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  1. Public meetings set on Lake Champlain cleanup planRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Vermont is holding public information meetings in South Burlington, St. Albans and Rutland on its draft plan to clean up Lake Champlain. The state says the greatest threat to the lake's water quality is excess phosphorus flowing into waters by runoff and erosion from rainfall and snowmelt.

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  2. Lawmakers approve combined sewer discharge ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    A panel of state lawmakers Thursday approved an updated rule governing combined sewer discharge systems, what are essentially relief valves for sewage treatment plants still in use across Vermont. Sixteen municipalities utilize a total of 65 CSO 'outflow' pipes, designed to release a combination of stormwater and sewage into nearby rivers.

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  3. Storms trigger another wave of sewage plant overflowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    When the skies opened on Sunday evening over St. Albans, drenching the area with heavy rain, alarm ssoon sounded at the city's wastewater treatment plant. "I got called here to the plant about 6:30 p.m. and when I came in we were in by-pass mode," said Brian Willett, the chief plant operator.

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  4. LCI calls attention to weekend sewage overflowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Lake Champlain International believes nearly a million gallons of human sewage and gutter waste dumped into Vermont's waterways Sunday. The group says 500 thousand gallons spilled into Stevens Brook and then into St. Albans bay while another 400 thousand flowed into East and Otter Creeks in Rutland.

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  5. Back to school cybersecurity tipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    As kids and teens get ready to head back to school, we've got tips for keeping their gadgets in top shape. For smartphones, tech experts recommend keeping up to date on your updates to keep your phone secure.

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  6. Claremont man killed by his own car falling on top of himRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 21 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Police in Claremont New Hampshire say a man, working under his car, was killed after the equipment gave way and the car fell on him. Claremont police and fire officials responded to Moody Park off Maple Avenue after a report of a person trapped under a car.

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  7. White River Junction man arrested for going wrong way on interstateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Police say a motorist spotted him driving south in the northbound lane near exit 1 in Hartford. He was cited to appear in court at a later date.

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  8. Running through history in St. AlbansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Cora Hartman says her mother Jill has always been a very athletic and active person. After being diagnosed with ALS in September of 2015, her family and friends stepped in to keep her as healthy and happy as possible.

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  9. More algae blooms spur conversations about improving water qualityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    Blue green algae blooms have closed the waters of many Burlington beaches this summer, and after northern Vermont waters were under high alert Friday, some are calling for change. "I'd love to see it cleaned up," fisher Donna Krause said.

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  10. 4 convicted in Vt. Medicaid fraud case that cost $100KRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The Vermont Attorney General's office says four women have been convicted for their roles in a Medicaid fraud case that cost the state Medicaid program more than $100,000 over a five-year period. Prosecutors say that Karen Tucker of Swanton was the employer of record in the case in which false time sheets were submitted under the Children's Personal Care Program, a Vermont Medicaid program.

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  11. ObituariesRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 18 | Williston Observer

    Bonnie J. Marshall, a longtime resident of the Williston community, died Wednesday evening, Aug. 10, at her home, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Moose River, Maine on January 11, 1948, she was the daughter of the late Everett and Bernice Marshall.

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  12. Telegraph Business TickerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | The Chester Telegraph

    The filing, which is subject to Public Service Board approval, would take effect on ollows two consecutive years where customers have seen bills decrease. If approved, customers will be paying 1 percent less next year than they were paying in 2012, according to GMP.

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  13. Ed Collins: Joanne Squillante, Denise Belanger look to defend CCNB Women's Fourball titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 14 | SouthCoastToday.com

    It's been almost a year since Joanne Squillante and Denise Belanger won the Country Club of New Bedford Women's Fourball, but the magnitude still hasn't worn off. "It's still almost unreal.

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  14. Wild ride for woman in St. AlbansRead the original story

    Friday Aug 12 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Police say the woman was speeding, lost control of her car on Route 36, went off the road and flipped down the bank. She was trapped and had to be removed from the car.

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  15. Milfoil mess troubles lakeside residentsRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 10 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The water rushing up on the banks of Lake Champlain in North Hero isn't as pleasant as it used to be. That's the story the locals will tell you.

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  16. Vt. woman charged with DUI, speeding in NH crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Police say a Vermont woman was driving drunk and speeding when she crashed her car in New Hampshire, seriously injuring herself and her passenger. Investigators say Mykaela Simond, 19, of White River Junction, went off Old Pine Tree Cemetery Road.

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  17. CVS opening pharmacy on Church Street MarketplaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The national pharmacy chain approached the building's owners back in November. The owner said the large space has been hard to fill and jumped at the opportunity.

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  18. Essex Junction man wanted for St. Albans assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    ST. ALBANS, VT. >> Police in St. Albans are looking for an Essex Junction man who they say assaulted another man in the city and tried to run him over with his car before crashing into a home and escaping.

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  19. NH man charged with assault, arsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Vermont State Police say Bradley Nichols, 41, of Newport, New Hampshire, punched a 17-year-old boy in the head on Thetford Lane and then took off. Troopers found Nichols coming out of a burning trailer on Pinney Lane.

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  20. 2 killed in Brattleboro fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    When firefighters arrived at the scene, two people who escaped the burning home told them there were still two people inside. But the blaze was burning so intensely, firefighters could not go inside.

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