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  1. Rutland's Brooke Flewelling places second in turkey call contestRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Denton Publications

    Winners of the 12th annual Bart Jacob Memorial Youth Turkey Calling Contest, held April 8 in Castleton are: Front row :Cooper Sheldon, Dorset; Nick McReynolds, North Danville; Robby Harris Poultney; Brook Flewelling, Rutland; and Spencer Sheldon and Colby Butler, both from Dorset. Back row : Luke McReynolds, North Danville; Jonathan Churchill, Groton; Josiah Aubrey, Fort Ann, New York; Adam Browe and Ethan Moore, both from Pawlet; and Hunter Michaud, East Hardwick.

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  2. 3,000 acres protected in Ira and PoultneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 15 | WTEN-TV Albany

    The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department says it has added nearly 3,000 acres to the 600-acre Bird Mountain Wildlife Management Area in Ira and Poultney - the biggest addition to a state wildlife management area in more than 10 years. The department says the area is made up of Bird's Eye Mountain, a nesting site and habitat for peregrine falcons, and surrounding lands.

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  3. Man sentenced for hardware store theftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 12 | Manchester Journal

    A Poultney man was given a suspended sentence and two years of probation after admitting to stealing tools from two different hardware stores in Manchester last August. Shane L. Colford, 42, was one of two men who faced charges in connection with the incident.

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  4. Local community members recognizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 6 | Concord Monitor

    received the Aldo Leopold Conservation Scholarship by Green Mountain College in Poultney, Vt. It is granted to students with an interest in the sciences who are preparing to lead communities to a more sustainable future. She is a senior. an Army ...

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  5. 2 bodies discovered on Poultney propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 28 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Alexandra Rooker was missing for days before federal authorities found her dead in a shed on Morse Hollow Road. Police believe the Fair Haven woman overdosed on heroin.

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  6. "Vermont Wild" author entertains at Fair Haven Free libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2017 | Denton Publications

    ... stories. Their names and photos are included in each book. Norm Brown of Wells, Deputy Warden Terry Williams of Poultney and Tom Stearns, formerly of Fair Haven, are among those who have contributed stories from their careers. "I tell people, I'm ...

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  7. Family on fourth decade of making maple syrupRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Maple syrup producers across the region are opening their doors this weekend to celebrate one of Vermont's best know products. At Green's Sugarhouse in Poultney, the wood is burning and sap is boiling.

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  8. 3 face drug charges tied to death investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... Alexandra Rooker's death. Rooker went missing March 3 and was found dead 11 days later at Wayne Oddo's house in Poultney. Police suspect she overdosed. Authorities say two New York state troopers have been injured in a multivehicle collision while ...

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  9. Families want more opportunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Manchester Journal

    ... for the Vermont state average to give kids more opportunities," she said. The closest public high schools are in Poultney or Arlington, roughly 22 miles away. Cole said that surveys given out at the forum resulted in support for school choice versus ...

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  10. Man allegedly kept body of missing woman in shedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    Police say as they searched for several days for a missing Fair Haven woman, Wayne Oddo knew where she was and never said a word. Wednesday evening, police said, they found the body of Alexandra Rooker, 26, on Oddo's property on Morse Hollow Road in Poultney.

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  11. Federal Court Documents: Body of Alexandra Rooker Found in a Shed in PoultneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | WVNY

    ... for March 24. Police say Rooker was reported missing on March 8, and was reportedly last seen by friends in Poultney on March 3 when she was dropped off at Oddo's residence. An autopsy will be conducted to determine how she died. Police say the ...

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  12. Missing woman found dead in PoultneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | The Chester Telegraph

    The body of Alexandra Rooker, 26, of Fair Haven, Vermont was discovered at about 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday March 15 at the 1953 Morse Hollow Road residence of Wayne Oddo, 53. State Police Major Crimes Unit and Bureau of Criminal Investigation detectives are working with the Rutland County State's attorney to find out how Rooker's death occurred. Rooker was last seen by friends in Poultney on March 3 and reported missing on March 8. VSP's Crime Scene Search team has been working at the scene gathering evidence.

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  13. Courchesne voted Reformer Athlete of the WeekRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2017 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    Twin Valley varsity girls basketball player Tayler Courchesne received 143 votes to earn Brattleboro Reformer Athlete of the Week honors for Feb. 26 to March 4. The junior guard went off for 21 points, seven rebounds, three assists and four steals to help the Wildcats to a 56-46 win over Poultney. "She had a real good game," Robin Jo Johnson noted on her ballot.

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  14. Board approves Burlington Town Center Mall redevelopment plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... students at a school in the North Country. The Vermont Supreme Court has rejected an appeal to modify the bail of a Poultney teen charged with shooting his friend in the head last year. The Vermont Supreme Court has rejected an appeal to modify the ...

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  15. Vt. teen involved in police melee investigation arrested againRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... all service both Tuesday and Wednesday. The Vermont Supreme Court has rejected an appeal to modify the bail of a Poultney teen charged with shooting his friend in the head last year. The Vermont Supreme Court has rejected an appeal to modify the ...

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  16. Pot dealer argues for legalization in VermontRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... all service both Tuesday and Wednesday. The Vermont Supreme Court has rejected an appeal to modify the bail of a Poultney teen charged with shooting his friend in the head last year. Let's Grow Kids, a statewide campaign based out of Burlington that ...

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  17. Burlington murder victim's son shares new detailsRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... all service both Tuesday and Wednesday. The Vermont Supreme Court has rejected an appeal to modify the bail of a Poultney teen charged with shooting his friend in the head last year. The Vermont Supreme Court has rejected an appeal to modify the ...

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  18. Psychiatrist brings up concerns with Burlington murder suspect's lawyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... all service both Tuesday and Wednesday. The Vermont Supreme Court has rejected an appeal to modify the bail of a Poultney teen charged with shooting his friend in the head last year. The Vermont Supreme Court has rejected an appeal to modify the ...

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  19. NY teen arrested for threatening schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... all service both Tuesday and Wednesday. The Vermont Supreme Court has rejected an appeal to modify the bail of a Poultney teen charged with shooting his friend in the head last year. The Vermont Supreme Court has rejected an appeal to modify the ...

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  20. Winter storm stymies travelers plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... all service both Tuesday and Wednesday. The Vermont Supreme Court has rejected an appeal to modify the bail of a Poultney teen charged with shooting his friend in the head last year. The Vermont Supreme Court has rejected an appeal to modify the ...

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