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Court rules shooting range exempt from Act 250
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Blog: Adirondack Balloon Festival announces schedule, balloons
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Fidelis Fun Day to offer health information
PLATTSBURGH — Giveaways and information will be available from many departments of University of Vermont Health Network, Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital on Friday, Aug. 24, at the Fidelis Care Family Fun Day
Police to discuss February shooting
BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX)The Burlington Police Department is planning a press conference on Monday at 2 p.m. related to a shooting on a crowded Burlington sidewalk that almost killed a woman. One of the suspects, Carl Martin, will be in court Tuesday on charges of aggravated assault, aggravated disorde
Hometown Column: Adirondack Theatre Festival wraps up record-breaking season
GLENS FALLS — Glens Falls loves tap dancing.That’s what Chad Rabinovitz realized when “Front Page Flo,” a 1940s tap dance musical, sold out every show at the Charles R. Wood Theater in August.“I did learn that a lot of people really like tap dancing,” said Rabinovitz, the producing artistic director
Burlington shooting: 2nd man accused in 'wild west'-style February incident
Carl Martin, 33, of Colchester was issued a citation to appear in Vermont Superior Court in Burlington on Tuesday. Police expect him to answer charges of aggravated assault, aggravated disorderly conduct and reckless endangerment.
Construction to start soon on old Kmart plaza in South Burlington
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX)Cars are just about the only thing you'll see in the old Kmart lot in South Burlington. The storefronts are boarded up and closed down.Kmart closed its doors in January 2016, leaving the whole back of the plaza vacant. But now, Hannaford is moving in. Or rather moving aro
2nd man cited in downtown shooting that injured bystander
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A second man is facing charges in a shooting outside two bars in downtown Burlington, Vermont, that injured an innocent bystander.
Corn Festival to be held in Crown Point
CROWN POINT | Crown Point will host a Corn Festival on Saturday, August 25, from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 184 Factoryville Rd.
Domestic violence: What college students and parents should know
Dating violence falls under the broad umbrella of domestic violence. Vermont law generally defines domestic violence as violence between people in a sexual relationship, or who live together, or who are related.
Moriah razes gutted Cunningham Building
PORT HENRY — After a late-night fire destroyed the Cunningham Building on Port Henry’s Main Street earlier this year, officials thought the owner would soon demolish it.When that didn’t happen, the Moriah Town Council had to declare a state of emergency and file litigation in State Supreme Court of
Local swimming: Brauns help club break 16 marks in zone meet
Representing the north country members of the Braun family, Paul, Seth and Gretchen, from Lisbon. Northern TRIBS coaches Joshua Jock and Jessica Smith, both from Massena, were selected to help coach the all-star squad. In all, 25 swimmers and five coaches represented the Adirondack District.
Walk Around the Block Party
ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County WIC and the Essex County Breastfeeding Coalition hosted the “Walk Around the Block Party” to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week on Aug. 3 in Elizabethtown. The event was well-attended and included over 16 local agencies who came out to share information and child-friendl
Smuggled cellphone leads to COs conviction
ALBANY — A former correction officer pleaded guilty Friday to accepting a bribe in exchange for smuggling a cellphone to an inmate at Federal Correctional Institution in Ray Brook.Carlos Ochoa, 32, admitted that while employed as a correction officer at the facility from September 2012 to October 20
Lake Placid to host 2023 Winter Universiade; receive upgrades to all ORDA sporting venues
"Five years may seem like a long period of time but we're going to hit the ground running and we'll be ready in time for these games," said Jon Lundin, with the Olympic Regional Development Authority, or ORDA.
It's another win for Lake Placid
LAKE PLACID — The International University Sports Federation completed signing the host city contract Thursday, making Lake Placid the official site for the 2023 Winter Universiade, otherwise known as the Winter World University Games.The federation’s agreement, executed in in Lausanne, Switzerland
RECAP: Contract talks between nurses and UVM Medical Center
The two sides returned to the negotiating table Saturday; here's a look at how the story has developedShow TranscriptBURLINGTON, Vt. —The Vermont Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals and University of Vermont Medical Center met at the negotiating table again on Saturday afternoon.The contra
Vermont governor's race to include first transgender candidate nominated by major party
MONTPELIER, Vermont -- A former Vermont utility executive on Tuesday became the first transgender candidate from a major political party to be nominated for governor, and she'll face the Republican incumbent who survived a bitter backlash from his base over gun restrictions he supported.
Don’t Let The Outside Fool You, This Diner In New York Is A True Hidden Gem
If there’s anything that we’ve learned from discovering the best restaurants in New York over the years, it’s that you absolutely can never judge a book by its cover. Some of the most delicious eateries in our state can be found in the most unsuspecting locations, true hidden gems that oftentimes on
Cops bring in dough for Special Olympics
PERU — Dunkin' Donuts customers here were treated to much more than donuts and coffee Friday morning as local law enforcement and athletes welcomed them at a sit-in for Special Olympics New York.The annual Cops on Top event featured representatives of the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office, Department