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- City Market sells Christmas trees to benefit COTS
City Market sells Christmas trees to benefit COTS - A local supermarket will be selling Christmas trees this week and will donate the proceeds to a good cause. Both City Market locations in Burlington will be selling $50 trees to benefit COTS, the Committee on Temporary Shelter.
- Plattsburgh firefighter remembered for service to North Country
Plattsburgh firefighter remembered for service to North Country - The City of Plattsburgh said goodbye to one of its own, a retired firefighter, whose life was cut short due to cancer.The illness is believed to be linked to his work at ground zero immediately following 9/11. Scott LaFlesh served over twenty years in the Plattsburgh Fire Department, and in the days after the September [...]
- South Burlington sees big increase in car theft
South Burlington sees big increase in car theft - The number of cars reported stolen in South Burlington rose nearly 300 percent over the last two fiscal years, while burglary and larceny also saw triple-digit rises. Data released Monday by the South Burlington Police Department, covering June 2022 through July 2022, reported a 278 percent increase in stolen cars, a 166 percent increase in [...]
- How holiday food waste impacts our climate
How holiday food waste impacts our climate - In this week's Two Degree Difference, we'll explore how Turkey Day has panned out in the Queen City in the past and what part of the holiday contributes to climate change the most.
- Suspect in Shaftsbury standoff due in court
Suspect in Shaftsbury standoff due in court - Gerardo Zelayagranados, 31, without incident Saturday night at his home on Ehrich Road
- St. Albans man arrested after pedestrian crash in Enosburg
St. Albans man arrested after pedestrian crash in Enosburg - Police believe Joseph Morits III was driving drunk Saturday afternoon.
- Vermont cannabis retailers well-stocked for holidays
Vermont cannabis retailers well-stocked for holidays - Dispensaries are confident they will have the supply to meet the expected high demand.
- No injuries in Shaftsbury shots-fired incident that led to police standoff
No injuries in Shaftsbury shots-fired incident that led to police standoff - Police say they withdrew without making an arrest because they didn't want to escalate the situation any further.
- Sheffield man arrested after gunfire incident
Sheffield man arrested after gunfire incident - Joseph Mosher is accused of firing gunshots at an occupied house on Route 122 Friday morning.
- Immigrants, DHS settle case seeking activist targeting info
Immigrants, DHS settle case seeking activist targeting info - Burlington-based Migrant Justice and the Vermont ACLU sued the Department of Homeland Security in October 2017.
- NH Executive Council rejects funding for Claremont area sex ed program
NH Executive Council rejects funding for Claremont area sex ed program - The council, which has authority over New Hampshire state government contracts, has approved the program's contract in the past.
- Annual Christmas tree lighting on Church Street
Annual Christmas tree lighting on Church Street - The day after Thanksgiving is a special occasion on the Church Street Marketplace, and it's a moment many have been looking forward to. The 40-foot tree was lit with over 100,000 lights at the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony.
- Christmas tree display to benefit ANEW Place
Christmas tree display to benefit ANEW Place - People can see some festive Christmas trees at the University Mall in South Burlington, and support a good cause. One storefront in the mall has turned into a sea of trees, lights, and presents. ANEW Place is hosting its second annual Celebration of Trees, and its goal is to raise money to help people struggling with homelessness.
- After years being homeless, a Vermont man spent thanksgiving at his place
After years being homeless, a Vermont man spent thanksgiving at his place - Ahead of Thanksgiving, organizations in our region are working around the clock put food in the stomachs of those who go hungry. Meet Jeff Flores, a 52-year-old man, who says he’s full of the holiday spirit. “Never, ever, say that it can never happen to you," says Jeff Flores. "Because it can. And in the [...]