Moose River Lodge Unique Display


MOOSE DISPLAYSAINT JOHNSBURY- The Moose River Lodge is the only establishment with a Christmas display, that is not the generic commercialized version. Instead, they specialize in featuring taxidermy items and antiques in their shop.

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Packing Event to Support Our Troops

real packing thumbnail ST. JOHNBSURY-VT SUPPORTS held their ninth annual packing event this past Saturday at the Elks Lodge, and hundreds in the community gathered to show support for our troops overseas. 

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Secretary of State Touches Base In Saint Johnsbury

transparency tour nov 20thSAINT JOHNSBURY- The Secretary of State, Jim Condos visited Saint Johnsbury in his eighth stop of his state-wide "Transparency Tour."

Condos explained the public records act, Vermont's open meeting laws, and detailed different ways Vermont is keeping the state's elections safe from cyber attacks.

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Mobile Medical's Latest Product Launch

NOV15 MMIC RIBBON CUTTINGSAINT JOHNSBURY- Governor Phil Scott attended Mobile Medical International Corporation's ribbon cutting ceremony, held to kick off their new generation line of products.

MMIC showcased their new Mobile Sterile Processing System unit to attendees, offering a tour of the unit and refreshments after the cutting.

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US District Attorney Announces Results From NEK Drug Sweep

PressConfSAINT JOHNSBURY-US District Attorney Christina Nolan was in Saint Johnsbury along with local and state agencies. Nolan announced the effort, which focused in on drug trafficking in the Northeast Kingdom. 

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The Fairbanks Museum's STEM Lab

lab2ST. JOHNSBURY- The Fairbanks Museum's STEM Lab is fairly new and exciting in the world of science. For some people science seems bleak and boring, for others it's like jumping into a new universe. Leila Nordmann who is the Director of the STEM Lab at the Museum has a deeper understanding as to what happens inside the labs.

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$3 Million Bond Narrowly Passes

st j bondST. JOHNSBURY- St. Johnsbury taxpayers narrowly passed a $3 million bond for the St. Johnsbury School by just 11 votes, 411 against 400. The bond addresses two key issues; a redesign of front office locations and entryway design for added school security, and a new wood chip heating system.

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St. Johnsbury's Brewing Up New Things

Central CafeSAINT JOHNSBURY- Not only is business in Saint Johnsbury booming, its also still blooming.

 

Central Cafe opened their doors for the first time on Wednesday morning. Located in the center of town off of Route 5, Central Cafe is certainly living up to its name.

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MITI Manufacturing Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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SAINT JOHNSBURY- The governor of Vermont, Phil Scott, was a guest speaker for MITI Manufacturing Company's ribbon cutting ceremony for the company’s grand opening of their Fairbanks Scale location.

In a particularly exciting and promising day for the community of Saint Johnsbury, Scott made his second visit for the town in order to give a warm welcome to the president of the company, Jean-Patrick Lariviere.

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Bernie Sanders Recovering After Heart Surgery

Bernie HospitalizedSAINT JOHNSBURY- Senator Sanders is now recovering after undergoing emergency heart surgery, according to members of his campaign. The Senator had two stents inserted into an artery, the procedure coming after Sanders experienced periods of chest pains during a campaign event on Tuesday night, said his advisor Jeff Weaver in a statement on Wednesday morning.

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NVRH's New Bike Trail Makes It's Debut

NVRHSAINT JOHNSBURY- While most people typically don’t want to be spending a day at the hospital, NVRH and the Caledonia Trail Collaborative are giving people a reason to. Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital’s newest addition opened up last Friday. With help from the Caledonia Trail Collaborative, and many volunteers, the first of two or three recreational trails have been constructed on NVRH’s 80+ acre property.

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St. Johnsbury Sewerage Overflow

WastewaterSAINT JOHNSBURY- Wastewater drainage systems throughout the town have finally stopped overflowing, a reaction caused by Monday nights heavy rainfall event.While these are a big deal, they do happen quite often said Town Manager Chad Whitehead. They actually serve as a safety feature to keep wastewater and stormwater from backing up into homes and businesses in town. While Saint J has been undergoing several wastewater and sewerage system upgrades, until the town completes all of them, having the overflows is the only option.

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CataMount Arts and Their Gallery

CATAMOUNT ARTS GALLERYST JOHNSBURY- The CataMount Arts Museum in the town of Saint Johnsbury features a gallery. Katherine French is the CataMount Arts Gallery Director since February of 2015.

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St. Johnsbury Looks to Improve Public Services

St J SelectboardSt. Johnsbury-The St. Johnsbury selectboard had a meeting Monday night, the 23rd of September, where they were looking to improve their water and fire protection grants.

The meeting took place at six o' clock in the welcome center as it always is, on the first Monday of each month.

 

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New Names for Fairbanks Lions

FAIRBANKS LIONSST. JOHNSBURY - Bronze Lions have guarded the entrance to the Fairbanks Museum in Saint. Johnsbury since 1894.For the first time this summer they were given names.

A fundraiser called Feast with the Beast was held at the museum this summer and members of the community were able to write in suggestions for what they think the two lions should be named.

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Tai Chi Classes

THUMBNAIL TAI CHISt. Johnsbury-The United Community Church of St. Johnsbury is helping people stay active with a fall prevention class. A free Tai Chi class is available every Tuesday at this church from one thirty to two thirty pm. This Tai Chi class has gained a lot of popularity in the St. Johnsbury area too, and these Tuesday classes have stayed pretty consistent in the last two years.

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Local Parent Raises Concerns Over Curriculum

Sci ConcernsSAINT JOHNSBURY- A concerned parent of children attending the Saint Johnsbury voiced concerns over the school not having a science curriculum. Pat Ely of Saint Johnsbury found out from a teacher that there was no official science curriculum for the school.

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Prevention Award for NVRH

NVRH logoST. JOHNSBURY - The Prevention sector at NVRH was awarded at the Statehouse this past Thursday for their work with coalitions around the state to keep Vermont Residents off of illegal substances. With the Opiod Epidemic and the fads of Juul's and cigarettes plauging Vermont as well as the entire country, preventionists have thier work cut out for them.

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Local Jazz Band Prepares for Festival

 
Saint J JazzSAINT JOHNSBURY- The saint J School jazz band is getting ready to show off their talent at the Discover Jazz festival in Burlington.

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Trout Migration

Fish ThumbnailST. JOHNSBURY-It is the beginning of trout migration and fishing season in Vermont. The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department said the annual spring trout migration season started at the end of this April. Steel and Rainbow trout migration is expected to happen for the next two weeks of May, when the temperatures begin to rise.

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Drug Take Back Day 2019

Drug Take BackST. JOHNSBURY - Drug Take Back Day is not the oldest tradition in the state of Vermont, however it is one of the best events for managing the opiod and drug crisis within the state. The reasons behind the one day event that takes place twice a year is to get expired drugs and prescription medication out of houses and in the hands of law enforcement, who can properly dispose of the substances.

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Eastern Avenue at Pearl Street Closed Down for Monday

Eastern Avenue ClosureST. JOHNSBURY- Eastern Avenue at Pearl Street was closed to traffic on Monday. A 300 foot water main was being put in by the town on Pearl Street, beginning on Eastern Avenue.

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Kitchen Counter Cafe Flooding

kitchen counterST. JOHNSBURY - While many Northeast Kingdom business have fallen victim to the intense spring flooding we have encountered lately, The Kitchen Counter in St. Johnsbury is dealing with damage from the rain that helped cause that flooding.

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Eastern Avenue and Pearl Street Intersection Closure Next Week

ST. JOHNSBURY - Part of Eastern Avenue in St. Johnsbury will be temporarily closed to traffic early next week while a contractor works on water system upgrades.

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Tax Stabilization For New Distillery

st. j distillery logoST. JOHNSBURY - The town of St. Johnsbury will be seeing a new Distillery open its doors by the projected time period of the end of this summer. The building that they will be moving into for business was the old hardware shop just off of Pearl Street; however Celtic Marketing, the firm that owns the St. Johnsbury Distillery, is making major upgrades to the building.

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