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Friday Sep 12 | The Brattleboro Reformer

Vermont Supreme Court clears PSB to reconsider Vermont Gas pipeline

The Vermont Supreme Court on Thursday gave the Vermont Public Service Board permission to reconsider Vermont Gas' pipeline expansion in Addison County. The PSB has 30 days to decide whether to re-evaluate the project, and will then have 30 days to decide how it will do so.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Addison County, VT, Middlebury, VT

Thu Sep 11, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

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An army of small trash and recycling haulers entered the Williston Town Center Thursday night to, as they called it, save their businesses. Stephanie Mack from the Vermont Haulers Association said, "To be against free markets is against freedom, choice, prosperity and service."

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Related Topix: Vermont, Small Business, Personal Finance, Chittenden, VT

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Newly opened affordable housing complex takes aim at affordability gap

Affordable housing advocates cheered a new neighborhood in Shelburne, Vermont Wednesday. Harrington Village and the Wright House will provide 78 new homes, including 42 family apartments and 36 senior apartments.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Shelburne, VT

World Trade

First U.S. Partnership to Bring CNG to Customers in Advance of Pipeline Extension

For the first time in the nation, a local natural gas distribution company and a "virtual pipeline" provider have partnered to provide CNG to new customers -- in advance of a pipeline extension. Vermont Gas Systems and NG Advantage LLC have begun construction of a "gas island," consisting of an Off-Loading Station and a small pipeline network that will connect Agri-Mark's Middlebury plant, Vermont Hard Cider LLC and Middlebury College.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Middlebury College, US Governors, Peter Shumlin

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Thursday Webcast with Courtney and Dave

WPTZ NewsChannel 5's Courtney Kabot and David Schneider take a look at your top local stories for Thursday, September 11. SEPTEMBER ELEVENTH. I'M DAVID SCHNEIDER.

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Related Topix: Franklin County, VT, Winooski, VT

Wed Sep 10, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

New, affordable housing opens in Shelburne

The Harrington Village and the Wright House in Shelburne's village center adds 78 homes. Most of the units are affordable housing and will be home to seniors and families.

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Related Topix: Shelburne, VT

Tue Sep 09, 2014

ENR-Engineering News-Record

Construction Week: Dodge Starts in July Up 4% Over a Year Ago; Vt. OKs Natural Gas Pipeline

Construction starts through the first seven months of this year are up 4% over the same period in 2013, according to McGraw Hill Construction Dodge. Through July, Dodge reports $312 billion in new construction starts, with the biggest boost coming from a 13% hike in non-residential building starts.

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Related Topix: Addison County, VT

Manchester Journal

Vermont Gas invokes eminent domain in pipeline expansion

Vermont Gas intends to use eminent domain to secure four parcels of land along the route of its pipeline from Chittenden County south to Middlebury, according to filings with state regulators. A Vermont Gas attorney on Aug. 19 filed with the Public Service Board its intent to condemn four properties along the pipeline route, three in Williston and one in St. George.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Middlebury, VT, Williston, VT

Mon Sep 08, 2014

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Judge to keep murder charge, defense trying to dismiss

A Chittenden County judge decided not to dismiss a second-degree murder charge against Joshua Blow, accused of killing a Shelburne toddler in July. REGARDLESS OF THE NEW FINDINGS -- A VERMONT MAN IS STILL FACING SECOND-DEGREE MURDER CHARGES IN THE DEATH OF A TWO-YEAR-OLD SHELBURNE BOY.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Shelburne, VT

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Judge rules to continue with murder charge

A Chittenden County judge decided not to dismiss a second-degree murder charge against Joshua Blow, accused of killing Shelburne toddler Aiden Haskins in July. The defense and prosecutors were in court Monday, discussing a motion filed by the defense last week, seeking again to dismiss the murder charge against 26-year-old Blow.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Shelburne, VT

Fri Sep 05, 2014

WVNY

Local Breast Cancer Survivor Tells Her "Making Strides" Story

"You never think at 31 you would have cancer," Susan Rowell said, talking with me about her breast cancer diagnosis nearly exactly a year ago, on Sept. 13, 2013.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

Windsor Beacon

Newspaper fights subpoena of murder suspect's letters

The Burlington Free Press is challenging a state prosecutor's decision to subpoena correspondence the newspaper received involving an attempted murder case. At issue are letters that James Scarola sent to two reporters this summer.

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WVNY

Board May Reconsider Pipeline Ruling

Vermont's Public Service Board says it may reconsider its ruling regarding Phase 1 of the controversial Addison County Natural Gas Pipeline. In December, the Board approved Phase 1 of the Vermont Gas Systems project that would expand the pipeline from Chittenden County into Addison County.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Addison County, VT

Thu Sep 04, 2014

Williston Observer

Chittenden County Road Work

Bolton Paving, ditching and guardrail operations will continue throughout the project area of Latham Mobile Home Sales in Bolton and Little River Road in Waterbury through Friday. Paving crews will also start preparing driveway aprons and side road entrances for final paving.

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Related Topix: Waterbury, VT, Westford, VT, Richmond, VT, Colchester, VT, South Burlington, VT

Wed Sep 03, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

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Vermont lawmakers-- many who felt burned by the botched rollout of Vermont Health Connect last year-- say they are determined to stay more in the loop going forward.

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Related Topix: Vermont

WCAX-TV Burlington

Investigation continues into Burlington homeless man's death

Forrest Bryant's body was found in the woods on Pine Street in May. One man is behind bars in connection with his death, but he is not charged with Bryant's murder.

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Related Topix: Burlington, VT, Life, Self Defense

WVNY

VSP: Stolen Cards From Residence Used at Some Stores in Chittenden County

Vermont State Police are investigating a burglary at a residence on Little Chicago Road in Ferrisburgh Sunday night.

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Related Topix: South Burlington, VT, Burlington, VT, Winooski, VT

Mon Sep 01, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

Volunteers display decorations for ovarian cancer

Volunteers are displaying the decorations in Hinesburg, Shelburne, Charlotte, and Bristol as part of the "Turn Your Town Teal" campaign.

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Related Topix: Hinesburg, VT, Charlotte, VT, Shelburne, VT, Bristol, VT, Medicine, Pollen, Health

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Williston Observer

Little Details: Grateful for Williston's schools

The day my daughter started kindergarten, I snapped a photo of her stepping onto that big orange school bus.

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Related Topix: Montpelier, VT

Williston Observer

Understanding town dog control laws

Town Clerk Deb Beckett and Williston Animal Control Officer Marilla Whitcomb have teamed up to educate Willistonians about the town dog control ordinance.

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Related Topix: Williston, VT

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