Agency of Transportation Budget Cuts

vtransthumbLyndon - The Vermont Agency of Transportation has presented a budget recession plan. The plan would cut $400,000 from the local paving budgets. This is in result of the 2.8 million dollar budget cutback that passed back in July.

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Car Chase Court Case

CarChaseCourtCaseLYNDONVILLE - A St. Johnsbury man who lead police on a high speed chase on Friday, has plead not guilty on all counts.

Twenty-four year old John Sheehy appeared in Caledonia County Court yesterday to speak for multiple charges related to Friday’s chase. Sheehy was identified as the man driving a Green Subaru that struck a propane tank after leading police on a chase through multiple towns.

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Town Responds to Protestors

ProtestersLYNDON - A complaint was filed in Lyndon because of protesters displaying graphic images that could have blinded community members.

 

 

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Chandler Pond Farm

FarmLyndonville - Summer is winding down to it's last couple of weeks for 2016 and for one local business its time to move on to other adventures. The Martin family is saying goodbye to Chandler Pond Farm in Lyndonville after nine years of owning it.

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Lyndon Rescue Upgrade

ThumbnailTemplate copyLYNDON - Lyndon Rescue received it's Paramedic Licensure which went into effect on September 1st, providing additional support for it's patients.

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VSC Tobacco Policy

VSC TobaccoLYNDON- Tobacco users in the Vermont State College System should be on the look out for possible changes in the upcoming months.

In May 2016, The Vermont Department of Health went to the Board of Trustees to ask the colleges to create a Tobacco-Free Campus plan for the fall of 2018.

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A Colorful Way to Help the Community

ColorrunLyndonville- An annual color event raised more than $4,000 this year.  Not only is this a great event to help struggling families in the Norestheast Kngdom it also an opportunity for many different individuals to volunteer.

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Volunteer Firefighting

FireTruckLyndonville- There are several volunteer fire departments throughout the state of Vermont and the Northeast Kingdom.  Volunteer departments in our area include Barnet, Bradford, West Burke and East Burke, Peacham, Danville and Lyndonville to name a few. 

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H.O.P.E. to Relocate

hopeLYNDON- The non-profit organization H.O.P.E. is going to be raising funds to support their relocation. The move won’t be far, as their new building is only two hundred yards from where they are now.

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College Memories after Serving the Country

lscfountainLYNDON- Even after serving their country, veterans can return home to begin or finish their college career. Given the title “student veterans”, they are given the chance to succeed in higher education.

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LI Dance Recital Gives Back

lidanceLYNDON - Lyndon Institute Dance Company is on the move to raise money at this Friday's Benefit Dance Recital. The company has been working hard to benefit a good cause.

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Crosswalk Concerns

crosswalksLYNDONVILLE- Pedestrians in Lyndonville are concerned with the current condition of crosswalks in town. The issue stems from the angle in which the walks are painted. Crosswalks that were installed last year have already received criticism.  

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A Change in Voting for NEKWMD

nekwastemgmtLYNDON - The Northeast Kingdom Waste Management District discussed no longer using the Australian Ballot. Due to being five representatives short, the district was unable to vote. But the vote will be put on the agenda for the next NEKWMD meeting.

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Lisman Prepares For Vermont Primary

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With less then four months to go until the primary, Republican Candidate for Governor Bruce Lisman sat down with news sevens reporter Tyler Cadorette to say why he should be elected, and the answer was quite clear.

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Local Businesses Fight Childhood Hunger

Childhood HUnga LYNDONVILLE- In preparation for H.O.P.E.'s third annual 5k Color Run, eighth grade classes from the Lyndon Town School and Burke Town School teamed up with RuralEdge and other local organizations, for an arts and crafts project to help make difference in childhood hunger within the community.

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Welch Visits Lyndon

welch picLyndon- Vermont Representative, Peter Welch held an important community outreach forum today at the Grindstone Cafe in Lyndonville. He broached on different issues such as health care, social security, internet access and secondary education 

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L.I. Spring Sports

spring sports LYNDON- Normally Vermonters are use to having a longer winter than others but with this winter, spring could actually be coming early to the North East. That means spring sports around the area may be able to get a jump start on the season.

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Lyndon Institute CPR Class

CPRRRLYNDON- For a class at Lyndon Institute, learning how to save a life is all in a days work. Students in the career and technical education allied health program gathered today to learn CPR and other emergency response skills. Lyndon Rescue helped instruct this part of the course.

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Mild Winter Sparks Climate Talks

climate changeLyndon-After a very mild winter, people are talking about climate change and global warming now more then ever. An informational session on the state of the climate was held at Lyndon State College, where students, and community members could ask questions.

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A Student's Dream School

1homeschoolingLYNDON - Most students dream of staying home instead of going to school. You don't have to leave home to receive an education. Homeschooling in Vermont has grown over the years and there are benefits to staying home and studying.

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X-treme Combat in the Northeast Kingdom

MMAFIGHT LYNDONVILLE- The Armory in Lyndonville was filled with fans on Saturday night for the X-treme Combat competition.


Mixed Martial Arts Fighting, or MMA, is a style of fighting combining different forms of martial arts, mixing both striking and grappling techniques that occur standing up and on the ground.

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Four Years of Strong Support

vetsummit2016LYNDONVILLE- Veterans from around the region gathered at Lyndon State College’s Standard Gymnasium last Saturday for the fourth annual NEK Veterans Summit. More than two hundred people -- including veterans, families and service organizations -- met with each other to give their support for each other.

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Lyndonville Flooding

IceJamLyndonville- The Northeast Kingdom Trailer Park in Lyndonville was flooded Thursday night. The cause of this flooding was because of an ice-jam.  These floods happen when ice breaks up creating a dam which blocks the river or stream it is in.  This causes water to become backed up and flood into the roadway.

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Lyndonville Fire Department Calls

fire calls thumbLYNDONVILLE- When the Lyndonville Fire Department gets a call, almost 25% are false alarms. Lieutenant Dan Bigelow says these non-emergency calls are a problem when it comes to keeping volunteer firefighters interested.

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Pellet Boilers in the NEK

wood pelletsLYNDON - Northern Forest Center hosted their first pellet boiler home tour on Darling Hill Road yesterday. This allowed residents around the Northeast Kingdom to see the advantages and disadvantages of having a pellet boiler in their home.

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Snow Storm Outages

We talked with Lyndonville Electric about the power outages in the area.

 

Flu Shots

Flu season is ahead of us, see how you can help yourself from getting sick.

 

Lyndonville Apartments to be Demolished

LA proposal that came out last fall is starting in March, we talked to rural Edge to find out more.