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Washington County man charged with DUI in Vermont
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 09:04:37 -0700

Vermont State Police say a Washington County man was drinking and driving in Bennington early Friday morning. Troopers spotted 32-year-old Christopher Bonner around 12:30 a.m. at the Cumberland Farms on Northside Drive.

Washington County Fair draws crowds
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 22:22:01 -0700

GREENWICH, N.Y. -- The Washington County Fair attracts more than 120,000 people annually from Lake George to Albany and Saratoga Springs to Southern Vermont.

Details of double fatal crash released
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:58:53 -0700

Authorities say they'll probably never determine why a Vermont man was passing in a no-passing zone on a New York road when he caused the crash that killed him and another Vermont resident. Washington County sheriff's investigators tell The Post-Star of Glens Falls that 28-year-old Adam Devino of Poultney was driving in the wrong lane on Route 25 early Friday morning when he crested a hill and ...

Longtime local criminal gets 20 to life as persistent felon
Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:00:00 -0700

FORT EDWARD -- A Fort Edward man who was convicted of multiple felonies in July for a variety of financial schemes, topping a decades-long criminal history, was sentenced Friday to 20 years to life in state prison as a “persistent” felon.

Vermont receives $78,000 check for GMO defense fund
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:44:57 -0700

MONTPELIER -- Vermont has raised more than $300,000 in private donations since May to help defend its GMO labeling law in federal court.

Details released on NY crash that killed 2 Vermonters
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:11:57 -0700

Authorities say they'll probably never determine why a Vermont man was passing in a no-passing zone on a New York road when he caused the crash that killed him and another Vermont resident.

Florida, Arizona pick nominees for governor
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:11:15 -0700

WASHINGTON (AP) — Voters cast ballots Tuesday in primary elections in Florida, Arizona and Vermont. Highlights:

Names of victims in crash released
Sat, 16 Aug 2014 14:09:01 -0700

The county sheriff's office identified the driver of one of the cars — a 1991 red Chevrolet Camaro — as 20-year-old Mollie Loftie of Wells, Vt. A witness driving east told investigators that Devino's car passed her moments before the 5:18 a.m. wreck by crossing a double-yellow line as the road crested a hill, slamming head-on into Loftie's westbound Camaro, the sheriff's office said.

GovBeat: How America’s favorite NFL teams have changed in a year
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 12:46:05 -0700

Teams that go to the Super Bowl do a good job of winning over fans in neighboring states that lack their own NFL teams.

Wendell Kerry at Topsham Public Library
Fri, 05 Sep 2014 09:23:45 -0700

TOPSHAM — Wendall Kerry is a fifth generation Maine native who was born “Down East” in Washington County in the town of Danforth. He grew up on a dairy farm in Dexter where he attended N. H. Fay High School. He is a graduate of the Aroostook Central Institute in Mars Hill and has a bachelor’s degree from Norwich University in Vermont. read more