With the recent election of President Elect Trump, the view of some Republicans has been skewed. Vermont Republicans however are almost a different species compared to others around the country.
AROUND THE NEK - Christmas is on its way and many of you may be struggling to find that perfect tree. But in order to create the perfect tree, it can take up to 10 years or even longer before it’s ready to take home.
A process that a local tree farm, High Reach Farm, uses is called "stump culture."
AROUND THE NEK - 'Tis the season for giving, and the non-profit organization Faith in Action, knows how to do just that.
Faith in Action works to help communities around the Northeast Kingdom take care of their own, and has been doing this for 12 years. One of the biggest services they do for these communities is donate food.
One Vermont business is doing its part to help reduce the methane emissions from dairy farmers in Vermont.
Dairy farms tend to have a large carbon footprint from the manure from the various animals, but mainly from cows.
For many people discussing end of life care is less than glamourous.
For those people who have less than a year to live, it's about being comfortable in those final months, weeks, days, and hour, that's when some choose to go into hospice care.
AROUND THE NEK - We are only five days into December and mother nature greeted us with a friendly white reminder of what the winter season means. Conditions were slick from the get go this morning, as most Northeast Kingdom commuters met the harsh Vermont winter head on.
AROUND THE NEK- Residents of the Northeast Kingdom do their part to help keep their home safe by calling Crime Stoppers in St. Johnsbury, an anonymous tip line for local crime.
BARNET- Despite Vermont’s decision to pull their bid from a potential buyout of TransCanada dams in the NEK, the Town of Barnet still seems to be getting the best deal regardless.
Burke- After years of planning The Ronnie Berlack Center at Burke Mountain Academy is finally near completion. In previous years students at Burke Mountain Academy have used an outdoor gym and needed an upgrade according to Darrell Gray of the academy.
AROUND THE NEK - Lyndon State College has been a staple in the Northeast Kingdom since the early 1960’s, and today, the Vermont State College’s Board of Trustees agreed on a new name for the soon-to-be unified institution.
LYNDON- Last year the Vail Hydrostation underwent major mechanical renovations, and according to officials, this year should go smoothly as ever, however the plant's rehabilitation has stirred up some contraversy.
Drugs are one of the most addicting substances on the earth. Humans have been using drugs some for good reasons and some for all the wrong reasons. In most cases people take drugs to get rid of all the daily stress of everyday life. However sometimes this stress just becomes worse and worse. This is what leads people to addiction, which makes it hard to stop.
AROUND THE NEK – With the holiday season right around the corner, local food shelves are doing what they can in order to help feed people. From the Lyndon Food Shelf to the Mustard Seed Soup Kitchen, both organizations are helping individuals and families get meals.
AROUND THE NEK - Many people in the Northeast Kingdom could tell you what a special place they believe it is, and with an article Expedia published, they can solidify that.
AROUND THE NEK- The Northeast Kingdom is home to some highly ranked high schools, three of them being right here in Caledonia County.
Lyndon Institute, St. Johnsbury Academy, and Burke Mountain Academy have all been recognized nationally for their academics as well as their athletic programs. However, with this prestige comes a price, which is something each school has to decipher every year. For semi private schools like Lyndon Institute and St. Johnsbury Academy, a portion of their budget comes from the town.
AROUND THE NEK - Hunting season in Vermont officially began last Saturday, and the state encourages hunters to be safe. The Vermont Fish and Wildlife has regulations on their website to help protect the wildlife.
AROUND THE NEK - For this year to celebrate Veteran's Day, towns all over the Northeast Kingdom took the time to honor those who served in the United State's military.
AROUND THE NEK -While New Hampshire and Vermont are right next to each other on the map, theyre voting laws are very different.
AROUND THE NEK - The ballots have been counted and the races have been called. Vermont will be seeing some new faces starting in 2017.
AROUND THE NEK - Upward Bound gives area seniors more opportunities associated with higher education at the low cost of volunteerism.
AROUND THE NEK - The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department is entering its first year of banning the possession and use of natural lures from deer urine or other fluids. The board passed this into effect to reduce the threat of chronic waste disease (CWD) entering the state.
AROUND THE NEK - Towns and cities in the state of Vermont go through a lot of steps in order to prevent voter fraud and keep elections fair and balanced. One way they accomplish that is through voter identification in each community.