News from Windham County

Saxtons River man facing slew of charges

WESTMINSTER — A 32-year-old Saxtons River man is facing multiple charges following an incident in Westminster yesterday. Authorities were notified of a report that Johnathon Kinney was intoxicated and damaging property at a home on Vermont Route 121 at around 5:22 a.m. Police say the caller informed them that Kinney had left the home and

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Truck flees scene after hitting covered bridge in Dummerston

DUMMERSTON — A truck driver fled the scene after hitting a bridge in Dummerston yesterday. Authorities were notified that a box truck had struck the Dummerston covered bridge between 7:30 a.m and 8:30 a.m. Police say two poles on the top section of the bridge were broken. The truck was described as having orange or

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Driver arrested for DUI #3 in Newfane

NEWFANE — A 54-year-old woman from Whitingham was arrested for her third DUI following an incident in Newfane yesterday. Police say they were notified of a possible intoxicated driver at an address on Vermont Route 30 at around 4:51 p.m. The driver was identified as Karen Watters. Police say she displayed signs of impairment and

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News from Bennington, Rutland, and Windsor counties

Man shot and killed in Rutland

RUTLAND — The Vermont State Police and Rutland City Police Department are jointly investigating a homicide that took place early Sunday morning at the Quality Inn in Rutland. Authorities were notified of a disturbance in a room in the hotel on South Main Street at around 3:40 a.m. Following an autopsy, the victim has been

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Police looking for woman after two burglaries in Pittsford

PITTSFORD — Police are seeking the public’s help in locating a woman who was involved in a burglary that occurred in Pittsford on Tuesday. The incident took place at Kamuda’s Country Market at around 5:00 a.m. Police say a woman made forced entry into the market, causing damage. A second burglary also took place across

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Armed robbery at the Stewarts Shop in West Rutland

RUTLAND — Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who was involved in an armed robbery at a shop in Rutland yesterday. The incident took place at the Stewarts Shop on Main Street at around 8:51 p.m. Police say upon meeting with store employees and reviewing video footage, it was found that

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News from across the state

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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Vermont Blue Advantage® Introduces new Medicare Advantage Plans: Enrollment is 10/15-12/7 for Coverage in 2021

BERLIN — Vermont Blue Advantage recently announced it was awarded a contract with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, allowing the affiliate of Blue Cross® and Blue Shield® of Vermont to provide Medicare Advantage plans to older Vermonters for coverage beginning January 1st, 2021. Vermont Blue Advantage will offer Medicare Advantage plans built on

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Vermont dad and sons donate firewood to those in need

BURLINGTON — Eric Axelrod has transformed a surplus of firewood in his Jericho yard into a budding fuel assistance program designed to help Vermonters stay warm this winter. With the help of his two sons, Devin, 13, and Logan, 10, Axelrod has started “Wood for Good,” an initiative donating firewood to Vermonters who need it

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