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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Get to Know Your Local Brewer

coveredbridgebrewingLYNDONVILLE- Curt Cuccia is a Vermont native who specializes in brewing small batch beers with original recipes at the Covered Bridge Craft Brewery. Cuccia delivers his draft-only beer, "Lucky Me", to bars and restaurants across the state.

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Food Shelf Meals

LYNDONVILLE- It's not a question that the Northeast Kingdom is one of the poorest parts of Vermont. With the average per capita income in Lyndonville at just over $19,000 a year, there is a problem for some when it comes to getting even some of the most basic needs, such as food.

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A Perfect Layout of Seasons

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LYNDON- Every season has something special to offer, like the extreme changes of temperature or the alteration in atmosphere, however the one thing everyone loves about seasons are the variety of sports offered during them.

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3SquaresVT Cutbacks

foodshelfLYNDON- The Lyndon Area Food Shelf in Saint Peter's Episcopal Church has seen an increase in people seeking food assistance due to recent cuts made to the 3SquaresVT Program.

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Violation of Fire Code

Alex2LYNDON- After an inspection by the Vermont State Fire Marshal, a local ambulance service has been ordered to keep overnight workers out of their building's bedrooms located on the Lyndon State Campus.

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The Viking Turnaround

li football beat storyLYNDON- This time last year the Lyndon Institute Vikings football team was sitting at home licking their wounds after being eliminated from playoff contention. Now, one year later, they are playing for the Vermont Division II State Championship.

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6th Annual Chili Cookoff

chili cookoffLYNDON - Chili lovers from all of the North East Kingdom came together for the sixth annual chili cook off hosted by the Lyndon Outing Club. People gathered around to eat cups of sample chili, listen to live music from local bands and musicians like Suncooked and Red Tin Box. 

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Lyndonville's Resurging Economy

lyndon chamber of commerceLYNDONVILLE - Downtown Lyndonville is seeing an increase in business. All retail stores are currently occupied, and according to the Lyndon Chamber of Commerce, that's something that hasn't happened in years.

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Former LSC Coach Charged with Embezzlement

EmbezzlementLYNDONVILLE - Former Lyndon State College baseball coach Edward Poland, 47, of Essex Junction has been accused of embezzlement from the college's baseball program. 

Lyndon State College officials contacted the Vermont State Police back in March 2013 regarding money missing from the program, shortly before Poland was forced to resign from his coaching position.

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The Face of Lyndonville

levi gardner copyLYNDONVILLE - New faces are seen everyday, as well as old, but every town seems to have that one face, that one person that, everyone knows and no one will forget. In Lyndonville that person is Levi Gardner.

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Auction On Delay

forclosure saleLYNDON- The condition of the Changing Seasons Motel and the connecting Vinny's Restaurant has greatly unimpressed bidders. As a result, an auction on the motel and restaurant has been pushed back until November.

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Mission Main Street Grant

mission main streetLYNDONVILLE - $250,000 grants funded by the Chase Bank and its supporters will be awarded to twelve small businesses nationwide. Four Lyndonville Businesses have high hopes of being awarded the grant, known as Mission Main Street.

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Women on Target

WomenshootingLYNDON, VT- The National Rifel Association held their yearly seminar. This year was specially geared towards women. "Women on Target" was created after the occurrence of wide spread shootings happening too often through out our nation. This seminar was used to introduce women to Firearms, helping protect to themselves and even others.

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Thanksgiving at the Darling Inn

darlinginnthanksgivingLYNDONVILLE- The Darling Inn in Lyndonville will play host to a free Thanksgiving dinner for the second straight year. The festive feast is being planned by local volunteers and is open to anyone in the community, including surrounding towns.

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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.