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Vt. man who stood on roof with gun has new charges - NEWPORT, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont man who caused a neighborhood in Newport to be evacuated after allegedly standing on his garage roof with a rifle is facing new charges that he broke into his estranged wife's home and threatened her boyfriend.         - Tue, 18 Mar 2014

Newport police warn parents of suspicious incident - Police in Newport, Vt., have a warning for Kingdom parents after a suspicious incident in the former Vermont Teddy Bear parking lot. - Fri, 11 Apr 2014

2 arrested following Vt. home burglaries - NEWPORT, Vt. (AP) — Police in Newport, Vt., have arrested two men in connection with at least $3,000 worth of items stolen from homes this month.         - Mon, 24 Mar 2014

Vermont man who held police at bay gets probation - A Vermont man who held police at bay from the roof of his Newport home for four hours is going to spend a year on probation. - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Vt. center features indoor walking trails - NEWPORT, Vt. (AP) — Two new indoor walking "trails" have been created at the North Country Career Center in Newport, Vt.         - Tue, 18 Mar 2014

Rural development program extended in Vt. - NEWPORT, Vt. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says a pilot program intended to help create jobs in rural areas like Vermont's Northeast Kingdom has been extended in the 2014 Farm Bill.         - Tue, 18 Mar 2014

Vt company has contract for 90k military helmets - NEWPORT, Vt. (AP) - A Vermont company with a contract to produce 90,000 helmets for the U.S. military at a Newport plant added 47 jobs to help meet the terms of the contract. Revision Military CEO Jonathan Blanchay said the first few thousand helmets that are part of ... - Wed, 19 Mar 2014

Newport man faces new charges - A 36-year-old Vermont man who caused a neighborhood in Newport to be evacuated after allegedly standing on his garage roof with a rifle is facing new charges. - Tue, 18 Mar 2014

Newport man accepts plea deal - There was a plea deal for a man who triggered a 5 hour standoff in Newport last fall. - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

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