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Longtime Anchor Kristin Kelly to leave WCAX News

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) Sometimes we have important news to deliver about ourselves and that is the case today. This news is both sad and exciting. Kristin Kelly is preparing to leave us for an opportunity outside television. "It will be hard to leave here. Channel 3 has been a huge part of my life,"

WCAX - 2018-03-20 01:18:00

Fire displaces one in Keeseville

KEESEVILLE - One person was displaced by a fire Tuesday at 46 Grove St. in the hamlet of Keeseville. Carol Baker, the lone resident in Apartment 2, is staying with family members until minor repairs can be made to the residence, Keeseville Volunteer Fire Department First Assistant Chief Grant Brass

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-03-20 22:41:54

A tuneup for things, big and small

PLATTSBURGH - The Aging Mastery Program shows seniors how to make incremental tweaks in their daily lives for optimal, stress-free flow. The 10-week workshop was designed by the National Coalition of Aging and is offered at 1 p.m. Tuesdays at the Senior Center in Plattsburgh. "This is actually the t

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-03-20 20:38:56

Rouses Point won't allow bitcoin mining

ROUSES POINT, N.Y. (WCAX) Another Northern New York community is putting a halt to bitcoin mining-- at least for now. Rouses Point said it has gotten dozens of requests from cryptocurrency miners because of its affordable electric rates. The village says it's concerned because if it exceeds the amou

WCAX - 2018-03-21 00:46:00

Many support local filming of ;Escape"

DANNEMORA - Filming of the Showtime series "Escape from Dannemora" has brought excitement to the area but has also disrupted routine. The traffic detours and closures of streets, and sometimes businesses, has prompted some griping. But most people responding, via Facebook and email, to a Press-Repub

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-03-20 18:20:41

SkyWest from Plattsburgh 'a real home run'

PLATTSBURGH - Plattsburgh International Airport has officially awarded a contract to SkyWest. The Federal Department of Transportation signed off Tuesday on the deal, which provides daily air service from Plattsburgh International Airport to Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C., and rep

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-03-20 23:25:56

Senate approves Lake Placid Ironman bill

ALBANY - As it does every year, the state Senate on Monday approved legislation sponsored by Sen. Betty Little that will allow out-of-state health care professionals to provide services for athletes competing in this year's two Lake Placid Ironman triathlons. The exception, sponsored by Little, ha


Britain’s got talent! Nine-year-old Essex girl blows away Times Square street performers by showing off series of flips during dance battle

A nine-year-old girl blew away street performers by showing off a series of flips during a dance battle in Times Square. Lily Cross was in New York on a trip with Hayley's School of Dance when she was called up to show her skills. Lilly's father, Steve Cross, 39, said: 'It was quite an impromptu thi

DAILY MAIL - 2018-03-20 10:41:49

Burlington Police issue description of Pine St. burglary suspect

BURLINGTON, Vt. - Burlington Police are still looking for a burglary suspect Sunday. Saturday, Burlington Police Department told Local 22 & Local 44 News a a man entered a woman's Pine Street apartment, showed her a gun and demanded cash. Sunday, police issued a description of the man. Officers are


Burglar threatens family with gun

BURLINGTON, Vt. Burlington Police are looking for a man who reportedly broke into a woman's home and threatened her family with a gun. Police say the burglar broke into the Pine Street house Saturday night demanding money. The victim convinced him they had none. The man ran away. No one was hurt. If


Grant to help bring treatment to addicts in the Adirondacks

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (WCAX) St. Joseph's Addiction Treatment and Recovery Center and its 13 locations are pretty well known around the North Country. "We treat the disease in terms of we try and educate and inform and offer information for individuals that are going through recovery and their family me

WCAX - 2018-03-20 01:20:00

Police try to ID fraud suspect

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) Do you recognize this woman? South Burlington Police say she used a stolen debit card to make purchases from the Shaw's in South Burlington earlier this month. They say the card was used in two other spots in Chittenden County, as well. If you know who she is, South Burl

WCAX - 2018-03-19 19:02:00

South Burlington Police attempting to identify possible fraud suspect

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. - South Burlington Police are trying to identify a female from surveillance footage, related to a reported fraud at Shaw's. Police say on March 8, the victim advised his debit card was stolen, and used fraudulently at Shaw's in South Burlington, as well as two other locations i

MYCHAMPLAINVALLEY.COM - 2018-03-19 17:37:12

Future plans for city projects in Winooski

WINOOSKI, Vt. Monday March 19th, WCAX is expecting to learn more about plans for city projects in Winooski. At the city council meeting, officials will share the results of a five-month preliminary engineering study for both the Main St. and pool projects. The price tag for the Myer's Pool rehabili


Dunkin' Donuts testing new catering service in Burlington area

BURLINGTON, Vt. - Dunkin' Donuts is testing a new catering service in Burlington. The service allows guests to place an order at catering.dunkindonuts.com and then pick up their order in store at select Dunkin' restaurants. You can choose from a special catering menu featuring Boxes O' Joe, donuts,

MYCHAMPLAINVALLEY.COM - 2018-03-19 18:12:15

Police: 3 arrested in Plattsburgh drug bust

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (WCAX) Three people were arrested in Plattsburgh following an investigation into drug dealing in the area. City police say Chane Davis, 23, and Monquest Stokely, 23, both of Utica, and Darlene Peryea, 52, of Plattsburgh, face charges. Investigators say when they searched Peryea's h


Closer look at the Plattsburgh vs. Plattsburgh lawsuit

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (WCAX) Questions that arose in December over a revenue-sharing agreement now have the city and town of Plattsburgh facing off in court. Our Kelly O'Brien takes a closer look at what's behind this dispute. The dispute dates back to a 1992 agreement that required the Falcon Seaboard


Enosburg Falls man charged with lewd behavior

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) A worker at a South Burlington residential youth treatment center faces sex-related charges. Police say Earl Katon, 42, aka Earl Baker, worked at Northeastern Family Institute, a nonprofit that provides help to youth with severe mental health issues. They say he bought a


Prell indicted by grand jury

PLATTSBURGH - Former Clinton Correctional Facility employee Denise Prell has been indicted on charges alleging inappropriate behavior with an inmate. A Clinton County grand jury found enough evidence to indict Prell for first-degree promoting prison contraband, a felony; third-degree sexual abuse, a


Letter to the editor: Communities can't afford the PILOT

Discussions on the proposed PILOT for taxes on state forest lands within the Adirondack Park have missed mentioning one very important detail. That detail is that nowhere is it said that the state of New York must budget the necessary funds to pay taxes on its forest lands in the Adirondacks. Adiron