It’s been a dry summer and the phosphorus continues to pour into Franklin County’s Maquam Bay. Result - a bad odor that has summer residents upset.Read more
Now the Royal Swans on the Swanton village green will be kept company by another artifact recalling Swanton’s past - an Abenaki totem poll carved by a local man and his great-grandson.Read more
A young man stole an armload of American flags from Swanton homes and at 1:30 AM Sunday morning dumped them in the street after taunting the cops who approached him.Read more
In 1961, the Town of Swanton received a pair of ‘royal swans’ as a gift from Queen Elizabeth II of England. But the current Sam and Betty may be homeless this winter unless new quarters can be found.Read more
A silver Audi doing 80 in a 40 MPH zone was asked to pull over by police. Nothing doing! The car and the driver’s wallet were found a short while later, but police are still looking for the speeder.
Man pets dog. Dog’s owner complains. Dog-petter pulls out gun and fires 11 times. Police arrest shooter. Dog owner dies.
Mike Donoghue doesn’t just ask the most fearless questions at the governor’s press conferences. Vermont’s pre-eminent crime reporter for decades is still at it, including this story about a Swanton man who held a woman against her will for a month.Read more
The girls on the MVU (Swanton) basketball team raised $1000 to give to the family of coach Taylor Coppenrath to defray travel expenses for his five-year-old daughter Finley, who suffers from a form of epilepsy.Read more
Suspects in BB gun vandalism had high-powered guns removed from their home Saturday.Read more
CBS news anchor Walter Cronkite announced 50 years ago tonight that fires had wreaked havoc in two Swantons – one in Ohio, and the other in Vermont.Read more