The Life of a Veteran

hojek.jpgLYNDON - The transition in life of a veteran is a very hard one after coming back to society. Some people can not adjust to life at home after seeing the life of war.

One local who served overseas is John Hojek. Hojek has decided to come back to school after serving in the Iraq war.

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Random Act of Kindness

hopeLYNDONVILLE- It is never too soon to start thinking about ways to help other people. A 7-year-old girl named Elise Guzman, along with her friends, decided to contribute to Helping Other People Everyday.

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Animal Cruelty Update

Bona updateLYNDON- Bruce Bona, of Lyndonville, was in Caledonia Superior Court Tuesday morning where he pled not guilty to twenty-one counts of animal cruelty and all misdemeanor charges. Bona was given a 24 hour delay from Monday, to better prepare himself for Tuesday's court apperance.

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Lyndon Schools Adjusts to Education Standards

Lyndon leaderLYNDON- Lyndon Town School held a school board meeting last night with a few guests. Math Interventionists, Delia Lefebrev and Kathy Nichols were there to explain to the board how they are helping teachers work through new standards of teaching.

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Ranch Owner Faces 21 Counts Of Animal Cruelty

BruceBonaLYNDONVILLE - A Northeast Kingdom ranch owner who police say failed to properly care for nearly two dozen horses told a Caledonia judge Monday that he is facing many more charges than he expected.

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Culinary with a Side of Culture

taylor stageLYNDONVILLE -After a lifetime of traveling the world, 31-year-old Taylor Peyton now calls the Northeast Kingdom home. Taylor was born and raised in Sacramento, California, and has always had a passion for cooking.

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New Sport Soaring with Popularity

ultimateLYNDONVILLE - Many local athletes are associated with the everyday sports we are accustomed to watching on TV. Football, baseball, basketball, and soccer might be the first sports that come to the mind of the average enthusiast, but in the Northeast Kingdom, ultimate frisbee is on the rise.

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A Slow Season For Volunteering

dogpoundthumbnailLYNDON - Most people would be upset that it's been a "slow season" for their business. However, for one local organization, having a "slow season" is a good thing.

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802 Quits

802 quitLYNDON- Vermont is ranked eleventh in the country for highest number of smokers, with 19% of residents having the habit. The decision to quit may be tough but a local program called 802 Quits is there to help residents deal with the struggle.

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Welcoming Fish to the Waterways

fishLYNDON- Fishing season has finally come and that means it's time to stock streams and rivers. The Bald Fish Hatchery worked hard today in an annual event of stocking waterways with fish.

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Making Time to Volunteer

liLYNDON- Volunteering requires devotion and dedication. Miranda Martin, a Senior at Lyndon Institute, finds a way to set aside time to help her community, all while juggling classes, homework, and the "typical" teenage life. This busy student has recently been recognized for her devotion.

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Democrats in Lyndon

Democrats_in_Lyndon.jpgLYNDON- The 2014 election season kicked off on Sunday at Lyndon Institute's Cafeteria.Many politicians were in Lyndon like Democrat Speaker of the House, Shap Smith, who said he had bills that he would love to see get passed in the heart of the capitol in the last two weeks of this legislative session

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Plans to Upgrade Waste Water Plant

waterLYNDON- The town of Lyndon had recently recieved a grant from the United States Department of Agriculture to upgrade their Waste Water Treatment plant. More upgrades still need to be done and Lyndon recieved another grant from the USDA as a second part of the upgrade.

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Lyndon Easter Egg Hunt

Lyndon_Easter_Egg_Hunt.jpgLYNDON- Many family members and children that went to St. Johnsbury Easter egg hunt went to Band Stand Park for another egg hunt in Lyndon, too. At 1 p.m. Saturday, parents watched their children gather as many easter eggs as they could find under the gloomy skies.

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Senator Bernie Sanders for President?

bernie for presidentLYNDON - United States Senator Bernie Sanders made a stop in the Northeast Kingdom last night to discuss sustainability in the United States, and what he is doing to help improve it. There has also been speculation that he may run for president in the 2016 election.

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Flood Warning Continues Throughout The Night

flooding in lyndonLYNDONVILLE- With the snow melting and rain showers the Northeast Kingdom keep getting, the Passumpsic River Valley is under a flood warning with towns in our area feeling the effects.

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Lyndonville Water Bill Change

LyndonwaterLYNDON-  Local business owners came to the Lyndonville trustee meeting last night to voice their concerns about the increase they are seeing in their water bills. Many people are not happy about the increase.

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Police Investigate Reported Mugging In Lyndonville

policeLYNDONVILLE - Police are investigating a reported mugging that occurred Friday night on Williams street. According to Chief Jack Harris, a woman said that as she was walking by a silver car in a parking lot, an African-American male jumped out of the rear-driver's side and grabbed her by the shoulders.

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Feeding the Northeast Kingdom

actionLYNDONVILLE- The long winter, poverty, and lack of jobs are three daunting struggles in the Northeast Kingdom. Together, those factors leave locals from all over the Northeast Kingdom attempting to pay their bills and provide their families.

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Tao Drum's Comes to Northeast Kingdom

drum taoLYNDONVILLE- The Northeast Kingdom got a look at a different culture, the Drum Tao a Japanese inspired drum and dance ensemble made there way from Japan to the Northeast Kingdom.

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Lyndon Town School Stirs up Controversy on Sexism

Dress codeLYNDON- Lyndon town school held a meeting last night to discuss parents concerns on how the school is handling it's changes in the dress code. Many parents were upset with the way the school handled the situation.

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Skaville Raises Money For Local Band Member

skavilleLYNDON- Lyndon State College hosted a benefit concert for junior and local band member Jake Gregg who was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia last spring. Since then he's undergone several surgeries and the local community is continuing to rally behind him.

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Tournament Raises Funds For Flooded Gym

kingdomgymnasticsfloodLYNDONVILLE - A weekend dodgeball tournament has raised new funds to improve a recently flooded St. Johnsbury gym. Kingdom Gymnastics, located inside the Green Mountain Mall on Memorial Drive, was flooded in early February from two ruptured water mains.

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LSC Student Featured In Quimby Gallery

coexisting beautiesLYNDON - The Quimby Gallery has presented a new artist, Hannah Frigon, a current student at Lyndon State College. Frigon's show is called Coexisting Beauties. The name came from Frigon's desire of both nature and being to be able to stand side by side, and to not have one over-power the other.

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Fire in Lyndonville

lyndonville fireLYNDONVILLE- A multi-alarm fire broke out on 55 Speedwell Drive this morning in Lyndonville. The call came in just before 8:00 am.

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What's Coming Up At 5:30

What's Coming Up Tonight at 5:30

Blood Drive

The American Red Cross held a bloodrive at Lyndon State College. Find out more tonight.

 

Square Dancing

Learn about a local group that comes together weekly to square dance.

 

Danville Farmer's Market

See what's been growing in Danville tonight at 5:30.