VSC Tobacco Policy

VSC TobaccoLYNDON- Tobacco users in the Vermont State College System should be on the look out for possible changes in the upcoming months.

In May 2016, The Vermont Department of Health went to the Board of Trustees to ask the colleges to create a Tobacco-Free Campus plan for the fall of 2018.

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A Colorful Way to Help the Community

ColorrunLyndonville- An annual color event raised more than $4,000 this year.  Not only is this a great event to help struggling families in the Norestheast Kngdom it also an opportunity for many different individuals to volunteer.

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Volunteer Firefighting

FireTruckLyndonville- There are several volunteer fire departments throughout the state of Vermont and the Northeast Kingdom.  Volunteer departments in our area include Barnet, Bradford, West Burke and East Burke, Peacham, Danville and Lyndonville to name a few. 

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H.O.P.E. to Relocate

hopeLYNDON- The non-profit organization H.O.P.E. is going to be raising funds to support their relocation. The move won’t be far, as their new building is only two hundred yards from where they are now.

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College Memories after Serving the Country

lscfountainLYNDON- Even after serving their country, veterans can return home to begin or finish their college career. Given the title “student veterans”, they are given the chance to succeed in higher education.

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LI Dance Recital Gives Back

lidanceLYNDON - Lyndon Institute Dance Company is on the move to raise money at this Friday's Benefit Dance Recital. The company has been working hard to benefit a good cause.

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Crosswalk Concerns

crosswalksLYNDONVILLE- Pedestrians in Lyndonville are concerned with the current condition of crosswalks in town. The issue stems from the angle in which the walks are painted. Crosswalks that were installed last year have already received criticism.  

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A Change in Voting for NEKWMD

nekwastemgmtLYNDON - The Northeast Kingdom Waste Management District discussed no longer using the Australian Ballot. Due to being five representatives short, the district was unable to vote. But the vote will be put on the agenda for the next NEKWMD meeting.

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Lisman Prepares For Vermont Primary

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With less then four months to go until the primary, Republican Candidate for Governor Bruce Lisman sat down with news sevens reporter Tyler Cadorette to say why he should be elected, and the answer was quite clear.

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Local Businesses Fight Childhood Hunger

Childhood HUnga LYNDONVILLE- In preparation for H.O.P.E.'s third annual 5k Color Run, eighth grade classes from the Lyndon Town School and Burke Town School teamed up with RuralEdge and other local organizations, for an arts and crafts project to help make difference in childhood hunger within the community.

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Welch Visits Lyndon

welch picLyndon- Vermont Representative, Peter Welch held an important community outreach forum today at the Grindstone Cafe in Lyndonville. He broached on different issues such as health care, social security, internet access and secondary education 

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L.I. Spring Sports

spring sports LYNDON- Normally Vermonters are use to having a longer winter than others but with this winter, spring could actually be coming early to the North East. That means spring sports around the area may be able to get a jump start on the season.

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Lyndon Institute CPR Class

CPRRRLYNDON- For a class at Lyndon Institute, learning how to save a life is all in a days work. Students in the career and technical education allied health program gathered today to learn CPR and other emergency response skills. Lyndon Rescue helped instruct this part of the course.

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Mild Winter Sparks Climate Talks

climate changeLyndon-After a very mild winter, people are talking about climate change and global warming now more then ever. An informational session on the state of the climate was held at Lyndon State College, where students, and community members could ask questions.

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A Student's Dream School

1homeschoolingLYNDON - Most students dream of staying home instead of going to school. You don't have to leave home to receive an education. Homeschooling in Vermont has grown over the years and there are benefits to staying home and studying.

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X-treme Combat in the Northeast Kingdom

MMAFIGHT LYNDONVILLE- The Armory in Lyndonville was filled with fans on Saturday night for the X-treme Combat competition.


Mixed Martial Arts Fighting, or MMA, is a style of fighting combining different forms of martial arts, mixing both striking and grappling techniques that occur standing up and on the ground.

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Four Years of Strong Support

vetsummit2016LYNDONVILLE- Veterans from around the region gathered at Lyndon State College’s Standard Gymnasium last Saturday for the fourth annual NEK Veterans Summit. More than two hundred people -- including veterans, families and service organizations -- met with each other to give their support for each other.

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Lyndonville Flooding

IceJamLyndonville- The Northeast Kingdom Trailer Park in Lyndonville was flooded Thursday night. The cause of this flooding was because of an ice-jam.  These floods happen when ice breaks up creating a dam which blocks the river or stream it is in.  This causes water to become backed up and flood into the roadway.

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Lyndonville Fire Department Calls

fire calls thumbLYNDONVILLE- When the Lyndonville Fire Department gets a call, almost 25% are false alarms. Lieutenant Dan Bigelow says these non-emergency calls are a problem when it comes to keeping volunteer firefighters interested.

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Pellet Boilers in the NEK

wood pelletsLYNDON - Northern Forest Center hosted their first pellet boiler home tour on Darling Hill Road yesterday. This allowed residents around the Northeast Kingdom to see the advantages and disadvantages of having a pellet boiler in their home.

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The Struggle of Vermont Homeless

h.o.p.eLyndonville- RuralEdge kicked off their second event of the weekend at Lyndonville's Bandstand Park on Friday night as a part of their Rural Reality Campaign. About 30 people braved the single-digit temperatures for this year's "Night in the Park."

 

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Work Camp Helping Local Church

CHURCHLYNDON- The First Congregational Church in Lyndon is currently under construction. The Upright Steeple Society has planned the church will renovate their walls, ceilings, bathrooms, electricity, and heat.

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Local School Celebrates Black History Month

hahahahahaLYNDON- Thaddeus Stevens School students recognized the importance of Black History month in a powerful way by reading poems and passages written by African-Americans.

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Respite for Military Veterans

americanflagLYNDON- Military veterans who wish to start or continue their college careers might find it difficult to go through the higher education process after serving their country. That's why groups like Lyndon State College's Veterans Club exist.

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Vikings Score Serbian Superstars

SerbianSavagesLYNDON- Lyndon Institute has been known for its long-standing tradition of having great foreign exchange students in their athletic programs. For the Vikings boys' varsity basketball team, the tradition remains strong.

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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.