District Rezoning & Residential Parking

PLanning Commission 2LYNDON - The Lyndon Planning Commission met last night for the first time since Vermont's Town Meeting Day. After approving last meeting's minutes, the agenda consisted of residential parking rules, district boundaries, and municipal limitations.

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Moving up the Summit

veteranLYNDON - Lyndon State College is now allowing veterans to enroll in school under the Vermont State Tuition process and many are taking advantage."I think Lyndon is actually leading the way on some of the things that are happening, matter of fact, providing in state tuition for out of state veterans that choose to attend this college. That's incredible, that is something we are working on at a national level" says Michael Dakduk who's part of the students Veterans of America.

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VSP Chase Down Suspect on Foot

footchase2LYNDON - There was uproar in Lyndonville last night after a domestic assault was reported Wednesday night. The possible assault happened at 47 Church St. The suspect, 24-year-old Kevin Wheeler, allegedly assaulted Julie Shattuck and her 10 month old daughter. When police arrived on scene, Wheeler pushed both victims to the floor and took off on foot.

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Lyndon Town School Blood Drive

Blood DriveLYNDON - The American Red Cross made a stop in the Northeast Kingdom yesterday in their never-ending fight to save lives. The American Red Cross ran a blood drive at the Lyndon Town school yesterday from noon until 5 pm. The Town School hosted their second American Red Cross Blood Drive, and plans to do more in the future.

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Outing Club Continues to Struggle

lyndonoutingclubLYNDON - The Lyndon Outing Club held a March 5th meeting to discuss possible plans for the future of the once booming hill.

Only two members of the Lyndon community showed up to give input.

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Lyndon Town Meeting

lyndonLYNDON - The town of Lyndon faced many town meeting day decisions, most decided on by a simple hand raise.

One decision that was not so easy; whether or not to give money to the Fairbanks Museum.

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Hazen Holds On to D-III Lead

LI HAZEN SNAPLYNDON - The Lyndon Institute Vikings hosted the Hazen Wildcats last night in girls basketball. While Lyndon's 2-14 record going into the game was far from intimidating, the vikings lost to the Division-III leading Wildcats by just one point in their last match-up.

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Twisted Skating

skatingLYNDON - The Fenton Chester Arena has opened its doors every Friday to beginner and advanced ice skaters. No matter your age everyone is welcome to join in on the fun.On March 9th each skater will be presenting his and her skills during the ice show called Twisted, which is being directed by three advanced skaters, Kaylee Murfy, Jennifer Layne, and Bonnie Kirchoff.

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SJA Breaks Losing Streaking

SJA vs Burlington LYNDON - The Saint Johnsbury Hilltoppers and Burlington Seahorses also hit the ice last night. Both teams came out very aggressive, looking for a much needed victory. Saint Johnsbury failed to capitalize on an early scoring chance as Seahorse goaltender Dan Maurice made an incredible save.

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Hartford Shuts out LI

LI v HARTFORDLYNDON - The puck dropped at 6pm last night at Fenton Chester Arena when the Lyndon Institute Vikings hosted the Hartford Hurricanes. The Vikings were looking for their first win of the season. However, Hartford had plans of their own.

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Making Treats for a Cure

relay for life picLYNDONVILLE- Walking into Whites Market Saturday, you could not only buy groceries, but purchase homemade iteams all to help a fund for a cure. Five women from Lyndonville came together and baked goodies as well as hold a fifty- fifty raffle and sold home made scarf’s all for the Relay for Life.

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Local Bank Confronts Scam

Bank ScamLYNDON - Customers of Community National Bank in Lyndonville have been receiving text messages and emails stating that their debit cards have been deactivated. 

"Don't answer it, don't open it, delete it," said Bank President, Stephen Marsh.

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Home Openers With New Coaches

Li-St.j Hockey OpenersLYNDON - Both Lyndon Institute and St. Johnsbury Academy hosted their first regular season home games of the 2012 season at Fenton Chester Arena Wednesday night.

While both teams are beginning the season with new coaches, the outlook on the upcoming season is very different.

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Running at Night

runners saftyLYNDONVILLE- Vermont State Police are noticing a safety issue when it comes to runners.

 

Vermont State Police are urging runners to protect themselves when jogging at night in more ways than one.

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Break-In at Local Arena

arena break inLYNDONVILLE - Police investigating break-in at Fenton Chester Area.

 

Someone broke into the Fenton Chester Arena sometime last night after the arena closed. According to police chief Jack Harris the entrance door and main office door were pried open.

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One Man's Trash...

OneMansTrashLYNDON - Collecting everything from maple tubing to hazardous household materials, but specializing in regular bottles and cans, the Northeast Kingdom Waste Managment District in Lyndonville, along with the other 22 recycling centers that are part of the NEKWMD, work to collect, sort and sale recyclable materials from the area.

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New Burger Restaurant Nears Opening

Burgers and Fries UnlimitedLYNDON - Burgers and Fries Unlimited, is a new restaurant located on Memorial Drive in Lyndonville.

Owner Jeremy Bressette hopes to open his new restaurant as early as next weekend.

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Geocaching Taught at Schools

GeocachingLYNDON - Treasure hunting is not just for pirates.

Students at Riverside School in Lyndon are Geocaching to learn and find boxes of treasures across the area.

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Legalizing Marijuana Comes With Complications

marijuana vt LYNDON - Marijuana could be decriminalized on the state level, but there is still debate about whether or not to include medical dispensaries in Lyndonville.

Governor Peter Shumlin believes that marijuana will be decriminalized, but that's only on the federal level. How can that happen when those in charge in Lyndonville are debating whether or not to include a medical dispensary in town?

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Folding is Fun at Cobleigh Library

OrigamiLYNDON - Teresa Vasko holds origami classes every Thursday at the Cobleigh Library. This week's class focused on Christmas folds - Santa Claus, Christmas ornaments, and similar projects - but other weeks feature cranes, stars and other fun folds.

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H.O.P.E Keeps Up With Demand

hopestatLYNDONVILLE - The H.O.P.E store in Lyndonville has been keeping up with raising demands for both their food shelf and their backpack program.

H.O.P.E., short for Helping Other People Everyday, has seen the number of those in need of food increase from 2011 to 2012, despite the recent change over to supplying prepackaged bags of food.

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Veterans Are Honored in Park

veterans parkLYNDON - Flags were waving and trumpets were playing as many saluted the Veterans at Lyndon State College. The fountain in the center of the Vermont state college is being transformed into a park that will help to celebrate all the Veterans that are students at the college.

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Democrats Celebrate

democratic headquartersLYNDON - Democratic candidates from all over Vermont got together has night as they awaited the ballots to the tallies. Many members of the Democratic party made an appearance, which made for a emotional experience as a whole.

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Lyndon Outing Club Serves Up Some Chili

chili cookoff LYNDON - The Lyndon Outing Club hosted their 5th Annual Chili Cook Off, where people from all over the NEK gathered to taste a wide variety of different chili recipes. The days events included live music, and a skate jam competition, and of course the chili contest.

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A Season Dedicated to Brothers

dedicated to brothers LYNDON – This year a football team is dedicating their season to two local alumni.

Bruce and John Simpson graduated from Lyndon Institute in 1977 and 1984. Saint Johnsbury natives and avid football players for Lyndon Institute, they passed away this year from cancer.

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What's Coming Up At 5:30

What's Coming Up Tonight at 5:30

 

Teacher Appreciation Week
It is Teacher Appreciation, which means it's time for students to thank their teachers for all of the lessons in and out of the classroom that are taught by our masters of education.

Too Many To Stand Under The Umbrella
Due to a false capacity sign at the St. Johnsbury Welcome Center, the Umbrella Organization bit off a little more than they could chew with their first annual Spring Gala.

Preparing for Prom
It's officially prom season here in the Northeast Kingdom, and Hope is looking to outfit local ladies with the dresses to bring the house down.