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You voted for these anti-police politicians

In a recent letter to the editor submitted by Dr. Dianne Pierson regarding the idea of the city of Burlington issuing gun licenses to those that wish to carry a gun outside their home:. I have a question. How will this address the rash of shootings taking place in the...
BURLINGTON, VT
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John Robert (Bob) Coughlin

John Robert (Bob) Coughlin, a Malone native, died on June 24, 2022 at the CVPH Medical Center, Plattsburgh on his 87th birthday. Bobby had a stellar start in life. He was the 1951 VFW state essay contest winner, a star varsity football player, the manager of junior varsity basketball, president of his freshman class, representative on the Student Council for three years and was elected to be president of the senior class but was chosen, at age 16 by the New Ford Foundation scholarship to attend Yale, thereby missing his Senior year at F.A.
MALONE, NY
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Park building break-in dismays Plattsburgh officials

PLATTSBURGH | Authorities are now investigating a weekend break-in that left the Wallace Hill Park Building with significant damage. On Monday, June 27, Town of Plattsburgh staff discovered the damage- floors littered with debris, paint covering fixtures and appliances and the community room in significant disarray. The vandalism has led...
PLATTSBURGH, NY
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Protesters in Plattsburgh vow to fight for abortion rights

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (WCAX) - Protests continued across the nation and across our region on Monday in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision last week to overturn Roe v. Wade. At least 200 people gathered in Plattsburgh’s Trinity Park on Monday for a rally. It started with some...
PLATTSBURGH, NY
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Fatal crash in South Burlington

SOUTH BURLINGTON — A 73-year-old man was killed during a single-vehicle crash in South Burlington yesterday. The crash took place west on I-89 at around 6:30 p.m. A 2003 Toyota Tacoma was seen off the road and striking a tree. The driver was identified as Harry Clark, of Burlington.
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Record travel expected for July 4th weekend

Burlington, VT — Despite the increase in the price of goods and gas, some 48 million people are expected to travel for the upcoming holiday weekend. People traveling to and from Burlington International Airport say their experience has been positive so far. “We took off and landed on time,...
BURLINGTON, VT
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Dirty work: sharing a love for gardening in Saranac Lake

Tri-lakes gardeners participating in a community greening project in Saranac Lake this summer say it's one of the best ways to get outside, connect with neighbors, supply people with affordable food, and create something beautiful for the public to enjoy. During a time of social-distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic,...
SARANAC LAKE, NY
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Celebrating French cuisine in Winooski

31 junior firefighters aged 14 to 17 from all over New England are passionate about fire service, that’s why they applied for extra training from the Vermont Fire Academy in Pittsford. 39 years ago, Burlington hosted the Lesbian and Gay Pride Parade, the first in the state of Vermont.
WINOOSKI, VT

VT woman, dog attacked by coyote during walk

A Vermont woman is recovering after she said she was attacked by a coyote. The woman said she was walking with her young dog through a pasture behind her home in Panton last weekend when she saw what she thought was a dog running across the field. She then realized that it was coyote and the animal attacked her 8-month-old puppy and then went after her, WCAX-TV reported.
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Farmers markets accept SNAP

ELIZABETHTOWN | This summer, Lake Placid, Tupper Lake and Saranac Lake farmers markets accept Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. This, in addition to Double Up Food Bucks, a program that matches SNAP dollars up to $20 and Power of Produce Club, a program that teaches children about agriculture, science and nutrition, was implemented to get as many local people to farmers markets and eating local produce as possible.
ELIZABETHTOWN, NY
mychamplainvalley.com

Campers take sail on Lake Champlain

Burlington, VT — With hot weather in the forecast this weekend, many may want to spend some time on the lake, and the Community Sailing Center is already seeing a lot of action. The Community Sailing Center, a non-profit providing access, education, and recreation on Lake Champlain, just began its summer camp.
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'More Than a Market' exhibit explores food, culture of Burlington, Winooski

When she moved to Burlington, Charlotte Barrett, an architectural historian by training, noticed how many buildings on North Street and elsewhere in Burlington had the recessed doorways and other physical characteristics that proclaimed, “I was once a store.” “When I saw how many markets there probably had been,” Barrett said, “I just started digging around.” ...
BURLINGTON, VT
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Vermont’s first Afghan restaurant opens in Winooski

Winooski, VT — Vermont’s first Afghan restaurant, Bamyan Kebab House, opened last week. Brothers Awran and Wazirgul Hashimi hope their new restaurant can bring the Afghan community together. “One of the reasons that I opened this restaurant was because Vermont accepted a good number of new Afghan refugees...
WINOOSKI, VT
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Free tours at Valcour Island lighthouse starting July 3

PLATTSBURGH | The public is invited to visit the historic Bluff Point Lighthouse on Valcour Island Sundays July 3, July 17, July 24 and July 31 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Transportation to the lighthouse is the responsibility of the individual. Lighthouse exhibits include the history of Lake Champlain...
PLATTSBURGH, NY

Weston Mountain: A worthy destination

What do you suppose is the most popular mountain accessed from the Roostercomb trailhead in Keene Valley? Careful with your answer, it might not be the obvious. Well bad luck, it is the obvious. Most hikers scoot right up to Roostercomb, breezing on by the junction to Snow Mountain, which is an equally appealing, but on most days a far less crowded hike.
KEENE VALLEY, NY

Vermont woman, dog attacked by coyote in Panton

PANTON, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont woman is recovering after she said she was attacked by a coyote. The woman said she was walking with her young dog through a pasture behind her home in Panton last weekend when she saw what she thought was a dog running across the field. She then realized that it was coyote and the animal attacked her 8-month-old puppy and then went after her, WCAX-TV reported.
PANTON, VT
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