Brattleboro Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Scientists search for Zika-carrying mosquitoes in Vt.Read the original story

    Nov 16, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    It was late summer when state officials set out with two new types of mosquito traps on the hunt for the Aedes albopictus mosquito. The Aedes albopictus is the type of mosquito the Centers for Disease Control says may show up in the southern part of Vermont, one of the two types known to spread the Zika virus.

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  2. With changed landscape, Vt. Yankee session delayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A state panel reviewing the planned decommissioning of the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant has postponed an upcoming meeting for two weeks. The Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel had been set to meet this Thursday.

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  3. Sanders: will work with Trump 'issue by issue'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Speaking Sunday morning on CBS' "Face the Nation," Sanders said there is some common ground when it comes to raising the conditions of the working class, but the real test will be in Trump's actions. "If Mr. Trump in fact has the courage to take on Wall Street, to take on the drug companies, to try to go forward to create a better life for working people we will work with him on issue by issue," Sanders said.

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  4. VSP apologize for SNL-related tweetRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The Vermont State Police has apologized and deleted a controversial tweet centered around the bitter election between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Saturday Night Live kicked off this week with cast member Kate McKinnon returning to her role as Hillary Clinton and performing the song , "Hallelujah" by Leonard Cohen, who died this week.

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  5. UVM students not worried about smoking age proposalRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Anti-tobacco activists in Vermont say they will once again try to raise the legal age for buying tobacco in the state. Like other parts of the country, they want to change the age from 18 to 21. But will it make a difference on college campuses like University of Vermont? University of Vermont freshman Sarah Loring says she started smoking at age 17. Two years later she says she lights up a cigarette a few times a week -- mostly off campus -- since UVM is tobacco free.

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  6. Baby Expo draws a crowdRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Anya Keefe is 34 weeks pregnant with her daughter, Zara Charlotte Keefe. She's proud to show off her baby bump to the world, and on Sunday she volunteered to have an artist paint her.

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  7. Hunting accidents on opening weekendRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    In Vershire, police say 47 year-old Patrick Dixon and his hunting party had just been dropped off and were getting ready to go into the field around 7 a.m. when he shot himself in the right foot. The West Chazy man was taken to DHMC for treatment.

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  8. Juvenile cited for firing rifle into neighboring apartmentRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Brattleboro Police say a 15 year-old has been cited for firing a rifle into a neighboring apartment last week. It happened early Friday morning after a resident on Frost Street reported a bullet came through his closet wall and into the ceiling of the apartment above.

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  9. Vermont's request to review nuclear plant fund deniedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has largely rejected a complaint about how money is being spent from Vermont Yankee's decommissioning trust fund. The Brattleboro Reformer reports that Vermont state officials had sought a comprehensive review of how Entergy Vermont Yankee administrators are spending money from the fund, but the NRC last week dismissed the state's challenge to federal trust fund supervision.

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  10. Brattleboro apartments coming down for flood mitigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Officials in the Vermont town of Brattleboro have decided to tear down an apartment building so the land can be opened up to help prevent future floods. The Brattleboro Reformer reports the plan includes removing 11 buildings from Melrose Terrace, widening the Whetstone Brook and adding a box culvert to the George Miller Bridge.

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  11. Vermont man pleads guilty to 6 bank robberies in Vermont, NHRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A Vermont man has pleaded guilty to committing six bank robberies and other crimes in Vermont and New Hampshire last year. Prosecutors said Thursday that Martin committed armed robberies of a People's United Bank in Brattleboro and the Heritage Family Credit Union in Ludlow in December of 2015 while using a BB gun.

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  12. Police: Man says neighbor pulled gun before fatal shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Vermont State Police say a Wardsboro man told them he shot and killed his neighbor after the neighbor pointed a gun at him during an altercation. The Brattleboro Reformer reports that Sgt.

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  13. Passenger and freight rail to be discussed at public forumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Topics to be discussed include living with railroads as neighbors; expanding passenger rail between Rutland and Burlington; expanding passenger rail from Vermont to Montreal; and starting commuter rail service linking Brattleboro to areas of Massachusetts. The acting board chair says Vermont is poised to significantly expand passenger rail while seeking growth opportunities for the movement and offloading of freight.

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  14. Newfane man pleads guilty in sex assault caseRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A Vermont man is headed to prison after pleading guilty to charges of sexual assault and lewd and lascivious conduct. The Brattleboro Reformer reports that 22-year-old Blake Dowley, of Newfane, was sentenced last week in Windham Superior Court to three months in prison, followed by 10 years of probation.

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  15. Police search for missing teen in BradfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Melissa Burgess, an Oxbow High School student, was last seen in her South Main Street home Tuesday night. She was not there Wednesday morning.

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  16. Public Service Board approves Brattleboro solar projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The Vermont Public Service Board has authorized the construction of a 150-kilowatt solar array at Brattleboro's SIT Graduate Institute. The Brattleboro Reformer reports the board ordered the issuance of a certificate of public good to World Learning Community Solar One LLC for the project on Sept.

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  17. Officials: Vt. fire deaths falling amid safety awareness effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    State officials say fire-related deaths in Vermont have been gradually dropping in large part due to fire safety awareness efforts. The Brattleboro Reformer reported Monday seven people died in fires last year compared to 22 in 2000 and 18 in 2003.

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  18. Vermont officials hold third forum on "all-payer model"Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Vermont state officials are holding two more public forums this week on a proposal to change the way health care is paid for in the state. The first meeting takes place Tuesday in Rutland from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Community Health Education Center at the Rutland Regional Medical Center.

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  19. Proclamation changes Columbus Day to Indigenous People's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Vermont's governor has issued a proclamation rebranding Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples' Day in honor of the "sacrifice and contributions of the First Peoples of this land," including the Abenaki, their ancestors and allies. Gov. Peter Shumlin says in the executive proclamation a growing number of cities and towns across the country recognize the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples' Day.

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  20. Vermont board holds forums on railRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The acting board chair says Vermont is poised to significantly expand passenger rail while also seeking growth opportunities for the movement and off-loading of freight. Topics to be discussed are: living with railroads as neighbors; expanding passenger rail between Rutland and Burlington; expanding passenger rail from Vermont to Montreal; starting commuter rail service linking Brattleboro to areas of Massachusetts and other topics.

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