AROUND THE NEK - A court date has been set for a man who was found using counterfeit bills at the Saint Johnsbury Family Dollar on Railroad Street. Our reporter Alex Paduch, who died in a fatal car accident early Tuesday morning, covered a story on different ways to catch a counterfeit bill - one of his last stories, for our news station.
ST. JOHNSBURY - A recent police-involved shooting in Winooski, Vermont has brought back the discussion of police body cameras. Body cameras have been a big topic since the incidents in 2014 regarding Michael Brown and Eric Garner. Some local police departments around the Northeast Kingdom have also added the use of body cameras for on-duty officers.
AROUND THE NEK - Fall in Vermont means apple cider donuts, sweaters, leaf peeping, and festivals galore. The Northeast Kingdom has gotten a start in all of these categories — especially the festivities.
LYNDONVILLE - The local bar scene in Lyndon is now about to completely be lost. Phat Kats Tavern will be closing their doors on October 14th due to increases in insurance rates. The rates became more expensive than they thought, due to a local insurance company being bought out by a larger corporate company.