News from Windham County

Man charged with excessive speeding on Vermont Route 30, Dummerston

DUMMERSTON — A 60-year-old resident of Brookline was charged with excessive speeding following an incident in Dummerston yesterday. Police say they observed a speeding vehicle traveling north on Vermont Route 30, near Maple Valley Ski at around 7:00 p.m. According to the report, the vehicle was passing another car that was traveling at the appropriate

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Woman arrested for negligent operation, resisting arrest in Brattleboro

BRATTLEBORO — A 60-year-old woman from Connecticut was arrested on multiple charges following an incident in Brattleboro on Saturday. Police say they observed a 2015 BMW X3 headed south on Vermont Route 30 in Dummerston at around 7:00 p.m. The operator of the vehicle displayed significant difficulty maintaining the lane of travel, traveling well under

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Head-on crash with injuries on Route 30, Townshend

TOWNSHEND — Police responded to a two-vehicle crash in Townshend last week. The crash took place on Feb. 17, on Route 30 at around 11:15 a.m. Police identified one of the drivers as Carmelo Torres, 39, of Brattleboro, and another driver as John Thrower, 73, of Williamsville. According to the report, Torres was headed south

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News from Bennington, Rutland, and Windsor counties

Police investigating a burglary in Rutland

RUTLAND — Police are investigating a burglary that occurred in Rutland on Tuesday. Authorities were notified of an active burglary alarm at the Sandri Sunoco store at around 2:15 a.m. Police say they observed a shattered front door with numerous items missing from the store when they arrived. Anyone with information regarding this incident is

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Driver arrested for DUI #3 in Dorset

DORSET — A 40-year-old woman was arrested for her third DUI following an incident in Dorset on Monday. Authorities were notified of a motorist off the road on Overlook Road near Morse Hill Road at around 6:55 p.m. Police identified the driver as Tiffany Pannell, 40, of Dorset, when they arrived. According to the report,

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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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