LYNDON - For the past four years, the Lyndon State College Student Veterans of America Association has been coming together to help donate and fundraise for the annual VT Supports Holiday Packing Event. Although the two organizations are not connected, the Student Veterans Association at Lyndon State has made it their goal to raise even more this year than they have in the past.
LYNDON- College Campuses are tackling the issue of racism head on, and the Vermont State College System is doing their part to acknowledge the issue of Racism in Vermont.
LYNDONVILLE - The pristine scenery of Vermont has become home to many renewable energy projects in recent years, but some are taking a step back and looking at the larger picture.
LYNDONVILLE – The Lyndon Institute Board elected its new president. Richard D. Ashton stepped down as president and retired after serving for seven years, allowing Meredith Feltus to take the position.
LYNDON- 170 people and 70 businesses gathered at Lyndon State College to celebrate the 21st annual business celebration. During this event, businesses were recongnized, employees who went above and beyond were acknowledged, and people looked back on the challenges they have overcome.
LYNDON – After losing an appeal filed with the Vermont Supreme Court, Lyndon resident Bruce Bona will be headed to prison on Friday following his conviction of 17 counts of animal cruelty. Back in February 2014, police removed horses from Bona’s property, citing malnourishment and neglect. After being found guilty in November of that year, Bona, representing himself, took his case to the State Supreme Court citing wrongdoings by the state prosecution.
LYNDON – Usually when one thinks of Halloween, little kids approaching your door saying, “Trick-or-treat!” is one of the first things to pop into your mind. However, Lyndon residents had a different approach to this tradition than others.
LYNDON- Amy Bean is the owner of a hair salon in Lyndonville; Shear Sensations. But cutting hair is not all that Bean does for the community, she also helps those in need.
LYNDON – Drones were flying through the Lyndonville sky this past weekend because of a visit from Vermont Drones. The public had a chance to get up close with a drone and learn all about the advancing technology.
LYNDON – Winter is fast approaching, and with a new season, comes new sports. One activity Lyndon citizens participated in over the weekend was not merely the standard hockey game or sledding trip, but a unique combination of the two, sled hockey.
LYNDON - As the cold weather draws closer and the possibility of snow is just around the corner, the town of Lyndon would like to remind people of the winter parking ban. The parking ban goes into effect November 1st and this year the town is taking extra time to promote awareness so that citizens are prepared.
LYNDON- The town of Lyndon has agreed to repairs on the roof of the Town Hall. Plans are now being looked at to permanently fix the leaky roof. The repairs are estimated to cost about $2,500 out of the towns budget, but officials will be evaluating three different quotes.
LYNDON – Following a recount last night by the town’s Board of Civil Authority, the October 8th vote for a combined garage for Lyndonville and the Town of Lyndon still stands.
LYNDON - A historic rivalry was in full swing Saturday on the Robert K. Lewis field for the annual St. Johnsbury-Lyndon Institute football faceoff. It was a blowout in favor of the Hilltoppers over the Vikings, 64-0. However, for many, it is not about the score.
LYNDON - While the temperatures may be dropping, the number of homeless people in the area without shelter is increasing.
LYNDON – Added to Victory Media's 2014 Military Friendly schools list as one of the top 20 percent of colleges embracing the education of this nations veterans, Lyndon State College is set to complete it's third phase of the Veterans Memorial Park.
LYNDON - Rural Edge of Lyndonville hosted their annual yard sale on Saturday.The unique fund raising attempt was in efforts fo raise money, with the hopes of expanding the community garden.
Lyndon – Northeast Kingdom residents had the opportunity to visit twenty different cultures from all over the globe right in their own town of Lyndon this past Sunday. Thanks to Lyndon Institute’s Multicultural Festival, students educated the public on various countries’ customs and lifestyles; using ethnic clothing, food, and games to keep the learning fun.
LYNDONVILLE – 14 scarecrows were placed around Lyndonville this past Monday in celebration of the fall season. The project brings together donations of clothing from people all over town who wish to help dress the town up before winter returns. The project, however, has faced some fiery opposition over the past few nights.
LYNDON - The search is on for pet owners who have not yet licensed their four-legged friends this year. The town select board, along with the Lyndonville Police Department and animal control are working to seek out all unlicensed dogs.
LYNDONVILLE- One local business in Lyndonville gives a helping hand to children and families in need, year round. May is Foster Awareness month and H.O.P.E is doing all they can to make sure children have the proper attire needed.
LYNDONVILLE- May is Foster Care Awareness Month, but for Barb Hash, foster care awareness has been a priority of her’s everyday for decades. In the past twenty-seven years, Hash has been adopting and foster children.
LYNDON – Sometimes there is a lot more to a person than most people see, and that is exactly what Charlie Forrest is. The Lyndon State Public Saftey Officer has had ties to the Northeast Kingdom all of his life.
LYNDON-The Darling Inn Apartments are ready to go under renovations in June. Renovations are going to cost about five million dollars and are being funded through both public donors such as Union Bank, and National Community Bank, along with private donors.
LYNDON - The second annual H.O.P.E. Color Run kicked off this Saturday in Lyndon and raised over a record amount of money in the process.