Winterizing Your Vehicles

winterizingcarsLYNDONVILLE - As the winter months approach, you should stay safe by preparing your vehicle for the colder months ahead.

Winter in Vermont is historically rough, and in order to keep you and other drivers safe, you and your vehicle must be prepared for the worst.

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The Chiefs Town

Police carLyndonville- Jack Harris has been a Police Officer since July 31st 1989. He first started out in Connecticut then moved his way to the green mountains of Vermont. Where he worked his way through the ranks to become Chief of the Lyndonville police department.  

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Bag Balm Hits Walmart Shelves

bag balmLYNDON - From 1899 to 2016, the Northeast Kingdom company Bag Balm has quite the success story.

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Winter Parking Ban

Winter Parking BanLYNDON - You may be looking outside your window seeing blue skies amongst vibrant red and yellow trees, but in just a few weeks that will all change, and so will your permitted parking.  The transition into winter makes for an even bigger change is on the roadways. Starting November 1st, the town of Lyndonville asks that you do not park your vehicle on any street or highway within the town between 12am and 7am.

 

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Volunteering Could Land You a Job

hiredLYNDON - Volunteering may make you a good person, but it could also help your career. For starters, it looks good on your resume. “I think volunteering is seen as a positive thing,” said Director of Career Services Amy Wright.
 

Lyndon Institute Senior Day

lyndoninstitutesoccerLYNDON - The pitch was perfect Satruday afternoon, as the Lyndon Institute boys varsity soccer team headed into action in what was supposed to be their Senior Day and final home game of their careers against Peoples Academy.

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Darling Hill Rezoning

thumb Lyndon - The Lyndon planning commission met Wednesday October 13th to discuss the rezoning of Darling Hill Road. 
 
The purpose of rezoning would be to allow commercial properties on the road. It is currently zoned as rural residential which limits it to inns and private homes.

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Young Eagles Day Airplane Rides

planesrideLyndon- People around the Northeast Kingdom have the opportunity to take to the sky Saturday October, 1st at the Caledonia County Airport.  

 

 

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H.O.P.E.'s Plans for Opening

h.o.p.eLYNDON - After several floods set the opening back, H.O.P.E., or Helping Other People Everyday, is now officially opening the doors to their new building this week. 

 

The organization made a long anticipated move in July to a larger building on Church Street, but due to a series of floods and necessary renovations they have delayed their official opening  until this Thursday. 

 

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Experience Through Writing

RajniiLYNDON - From working with Macklemore, to speaking in front of a small group of aspiring writers at Lyndon State College, Rajnii Eddins sure has a lot to say about self love, creativity and courage.

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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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Lyndon-
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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What's Coming Up At 5:30

What's Coming Up Tonight at 5:30

Riverside School Play

Middle schoolers at the Riverside School have been preparing all week for their school play.

NEK Economy 

Vice President of Federal Reserve Bank of Boston was in Johnson to talk about the economy in the NEK.

H.O.P.E. Fundraiser 

H.O.P.E. is having a fundraiser at The Pizza Man where some of the proceeds will help the store after the recent robberies.