News from Windham County

Driver injured during single-vehicle crash in Vernon

VERNON — A 24-year-old resident of Brattleboro was arrested for his second DUI following a crash in Vernon on Monday. The single-vehicle crash took place on Fort Bridgman Road near Broad Brook Road at around 7:45 p.m. According to the report, Nicholas Fisher had been driving his vehicle north when he failed to properly negotiate

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Single-vehicle crash with injury, Wardsboro

WARDSBORO — An 18-year-old man was injured in a single-vehicle crash in Wardsboro on Saturday. The vehicle struck a utility pole on Vermont Route 100 and Fitts Road at around 12:13 a.m. Police say there was a black 2007 Jeep GCH on it’s roof with significant damage when they arrived. The driver was transported to

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Single-vehicle crash on I-91, Putney

PUTNEY — A 35-year-old resident of Rutland was involved in a single-vehicle crash yesterday. The crash took place on Interstate 91 in Putney at around 1:15 p.m. According to the report, the driver, identified as Christian Rodriguez-Pagan, failed to negotiate a slight curve in the road during heavy rainfall which caused him to adjust his

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News from Bennington, Rutland, and Windsor counties

Two-vehicle crash on US Route 7, Rutland

RUTLAND — Police responded to a two-vehicle crash in Rutland early Tuesday morning. The crash took place on US Route 7, north of the Randbury Road intersection at around 5:55 a.m. According to the report, Ryan Wilbur, 33, of Clarendon, was exiting the Sandri Sunoco Gas station on US Route 7 just before the incident.

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Brandon woman facing charges after several local burglaries

WEST RUTLAND — A resident of Brandon is being charged after several burglaries that occurred in West Rutland last month. On November 10, authorities were notified of a burglary that occurred at Kamuda’s Country Market in Pittsford. Police say a woman made a forced entry into the market, causing damage. State police Rutland barracks conducted

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Police identify individuals involved in standoff in West Haven

WEST HAVEN — Authorities have identified the individuals involved in the nearly 12-hour standoff that began Sunday afternoon, Dec. 6, 2020, and concluded safely at 1:21 a.m. Monday. The suspect is Reginald Book, 70, of West Haven. He is facing charges of attempted murder, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, and simple assault. The first

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Police: Man charged with breaking windows at home in Pownal

POWNAL — A 32-year-old man was charged with unlawful mischief following an incident in Pownal yesterday. Authorities were notified of a citizen dispute at a home on Middle Pownal Road at around 6:30 p.m. According to the report, Darren Pronto, of Pownal, had caused damage to the property of Jacob Zampini, and Olivia Burdick, both

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News from across the state

Dept. of Labor ends extended unemployment benefit program for Vermont

NEWPORT — The Vermont Department of Labor has been informed by the U.S. Department of Labor that Vermont has officially ‘triggered off’ of the federally-funded unemployment insurance program known as ‘Extended Benefits’. The Department received notification on Friday evening, December 11, 2020, from the U.S. Department of Labor that, based on the household survey data

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Extra 3SquaresVT payment in December

WATERBURY — Approximately 22,500 households who are participating in the 3SquaresVT program will receive an extra check in December using Covid Relief Funds. This one-time payment of $286 will provide extra support to households who were not eligible to receive an enhanced 3SquaresVT benefit for September because they were already receiving the maximum benefit. It

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Town Meeting TV offers Vermont voters a front-row seat on Election Day

BURLINGTON — Beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 3, Vermonters interested in the outcome of this year’s local, state, and national elections should tune in to Town Meeting TV’s “Local Votes 2020” election results program airing live on www.ch17.tv, Comcast channel 1087, and Burlington Telecom channels 17 and 217. While Town Meeting TV has

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