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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Dept. of Labor Reacts to Kennametal

kennametalLYNDONVILLE- The Kennametal plant in Lyndonville sent out a statement earlier this week confirming the decision of closing the facility for good on June 30, 2014.

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H.O.P.E. In the Community!

hopeLYNDON - Helping Other People Everyday, otherwise known as H.O.P.E., is a small business sitting on the corner of Depot Street in Downtown Lyndon. However, this small business has started numerous programs that show their huge passion for helping out the community. 

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Kennametal Closes

kennametalLYNDONVILLE- "Kennametal informed its employees and other appropriate parties yesterday that it has made the decision to close the Lyndonville facility.

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Lyndon Town Concerns

Lyndon Select BoardLYNDONVILLE- The winter parking ban and the waste removal system in town were the big topics of discussion during Lyndon's select board meeting on Monday night. The select board is looking into soultions that could help solve these impending problems.

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Fundraiser Shows Club's Commitment to NEK

CasinoNightLYNDONVILLE - The Boys & Girls Club of America will soon have a home in the Northeast Kingdom.  Over the weekend, the club held a Casino Night event at Lyndon State College's ASAC 100 conference hall.

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Special Olympics Holds Practice at Lyndon State College

Special_Olympic_Basketball.jpgLyndon - Vermont's Special Olympics Basketball Team from Saint Albans practiced at Lyndon State College this weekend to get ready for the National Special Olympic Games in Princeton, New Jersey this summer. 

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Three Student Athletes Charged

basketball mugshot LYNDONVILLE - Three Lyndon State basketball players have been charged with disorderly conduct stemming from a March 11th incident that took place on the college's campus.

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Bad Weather Means Hazardous Roads

atrailerLYNDONVILLE- As the snow continues to fall, the roads are becoming more and more slippery. A tractor-trailer happened to experience these hazardous roads as the driver was forced to swerve off-road.

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Controversy Over Water Rate Changes

awaterLYNDON- The town of Lyndon met earlier this week to discuss the new change in water rates. Some town officials feel the water rate change is for the better, while local residents feel strongly otherwise.

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Veterans Summit Huge Success

veterans_summit.jpgLYNDON- Veterans came from near and far to the 2nd annual Veterans Summit on Saturday at Lyndon State College.  The veterans club decided that they wanted to have the summit again because the first one was a huge success. They wanted to keep it going because the club believed that it helped veterans get the help they need and also be able to tell their stories.

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Service Sundays For the Community

united methodist churchLYNDONVILLE - While many may find Sundays to be their "lazy day," the Lyndonville United Methodist Church uses Sunday as a day of service. However, on occasional Sundays, this service goes more towards their community.

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Holding It's Own

bridge copy copyLYNDONVILLE- The Sanborn Bridge in Lyndonville has been standing for 145 years.  Due to bad flooding last summer, the bridge needed aid to hold it afloat.  After much maintanance the bridge stood up yesterday without any aid, but this isn't the end to restoring this historic bridge back to the safety it use to be.  

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Lyndon Institute Lower's Tuition Cost

LI TUITIONLYNDONVILLE - Lyndon Institute's total tuition cost has decrease 100,000 dollars for the 2014-2015 academic year. As a result, LI is able to offer students new services.

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Passing School Budget Raises Concern

lyndon town schoolLYNDON - Collected results from Town Meeting Day shows that a total of 34 towns across the state of Vermont had rejected their school budget proposal.
Although the rejected school budgets have been causing issues, Lyndon's passed school budget also causes some concern.

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What's Coming Up At 5:30

What's Coming Up Tonight at 5:30

St. Johnsbury Police

Find out what the new updates are on teh hiring of a Police Chief.

 

Wells River Opiod Crisis

Find out the details tonight at 5:30. 

 

Local Business Prepares for the Holidays

Find out what business is doing all it can to prep for the holiday season.