Brattleboro Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Vt. not ready to follow Canada's lead on heroinRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Doctors in Canada can now prescribe heroin to individuals who have struggled with addiction for years, but Vermont officials say that's not something the state is ready to try. New rules allow Canadian physicians to prescribe heroin to addicts who need to be weaned off the drug.

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  2. Military funeral triggers reports of gunfire in BrattleboroRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    But it turns out the shots were from a military funeral being held at a nearby cemetery and there was no danger. Emergency room beds are being taken up for days leading to longer wait lines and worse outcomes.

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  3. Kevin Bacon to regrettably miss BaconfestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    WCAX told you last week how the community was pulling out all the stops to convince the Hollywood actor to come to town for the festival celebrating all things bacon. A so-called "flat Bacon" made its way around the community and even posed with Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy hoping to get the actor's attention on social media.

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  4. Brattleboro hopes to bring home the BaconRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The town hasn't given up on its campaign to bring the famous actor to its third annual Baconfest next week and it may be getting somewhere. The actor, known for his roles in movies like Footloose, has become the subject of photos floating around social media.

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  5. Institute gets $3M to continue urine-to-fertilizer researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A research institute in Vermont has been awarded a $3 million grant to continue exploring ways to turn human urine into fertilizer. Vermont Public Radio reports the Rich Earth Institute in Brattleboro has been conducting research in this area for the past four years.

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  6. Young vets hit the road to raise awareness about PTSDRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Fifteen miles a day, beef jerky lunches on the road and sore, beat-up feet: it's the trip Kevin Kinkead has been planning. Kinkead, 25, served in the Army for five years.

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  7. Young vet hits the road to raise awareness about PTSDRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Fifteen miles a day, beef jerky lunches on the road and sore, beat-up feet: it's the trip Kevin Kinkead has been planning. Kinkead, 25, served in the Army for five years.

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  8. Meetings planned on landfill solar project in BrattleboroRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Two meetings are being held next week about a plan to construct a solar energy project on a closed and capped landfill in a Vermont town. The Brattleboro Reformer reports that the Windham Solid Waste Management District will hold two sessions Sept.

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  9. Burlington mayor: Reforms stabilized troubled pension systemRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Through three years of work and agreements with the city's unions, Mayor Miro Weinberger, D-Burlington, says soaring costs have been brought under control and that will save taxpayers about $8 million between now and 2020. The pension fund had been hit by a variety of factors, including too-generous contracts, stock market losses and a growing number of retirees living longer.

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  10. Vermont bridge reopens after repairsRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A bridge in Brattleboro, Vermont that was forced to close after a 4-by-4-foot hole was discovered has reopened to the public. Director of Public Works Steve Barrett tells The Brattleboro Reformer that the hole has been repaired on the Elliot Street bridge over the Whetstone Brook.

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  11. Tropical Storm Irene: Then and nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Tropical Storm Irene left a path of destruction in the Green Mountains. Five years later, WCAX-TV took to the air to see what it was like, and what Vermont looks like now.

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  12. 5 years after Irene, family of missing teen still hopesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Five years after a Vermont teenager walked out of his home on the eve of Tropical Storm Irene and was never seen again, his family remains hopeful they can find out what happened to him. Marble Arvidson was 17 when he left his Brattleboro home on Aug. 27, 2011, with a man who appeared to be in his 20s saying he'd be back in half an hour.

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  13. NY teen dies after falling down Vt. waterfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Rescue crews rushed to Hamilton Falls in Jamaica Thursday afternoon. Vermont State Police say Tyler Rosenberg, 17, of Irvington, New York, survived the fall, but later died at the hospital.

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  14. Police Chief Del Pozo reflects on trip to Washington D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    "It just shows that in America that policing has become one of the signature issues in American politics, and in American society," says Del Pozo. Del Pozo was at the White House Monday as part of a gathering for law enforcement leaders from around the country, to talk about President Obama's Task Force on 21st Century Policing.

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  15. Race of rubber duckies in LudlowRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The 17th annual Ralph Hogancamp Memorial Duck Race took place on the Depot Street Bridge. The ducks made their way down to the Walker Bridge where people waited to see if there rubber ducky would take first place for a 200 dollar prize.

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  16. Antique car show in MiltonRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Over 150 cars turned out for the Annual Milton Car show. Antiques, muscle cars, and custom paint jobs were all on display and competing for prizes.

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  17. Seminar to help hunters prepare for bear seasonRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The season for hunting bears begins September 1st and ends just after the start of rifle season in mid November. Officials hold sessions twice a year to provide info for hunters, like how to properly dress a bear, and to introduce others to the sport.

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  18. Grafton County dispatcher killed in crashRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    It happened Friday night on Interstate 93 north in Canterbury. Police say the truck drifted into the center median and hit some trees.

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  19. Walk to raise awareness of endometriosisRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Yellow was the color to wear in Brattleboro Saturday as people showed their support for a disease that affects scores of women. It's a disease that's one of the leading causes of infertility in women.

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  20. The fight against EndometriosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    She organized a support group in Keene, New Hampshire where she used to live and is now looking for a location in Brattleboro for a second endometriosis support group. "It has been completely life changing and probably almost life saving...I wasn't feeling like I had a quality of life anymore.

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