Chamber Receives Grant

st. j commerceST. JOHNSBURY - The St. Johnsbury Chamber of Commerce was awarded a grant of $76,000, which is a part of the Federal Farm Bill for Rural Development. 


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Westaff Job Fair

job fair copyST. JOHNSBURY - Many residents of Caledonia County were offered help in search of employment by Westaff on Wednesday. Westaff is an employment agency, helping temporary employees with jobs throughout Vermont, New Hampshire, New York, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

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Embezzlement Case Dropped

EmbezzlementST. JOHNSBURY - After entering a plea of not guilty to one felony count of embezzlement last December, a former Lyndon State College baseball coach is now off the hook.

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FEMA Overpaid

stjselectST. JOHNSBURY- The Federal Emergency Management Fund has overpaid the town of St. Johnsbury by a large amount.


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Economic Development Forum

econ devl forumSt. Johnsbury -- Representative Michelle Fay organized the economic development listening forum on Monday night in St. Johnsbury. People in this area had a rare opportunity to talk to state-wide politicians.

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Colors of the NEK

colors of the windST.JOHNSBURY- St.Johnsbury will be celebrating their "Colors of the Kingdom" festival this Saturday, with events for all ages. 

 The festival will be located along Railroad St., Eastern Ave., and Main St. This years festival theme will be "Show Your Colors," encouraging citizens from all of the Northeast Kingdom to embrace and show who they really are.

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JUDGE: Murder "Confession" Can be Used at Trial

allenprueST. JOHNSBURY -- A Caledonia judge has ruled that Allen Prue's statements to police about the murder of Melissa Jenkins - which graphically detailed his alleged participation in the killing - can be used at his trial, scheduled for Oct. 6.

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New Town Manager

camel delongisST. JOHNSBURY - In the last three years, the town of St. Johnsbury has had three different town managers, according to assistant town clerk, Kelly Willey. Now, the selectboard is in search for another, as current town manager, John Hall, is headed out in Spring 2015.

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Hilltoppers Win Behind Freshman Foot

stjsoccerjpgST. JOHNSBURY -  The St. Johnsbury Academy girls soccer team remained undefeated on the season behind the leg of freshmen Grace Cooke.

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The Common Core

common coreST. JOHNSBURY — The St. Johnsbury school board discussed the new Common Core on Monday night. Parents in St. Johnsbury are worried about what the new educational requirements may mean for their children.

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Alzheimer's Walk

alzheimers copy copyST. JOHNSBURY- On Saturday, St. Johnsbury hosted The Walk To End Alzheimer's.

 The walk managed to raise $25,000, which was more than three times the amount of last year's walk.

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CPR Training At CALEX


ST. JOHNSBURY VT.-  If you are interested in learning CPR, classes are being held every second Thursday of the month at the Caledonia Essex Ambulance Service.   

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St. Johnsbury Audit

st.j auditST.JOHNSBURY - The Saint Johnsbury select board has received a grant that they should received two years ago.


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Golf Tournament

golf tournamentST. JOHNSBURY – Last week residents from all over went to play golf in St. Johnsbury in honor of Eugene McDonough. McDonough, a St. Johnsbury firefighter, lost his life 16 years ago fighting a warehouse fire in Lyndonville. 


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Bona Back in Court

bonaST. JOHNSBURY- Bruce Bona, 64, was once again found in the Caledonia Courthouse yesterday, this time for a preliminary hearing. Confusion lied between both parties at the courthouse, resulting in Bona asking for more trial preparation time.

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Rodriguez Back in Court

juan rodriguez mug finalST. JOHNSBURY - Juan Rodriguez appeared in the St. Johnsbury Caledonia Courthouse today for allegedly shooting Rafael Rodriguez on July 15th. 

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State Energy Project

state energy project jpgST. JOHNSBURY- The state Building renewable Energy Project kicked off last week behind the Northeast Regional Corrections Facility, in St. Johnsbury.

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Fitness With A Twist

spinning classST. JOHNSBURY - Spinning is a cardiovascular exercise where you are on a stationary bike for about an hour. Bonnie Bashaw-Cole has been teaching the heart racing exercise for fourteen years.

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The Two Fifty Club

st. j artifactsST. JOHNSBURY - (The Two Fifty Club) Peggy Pearl has been collecting donations since last summer so that the St. Johnsbury History and Heritage Center's artifacts can be displayed at a new location.

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St.J Budget Update

St.J UpdateST.JOHNSBURY- In preparation to produce a third and possible final budget, the St.Johnsbury school board has made more cuts in hopes that this round, the budget will pass. The budget cuts were discussed at the school board meeting last night.

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Cinco De Meow

Cinco_de_Meow.jpgST. JOHNSBURY- Cinco De Meow was a fundraiser this past weekend aimed to help raise money for our feline friends. The day was not just for the cats, but also for humans as well. The day included music and a lot of fun.

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Race Kicks Off For Caledonia Sheriff

RaceForSheriffST. JOHNSBURY - Two candidates have announced their intent to run for Caledonia County SheriffDaniele Kostruba, currently working as a detective in the Special Investigations Unit, will take on incumbent Dean Shatney, who has served as the Caledonia County Sheriff for three years.

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Going Green Wins Awards

environmental awardsST. JOHNSBURY-Local car dealerships are doing their part in going green, St. Johnsbury and Lamoille Valley Ford in Hardwick are being recognized for their efforts of going green. They are receiving the 2014 Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence.

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St.J Waste and Water Plant due for Upgrade

Waste and waterST.JOHNSBURY- St.Johnsbury’s water and waste sewage treatment plants are overdue for repairs. The plants were built in 1990 and each facility had a life expectancy for 20 years.

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Catamount Arts Open Exhibit About the Fairbanks

CatamountSt. JOHNSBURY- Catamount Arts will be showing an exhibit now until the end of the summer about the Fairbanks scale. The exhibit took many months to coordinate and many people have said it feels like you're time traveling.

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