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23 min ago | WVNY

Law Enforcement Officials Bust Two Underage Drinking Parties

Law enforcement officials who are part of the the Chittenden County Stop Teen Alcohol Team program conducted a proactive patrol to try and curb underage drinking on Saturday.

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5 hrs ago | Manchester Journal

VTDigger/Castleton poll: 65 percent of voters want revamp of property tax system

The Castleton Polling Institute conducted a poll for VTDigger on education issues.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

9 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

Rains in northern New England add to flood threat

Heavy rains and melting snow and ice pushed rivers toward or above flood stage around Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine on Tuesday and flooded some roads in the region.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Vermont, Montpelier, VT, Williston, VT, Essex Junction, VT

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Burlington Free Press

CCTA Board of Commissioners faces post-drivers'strike questions

The Chittenden County Transportation Authority's Board of Commissioners held its first post-strike meeting early Tuesday morning following the end of a three-week bus drivers' strike that affected about 9,700 riders.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Burlington Free Press

Chittenden County high school boys lacrosse preview capsules

All of Burlington's starters return on defense and attack. "There are a lot of expectations amongst the kids and you still have to execute on the field," Arcovitch said.

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Related Topix: South Burlington, VT

The Burlington Free Press

United Way Volunteer Center

ESSEX RESIDENTS - United Way's Volunteer Connection staff will be at Brownell Library on Tuesday April 22 from 4-5 pm to talk about volunteering options.

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Related Topix: Winooski, VT, Williston, VT, Home Gardening, Home

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Four rabid animal cases reported in Chittenden County in past 10 days

Even Vermont's most populated area is not free from the threat of rabies. The last four animals that have tested positive for rabies, all raccoons, were trapped in Burlington and South Burlington.

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Related Topix: Burlington, VT, South Burlington, VT

The Burlington Free Press

Whalon pleads guilty to 2011 murder of Burlington man

Daniel Whalon, 28, pleaded guilty Friday to second-degree murder in connection with the July 2011 stabbing death of Ralph Bell, 54, near a railroad bridge between Winooski and Burlington.

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Related Topix: Burlington, VT, Winooski, VT, Criminal Defense Law, Law

WVNY

VT Health Dept.: Four Rabid Animal Cases Reported in Chittenden County

According to the Vermont Health Department, there have been four rabid animal cases reported in Chittenden County in the past 10 days.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

State urging EEE protection, horse vaccinations

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Weather, Franklin County, VT, Brandon, VT, Whiting, VT

Norwalk Citizen News

Vermont Senate advances Lyme disease bill

Doctors and other health professionals would be immune from professional conduct charges if they pursued a hotly debated course of treatment for Lyme disease under a bill given preliminary approval Thursday by the Vermont Senate .

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Related Topix: Lyme Disease, Health, Naturopathy

The Burlington Free Press

Committee on Temporary Shelter

We provide emergency shelter, supportive services, prevention outreach, transitional and permanent housing.

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Related Topix: Burlington, VT

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Insurers prodded to cover early addiction services

Preventing addiction is the cheapest and most effective way to curb drug abuse in Vermont, health officials say, but they are struggling with the fact that insurance doesn't cover those costs.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Burlington Free Press

Special police unit investigates Winooski baby's death

The Chittenden Unit for Special Investigations is investigating the death of a 15-month-old boy they said died last Friday in Winooski.

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Related Topix: Winooski, VT, Medicine, Fletcher Allen Health Care, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Burlington Free Press

Worth your time: Films and free ice cream

The short films and photos were submitted by the public and then selected by a jury.

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Related Topix: Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream

Sat Apr 05, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Fiber optic network connects hundreds of rural classrooms across the state

Colleges, public libraries, health care providers and schools are among more than 400 community institutions throughout rural Vermont that now have fiber-optic broadband connections.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, Vermont, Bellows Falls, VT, Newfane, VT

Fri Apr 04, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

CCTA buses back on the roads

The Chittenden County Transportation Authority buses are back up and running Friday after a tumultuous battle between drivers and management which raged on for 16 days.

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Related Topix: Manchester, VT

The Burlington Free Press

High-fives and fist bumps

Motorists honked in support and riders climbed happily aboard buses that rolled through the morning commute Friday for the first time in three weeks, returning to service after a bitter strike ended Thursday.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Burlington, VT, Shelburne, VT, South Burlington, VT

Washington Times

Bus drivers, riders glad service is rolling again

The buses were rolling again Friday in Vermont's largest county, ending a nearly three-week strike that forced almost 10,000 people a day to find alternative ways to get to school, jobs or appointments.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

New CCTA contract details

It's official. The Chittenden County Transportation Agency bus drivers' strike is over.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Peter Welch, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law

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