Rosie's Girls Coming To The NEK

Rosie GirlsLYNDON- A branch of Rosie's Girls summer camp is coming to Lyndon Center and their purpose is to teach girls more than just how to roast marshmellows. They will be empowering girls and giving them leadership skills.

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Housing Improvement Grant

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LYNDONVILLE-  Low-income homeowners in the North East Kingdom may very soon get financial assistance in repairing their homes.  Rural Edge, a local non-profit organization that assists in improving poverty, is in the process of seeking a $200,000 housing preservation grant from the United States Department of Agriculture to repair homes.

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Vermonters Take Action Against Climate Change

warmerweatherLYNDON- If you live in Lyndon, you probably know just by looking outside that this has been a warm winter. It is early February, and there is barely any snow on the ground. Many people already know that this is because of el Niño, but there are things that Vermonters can do to help with the effects of climate change.

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CNSU Superintendent Named

cnsusuperintendentLYNDON - Jennifer Botzojorns has been selected to be the superintendent of the Caledonia North Supervisory Union. The CNSU Board made the decision earlier this morning after the completion of background checks and approval from the Agency of Education. The choice was between two candidates, the other being Chris Pratt.

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CNSU Search Down to Two

lllllllLYNDON- The search for a new superintendent in the Caledonia North Supervisory Union will soon be coming to a close. The position is down to just two candidates; Jen Botzojorns and Chris Pratt.

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Transplant Granted

ffffffffffffffLYNDONVILLE, VT- Jane Rivera has been battling cancer for a year and a half; now she can be at peace with some news her and her family have been waiting for. After waiting one month after the NVRH bone marrow and stem cell drive, tomorrow she will be traveling to Boston to receive her stem cell transplant.

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Grindstone Cafe Starts Pay It Forward Program

payitforwardthumbLYNDONVILLE- Customers at the Grindstone Cafe in Lyndonville have a new thing they are raving about, and it is more than just their coffee.

Workers at the Grindstone Cafe came up with a "Pay it Forward Program" to help customers pay for a friend's coffee without the friend being actually being there to pay for it.

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Burklyn Holiday Market Supports Arts in Schools

Lyndon - The end of the year is fast approaching, and holiday events are being hosted with increasing frequency and scale.

 

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Burkelyn Annual Craft Fair

craft fair thumbLYNDON, VT - Lyndon Town school hosted the 46th Annual Burkelyn Holiday Market. The market gives artists, and aspiring artists a chance to promote themselves, or sell their products.

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Stuff the Humvee

lscccc copyLYNDON - For the past four years, the Lyndon State College Student Veterans of America Association has been coming together to help donate and fundraise for the annual VT Supports Holiday Packing Event. Although the two organizations are not connected, the Student Veterans Association at Lyndon State has made it their goal to raise even more this year than they have in the past.

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More Than Black and White

RaceOnCampusLYNDON- College Campuses are tackling the issue of racism head on, and the Vermont State College System is doing their part to acknowledge the issue of Racism in Vermont.

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Benning Introduces Energy Bill

RenewableFinalLYNDONVILLE -  The pristine scenery of Vermont has become home to many renewable energy projects in recent years, but some are taking a step back and looking at the larger picture.

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Lyndon Institute New Board President

board president LYNDONVILLE – The Lyndon Institute Board elected its new president. Richard D. Ashton stepped down as president and retired after serving for seven years, allowing Meredith Feltus to take the position.

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21st Annual Business Celebration

business celebrationLYNDON- 170 people and 70 businesses gathered at Lyndon State College to celebrate the 21st annual business celebration. During this event, businesses were recongnized, employees who went above and beyond were acknowledged, and people looked back on the challenges they have overcome.

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Bona Set to Start Sentence

 

bonaLYNDON – After losing an appeal filed with the Vermont Supreme Court, Lyndon resident Bruce Bona will be headed to prison on Friday following his conviction of 17 counts of animal cruelty. Back in February 2014, police removed horses from Bona’s property, citing malnourishment and neglect. After being found guilty in November of that year, Bona, representing himself, took his case to the State Supreme Court citing wrongdoings by the state prosecution.

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Trick or Treat...No, Trunk!

trick or trunkLYNDON – Usually when one thinks of Halloween, little kids approaching your door saying, “Trick-or-treat!” is one of the first things to pop into your mind. However, Lyndon residents had a different approach to this tradition than others.

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Amy Bean: Cutting Down Hunger

beanLYNDON- Amy Bean is the owner of a hair salon in Lyndonville; Shear Sensations. But cutting hair is not all that Bean does for the community, she also helps those in need.

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Vermont Drones

LYNDON – Drones were flying through the Lyndonville sky this past weekend because of a visit from Vermont Drones. The public had a chance to get up close with a drone and learn all about the advancing technology.

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Sled Hockey in the NEK

sled hockey thumbLYNDON – Winter is fast approaching, and with a new season, comes new sports. One activity Lyndon citizens participated in over the weekend was not merely the standard hockey game or sledding trip, but a unique combination of the two, sled hockey.

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Cold Weather Brings the Parking Ban

ParkingBanLYNDON - As the cold weather draws closer and the possibility of snow is just around the corner, the town of Lyndon would like to remind people of the winter parking ban.  The parking ban goes into effect November 1st and this year the town is taking extra time to promote awareness so that citizens are prepared.

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Lyndon's Leaky Roof

lyndon LYNDON- The town of Lyndon has agreed to repairs on the roof of the Town Hall. Plans are now being looked at to permanently fix the leaky roof. The repairs are estimated to cost about $2,500 out of the towns budget, but officials will be evaluating three different quotes.

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Recount Gives Lyndon New Town Garage

LyndonGarageFinalLYNDON – Following a recount last night by the town’s Board of Civil Authority, the October 8th vote for a combined garage for Lyndonville and the Town of Lyndon still stands.

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Vikings vs. Hilltoppers Kick Off

LI vs St. JLYNDON - A historic rivalry was in full swing Saturday on the Robert K. Lewis field for the annual St. Johnsbury-Lyndon Institute football faceoff. It was a blowout in favor of the Hilltoppers over the Vikings, 64-0. However, for many, it is not about the score. 

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Staying warm for a night

homeless thumbLYNDON - While the temperatures may be dropping, the number of homeless people in the area without shelter is increasing.

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The Wall of Honor

veteransLYNDON – Added to Victory Media's 2014 Military Friendly schools list as one of the top 20 percent of colleges embracing the education of this nations veterans, Lyndon State College is set to complete it's third phase of the Veterans Memorial Park.

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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.