VSP Launches Missing Person Website

missingpeopleVermont-The Vermont state police recently created a missing persons website, which has information regarding all the current people who have gone missing in the Green Mountain state.  The website, which was launched in March, is to help police search for these missing people.

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Concerns for Legalizing Marijuana

ChiefHoudeAROUND THE NEK- Legalization of marijuana is on the rise throughout the United States. In Vermont, an amended version of S.241, which had the purposed of legalizing marijuana, was passed with a vote of 6-5, but local law enforcement officials say there is still more that needs to be looked at before legalizing the drug.

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Green Up Day Ahead

Greeen up dayVermont- On Sunday, May 7th it is Green Up Vermont Day, and that means that people accost the state are going to be heeding out and cleaning up the sides of the read the mark the Green Mountain State that much more like its name.

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CPR Training

cpr training AROUND THE NEK- Finding a CPR class isn't not hard to do, Lyndon rescue and Calex both have monthly classes to help residence be prepared for emergency situations. Being ready and knowledgeable about medical emergency can make the difference between life and death.

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NEK Burglary Rate Down

adtdoneNortheast Kingdom- The rates of Burglaries in Northeast Kingdom communities have gone down substantially over the last two years. According to the Saint Johnsbury police department, the number of burglaries that they responded to last year was 60, which is almost half of what they responded to in 2014.


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Vermonters Agree to GMO labeling Law

gmolabelingNortheast Kingdom-On July 1st 2016 Vermonters will be more educated about what’s in their food. The GMO Labeling Law goes into full effect, meaning that all food that is made using Genetically Modified organisms will be labeled.

¨Vermonters have long supported labeling, our fellow Americans agree, and Congress should do the same,” said Senator Patrick Leahy after General Mills recently announced it would voluntarily label it´s products. ¨We in Vermont are proud that our state has been the catalyst that is moving us toward a uniform national standard.”

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The Reward of Giving Back to Animals

dog Orleans- Although, Pope Memorial Frontier Animal Shelter is just outside the Northeast Kingdom their volunteers help animals from all around Vermont.  In 2015, Pope Memorial Frontier Animal Shelter adopted out 314 cats and dogs.  They hope to improve this number in 2016.

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Spring Home Buying

dhhdhdhhdhdAround the NEK- The seasons are changing and the spring isn't the only season upon us. Springtime is also known as spring selling season for buying and selling homes.

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Airport Construction Moving Forward

nekairportAROUND THE NEK- Despite the federal investigation surrounding Q-Burke Resort, the Northeast Kingdom International Airport is still planning on-going construction. Questions were raised following the investigation, due to an agreement between the resort and the airport.

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Phil Scott Talks Vermont Issues

scottAROUND THE NEK- With a little over three months until Vermont's State Primary, Gubernatorial candidates are spreading their campaigns across all 14 counties, including Lieutenant Governor Phil Scott who is running for the Republican nomination.

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Help Wanted: Protect the Youth

DCFAround the NEK- Due to an increase in children who have been involved in court related issues, the Department of Children and Families are seeking guardians to help serve as advocates for abused, neglected or at risk youth currently living in Caledonia County.

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Golf In The NEK

golfAROUND THE NEK - Golf is a sport for the young and the old. you can start early and play your entire life. Golf courses around the area are looking forward to this year’s season, due to a mild winter course conditions are looking good.  Just like snowboarders and skiers in the summer wait for the first snowfall. Golfers in the Vermont winters are itching for the snow to melt and the courses to open so they may begin their season.

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Act 46 Affects Peacham

Act 46What schools may be merged together because of act 46 were discussed the other night. Schools include K-8th grade Walden, Peacham, Barnet, and Waterford. Other talks included K-12th grade schools Danville, Cabot, and Twinfield.

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Trauma in the Classroom

classroomAROUND THE NEK - College students who have served in the military aren’t at all different from students who haven’t; they want to go further in their life by attending college. However, there could be a chance that some student veterans can’t let go of what they experienced in their service, and are suffering because of it. That is the effect of post traumatic stress disorder.

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Emergency Calls Across Vermont

911signAround the NEK- In cases of emergency, we have always been taught to call 9-1-1, and with this week being National Emergency Telecommunications week, we took a look at how 9-1-1 calls are handled across Vermont.

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Prescription Drug Prices

drugsthumbAROUND THE NEK- The United States is known to have the highest prices for prescription drugs, which has become a problem for many Americans. The Health Care Committee in Vermont is looking for ways to lower those prescription costs.

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Trout Season

Fish StalkingAROUND THE NEK- The second Saturday in April could be considered a holiday for many people in Vermont. This marks the start of the trout-fishing season.

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Local Food Goals

New England 50 by 60AROUND THE NEK-Buying local goods has been issue in Vermont for a long time. The New England Food Vision is striving to make buying local easier for consumer as well as the producer.

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Barnet Parking Sparks Controversy

ParkingcontroveryBarnet- Town Residents and town officials  simply can’t agree on one thing in the Barnet, and that’s the parking situation along Monument Circle. There are currently three roads that meet all at the same spot; Anderson street, Church street, and Monument circle.

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Dropping Milk Prices Stress Farmers

cowwNortheast Kingdom - The declining milk prices continue to make Vermont dairy farmers nervous. Over the last two years milk prices have dropped from a near record high of $25 per every 100 gallons of milk produced, to just $15 for every 100 gallons.

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Lyndon Students Competing in Vermont History Day

U-32 schoolThe U-32 School will be hosting Vermont History Day this Saturday. The event will have about 200 Vermont students, including students from the Lyndon Town School, who are in the fifth and sixth grade. All students will be competing to convey the state's 225-year history to others. The theme of this year's History Day is exploration, encounter and exchange.

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Rising Concerns of Rising Prices

The recent rise in gas prices over the past two months may have you worried, but there’s no need to fear about prices reaching the same heights as five years ago. Petroleum analysts believe gas prices will be remaining around the same mark as today, at least for the foreseeable future.

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Troopers Death Ruled Accidental

trooperAROUND THE NEK- The Vermont Department of Public Safety has announced they will not be cited for any workplace safety violation following the death of a Vermont State trooper.

Last September, Trooper Kyle Young collapsed at the Ethan Allen Firing Range in Jericho during the tryouts for the state police tactical team. The 28 year old subsequently died of heatstroke. The incident was under investigation by the state.

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A History of Vermont Marijuana Leglislation

shumlin approvalVERMONT- Over the past decade, marijuana legislation has occupied an interesting place in Vermont politics.

The most recent bill towards legalizing the substance is going to the Vermont House of Representatives for vote, but the state has a history of discussion around its use.

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Waterford Home Destroyed by Fire

Waterford Fire Waterford - A massive blaze destroyed a single-family home on Hudson Road in Waterford this weekend. Waterford Rescue rushed to the scene just after 10 a.m. on Saturday to put out the fire and try to salvage part of the house.

Because Waterford is in a rural part of the state, it is challenging for fire departments to get there on time.

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Snow Storm Outages

We talked with Lyndonville Electric about the power outages in the area.


Flu Shots

Flu season is ahead of us, see how you can help yourself from getting sick.


Lyndonville Apartments to be Demolished

LA proposal that came out last fall is starting in March, we talked to rural Edge to find out more.