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  1. Buyer announced for Brattleboro paper millRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The Brattleboro Reformer reports Washington-based Human Capital Investments has reached a definitive agreement to purchase the Neenah Paper mill, and the expected closing date is on or near Dec. 31. Bill McCarthy, the company's vice president of financial analysis, says they are pleased with the opportunity to keep the jobs.

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  2. Vermont man raises $3K for humane society through kitty obitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A Vermont man has helped raise more than $3,000 for a local humane society through a humorous and heartfelt obituary for his cat. The Brattleboro Reformer reports Bellows Falls artist Charlie Hunter posted the obituary for his cat Pvt.

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  3. 6 treated for mild carbon monoxide poisoning in BrattleboroRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Fire officials in Vermont say six people have been treated for mild carbon monoxide poisoning after a boiler malfunctioned in an apartment building. The Brattleboro Fire Department responded around midnight to the apartment building where a tenant reported that a carbon monoxide detector in the basement was going off.

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  4. Bellows Falls manufacturer celebrates expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The ribbon was cut Thursday in front of Chroma Technology Corp. in Bellows Falls to celebrate a $22 million expansion. The employee-owned company makes optical filters for cameras and other applications and distributes the product all over the world.

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  5. Closed Vermont nuclear plant's owner lays off 30 workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The Brattleboro Reformer reports Entergy Nuclear has 24 remaining employees at the plant. Entergy had announced the planned layoffs last month Entergy is in the process of selling the plant to NorthStar Holding Co., which will dismantle the plant.

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  6. Police arrest man after Brattleboro bomb threatRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 27 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Officers responded to the Hotel Pharmacy on Elliot Street around 4:30 p.m. on Friday. They said Devin Scott, 24, claimed to have a bomb and a gun.

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  7. Brattleboro plant closure to leave 100 out of workRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Vermont Labor Commissioner Lindsay Kurrle says the impacted jobs range from entry-level to engineering to administrative. Workers will be paid through the end of the year but will stop working by the end of November.

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  8. Bellows Falls man pleads not guilty to 3-year burglary spreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A Vermont man has pleaded not guilty to taking part in a southern Vermont burglary spree that targeted dozens of homes and businesses over a three-year period. The Brattleboro Reformer reports that Travis Despain, 27, appeared in court Tuesday.

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  9. 2) Search crews recover body of missing man from Lake ChamplainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 25 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Vermont State Police say a body preliminarily identified as George Ruhe, 67, of Wethersfield, Connecticut, and Brattleboro, Vermont, was found in Point Bay Marina in Charlotte at about 4:30 p.m. Ruhe was last seen at the marina at about 11 a.m. Sunday. He was there winterizing his boat.

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  10. Windham residents to vote on school closingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 24 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Residents in Windham, Vermont, may vote to determine if the local school is closed ahead of a planned district merger. The Brattleboro Reformer reports the state Board of Education plans to merge the Windham School with other area schools.

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  11. Is Vermont's housing shortage putting people in danger?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    It's an issue that affects everyone in Vermont: a lack of affordable housing. And it's now a major focus of domestic violence victim advocates, who say it's preventing victims from leaving.

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  12. Vt. Board of Education takes action on controversial Act 46 mergersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2018 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The Vermont State Board of Education voted Wednesday to move forward with several controversial forced school mergers under Act 46, the state's school consolidation law. At their meeting in Hartford, board members took action on 31 out of the 43 proposals.

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  13. Vermont winery's wine selected to christen USS VermontRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2018 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The Brattleboro Reformer reports Putney Mountain Winery owner Charles Dodge said Tuesday their Northern Spy wine will be spilled during the christening ceremony to be held Saturday in Connecticut. Dodge says he had to send his wine to General Dynamics to see if it would pass a bubbles test because the wine used to christen the USS South Dakota was "as flat as a pancake."

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  14. Bellows Falls construction company investigated after death of employeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Federal officials are investigating a Vermont roofing and construction company whose employee died in a fall at a job site in New Hampshire. The Brattleboro Reformer reports the Occupational Safety and Health Administration opened an investigation into Jancewicz & Son of Bellows Falls after 33-year-old Derek Goldsmith died Sept.

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  15. Entrepreneurs hope meal program will keep Vermonters healthyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2018 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The Brattleboro Reformer reports Marty Cohn and Roger Albee were inspired by Community Servings. The nonprofit cooks and delivers meals to patients living with conditions like cancer and diabetes who are housebound.

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  16. Vermont crime victims invited to speak outRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2018 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The Vermont Center for Crime Victim Services is holding forums around the state this fall to hear from Vermont crime victims about their experiences in the criminal justice system. Organizers say local stakeholders and service providers will attend to listen and provide support.

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  17. Owner of Connecticut River dams planning for unlikely breachRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2018 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The new owner of a series of hydro-electric dams on the Connecticut River is working with emergency planners in Vermont and New Hampshire in the unlikely event of a dam failure. In a meeting earlier this week in Westminster, emergency management planners were introduced to a set of interactive "inundation maps" that show how Vermont and New Hampshire communities along the river would be under water in the event of a dam failure.

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  18. Vermont town rejects Bellows Falls bridge replacement planRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2018 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Vermont town officials are pushing back against a state suggestion to rebuild one of two bridges connecting the village of Bellows Falls to a nearby island. The Brattleboro Reformer reports the Rockingham Select Board rejected a plan to rehabilitate the Bridge Street Bridge and convert the Depot Street Bridge into a pedestrian walkway.

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  19. Man hits pedestrian during police chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2018 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A New York City man is facing multiple charges after allegedly leading Brattleboro police on a chase and hitting a pedestrian. St. Pierre hit another car and a 35-year-old man that had been walking.

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  20. Rockingham has low bidder for demolition of paper millRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Officials in a Vermont town say they have an apparent winner for the bid to demolish a derelict paper mill. Rockingham Development Director Gary Fox said the low bidder for the $1.2 million project will be identified when a contract is signed at the end of the month.

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