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Burlington shooting sends one person to hospital

BURLINGTON, Vt. — Burlington police are investigating a late-night shooting that put one man in the hospital. Acting Chief of Police Jon Murad says the police department got the call around 1:30 a.m. on Friday from UVM medical center after a man came in with a gunshot wound to the leg.
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Independence Day pride on parade through Brandon

BRANDON, Vt. (WCAX) - Thousands kicked off the Fourth of July weekend in Brandon as they celebrated with their annual parade. “It’s an old town and we like to celebrate it,” said Steven Jupiter of the Brandon Museum. Brandon is a small town with a rich history with...
BRANDON, VT
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Man found outside Burlington apartment with bullet wound to leg

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - Burlington police are investigating another shooting incident. Just after midnight Friday morning, police were informed a gunshot wound victim was at the UVM Medical Center. Officers say the victim was uncooperative and wouldn’t provide a statement. On further investigation, the unidentified victim was was reportedly visiting a family member in an apartment near Pearl and Winooski Avenue, when he was shot in the leg outside the apartment. Officers say they’ve recovered ballistic evidence and are holding the victim on a previous arrest warrant for the alleged sale of cocaine.
BURLINGTON, VT
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Tractor pulling brings out the smiles in Brandon

Stuck in Vermont: Julianna and Sophia Parker of Otter Creek Wildlife Rescue help animals — and human. Julianna Parker began rehabilitating orphaned baby birds at age 19. Years later, her daughter Sophia followed her mom’s lead, rescuing small critters and learning how to care for them.
BRANDON, VT
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Fire breaks out in Home Depot in Williston

Williston, VT — A fire broke out in the Home Depot store on Thursday afternoon. It was discovered that a stove had initially caught fire in the receiving portion of the store and that multiple boxes near the stovetop had also caught fire. An employee managed to extinguish the initial fire before firefighters arrived on the scene.
WILLISTON, VT
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Visual artist and educator Will Kasso Condry wins inaugural Vermont Prize

Visual artist, graffiti scholar and educator Will Kasso Condry of Brandon has been named winner of the inaugural Vermont Prize. The award, administered by Burlington City Arts(link is external) in collaboration with the Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, The Current and Hall Art Foundation, carries a $5,000 cash prize. Launched...
BRANDON, VT
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Glass Blowing Challenge gives amateurs a crack at the art form

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - The Burlington Glass Blowing Challenge is a competition for everyone. And people at the Bern Gallery say that it’s what makes what they do there special. “That has been our niche since we opened the store almost 20 years ago it’s that there’s very few...
BURLINGTON, VT

The North Country and Vermont towns celebrate Independence Day

Places all over Vermont and the North Country are getting ready to celebrate America’s Independence Day.    In 1777, Fort Ticonderoga was under siege by 7,000 British soldiers. “Fort Ticonderoga is a place where American soldiers during the revolutionary war held the line for liberty,” says the Vice President of Public History at Fort Ticonderoga […]
BRISTOL, VT
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Vermont Green beats Boston City 3-1

It was a scrappy match at UVM’s Virtue Field on Saturday. Punches were thrown but the Green outscoring Boston City to win their fourth game out of their last five.
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Williston Fire respond to Home Depot for stove fire

WILLISTON, Vt. (WCAX) - The Williston Fire Department responded to the Home Depot in Williston, Thursday for a stove that caught on fire. Fire crews say an employee attempted to put out the flames but several boxes were stacked on top causing flare ups. The stove was moved outside, where crews completely extinguished the flames.
WILLISTON, VT

New Details on New York to Vermont Train Released

A welcome announcement from Amtrak last month told New Yorkers that they would be now connected with the beautiful town of Burlington, Vermont on a new route of the Ethan Allen Express Line. The route, that used to stop at Albany, will now extend all the way down to New York City. Even more details, including travel options, menus, and other accommodations have been released as well, making it a wonderfully unique solution to a budget-friendly summer vacation.
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Winning Powerball ticket worth $367M sold in Vermont

For the first time ever, a Powerball jackpot has been won in Vermont. The Multi-State Lottery Association announced Thursday that a single ticket sold in Vermont matched all six numbers in Wednesday night’s drawing. The winning numbers were white balls 8, 40, 49, 58, and 63. The Powerball number was 14.
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The potential danger lurking in your drink

Burlington, VT – Spending the night out in social settings is a popular activity in downtown Burlington, especially during the summertime, but some women are discovering a potential danger. Drink spiking is not a new phenomenon, but recently we’ve received several reports from people who believe their drinks were spiked with drugs. There are reports from people who say it happened at some Burlington bars this past Saturday night.
BURLINGTON, VT
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Burlington property owner ordered to pay $66K for illegal parking lot

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - A Burlington property owner is facing what might be a record fine for violating the city’s zoning regulations. The Handy family has owned the former Pearl St. Mobil property since 2004. After closing the old gas station in 2017, they have used the property as a parking lot, something the city has said is not allowed under current zoning regulations. Vermont’s Environmental Court this week ruled against Handy’s, ordering them to stop using it as a parking lot and pay the city nearly $67,000 in penalties.
BURLINGTON, VT
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