SAINT JOHNSBURY - This Saturday the Caledonia County Sherrifs Office will be taking back unused perscription drugs.
Over the last four take back days the Drug Enforcement Administration has taken over 774 tons of medication. According to the DEA, last year a record was set of over 276 tons were turned in.
ST. JOHNSBURY - The St. Johnsbury Historical and Heritage Center is attempting to find new locations for some of their artifacts. For years, the Fairbanks Museum has housed and displayed some artifacts, but a lot more are still in storage.
ST. JOHNSBURY - Shawn Greenwood, 40, and Thaddeus Gordon, no age given, were arrested Wednesday night by the Vermont State Police in connection with the clandestine methamphetamine lab discovered yesterday in St. Johnsbury. While hazardous materials crews cleaned up the area surrounding the meth lab yesterday, Greenwood and Gordon were in Burlington, appearing in U.S. District Court on charges of conspiracy to manufacture narcotics.
ST. JOHNSBURY - If you have driven by Arnold Park in St. Johnsbury lately, you might have noticed that the lady is back. The fountain, which has been guarding the town for nearly a century, has finally been put back and restored to her original beauty.
ST. JOHNSBURY - It's Child Safety Passenger week all around the country, and one organization is helping parents in Vermont buckle their children up.
"Be Seat Smart" stopped in St. Johnsbury hoping to solve a problem here in the Northeast Kingdom. There are many ways parents can improperly use a car seat from facing it the wrong way, to malfunctioning clasps or even having having the wrong seat in general for the child height and weight. "Be Seat Smart" is trying to educate parents everywhere on miss use, especially up here in the NEK.
ST. JOHNSBURY - WEIDMANN Electrical Technology (WETI) in St. Johnsbury is finishing up its 40 million dollar project that has been in the works since May of last year.
WETI produces electrical insulation material for transformers.
ST. JOHNSBURY - Catamount Arts launched its 20/20 Vision Capital Campaign on September 15th during the Colors of the Kingdom Festival and the Centennial Celebration of the Masonic Temple, which is the home of Catamount Arts.
ST.JOHNSBURY - For the first time in years the Vermont State Police in St.Johnsbury is at full staff according to Lieutenant Michael Henry.
Henry says its something he's happy to see and the public is as well.
ST. JOHNSBURY - Drivers traveling from I-93 North to I-91 south in Waterford will have to take a detour for the next thirty days. Scheduled construction for the bridge located on the on-ramp began Tuesday September 11.
ST. JOHNSBURY - The renovation project of the Pomerleau building in St. Johnsbury is around 270 thousand dollars over budget.
At the select board meeting on Monday night, it was decided that the money would come from the general fund. The largest cut will be about 89 thousand dollars from the fire department's equipment fund. This money includes 68 thousand dollars that the department was going to invest in a new fire truck.
ST.JOHNSBURY - The nation is looking to green up on Saturday May 5th.
ST.JOHNSBURY - The historical St. Johnsbury Athenaeum is a cultural gem to the small community, and is working to promote its gem with other organizations.
ST.JOHNSBURY - Faculty and staff at St. Johnsbury Academy, came together Thursday afternoon at a private special chapel assembly to surprise their students with a song of love.
ST.JOHNSBURY - (Updated 4:00PM) Police have have arrested Allen Prue, 30, and Patricia Prue, 33, both of Waterford, VT in connection with the murder of Melissa Jenkins.
SHEFFIELD - Flood plans were center stage at the latest Sheffield Planning Commission meeting.
SHEFFIELD- A two-alarm fire ripped through a home in Sheffield early this morning, leaving one family without a home.
SHEFFIELD - Following Town Meeting Day’s school budget defeat, Wheelock and Sheffield voters have approved the Millers Run School budget after a second look.
SHEFFIELD- Friday three men were charged with first degree murder and kidnapping of the seventy- eight year old woman, Mary Pat O'Hagan. Yesterday two of the men were arraigned, Keith Baird and Richard Fletcher, both plead not guilty to first degree murder, kidnapping, and robbery.
SHEFFIELD – A huge development in the murder of Mary Pat O'Hagan. O'Hagan was the 78-year-old Sheffield resident who was reported missing back in 2010. Her body was found in Wheelock nearly four weeks later.
Charged with her murder are Michael Norrie, 23, and his cousins, Richard Fletcher, 27, and Kevin Baird, 33. Fletcher and Baird are also brothers.
SHEFFIELD- While Town Meeting Day may be a step towards a new beginning for some, this year's Town Meeting Day means the end for one. After 30 years of working in the town office of Sheffield, Town Clerk, Kathy Newland, is retiring.
SHEFFIELD - The Miller’s Run Middle School has dedicated a new playground in memory of the late Mary Pat O’Hagan. Students and Community members gathered at the Sheffield middle school in late November to honor her memory.
SHEFFIELD- Deep in Sheffield, far off the beaten path you will find Scott Salmonsen working on his new home. But this house is far from conventional. His 14 by 14-two story cabin is completely self sustainable.
SHEFFIELD - The Sheffield-Wheelock Fire Department has received some assistance for payment on an upgraded firetruck. The United States Department of Agriculture has awarded a $20,000 grant for the refurbished tanker, a much-needed improvement over the station's current aging truck.
WHEELOCK - Unified School District #37 services the towns of Wheelock and Sheffield and includes the Miller's Run School. On Town Meeting Day, both towns rejected the district's budget for the coming year, leaving UD #37 in quite the predicament.
SHEFFIELD - As the legislation regarding wind farms works its way through the House and Senate, more changes are made to the bill. The third reading of the bill is set for today in the Senate. Those against the bill aren't thrilled with the changes.