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Turkey Bowl in South Burlington

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) The annual backyard turkey bowl has become a tradition for the Strempek family of South Burlington "This is year 13, and on Thanksgiving, it's all about family and friends and getting together," said Jason Strempek, the organizer of the game. It started out as a game fo

WCAX - 2017-11-24 07:59:00

Noise closes South Burlington dog park

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) Keep your pooch out of the park. The South Burlington City Council has ordered the dog park at Jaycee Park be closed permanently. A notice went out saying it's due to excessive noise in the residential neighborhood. Some dog owners aren't thrilled with the decision. "Mos

WCAX - 2017-11-24 01:27:00

City Place Burlington...a Project that is all about Our Community

The new City Place Burlington was planned to take into account the community's interests, needs and desires, including what services City Place Burlington could offer the community. We will likely include 1) a preschool to educate and care for our children 2) new retailers that will provide everyday

BURLINGTON FREE PRESS - 2017-11-23 11:00:15

Tight security at New York's Thanksgiving Day parade

NEW YORK (CBS) An estimated 3.5 million came out to watch the balloons, clowns and bands march through the streets of New York City for the annual Thanksgiving Day parade. "I feel that this is the safest place in the world right now," parade-goer Ron Madr said. Aidan Fairchild and his dad woke up at

WCAX - 2017-11-23 22:35:00

North Country shoppers line up for Thanksgiving Day deals

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (WCAX) On your mark, get set, shop! Doors opened at the Target in Plattsburgh at 6 p.m., but some had been waiting in line much longer than that. "One o'clock... Some coffee would be great!" shopper Valverio Villamagna said with a laugh. Hundreds gathered outside the retail store a

WCAX - 2017-11-24 04:43:00

Recycling coffee grounds into fuel

LONDON (CBS) At coffee shops and cafes around the United Kingdom, more than 500,000 tons of coffee ground waste gets tossed into landfills each year. Now, a company called Bio-Bean believes its green idea can help power London's iconic red buses. "We make the coffee oil, which is then blended and tu

WCAX - 2017-11-24 03:35:00

Finicky kid? Plate art may be the answer

ANAHEIM, Calif. (CBS) Kim Ahn Chang sees every meal as a chance to create something news. "I pull all my stuff out and I just start playing with food," she said. Kim is the mom of a very picky eater. And getting her daughter, Sam, to try different foods was a constant struggle. "I didn't know what t

WCAX - 2017-11-24 03:22:00

Sound heard in Argentine sub search was likely 'explosion'

MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina (AP) An apparent explosion occurred near the time and place an Argentine submarine went missing, the country's navy reported Thursday, prompting relatives of its 44 crew members to burst into tears and some to say they had lost hope of a rescue. Navy spokesman Enrique Balbi

WCAX - 2017-11-24 02:07:00

Federal appeals court rules against Clarksburg landlord

RICHMOND, Va. - The federal appeals court for the Fourth Circuit found no reversible error in the case of a Clarksburg landlord who'd accused city officials of using the community's building demolition program for personal gain. It was the latest in a string of legal defeats for landlord Gregory Hal


Senators announce funding for Highland-Clarksburg Hospital

CLARKSBURG - U.S. Sens. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., and Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., announced Tuesday a total of $325,000 for Highland-Clarksburg Hospital through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Office of Rural Development. "I am particularly thrilled that part of this funding will go toward impro


JP Miller back in area for special holiday concert at Higher Rock Church, Shinnston

SHINNSTON - A year after accepting a Southern Gospel Music Diamond Award for his outstanding work in the Christian music industry, JP Miller is coming home for Thanksgiving - home to Harrison County for a special holiday concert at Higher Rock Church in Shinnston. "I'm really excited to come and sin

THEET.COM - 2017-11-24 05:00:00

Christmas parades just around the corner to help kick off the season

CLARKSBURG - Christmas lights, goodies and Santa Claus will soon be bringing communities holiday fun and cheer in parades across North Central West Virginia. The Clarksburg Christmas Parade's theme is "It's a Grand Holiday Season," said Kathie Titus, Clarksburg Convention and Visitors Bureau executi

THEET.COM - 2017-11-23 05:00:00

Reported overdose leads to arrest

Steven N. Lockhart, 25, of Jane Lew was arrested and charged with possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine by a member of the West Virginia State Police on Wednesday, Nov 15. According to the criminal complaint the officer responded to report of a possible overdose in the parking lot of


Plenty of options for holiday fun

CLARKSBURG - After Thanksgiving, Christmas celebrations begin. The weekend after Thanksgiving will see the start of numerous community events that will carry through to Christmas. "When you look back on the holidays and growing up, it's the traditions that you did that mean so much. Incorporating so

THEET.COM - 2017-11-22 17:00:00

THESIS students visit The Exponent Telegram/NCWV Media office

CLARKSBURG - A group of students from the Trinity Home Educators Supporting in Service (THESIS) program visited The Exponent Telegram/NCWV Media headquarters in Clarksburg on Tuesday. Students attending were Lydia Wright, Emma Wright, Hannah Burns, Stephan Burns, Sam Wilson, Nicholas Moebus, Jadon B

THEET.COM - 2017-11-22 17:00:00

Salvation Army offers annual Angel Tree program and Red Kettle campaign

CLARKSBURG - With the holidays just around the corner, people are looking forward to getting together and giving back, and the Salvation Army is just one of several organizations that offer ways for residents to help their community. From the Angel Tree program to the Red Kettle campaign, the Salvat

THEET.COM - 2017-11-23 05:00:00

Midnight Rush Followed by Steady Stream of Shoppers on Black Friday

A lot of retailers started sales before Thanksgiving, but people are still out in full force on Black Friday. Shoppers were up early at the South Shore Plaza in Braintree, Massachusetts. After a midnight rush, there was a steady stream of shoppers early Friday morning. South Shore Plaza General Mana

NECN - 2017-11-24 10:41:34

A closer look at mayoral money

For mayoral candidates across Massachusetts, it was largely a case of you-spend, you-win. Gerry Tuoti Wicked Local Newsbank Editor In nearly every city statewide, mayoral campaigns that outraised and outspent their rivals found success on Election Day. Statewide, winning mayoral candidates raised a

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-24 12:00:00

Massachusetts shoppers waiting for Black Friday to officially begin

WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - Shoppers are still waiting for Black Friday to start in Massachusetts, but in Connecticut the bargains began hours ago. There are already long lines outside of the Kohls in West Springfield. The doors to Best Buy in Enfield didn't open until 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving D

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-11-24 02:43:27

Book review: Separating the Mayflower's myth from the facts

Rather than a scholarly tome, "The Mayflower: The Families, the Voyage and the Founding of America" by Rebecca Fraser is a fresh and enlightening examination of what happened during the first 50 years at Plimoth Plantation. "The Mayflower: The Families, the Voyage and the Founding of America" by Reb

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-24 02:30:00