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  1. Vt. defense attorneys question use of drug recognition expertsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Multiple defense attorneys are questioning Vermont's use of drug recognition experts who test people suspected to be under the influence of a substance other than alcohol. The Valley News reports attorneys including Norwich-based George Ostler and St. Johnsbury-based David Sleigh argue the tests are not scientifically reliable.

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  2. Dozens walk in Rutland to End Alzheimer'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 8 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Community members were out to raise money and spread awareness at the Walk to End Alzheimer's. Organizers say in Vermont there are over 13-thousand people, over the age of 65, who are diagnosed with Alzheimer's.

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  3. Threat triggers lockdown at St. Johnsbury rehab facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Sheriff's deputies were posted at both entrances to the St. Johnsbury Health and Rehabilitation Center for most of the day. Monday morning, the facility went into lockdown mode after a man made verbal threats to a staff member that he was going to shoot people.

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  4. Man accused in fatal St. Johnsbury fire ends fight for release on bailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2018 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The lawyer for a man accused of killing a person whose body was found in a burning Vermont home says his client will stop fighting for his release on bail. The Caledonian Record reports the lawyer for 30-year-old Allen Draper said in court filings Monday his client is waiving his right to an evidence hearing because the Department of Corrections is intent on keeping him detained.

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  5. Developer to invest in St. Johnsbury housing projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The Caledonian-Record reports Kingdom Development Company announced Thursday it was finalizing a deal to buy the first floor of the Depot Square building. Housing Vermont recently purchased the property with help from St. Johnsbury.

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  6. Vermont town of St. Johnsbury hires new fire chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2018 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The hiring of incoming Fire Chief Jon Bouffard was announced at a recent meeting of the St. Johnsbury select board by town Manager Chad Whitehead. The Caledonian Record reports that Bouffard will replace former Chief Troy Ruggles who has taken a new position with the Burlington Fire Department.

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  7. Man faces trial next year in case of body found after fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The trial of a man accused of killing a man whose body was found following a Vermont house fire is scheduled for April 2019. The 20-year-old Draper is accused of killing St. Johnsbury resident Tim Persons on May 15. Police say he went to Persons' home and struck his head with a radiator pipe, then set the home on fire after Persons refused Draper's demand for money to buy cocaine.

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  8. Dispute over puppies seized from sweltering Vermont homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2018 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Police say a dog and 10 puppies rescued from a St. Johnsbury mobile home during the heat wave earlier this month were dangerously dehydrated. But there's a different story from the dogs' owner, who says she deserves her dogs back.

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  9. Vermont sheriff's office moving from courthouse due to costRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2018 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The Caledonia County sheriff's department office is moving out of the St. Johnsbury courthouse because the sheriff feels the state of Vermont is charging too much for rent. The Caledonian Record reports the sheriff's office has moved from the courthouse at the corner Eastern Avenue and Main Street to Memorial Drive.

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  10. St. J pastor pulls handgun, tells fleeing burglar to freezeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Pastor Richard Menard of the New Beginnings Christian Church in St. Johnsbury told police there had been multiple burglaries at his church recently. The Caledonian-Record reports he heard his building alarm go off early June 28 and confronted a fleeing burglar with a handgun.

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  11. St. Johnsbury men charged with trafficking drugs on 'dark web'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    This comes after a year-long operation by several federal agencies -- the first nationwide undercover action to target vendors on the dark web. Two Saint Johnsbury men -- Sam Bent and Djeneba Bent -- are accused of conspiracy to distribute LSD, ecstasy, cocaine and marijuana.

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  12. St. Johnsbury to invest nearly $1M in housing projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Officials in St. Johnsbury have decided to use nearly $1 million in state housing funds toward the purchase an apartment complex. The Caledonian-Record reports the select board voted unanimously Monday to approve a letter of support for the Depot Square housing project.

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  13. Vermont House veto override attempt expected TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The Vermont House is preparing for a veto override Tuesday after Republican Gov. Phil Scott rejected lawmakers' second spending plan Thursday night, but prospects for pushing the budget through look dim. "We all need to come together to make sure that Vermonters have confidence in their government and they know where we're going from here," said Rep. Dylan Giambatista, D-Essex Junction.

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  14. Is Vermont's furlough program effective?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2018 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The program is run by the Corrections Department and is designed for inmates who pose a low risk to public safety. If they are granted furlough, inmates get a chance to serve time in the community, preparing them for life after their sentence is over.

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  15. St. Johnsbury decorates downtown area with memorial benchesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2018 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A Vermont town is sprucing up its downtown area with a series of benches that honor families and offer kind words. The Caledonian-Record reports St. Johnsbury recently installed several black Victorian-style benches throughout the downtown area.

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  16. Tuesday morning weather xtraRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2018 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A Vermont transplant is behind a nonprofit group working to improve the quality of life for rural villages in South Sudan. For years she's been manipulating metal.

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  17. Man to be charged with murder in St. Johnsbury death investigationRead the original story

    May 21, 2018 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Vermont State Police say the man found dead in the rubble of a St. Johnsbury house fire is the homeowner Timothy Persons.

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  18. Victim in fatal St. Johnsbury house fire identified.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2018 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Saturday, Vermont State Police announced that they have identified the victim of Tuesday's fatal house fire on Crepeault Hill Road in St. Johnsbury. They say they are now considering the death suspicious.

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  19. Police find minivan discovered missing after deadly fireRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    There is still no word on whose body was found but Thursday, police said the homeowner's van has been found. Timothy Persons, 52, owns the home on Crepeault Hill Road.

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  20. Stuck in Vermont: Silloway MapleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    In this week's episode, Seven Days' Eva Sollberger meets different generations of the 22 member Silloway-Lambert family and enjoys some sugar on snow. In this week's episode, Seven Days' Eva Sollberger meets different generations of the 22 member Silloway-Lambert family and enjoys some sugar on snow.

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