On Tuesday, Aug. 4, Judge Scot L. Kline will preside over the following cases in Franklin County Superior Court Criminal Division.

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DORSET — Dorset Theatre Festival has announced release dates for two new virtual events. A collection of short pieces written by the Festival’s Women Artists Writing Group will be available on-demand starting July 31, and an online reading of New York Times best-selling author Chris Bohjalia…

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WASHINGTON — On Friday, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced fee changes for visa and citizenship applications intended to generate more revenues for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).

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ST. ALBANS — Legislators are hearing from All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) riders unhappy with changes to the rules governing ATV use.

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MONTGOMERY – A woman from Hyde Park, Vt., is facing charges for allegedly driving under the influence after state police stopped her for speeding near Montgomery late Friday evening.

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FAIRFAX – A Fairfax man was charged with driving under the influence this weekend after being stopped by a Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department game warden on Fletcher Road early Saturday evening.

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DORSET — Dorset Theatre Festival has announced release dates for two new virtual events. A collection of short pieces written by the Festival’s Women Artists Writing Group will be available on-demand starting July 31, and an online reading of New York Times best-selling author Chris Bohjalia…

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MONTPELIER – With officials continuing to report little spread of COVID-19 in Vermont, the Scott administration announced another “turn of the spigot” Friday with capacity limits lessened for retailers.

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MONTEPLIER — It’s been nearly a month and a half, but Vermont’s long period without a death from COVID-19 has come to an end, Health Commissioner Dr. Mark Levine announced Thursday.

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SWANTON — The Town of Swanton is accepting letters of interest from community members willing to serve as animal control officer and health officer.

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The St. Albans Brigade Band performed at the grand opening of the St. Albans Street Railway Company on July 4, 1901. The event was held down by the bay, and we believe the band members are shown here taking a break near the Rocky Point Hotel, along with some of the people who attended the fe…

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ST. ALBANS – St. Albans City School (SACS) and Fairfield Center School’s Sue Wade is retiring from her position as library media specialist this year.

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ST. ALBANS — As with everything else in 2020, mental health services have adapted to provide supports in new ways and meet increasing needs in the community.

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In 1977, thousands of American women ran a relay to kick-off the National Women’s Conference. They carried a torch from Seneca Falls, N.Y., the site of the first women’s conference in 1848, to Houston to symbolically show the ground women have covered in their fight for equality.

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SWANTON — A Swanton man was charged with driving under the influence following a Wednesday evening traffic stop.

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ST. ALBANS — A Swanton man is facing charges for the sale of crack cocaine after being arrested by the St. Albans Police Dept. (SAPD).

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WASHINGTON – Representative Peter Welch, D-Vt., has introduced a bill titles Save Our Stages (SOS) to provide six months of financial support to keep independent live music venues afloat through the coronavirus pandemic.

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ST. ALBANS – In his four years as the head of Vermont’s senate, Sen. Tim Ashe, D/P – Chittenden, has a record one could consider hanging a hat on.

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ST. ALBANS CITY — Firefighters were able to keep a fire on a porch from spreading to the home itself on Wednesday morning.

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MONTPELIER — The Vermont Department of Taxes is warning anyone who filed property transfer tax returns over the last three years to be aware of possible identify theft.

On Thursday, July 30, Judge Scot L. Kline will preside over the following cases in Franklin County Superior Court Criminal Division.

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MILTON — Ospreys, a species once endangered in Vermont but now flourishing, have hatched and fledged young for the 23rd straight year on a manmade platform on the southern side of Lake Arrowhead in Milton.

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MIDDLEBURY — John Roberts, a well-known figure in the farming community, has assumed leadership of the Champlain Valley Farmer Coalition (CVFC), becoming its first executive director last month.

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MONTPELIER — The Vermont Dept. of Mental Health and Vermont Care Partners have joined to create an online resource for Vermonters struggling with the mental and emotional impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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FRANKLIN — A Franklin County man already facing kidnapping and assault charges was arrested again on Tuesday morning for allegedly assaulting two people.

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MONTPELIER – A coming executive order from Gov. Phil Scott will mandate a delay to the start of the school year to the second week of September to allow schools more time to prepare their reopenings.

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ST. ALBANS — Unable to hold its only annual fundraiser because of COVID-19, the Home and Recreation EXPO, the Rotary Club of St. Albans has found an alternative that’s just ducky.

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BURLINGTON – The annual Rabies Bait Drop, a week-long, cooperative effort between the State of Vermont and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Wildlife Services to stop the spread of the rabies, starts on August 1.

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SWANTON — On Monday night, Swanton Village’s Board of Trustees heard from residents unhappy with the board’s previous decision to remove the Swanton art walls.

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GEORGIA — An Enosburgh man has been charged with careless and negligent operation after being seen speeding by Vermont State Police on Friday afternoon.

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FRANKLIN COUNTY — Join the Franklin Grand Isle Tobacco Prevention Coalition at an upcoming Butt Litter Clean Up day. Bring a mask, and gloves and bags will be provided for volunteers. Events include:

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FRANKLIN COUNTY — Area residents interested in learning about suicide prevention skills and the framework for suicide safer care can sign up for one of two webinars that will be offered through the end of the year.

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FRANKLIN COUNTY — Starting in August, area residents can take advantage of weekly programs that will help reduce the risk of and prevent diabetes. Weight, exercise, blood pressure, cholesterol and family history are all risk factors for diabetes. This program offers education to help adopt h…