Boomer Sprague left this world unexpectedly on April 22, 2018, leaving behind a life he lived fully and passionately. more

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MORIAH | An altercation that began in the bar at the Moriah Eagles Club on Sunday night ended with one person dead in the parking lot outside. more

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HAGUE | The couple who held up the Hague Market and shot the owner shot five times have received long prison sentences. more

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HAGUE | As the female suspect in the shooting of Hague Market owner James Rypkema nears a plea agreement, a fund has been set up to aid the injured shopkeeper. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | “He was the best teacher I had in my whole life,” Dr. Herbert Savel said of the man who taught him to hold a straight gouge or bent blade and pull life portraits from a block of wood. more

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PERU | State police are enlisting the public’s help in solving the decades-old murder of a elderly construction worker. more

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It’s been nearly two weeks since we awoke to the tragic events in Las Vegas. more

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RUTLAND | The reported passing of Trina Fitzgerald, 58, of Rutland, on Aug. 27, received scant attention until this week when Rutland Police Department officials announced an arrest connected. more

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RAY BROOK | From the southern edge of the Adirondack Park to the Canadian border, Troop B of the New York State Police (NYSP) has been here to serve the community since 1917. more

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RUTLAND—On March 30, the Vermont State Police responded to a report from the Marble Valley Regional Correctional Facility in Rutland of an inmate making suspicious phone calls and writing suspicious letters. more

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Young and beautiful, Jane McCrea rode out on horseback in secret on the morning of July 27, 1777 to meet her fiancé. more

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Report: Essex County has higher rates of obesity, premature death and lower access to care than state average more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Essex County District Attorney Kristy Sprague has announced she is running for a third term as the county’s top law enforcement official. more

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MORIAH – The film “Garrow,” shot in Moriah and the surrounding area, is headed for the Snowtown Film Festival in Watertown. more

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MIDDLEBURY— In 2010, the Eagle published a story about two Vermont authors writing a novel based on the unsolved crime. Their research included stimulating new interest in an unsolved 1935 Addison County murder case. more

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NORTH CREEK — A North Creek man accused of causing the death of his infant daughter in March pleaded not guilty to the charges last week. more

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QUEENSBURY —A Warren County grand jury filed murder and manslaughter charges last week against the North Creek man who police said assaulted his weeks-old daughter last month. more

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How many books have you read that started with a dead body? Maybe I should rephrase that: How many novels haven’t you read that started with a dead body? more

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An Essex County jury on Friday found David Lang guilty of second-degree murder in the 2012 shooting death of his brother Russell at their Crown Point residence. more

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