Principal Talks Common Core

common core blackST. JOHNSBURY — It is the first year that Common Core assessment will be implemented in schools nationwide. Common Core is a set of clear college- and career- ready standards for K-12 in English language arts, Literacy and Mathematics, which is designed to ensure that students are well-prepared and get ready for the two- or four-year college programs or enter the workforce.

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Paul Sweeney Coat Drive

coatdrive finalSt. Johnsbury - With the first accumulated snow of the season, staying warm is a struggle for the less fortunate. This Saturday marked the 12th annual Paul Sweeney Coat Drive.

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Hospice Awareness Month

NVRH logoST.JOHNSBURY- November is the month of Hospice and Palliative care awareness. Hospice for those that don't know, is a care facility and program that caters to people that have only 6 months left to live and are seeking comfort rather than a cure for their illness.

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First Snow Leads to Icy Conditions

hastingscrash ST JOHNSBURY- It wasn't the first car accident of the season, and unfortunatley it will not be the last. As temperatures start to drop, we are seeing our mornings and evenings a lot colder than previous weeks. The Northeast Kingdom saw their first look at an accumalating snowfall Thursday night, which left about 0.5" to 1.5" of snow on the ground and on car windshields.

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Scott Beck on Education

scottbeckST. JOHNSBURY - State Representative Scott Beck says his main interest for his first term in office is to focus on local education governance and cutting back on educational spending.

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Prue Sentencing Moved Home

allen prue1ST. JOHNSBURY - Allen Prue will return to Caledonia County Court for his sentencing after being found guilty of the murder of St. Johnsbury Academy teacher Melissa Jenkins.

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A Musical Salute

musical saluteST. JOHNSBURY - World War I medleys and a chorus of songs filled the halls of the North Congregational Church in order to pay tribute to America's Veterans.

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Hilltoppers Eye State Championship

stjfinalST. JOHNSBURY- The St. Johnsbury Hilltoppers season has come down to one final game. A game that every high school athlete dreams about, but only few actually experience.

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Holiday Craft Fair

CraftfairbeatST.JOHNSBURY- Nothing is as reminiscent of the holiday season as a home-made gift. Today at the Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital held a craft fair and crafters from all part of the Northeast Kingdom came out to show off some gifts that would be perfect for whatever winter occasion you're celebrating.

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St. J Hilltoppers to State Finals

stj semigame finalST. JOHNSBURY - The St. Johnsbury Academy Hilltoppers football team have continued their undefeated season with a win over the Essex Hornets this past Saturday in the Semi-Finals. 

 

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Hilltoppers Hopeful for Another Win

stjfinalST. JOHNSBURY- The Hilltoppers are looking for what may be their most important win, this Saturday against Essex. Not only will it be the Hilltoppers 10th win on their undefeated season, but it will put them in the State Championship game. 

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Shotgun with the Sheriff

ridealongST. JOHNSBURY - The Caledonia County Sheriff's Department operates differently than other local police departments. News7 went on a ride along with Sergeant Bunnell to find out how.

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Will Business Pave Its Way Back?

constructionST. JOHNSBURY – Over the past couple of years, road construction has brought lots of inconvenience to both the local residents and businesses. Fortunately, the long working project is finally done, and employers are looking forward to having their regular business back.

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St.J Looking for New Town Manager

newtownmanagerST. JOHNSBURY — The St. Johnsbury select board is looking for a new town manager to replace current town manager John Hall. Hall plans to retire on April 13th of next year, after a long successful career.

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Construction Celebration

ConstructionCelebrationST. JOHNSBURY- This weekend, St. Johnsbury celebrated the long awaited end of their towns lengthy construction projects. 

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Candidate Forum

these peopleSt.JOHNSBURY- A forum was held Thursday night at Catamount Arts which featured Republican and Democratic representatives and challengers.

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National Food Day

fudST.JOHNSBURY- The Northern Vermont Regional Hospital held activities for national food day on October 23rd in honor of national food day.  Every year twenty three thousand die because of consuming meats which have been prosseced and raised with chemicals and GMO's

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Caladonia Court House: A History

CourthouseThumbnail1ST.JOHNSBURY-The Caladonia Courthous has a rich history that dates back all the way to the 1700s, but many know nothing about it. The story begins in 1792 when Caledonia County was first formed.

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Planning for School Budget

st.j schoolboardSt. Johnsbury -- Although the St. Johnsbury school board have difficulties getting the community to pass this year's budget, the school board starts thinking about their fiscal budget for 2016. The board discussed the school finance strategies on Monday night.

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Fairpoint Strike Continues

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ST. JOHNSBURY VT.- Today marks day four of the FairPoint Union strike.

 

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and Communication Workers of America began the strike at midnight on October 16 in protest of stalled negoation talks. 

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Rivals Prep for "The Game"

THEGAMEST. JOHNSBURY- "The game" can mean many different things to different people. It could be this weeks NFL matchup, or it could be any upcoming college game. But around these parts of the Northeast Kingdom, "The Game" refers to the annual Lyndon Institute vs. St. Johnsbury Academy football game.

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FairPoint "Backed into a Corner"

FP strike ST.JOHNSBURY- Today, more than 1,700 FairPoint employees from Maine, Vermont, and New Hampshire picketed across New England. Union workers authorized and announced action thursday night.

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Outpour of Support for NVRH

sprinklerST.JOHNSBURY- The Northern Vermont Region Hospital received an outpouring of support from the community after their recent flooding on October 5th. Around 10:30 at night a sprinkler on the medical/surgical floor of the hospital malfunctioned releasing fifteen gallons of water per minute.

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SAT School Day

satschooldayST. JOHNSBURY - St. Johnsbury Academy made a change this fall for the way their students participated in SAT testing. In September, the College Board selected the Academy to take part in a special program.  

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Breaking Down Health Care

bluecrossST. JOHNSBURY- Small business owners can now register for health care renewal. This news comes even though the Health connect website is down for another two to three weeks.

 

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What's Coming Up At 5:30

What's Coming Up Tonight at 5:30

VT Delegators

Senator Bernie Sanders will be introducing single payer healthcare legislation. 

NVRH Volunteer

We spoke with NVRH regarding ways volunteers help individuals suffering from Cancer.

COCORAHS

The group is looking for volunteers for precipitation observations in Burke, Newark, and Kirby