former Jay Peak owner Ariel Quiros of Miami and former president William Stenger of Newport, Vermont, were accused in 2016 of misusing more than $200 million raised from foreign investors through the EB-5 visa program.


  14. Newport to postpone accepting free boardwalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A recent $2 million lawsuit settlement with a ski resort developer has prompted the Vermont city of Newport to hold off accepting a free boardwalk from the state in favor of other potential property deals. The Caledonian Record reports Newport Mayor Paul Monette and an economic specialist sent a letter to City Council on Monday recommending the city postpone acquiring the boardwalk on Lake Memphremagog and a $500,000 grant for its repairs.


  15. Rural Vermont ambulance services struggle to surviveRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    This year alone, two different EMS bays have closed their doors. Derby Line Ambulance shut down in January after some financial issues, leaving Newport to take over.


  16. With all eyes on the U.S. southern border, illegal crossings from Canada quietly increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2018 | CBC News

    ... or Canadian dollars, or Mexican pesos. U.S. Border Patrol agent Richard Ross, who runs the Border Patrol Station in Newport, Vt., said such smuggling cases are increasing. "There has been a definite uptick, and we have seen increasing group sizes ...


  17. Vera Rivard Becomes Youngest Person to Cross 25 Miles of Lake Memphremagog Open WaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2018 | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    ... were high. Two of the seven completed the 25-mile international swim from the start at the EastSide Restaurant in Newport, Vermont to the finish line on the beach of Magog, Quebec. Sharessa Guiterrez , 37, of Omaha, Nebraska completed with a time of ...


  18. Yolande L. ArelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | Nashua Telegraph

    Yolande L. Arel, 80, a resident of Merrimack for the past 17 years and formerly of Nashua, widow of Armand O. Mrs. Arel was born in Newport, Vermont on June 23, 1938, a daughter of the late Harry and Pauline Forest. During her youth, Yolande grew up on a farm in North Troy, VT and attended schools there.


  19. Border/StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... On Saturday, agents apprehended seven Romanians and a German citizen who had just entered the country illegally in Newport, Vermont. The ACLU of New Hampshire says the U.S. Border Patrol checkpoints on Interstate 93 this summer staged far inland ...


  20. Ski area developers to pay in immigrant investor fraud caseRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2018 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... Peak. Those properties will be liquidated, and the money will be earmarked for economic development, Donovan said. NEWPORT, Vt. - Vermont has settled a lawsuit against two ski resort developers who were accused of defrauding the state's troubled ...


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