ENOSBURG: Franklin Foods Holdings, which bills itself as the world’s fastest growing cream cheese company, announced today that Hochland SE, a privately-held Bavaria, Germany-based cheese company, has acquired Franklin Foods and its sister companies. Franklin Foods was founded and continues to operate in Enosburg Falls. It was previously sold, along with its brands Hahn’s and All Season’s Kitchen, and is now based in Florida. Franklin has taken advantage of the popularity of “Greek” style dairy products. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. It will continue to operate its Vermont manufacturing plant, which employs about 100. Continue reading “CHEESE MAKER SOLD TO GERMAN COMPANY”
CAMBRIDGE: A Sheldon woman is behind bars this weekend after being picked up on a warrant. Continue reading “STOLEN INSPECTION STICKER LEADS TO ARREST ON SEX CHARGE”
HIGHGATE: A Swanton man is facing DUI charges, but is lucky to be alive after his truck went through the ice on Lake Champlain just before 4am on Sunday morning. Continue reading “POLICE: DRUNK CRASHES THROUGH ICE”
ST. ALBANS: Norm McAllister was in court today, initially to find a jury that would determine his fate on three sex charges, but instead left minutes after taking a plea deal which saves the former State Senator from Franklin County from going to jail for life.
The news comes almost a year to the day from when his fellow senators voted 20-10 to suspend him from participating in senate activities, a move that had never been done before in the history of Vermont politics. Continue reading “11TH HOUR PLEA DEAL FOR EX-SENATOR, NORM McALLISTER”
ENOSBURGH: A 911 call from a Franklin teen after he ran out of gas turned into a DUI charge. Continue reading “INTOXICATED, LOST, AND OUT OF GAS”
Mark Brito, the man who was left fighting for his life after a shooting in Georgia almost a week ago is recovering, but his family is looking for financial help with the medical battle. Continue reading “SHOOTING VICTIM’S FAMILY LAUNCHES GOFUNDME PAGE”
ALBURGH: A mid-day fire spread quickly through a home on Lake Street in Alburgh causing damage to the entire structure. Continue reading “FIRE DESTROYS ALBURGH HOME”
North Hero, Vermont: Henry Aaron Hutchins, “Papa”, Age 86, died peacefully in the comfort of his home Wednesday evening, January 4, 2017. Continue reading “Henry Aaron Hutchins”
Mark Brito was shot in the right eye on January 2nd with a .40 caliber handgun, according to State’s Attorney Jim Hughes, and is lucky to be alive. That was the news on Tuesday after the alleged shooter, Ethan Gratton, 26, of Georgia was arraigned in court.
The bullet would travel into Britto’s skull, causing massive brain and skull injuries. Since that fateful day, Brito has been fighting for his life in the UVM Medical Center’s Intensive Care Unit. Continue reading “GEORGIA SHOOTING VICTIM RECOVERING, SLOWLY”
State police arrested 56-year-old Patricia Guerrera of Fairfield last night for driving the wrong way on Interstate 89. Continue reading “COPS: WOMAN DROVE DRUNK, WRONG WAY ON 89”