Man arrested after Newbury murder

WEST NEWBURY—A 70-year-old man and lifelong area resident allegedly shot and killed his daughter inside his West Newbury home on Monday. At an arraignment on Tuesday afternoon, James D. Perry Jr. pleaded not guilty to the second degree murder of Karina Rheaume, 38. He also pleaded not guilty to aggravated assault and reckless endangerment. According […]

Corinth man back behind bars

BURLINGTON—An Orange County man, who received a nine-month federal prison sentence for being a felon in possession of explosive materials, is back behind bars after records show he failed to comply with his court-ordered supervised release conditions imposed last year. Upon his release from prison, Mark A. Mattiace, 43, of East Corinth failed to undergo […]

Bridge closure starts next month

BOLTONVILLE—Plenty of advance notice will herald the closure, demolition, and reconstruction of the old 1946 Boltonville Bridge. The work is to begin June 12 with a crossing over the Wells River slated to reopen on Aug. 18. The bridge, which the state of Vermont labels as Newbury Bridge 15, is owned by the town of […]

Spring tradition is for the birds

NEWBURY—About four years ago, a bluebird logo sparked an idea which has grown into a yearly tradition. The annual construction of bluebird houses is now anticipated by children of varying ages who participate in the afterschool programs at Newbury Elementary and Blue Mountain Union with Paul Jewett at the helm. Jewett, who lives in Ryegate, […]

Photo of the Week

OPENING NIGHT—Some fans may have been masked and cold, but they were still cheering during the first race of the season at Bear Ridge Speedway in Bradford on Saturday.