News Briefs

News Briefs: Lakes Region May 26

Officer receives commendation FAIR HAVEN—Fair Haven Police Chief William Humphries gave Sgt. Dale Kerber an official Lifesaver commendation for services to the community and surrounding area. The May 9 award cites three instances in which Kerber saved a life by […]

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News Briefs

News Briefs: Lakes Region

By Lani Duke Ancient road offers history lesson MIDDLETOWN SPRINGS—Middletown Springs town attorney Gary Kupferer led a public hearing in the Middletown Springs town office March 26 to consider discontinuing sections of the historic Garron Road (Town Highway No. 21). […]

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Police Beat

Fatal house fire On April 13 at about 4 a.m. the Vermont State Police responded to a house fire at 35 West Street in Middletown Springs. Upon arrival troopers discovered an occupant deceased inside the building, which was completely destroyed. […]

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Lakes Region News Briefs

By Lani Dukes Contemplating Life Café holds official open house FAIR HAVEN—Michael Mancino has opened the Contemplating Life Café in the former Carvey’s restaurant of Fair Haven. Though it first opened Feb. 13, it held its grand opening over Easter […]

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Springtime sugaring events

Vermont’s biggest harbinger of spring – maple sugar season – kicks off in March and continues through April with fairs, festivals, and family fun. As the largest producer of maple syrup in the U.S., Vermont knows how to celebrate the […]

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Lakes Region

Poultney budget contains minor increase POULTNEY—Poultney voters will be asked to approve a slightly increased budget over that of the previous year, up by only a bit over 2 percent, $1,139,189 for the 2016-17 fiscal year, compared to the current year’s […]

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News Briefs: Lakes Region

By Lani Duke Hubbardton fire shows perils of remodeling HUBBARDTON—Trapped between walls and dropped ceilings, a fire took down a Hubbardton home erected about 225 years ago. Missing from the townscape is the one-and-one-half story, post-and-beam Cape Cod-style house at […]

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News Briefs: Lakes Region

By Lani Duke FAIR HAVEN Town addresses infrastructure needs FAIR HAVEN—The hangar at Fair Haven’s one-time airport is falling into disrepair and needs structural work soon, consultant Wayne Burleson wrote in a letter to the town. The building “will not […]

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News Briefs

News Briefs: Lakes Region

By Lani Duke Don’t toss out the table phones yet MIDDLETOWN SPRINGS—The cell tower on McNamara Road in Middletown Springs is still on hold despite receiving its certificate of public good in April 2011. AT&T Regional Vice President Owen Smith […]

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