Special Olympics Holds Practice at Lyndon State College

Special_Olympic_Basketball.jpgLyndon - Vermont's Special Olympics Basketball Team from Saint Albans practiced at Lyndon State College this weekend to get ready for the National Special Olympic Games in Princeton, New Jersey this summer. 

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Three Student Athletes Charged

basketball mugshot LYNDONVILLE - Three Lyndon State basketball players have been charged with disorderly conduct stemming from a March 11th incident that took place on the college's campus.

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Bad Weather Means Hazardous Roads

atrailerLYNDONVILLE- As the snow continues to fall, the roads are becoming more and more slippery. A tractor-trailer happened to experience these hazardous roads as the driver was forced to swerve off-road.

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Controversy Over Water Rate Changes

awaterLYNDON- The town of Lyndon met earlier this week to discuss the new change in water rates. Some town officials feel the water rate change is for the better, while local residents feel strongly otherwise.

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Veterans Summit Huge Success

veterans_summit.jpgLYNDON- Veterans came from near and far to the 2nd annual Veterans Summit on Saturday at Lyndon State College.  The veterans club decided that they wanted to have the summit again because the first one was a huge success. They wanted to keep it going because the club believed that it helped veterans get the help they need and also be able to tell their stories.

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Service Sundays For the Community

united methodist churchLYNDONVILLE - While many may find Sundays to be their "lazy day," the Lyndonville United Methodist Church uses Sunday as a day of service. However, on occasional Sundays, this service goes more towards their community.

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Holding It's Own

bridge copy copyLYNDONVILLE- The Sanborn Bridge in Lyndonville has been standing for 145 years.  Due to bad flooding last summer, the bridge needed aid to hold it afloat.  After much maintanance the bridge stood up yesterday without any aid, but this isn't the end to restoring this historic bridge back to the safety it use to be.  

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Lyndon Institute Lower's Tuition Cost

LI TUITIONLYNDONVILLE - Lyndon Institute's total tuition cost has decrease 100,000 dollars for the 2014-2015 academic year. As a result, LI is able to offer students new services.

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Passing School Budget Raises Concern

lyndon town schoolLYNDON - Collected results from Town Meeting Day shows that a total of 34 towns across the state of Vermont had rejected their school budget proposal.
Although the rejected school budgets have been causing issues, Lyndon's passed school budget also causes some concern.

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Police: Horses Found Suffering, Some Dead

HorseCrueltyLYNDONVILLE - At least 3 horses were found dead and 21 others were rescued from a Northeast Kingdom farm over the weekend.

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Business For Libbey's Meat

libbeys meatsLYNDONVILLE- The town of Lyndon welcomed a new meat market late last year, Libbey's Meat Market opened on December 19th and since then has seen a boom in business.

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The Stage Opening

the stage openingLYNDONVILLE- New businesses are opening throughout Lyndonville one business that just opened its door is "The Stage." The Stage is located where the former business Burgers and Fries Unlimited was.

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Storm Affects Holiday of Love

daisy daysLYNDONVILLE- With bitter cold winds and snow approaching it could cool the warm hearts of the Northeast Kingdom this Valentines Day. With forecasts predicting 8-12" tonight and tomorrow delivering flowers could be an issue during this season of love.

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Lyndon Institute Boys Vikings Beat Oxbow

boys basketballLyndon-The number two ranked Lyndon Institute boys basketball team in divsion two showed why they are ranked so high beating Oxbow 58-40. The Vikings had the height difference in the game but the first nine points were scored by three pointers. Senior shooting guard Mason Lants scored the first nine points of the game.

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St. Johnsbury Academy Blanks Lyndon Institute

St._Johnsbury_Lyndon_Institute_Hockey_game.jpgLyndon- Fenton W. Chester Arena was a packed house on Saturday afternoon when arch rivals Lyndon Institute took on St.Johnsbury Academy. It was tough love for the Lyndon Vikings as the Hilltoppers blanked them 10-0.

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Setting "The Stage" on Broad St.

lyndon restaurantLYNDONVILLE - A new restaurant, a new owner - and a new idea to bring business to Broad street. Aine Baker told News 7 that entertainment will be the biggest highlight of his new spot, which he's named The Stage.

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All Aboard

santaLYNDON-The Lyndon Freight House offered a magical train ride replicating The Polar Express making only one stop: The North Pole.  Last weekend, the ride brought in people from all over.

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Solar Powered Vote in Lyndon

LYNDONVILLE - Solar power may be coming to Lyndonville very soon. With an upcoming vote that would bring the sun's ray power north from Massachusetts.

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Twilight Players Giving Back

haley marckresLyndon- Weeks of preparation will soon be ending as the Students of the Lyndon State College theater club will be ready to perform this upcoming weekend on December 4th, in the Alexander Twilight Theater.

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Pathway Progress

walkingbridgeLYNDONVILLE- Lyndon Institute students will soon have a new dedicated pathway. It will cross their campus into town on the walk bridge behind the municipal building. Construction on a new pathway began on November 25th, and is now going to make easy access for students, and will be friendlier on their feet.

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Lending a Warm Hand

warmth for winterLYNDONVILLE- Old Man Winter is making his presence felt here in the North East Kingdom as colder temperatures and snow are starting to become a regular everyday thing. Colder temperatures mean that it is time to bundle up and Rural Edge in Lyndonville is making sure that families in need have a way to stay warm this winter.

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Miss Lyndonville's 35th Anniversary

35th anniversary miss lyndonvilleLYNDONVILLE - This month the Miss Lyndonville Diner is celebrating 35 years of service under the ownership of Janet Gray. Throughout its time, the diner has undergone some changes, but has always remained in the same spot.

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E-Cigarettes In The NEK

vapor cigsLYNDONVILLE - Electronic Cigarettes are on their way to the Northeast Kingdom. Dennis Steele will be the proud owner of NEK Cigarettes within the next couple of weeks.

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Sitting Down with Justin Smith

justin  smithhLYNDONVILLE - Justin Smith, Lyndon’s Zoning Administrator for more than a decade, embarked on a new role this year, as he took over with Dawn Dwyer for Dan Hill as part-time Municipal Administrator of Lyndonville back in October, as Dan began his retirement. Dan is now in the office three days a week, but it’s been a combined role for Smith, Dwyer and Hill, as they split duties when it comes to dealing with overseeing the operating departments, such as highways, water, sewer and police, of the town and village of Lyndonville. Smith sat down with NewsLINC for an interview talking about his newly appointed position among other things.

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Lyndon Outing Club Holiday Bazaar

loc bazaarLYNDON - As the winter season approaches, the Lyndon Outing Club hosted their 3rd annual Holiday Bazaar. Founded in 1937, the Lyndon Outing Club has offered family fun for decades, and hopes to continue with the help from events like this, as well as from community members. Providing the only night skiing venue here in the Northeast Kingdom, the LOC is also home to one of the oldest running rope tows in history.

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Cinco de Mayo

One restaraunt in Saint Johnsbury has a unique way of celebrating the holiday.


Animal Shelters

Learn about a local animal shelter that's been taking in homeless animals over the last 14 years.