Tuesday, May 21 2013 9:56 PM EDT2013-05-22 01:56:07 GMT
People in Pat O'Hagan's small hometown of Sheffield say there is a bit a closure. That this week's developments end some of the two-and-a half year old mystery. Friends and neighbors say all this beginsMore >>
People in Pat O'Hagan's small hometown of Sheffield say there is a bit a closure.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 7:29 PM EDT2013-05-21 23:29:47 GMT
Chittenden Solid Waste District general manager Tom Moreau says the chemical aminopyralid is the herbicide found in Green Mountain Compost that ruined up to five hundred gardens last year including his. "We'reMore >>
The herbicide likely came from hay that came to the compost through manure.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 7:23 PM EDT2013-05-21 23:23:32 GMT
For the first time in more than a year, we're hearing from the couple accused of brutally killing a popular St. Johnsbury teacher, Melissa Jenkins. Both Allen and Patricia Prue spoke in court today -More >>
For the first time in more than a year, we're hearing from the couple accused of brutally killing a popular St. Johnsbury teacher, Melissa Jenkins. Both Allen and Patricia Prue spoke in court today - requesting new attorneys. More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 6:25 PM EDT2013-05-21 22:25:01 GMT
Voters across the state of New York headed to the polls on Tuesday to vote on their school districts budgets and elect school board members. For voters in Peru, NY the reaction to the proposed budget isMore >>
Voters across the state of New York headed to the polls on Tuesday to vote on their school districts budgets and elect school board members. More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 6:10 PM EDT2013-05-21 22:10:06 GMT
South Burlington fire fighters say they had to close off some streets Tuesday to repair a gas leak. It happened around 2 on Hayes Avenue, as construction crews were working on a street project. FirefightersMore >>
South Burlington fire fighters say they had to close off some streets Tuesday to repair a gas leak.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 5:44 PM EDT2013-05-21 21:44:30 GMT
For more than two and half years we haven't heard much from police about the death of Pat O'Hagan. That changed Tuesday when we received these federal documents that connects Michael Norrie, 22, KeithMore >>
Even with confessions of three people regarding the death of Pat O'Hagan, state prosecutors say there isn't enough evidence to charge them. Instead, federal prosecutors are hoping to use that information to lock at least one of them behind bars for a longer time.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 3:32 PM EDT2013-05-21 19:32:47 GMT
Here's a timeline of events regarding Pat O'Hagan's death. On September 10, 2010, police say 78-year-old Pat O'Hagan was attacked and killed inside her Sheffield, Vt. home.The next day a friend reportedMore >>
Timeline of events regarding Pat O'Hagan's death.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 2:32 PM EDT2013-05-21 18:32:54 GMT
Vermont Restaurant Week donates $6,600 to Vermont Food Bank. A press release says the money will provide 19,800 meals for families throughout Vermont "The Vermont Food Bank is thrilled to again be theMore >>
Vermont Restaurant Week donates $6,600 to Vermont Foodbank.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 1:43 PM EDT2013-05-21 17:43:40 GMT
A judge denied Allen Prue's request for a new lawyer Tuesday. Earlier Tuesday, a judge also denied Patricia Prue, Allen's wife, a new lawyer. Patricia and Allen Prue are accused of strangling and beatingMore >>
A judge denied Allen Prue's request for a new lawyer Tuesday.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 1:22 PM EDT2013-05-21 17:22:01 GMT
If you're looking to help the victims of the deadly tornado in Oklahoma here are some resources: Red Cross You can also text REDCROSS to: 90999. Each text will donate $10 and will be charged to your phoneMore >>
If you're looking to help the victims of the deadly tornado in Oklahoma here are some resources. More >>
MONTPELIER, Vt. -
A native Vermonter is missing and feared lost in the Atlantic Ocean. 63-year old Robin Walbridge of St. Johnsbury was the Captain of the "HMS Bounty," a tall sailing ship used in several major movies.
The "HMS Bounty" left Connecticut Thursday, and was headed for Florida, but Monday morning, the ship was swallowed by the wrath of Hurricane Sandy. On board, 16 crew members... one from Vermont, Captain Robin Walbridge. I spoke with his sister by phone Tuesday.
"My gut tells me my brother's no longer with us, and he's gone out doing what he loved," Lucille Walbridge Jansen said.
After the Bounty took on water, "the waves were between 18 and 32 feet high," Walbridge Jansen said.
And the engine failed, everyone except Walbridge abandoned ship. 14 people were rescued, one was found dead. Captain Walbridge is still missing.
"Even if they never find him, his heart and desire was to be buried at sea," his sister said.
The experienced boater knew the waters would be rough, even took a course recommended by the Hurricane Center, "he was watching over everything, making sure everything was safe," Walbridge Jansen said.
Most of Walbridge's family has moved out of Vermont, but we did find one of his cousin's who lives and works in Barre. She didn't want to do an on-camera interview, but did talk with me off camera and says as long as search and rescue crews continue their efforts, she'll continue to have hope.
Walbridge was born in St. Johnsbury, and graduated from Montpelier High School in 1967. Because of Sandy, the school was closed when I stopped by Tuesday, but I found a custodian who let me in and led me into the library. As we turned the pages, we found Robin Walbridge. His family is clinging to the hope that this isn't his lasting image.
If Robin Walbridge is still alive, he's been floating in the Atlantic Ocean since about five Monday morning.
The Coast Guard plans to continue their search.
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