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  1. Vt. Supreme Court blocks Hinesburg HannafordRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Plans for the 36-thousand square-foot store in Hinesburg's commercial park have been in the works since 2010, but local opponents have objected to stormwater management, traffic, and aesthetics among other issues. After extensive back and forth with state environmental regulators, the Environmental Court last year approved Hannaford's site-plans and an Act 250 permit.

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  2. Rat problem could land Hinesburg resident in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    "That infestation seems to be documented for at least a two-year period," said Kent Fraser, Hinesburg's town health officer. "There's two buildings on that property that are collapsed, so that provides ample access and cover for the rats," Fraser said.

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  3. 10th annual diaper drive kicks offRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The 10th annual Diaper Drive will kick off today. Every year Dee Physical Therapy collects diapers to go to the Committee on Temporary Shelter, or COTS.

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  4. Making a differences with mumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    "I go apple-picking I go berry picking and now I'm going mum picking," says Kara Brochu of Hinesburg. Off of Cilley Road in Jericho, this gardener opens up her fields every fall.

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  5. A look at the history of teacher strikes in VermontRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    When that happened the Vermont legislature considered a ban on strikes and imposed contracts but the measure failed to get off the ground. The longest strike the NEA had on record is one parents and students in Hinesburg of a certain age will remember well.

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  6. Teacher's strike historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Teachers are expected to go on strike tomorrow unless the school board lifts their imposed contracts for next year. In the past 50 years there have been 26 strikes, equalling about one strike every two years.

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  7. Higher Ground bouncer cited for assaulting patronRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    It happened earlier this month at Higher Ground in South Burlington. Police say bouncer Steven Lyons of Hinesburg was trying to restrain a concertgoer, but ended up leaving him unconscious.

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  8. Club security guard accused of assaulting patronRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Police say it happened back on August 18th just after one in the morning. South Burlington officers say security guard Steven Lyons of Hinesburg got into a fight with 25-year-old Michael Cullen from Pennsylvania as Cullen was being escorted out of the venue.

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  9. Complaint results in police department updating policiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A Vermont police department is updating its policies to comply with the American with Disabilities Act after a 2016 complaint that resulted in a federal lawsuit. In 2016, Lori Ann Carron filed a lawsuit against two Hinesburg police officers, saying they used excessive force while responding to a mental health call, causing serious injury to her.

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  10. Scott with historic win at Thunder RoadRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Barre, Vt. Governor Phil Scott became the first sitting governor to triumph in a Vermont stock car race on Thursday, July 6, capturing the Late Model win at Barre's Thunder Road on Premium Mortgage Night.

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  11. Flooding closes roads across VermontRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    On National Guard Avenue in South Burlington where Department of Public Works workers set up road blocks to keep people out of the water. While it kept some people away others were seen blasting through the water, something safety officials say is a very bad idea.

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  12. New wrinkle in Jane Sanders investigationRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Republican operative Brady Toensing wrote a letter in early 2016 to federal investigators, following up on reports that Senator Bernie Sanders' wife Jane -- former president of the now defunct Burlington College -- may have misrepresented pledged donations to the school in order to secure a loan for a new campus. Toensing later followed up with another letter -- contending Senator Sanders used the political clout of his office to pressure the bank into approving the loan.

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  13. How to kill a cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    We may recognize the signs of a changing neighborhood-- the arrival of trendy coffee shops, an uptick in millennials and skyrocketing rent-- but how do you determine just what kills a city? Author Peter Moskowitz's new book asks that very question. He told us more about "How to Kill a City: Gentrification, Inequality, and the Fight for the Neighborhood."

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  14. High water traps cows in flooded fieldRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    "We are farming, we are at the mercy of Mother Nature. So we are responding to it today and doing the best that we can," said Tom Carinao of Grass Roots Farm.

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  15. Rustic Vermont resort overcomes financial troublesRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    "It was started by Charles Quimby in 1894 as a fishing camp," said Sharon Laderman, a member of the Quimby Country Board. From fishing to families, the Averill resort has evolved.

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  16. Investigators: Gas leak cases Bradford house explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The Bradford Fire Department first responded Thursday at 6:35 p.m. and found the two-story home partially collapsed. At first, firefighters weren't sure if the people who live in the home were actually inside during the blast, but learned they were safety out of the state.

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  17. Residents back home after hazmat situation in ColchesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The area is now considered safe according to Colchester police after a tree excavator hit an underground propane tank on Marble Island Road in Mallets Bay. "I heard the sound and didn't know what it was cause there was so much going on in the area but they said we have to leave the house.

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  18. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    It's not every day you get to vote on getting rid of your hometown, but that's exactly what the people of Waterbury Village will do next week and it all boils down to the local police department. Corporal Anthony Mazzilli has worked for the Waterbury Village Police going on 13 years and says it's his dream job.

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  19. Dog treat recallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The company says a processing chemical was used at facilities in Mexico, Colombia and Brazil that is not approved for rawhide chews in the United States. Police say it's the heartbreaking cycle of addiction.

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  20. Voters in Shelburne to decide on renovation optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    There are a couple options on the table. A $6.3 million bond option includes the renovation of the Old Town Hall and replacement of the Pierson Library.

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