Chittenden County Newswire

Chittenden County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Chittenden County, VT.

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  1. Balanced basics for economic developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Manchester Journal

    ... telecommunications infrastructure. There is also the contrast between fast growth and low unemployment in Chittenden County and slow growth and high unemployment in other parts of the state. Almost every year the Legislature passes an "Economic ...

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  2. Police: Driver of stolen car crashes into police station, totals parked carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    ... custody. Police said the driver was treated at UVM Medical Center. Martin appeared Friday afternoon in Chittenden County Court. She pleaded not guilty to charges of stealing, attempting to elude officers, leaving the scene of an accident and ...

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  3. Boy Scouts show off their survival skillsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... demonstrate their scout skills and have a lot of fun," said Mike Flock, with Troop 645. Troops from across Chittenden County were out for the derby at the Mills Riverside Park in Jericho. The kids packed their dog sleds and wagons with gear and ...

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  4. High stakes deadline for legal pot in Vt.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... issues but keeps the prices low enough that they outperform the black market," said Sen. Tim Ashe, D/P-Chittenden County. Committee Chairman Ashe says taxes and fees on marijuana would need to raise $15 million-$25 million to support education, ...

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  5. Vermont economy to be legislative focusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Manchester Journal

    ... and the administration eventually settled on compromise language that kept the current wage threshold for Chittenden County companies at 160 percent of minimum wage - or $15.36 in 2016. They only lowered the threshold in areas of Vermont with ...

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  6. Vt. sheriff's dept. fundraising for K-9 copRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    "He's very driven," Chittenden County Deputy Sheriff Benjamin Chiaravalle said. "He will not stop, he keeps going and going."

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  7. Vermonters driving lessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Manchester Journal

    ... riding buses) rose 6 percent between 2011 and 2014, and likely would have increased by 9 percent had Chittenden County not experienced a multi-week bus driver strike in 2014. "The Board in 2014 researched and met with hundreds of young adults ...

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  8. NEDS and CEDSRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Manchester Journal

    ... from the Great Recession which began to bite in 2008 than the northwestern part of the state - i.e., Chittenden County. Bennington and Windham counties will never be like Chittenden County in terms of economics. Burlington and its surrounding ...

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  9. Faces & PlacesRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 31 | VermontGuides.com

    The United Way of Chittenden County announced its 2015 awards. Jan Demers , Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity; John Colllinsworth , The University of Vermont Medical Center; and John Caulo and Tom Bonnette , Champlain College received Community Impact Awards.

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  10. Former federal prosecutor: Gunshots aside, drug raid looked 'typical'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    The police body camera that a Burlington police officer was wearing the night of Dec. 22, 2015, caught the sights and sounds of a deadly drug raid on Elmwood Avenue. Chittenden County State's Attorney TJ Donovan explained to the media Thursday that the video helped justify the shooting of the tenant, Kenneth Stephens.

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  11. Local Plattsburgh Burlington Breaking News and Live Alerts - WPTZ NewsChannel 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    ... officers who shot and killed a drug suspect during a raid in December will not face criminal charges, Chittenden County State's Attorney T.J. Donovan announces. The Clinton County Housing Coalition conducted their annual Point in Time census on ...

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  12. Vermont's Medical Marijuana Industry Is on the MoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Seven Days

    Six months ago Seven Days found Vermont's two-year-old medical-marijuana industry trying to manage booming customer demand in Chittenden County. Operators of the Burlington dispensary were looking to open to a grow facility in Milton, where some officials were skeptical of associating with - not to mention leasing space to - such a business.

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  13. As State-Mandated Recycling Kicks In, the Market for Materials SlidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Seven Days

    ... Glass - the subject of the recent executive board meeting - has always been a challenge, Moreau said. Chittenden County residents supply the district's recycling facility with 7,000 tons of wine bottles, pickle jars and assorted glass a year. But ...

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  14. Snocross comes to PlattsburghRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... Sunday as more than 100 snowmobile racers came out for the East Coast Snowcross season opener. The Chittenden County Transportation Authority and the Green Mountain Transit Agency are going to be known as Green Mountain Transit. The Chittenden ...

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  15. Police investigate ATM skimming at OkemoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... Sunday as more than 100 snowmobile racers came out for the East Coast Snowcross season opener. The Chittenden County Transportation Authority and the Green Mountain Transit Agency are going to be known as Green Mountain Transit. The Chittenden ...

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  16. CCTA, GMTA to be known as Green Mountain TransitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The Chittenden County Transportation Authority and the Green Mountain Transit Agency are going to be known as Green Mountain Transit. In 2011, the two organizations became one legal entity, when they formalized the operating relationship between them that had existed since 2003.

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  17. 2 Vermont bus groups to be known as Green Mountain TransitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The Chittenden County Transportation Authority and the Green Mountain Transit Agency are going to be known as Green Mountain Transit. In 2011, the two organizations became one legal entity, when they formalized the operating relationship between them that had existed since 2003.

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  18. Sen. Sears on legalization bill: No to homegrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | The Bennington Banner

    ... Committee is looking to combine elements of two legalization bills filed by Sens. David Zuckerman, a Chittenden County Progressive-Democrat and Jeanette White, a Democrat from Windham. Both envision a tightly regulated commercial industry. But ...

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  19. New name for Vt. public bus serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The Chittenden County Transportation Authority or CCTA and the Green Mountain Transit Agency or GMTA are now rebranding to become just Green Mountain Transit. The two became one legal entity back in 2011, but never changed their name.

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  20. State of Surveillance: Digital-Age Bill Would Foster PrivacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Seven Days

    ... rushed over and performed CPR on the 28-year-old New York City man. A crowd began to form. Meanwhile, a Chittenden County deputy sheriff headed over to help at the chaotic scene. A few blocks away, just three minutes after the shooting, his ...

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