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Plattsburgh man sentenced to 7 years for 2016 Saranac Lake drug bust

A Plattsburgh man has been sentenced to seven years in state prison after he was found guilty to two counts of third degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class B felony. With the sentence, Marvin C. Bombard, 51, of Plattsburgh is a second felony offender as he was convicted of p


Mount Abe still seeking schoolboard members

BRISTOL - When members of the Mount Abraham Union High School board gathered on Aug. 22 with the intent to vote on a proposed $35 million bond to renovate the school, the meeting had to be cancelled. The board lacked a quorum. One week later the board met, with nine members present, and the propos

ADDISON INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Vt. Supreme Court rejects gas pipeline appeal

MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) Activists opposed to Vermont Gas' pipeline going under a Hinesburg park have lost another state supreme court decision. The pipeline opponents had argued in court using the so-called "prior public use doctrine." They said that because the 85-acre Geprags Park was already desig

WCAX - 2017-09-22 23:51:00

Time to prep the garden for winter

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) The end is near! You may have some vegetables that you really want to nurse along because it's been kind of a slow year. You maybe have some beautiful peppers that are just turning red and you hate to lose them to a frost. You can protect them for a couple of weeks into the fa

WCAX - 2017-09-23 02:14:00

More Vt. Guard members to help in Virgin Islands

COLCHESTER, Vt. (AP) Five more members of the Vermont National Guard are headed to the U.S. Virgin Islands to help in the aftermath of back-to-back hurricanes. Sixteen Guard members have been in the Virgin Islands providing assistance since last week. The team of five soldiers and airmen with a vari

WCAX - 2017-09-23 01:51:00

Unraveling the mystery surrounding the failed Shrinedom concert

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) "We wanted to play the show," Jon Dapo said. "That was an exciting moment for us." A dream that got cut short four songs into Mind Trap's first set. Dapo plays guitar for the local cover band. They were supposed to open for headliners like Vince Neil and Slaughter at last week

WCAX - 2017-09-23 01:42:00

Families cling to hope after Mexico earthquake

MEXICO CITY (CBS) Search and rescue missions continue in central Mexico after the region was rocked by a 7.1 magnitude earthquake. At least 286 people are dead but the nation's president says saving lives remains a top priority. Crews used picks and hammers at the site of a demolished building in Me

WCAX - 2017-09-23 01:41:00

North Korea responds to US sanctions with tough talk

WASHINGTON (CBS) Tensions continue to boil between the U.S. and North Korea. In response to new U.S. sanctions, the North Korean foreign minister threatened to test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on "Good Morning America" that all options for the Whi

WCAX - 2017-09-23 01:41:00

Inside the decision not to file charges in toddler drowning case

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) We told you Thursday the foster family caring for a 2-year-old boy who drowned in their custody will not face criminal charges. Alexander James Lamell-Henry was placed with a foster family after the state deemed his birth parents unfit. A.J. subsequently drowned in a pool when

WCAX - 2017-09-23 01:38:00

21 states' election systems hacked; Vermont spared

MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) Hackers did not target Vermont's election system last year. Homeland Security Friday told 21 states they were hacked in 2016, probably by Russian agents. Secretary of State Jim Condos says Vermont was spared. Condos says the 21 states that were hacked all have the same voter r

WCAX - 2017-09-23 01:08:00

Teens charged with throwing things at moving cars

CAMBRIDGE, Vt. (WCAX) Four teenage boys face charges after police say they vandalized moving cars. It happened this month on Route 15 in Cambridge and Johnson, and on Route 104 in Cambridge and Fairfax. Several cars were damaged and one driver was injured. Police say the teens threw loose change, ro

WCAX - 2017-09-23 00:53:00

Report recommends new safety efforts in wake of drownings

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) The Burlington Fire Department Friday released its recommendations for the city after two children drowned this summer. The recommendations include the city boosting the number of lifeguard at North Beach, the most heavily trafficked beach in the city. They also recommend addi

WCAX - 2017-09-23 00:16:00

Complaints over shuttered spa pour into AG's office

WILLISTON, Vt. (WCAX) Complaints over a closed Williston spa continue to roll into the Vermont Attorney General's consumer advocacy division. WCAX News broke the story Thursday about the sudden closure of MD Cosmetics Medical Spa in Williston. Since Wednesday the spa has been shuttered and its websi

WCAX - 2017-09-23 00:11:00

Wildlife officers train with mock hunting incidents, urge hunter safety

BOIS D'ARC, Mo. (KY3) -- As hunters head into the woods this fall, safety is always a big issue. Sometimes, accidents happen. A special event this week is training the experts who investigate hunting accidents. Wildlife officers from all over the U.S. and even Canada are at the Bois D'Arc Conserva

WCAX - 2017-09-22 20:18:00

Band helps thwart potential scam

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) -- A band in Omaha, Nebraska, was recently the target of a scam, but none of the members fell for it. Now, that band's bass player wants to make sure other musicians follow their lead. Like many musicians who handle their own booking, Jonathan McIntosh with "The Finest Hour" is u

WCAX - 2017-09-22 20:15:00

Antlerless deer lottery winners announced

MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) With deer hunting season on the way, 24,500 Vermonters are celebrating new antlerless deer permits. Fish and Game officials Friday announced the winners of the annual permit lottery for the fall muzzleloader hunt. Biologists say the hunt is intended to stabilize or reduce deer

WCAX - 2017-09-22 20:12:00

What's coming up on 'You Can Quote Me'

Guests: Sen. Bernie Sanders/I-Vermont Topic: Medicare for All Bill Lauren Jandl/Vt. Consumer Assistance Program Topic: New IRS Scam & MD Cosmetics' closure. Protecting yourself from scams and what to do if you've paid for services you didn't get. Scott Fleishman/WCAX Channel 3 News Topic: Preview of

WCAX - 2017-09-22 20:08:00

Well-known Vermont farmer killed in accident

BRANDON, Vt. (WCAX) A pillar in Vermont's farming community was killed on the job. James Foster, 47, died Thursday in Brandon helping out on a farm. Foster is part of the Foster Brothers Farm family in Middlebury, owns Vermont Natural Ag Products and was president of the Addison County Farm and Fiel

WCAX - 2017-09-22 19:58:00

State officials reject medical marijuana license applicant

BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) Only one applicant remains for a medical marijuana dispensary and cultivation license in Bennington, Vermont. The Bennington Banner reports Vermont Green Grow was rejected after state officials determined their application was incomplete. In a statement Thursday, Bernard Barrie

WCAX - 2017-09-22 19:34:00

Addison County resident diagnosed with West Nile virus

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) The first Vermonter to contract West Nile virus this summer has been diagnosed in Addison County. Vermont Health Department officials say the person was diagnosed earlier this month with a more serious form of the illness that affects the nervous system. Since 2003 there have

WCAX - 2017-09-22 19:17:00