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    Former Twin Valley school could see change of use

    08/04/2015 10:19 PM EDT
    WILMINGTON >> School board members sat before the Development Review Board in hopes of changing the use of the former Twin Valley High School building. "Right now, it's educational," said Dennis Richter, chairman of the Wilmington School Board. "So we need to have some businesses in there in order to offset the maintenance of the building. 
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    Brothers charged in connection with $32,000 burglary
    08/04/2015 10:19 PM EDT - BENNINGTON >> Two brothers are accused of stealing $32,000 cash that was hidden inside a jar in the basement of a North Bennington home. Steven J. Russell, 25, of Bennington, pleaded not guilty Monday in Vermont Superior Court to burglary of an occupied dwelling, grand larceny, and conspiracy to receive stolen property. Full Story

    Officials probing tent collapse that killed 2 Vermonters
    08/04/2015 10:16 PM EDT - LANCASTER, N.H.>> New Hampshire's fire marshal said Tuesday it's not clear why a circus operator proceeded with a show minutes after the National Weather Service put out a severe storm warning. Winds of 60 mph winds collapsed the tent, killing two spectators and sending about 32 others to hospitals. Full Story

    Mountain Valley Medical Clinic's decision upsets
    08/04/2015 10:14 PM EDT - LONDONDERRY >> Residents and patients are wondering why a local doctor lost her job at Mountain Valley Medical Clinic. "It's clearly an issue here in town," said Margot Wright, a former patient of the clinic and South Londonderry resident. "I think there are good people on the board (of directors). Full Story

    Residents from Valley Cares safe after fire forces evacuation
    08/04/2015 10:16 PM EDT - TOWNSHEND >> Fire crews returned to Valley Cares on Aug. 4 to douse flames that popped up the morning after firefighters subdued a four-alarm blaze at the assisted-living facility. Personnel from at least eight fire departments responded to Valley Cares at 5:15 p.m. on Aug. 3 after a lightning strike caused a fire in the attic. Full Story

    Brattleboro: Interstate 91 Exit 3 on-ramps to be closed next three Sundays
    08/04/2015 12:40 PM EDT - BRATTLEBORO >> To help reduce congestion on Interstate 91 during high traffic periods, The Vermont Agency of Transportation will close both the Exit 3 on-ramps on the next three Sundays: Aug. 9, 16, and 23 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Southbound traffic will be routed to Exit 1, and northbound traffic attempting to use the Exit 3 on-ramp will be routed north on Route 5 to Exit 4. Full Story

    Residents from Valley Cares safe after fire forces evacuation
    08/04/2015 05:51 AM EDT - TOWNSHEND — Valley Cares was evacuated Monday evening after a lightning strike caused a fire in the attic of the assisted living facility. Just after 5 p.m. 39 residents were transported down the road to Leland & Gray Union High School after the fire alarm and sprinkler system alerted staff to the fire in the attic. Full Story

    Green Mountain Power proposes new Haystack substation
    08/04/2015 05:51 AM EDT - WILMINGTON — A new substation proposed for Gate House Trail is expected to increase power reliability for the Hermitage Club's private ski resort operations and for nearby residences. Green Mountain Power filed a petition for a certificate of public good for the project on June 3. It will require construction of a new 69/12. Full Story

    Shaftsbury man accused of gun threat at Lake Paran
    08/04/2015 05:54 AM EDT - BENNINGTON — A Shaftsbury man is accused of pointing a gun at another during a dispute at Lake Paran in May. Jesse Crosier, 23, pleaded not guilty Monday in Vermont Superior Court to a felony count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. He was released on conditions that he not contact Jared Deluca, the man he's accused of threatening, and not to possess firearms. Full Story

    Woman accused of gas station embezzlement
    08/03/2015 09:34 PM EDT - BENNINGTON >> A woman who worked at a local gas station is facing a felony charge for processing false returns and using the money to buy and play lottery tickets. Sara Z. Meyer, 39, of Bennington, pleaded not guilty Monday in Vermont Superior Court to felony embezzlement. She was released under the condition she not go to the Short Stop while the case is pending. Full Story

    Landmark New York hotel can't get bike-sharing rack removed

    NEW YORK (AP) — A landmark New York City hotel's bid to get rid of a bicycle-sharing rack from a space across from its entrance has been rejected. Full Story
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    'Community' booster Ken Jeong longs for movie version

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — "Community" cast member Ken Jeong has a new gig on ABC but he'd be glad to see the comedy stay alive. Full Story
    One Direction's Louis Tomlinson forced to admit impending fatherhood

    A day after band member Liam Payne confirms the news, Tomlinson acknowledges for the first time that he's going to be a dad -- after getting blindsided by question on 'Good Morning America.'