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August 1st, 2012
Vermont State Police are investigating a burglary reported at the Lincoln General Store at 6:15 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 1. The culprit(s) first tried to get into the business through a rear door, but ultimately gained access through a window, according to the store owner. Once inside, the thieves stole an unspecified amount of cash and cigarettes, according to police. Anyone with information on the crime should contact Vermont State Police at 388-4919. Information can also be submitted online at www.vtips.info, or text "CRIMES" (274637) to Keyword: VTIPS.
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FERRISBURGH — A Burlington man today was charged with second-degree murder for taking the life of Conrad Bell, 40, of Vergennes during a confrontation at a bonfire in Ferrisburgh just before midnight on Friday night.
At a Monday afternoon arraignment in Rutland Superior Court, Joseph Bolduc, 25, pled innocent to that charge as well as a number of other charges stemming from the aftermath of an incident in which Vermont State Police allege Bolduc struck Bell with a tire iron in the neck and caused his death.
MIDDLEBURY — Step back, wind up and pitch those horseshoes because the pro tour is coming to town.
From August 24-26, a conglomeration of the greatest horseshoe pitchers on Earth will take to the clay courts at the Sodbuster Horseshoe Pitching Club on Case Street in Middlebury. Organized by Bristol resident and reigning world horseshoe champion Brian Simmons, the Green Mountain Challenge is one of six Horseshoe Pitching Pro Tour tournaments this year.
In assessing the two leading presidential candidates, Republican Mitt Romney and Democrat Barack Obama, a good place to identify their respective priorities is to consider their tax plans.
Those proposals, after all, represent how each candidate intends to finance the nation’s business, to balance the budget and, if possible, to whittle away at the national debt.
BRISTOL — At the beginning of this month, new Addison Northeast Supervisory Union Superintendent David Adams took hold of the ANeSU helm, replacing Evelyn Howard who held the position for 12 years.
Adams comes to ANeSU with more than 30 years of teaching and administrative experience. His wife, Judith Adams, is the assistant superintendent at Bennington Rutland Supervisory Union. The avid outdoorsman is currently renting a home in Huntington, and he has two daughters and three grandchildren.
VERMONT — Last Monday, 30 students and two teachers from China arrived in Vermont to experience a way of life and learning different from anything they’ve ever known — very different.
HUNTINGTON — “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure” is more than an old proverb for Amitava Biswas. It is literally the foundation of a new ultra-green home that he and his wife, Phetcharat Saelim, are building into the side of a hill in rustic Huntington.