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Barre, Vermont is located in Washington County. Zip codes in Barre, VT include 05641. The median home price in Barre is $154,000. More Barre information.

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1 hr ago | The Brattleboro Reformer

Foodbank keeps it fresh

The harvest season can be a bit challenging for the Vermont Foodbank, which works with farmers all over the state, accepting their extra produce as it becomes available.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Seven Days

Local Dancers Take the Stage in Inaugural DanceFest Vermont

Next weekend, modern-dance fans across central and northern Vermont are in for a treat.

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The Bennington Banner

Authorities: Barre fire intentionally set

Vermont state and Barre City authorities say a fire that caused about $200,000 in damage to a building that housed a former bed-and-breakfast in Barre appears to have been intentionally set.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Serial arsonist suspected in string of fires

Fire investigators, law enforcement officials, and city leaders in the central Vermont community of Barre say at least four suspicious fires in August appear to be the work of the same arsonist or arsonist.

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SeacoastOnline

Exeter's new economic development director's 'ears are open'

In his first five days on the job, Darren Winham has already met with some developers, the town's Economic Development Commission, and is encouraging anyone with business-related questions to give him a call.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Deerfield Valley News

Assistant principal takes on challenge of starting from scratch

For new Twin Valley Middle/High School assistant principal LeeAnn Monroe, returning to Vermont presented her with what she describes as the "ideal situation," one where she gets to help build a new school from scratch.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

WVNY

Flags to be Lowed to Half-Staff to Honor James Foley

BARRE, Vt. - Flags in New Hampshire will be lowered to honor James Foley on Sunday.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

WVNY

Police Investigating Series of Suspicious Fires in Barre

Barre Police are investigating three suspicious fires over the past 15 days. Police say they believe the fires on North Seminary Street on August 3, Williams Lane on August 7, and Farwell Street on Monday are all connected.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Water Online

Are Water Shutoffs Unconstitutional?

Michelle Allen-Gregory filed a class-action suit "against the Town of Fortville, Fortville Waterworks and Fortville Utilities on July 9 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana.

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Seven Days

Eyewitness: Painter Julie A. Davis

Simply put, Julie A. Davis paints landscapes. Her depictions of mountains, waterfalls, lakes, fields and small Vermont towns adorn her white-walled studio in Burlington's South End.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Mobile News Now: Tuesday August 19, 2014

WPTZ NewsChannel 5's Stephanie Gorin has tonight's news for your mobile device, "Mobile News Now."

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WCAX-TV Burlington

Barre storage garage destroyed by fire

Fire officials say they were called to 17 Farwell Street just before midnight. They say the property is owned by Buzzi's Garage, a nearby auto repair business.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Seven Days

Sheldon 'Kip' Meaker

A native of Barre, Kip was widely known as an elite singer-guitar player whose unique style bridged the genres of rock, blues and early jazz.

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WCAX-TV Burlington

Help Wanted

Here's a look at who's hiring this morning. Lenny's Shoe & Apparel is now hiring full and part time Sales Associates at all of their retail locations including Williston, St. Albans, Barre and Plattsburgh.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

Citizens to Protect Berlin Pond rally in Montpelier

Protestors gathered on the steps of the statehouse Saturday calling for change. The rally was in support of preserving Berlin Pond and keeping recreational activities out.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Brattleboro Reformer

Video: Shumlin, Scott doused in ice water for ALS challenge

Gov. Peter Shumlin, a Democrat, and Lt. Gov. Phil Scott, a Republican, were the latest volunteers to take a cold shower to promote awareness and raise money for the ALS Association and its fight against Lou Gehrig's disease.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

Vt. gov., lt. gov. take 'ice bucket challenge'

Gov. Peter Shumlin and Lt. Gov. Phil Scott are drying out after taking the "ice bucket challenge," in which participants get a bucket of water and ice cubes dumped on their heads to raise money to fight ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Seven Days

Hanging With the 'Mayor' of Burlington's D-Dock

Kent Cassella has played 11 characters over 226 episodes of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," an analyst in 2001's Oscar winner A Beautiful Mind and a smattering of other supporting roles in television and film.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

Vermont lawmakers plan hearing on budget cuts

Dozens of advocates for Vermont human services programs and some of the people they serve have come to the Statehouse to tell lawmakers to avoid budget cuts that would hurt low-income residents.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Governor Shumlin announces winners of $2. 4 Million in Downtown and Village Center Tax Incentives

At the site of a major downtown redevelopment, Gov. Peter Shumlin announced the allocation of $2.4 million in tax incentives to 37 projects, supporting nearly $78 million in downtown and village and village center construction and rehabilitation projects.

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