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Lawsuit: Jay Peak attorneys got $25,000 'kickbacks' for each new investor

Bill Stenger outside the Stateside Hotel at Jay Peak in September 2013. File photo by Hilary Niles/VTDigger Plaintiffs in a lawsuit against the state allege that Bill Stenger, the former CEO and president of Jay Peak Resort, paid $25,000 to immigration attorneys in "kickbacks" for each new investor

VTDIGGER - 2017-09-25 04:06:25

At 100, Tony Pomerleau attributes success to seizing the right moment

Burlington real estate developer Tony Pomerleau, dressed in a grey suit with blue windowpane striping, is already waiting in the downstairs den of his low-slung brick home on DeForest Heights when his guests arrive to talk about the latest milestone in his life. On Thursday, Pomerleau turns 100. He

BURLINGTON FREE PRESS - 2017-09-22 16:59:31

Crews Take To The River For 'Source To Sea' Cleanup

Volunteers help pick up trash along the Passumpsic River near Fred Mold Park in St. Johnsbury Saturday morning. (Photo by Andrew McGregor) Lew Apgar, of Lyndonville, scans the area around his kayak in the Passumpsic River on Saturday looking for trash to remove. He joined others in the "Source to Se

CALEDONIAN RECORD-NEWS - 2017-09-25 09:05:00

Ski resort fraud court case to get started in Vermont

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The case of whether government leaders in Vermont were complicit in ski resort fraud is headed to a courtroom for the first time. Foreign investors sued Vermont. The Burlington Free Press (http://bfpne.ws/2yzUn2b ) reports the case moves to Vermont Superior Court in Hyde Park

CALEDONIAN RECORD-NEWS - 2017-09-25 04:25:18

Jensen Beach Receives Vermont Book Award

At a gala in Montpelier earlier this evening, author Jensen Beach was pronounced the winner of the 2017 Vermont Book Award for his 2016 short story collection Swallowed by the Cold. The $5,000 award is given by the Vermont College of Fine Arts every year to the author of an outstanding work of liter

SEVENDAYSVT.COM - 2017-09-23 23:59:59

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

Lyndonville Entrepreneur Builds Sports Streaming Empire

Tucked away on the back side of a building on Depot Street in Lyndonville, the founder of a small business sits in his office trying to figure out how his company is going to cover more than 3,000 sporting events this coming school year. On average that equals out to be eight games a day. On Friday,

CALEDONIAN RECORD-NEWS - 2017-09-23 09:00:00

Lyndon's Twilight Players Alumni Present "Vail Memories" at Lyndon Reunion Weekend

LYNDONVILLE - The Manor Vail Society at Lyndon State College is proud to announce Vail Memories: A Production by the Twilight Players Alumni, taking place in the Alexander Twilight Theatre at the college on Saturday, Sept. 23 at 7 p.m. Admission is by donation. Everyone is welcome. Vail Memories wil

CALEDONIAN RECORD-NEWS - 2017-09-23 09:00:00

New program evaluation center to partner with Chautauqua County Mental Health Services

Submitted Photo Principal speakers at the reception commemorating the opening of the Fredonia Program Evaluation Center included, from left, Vince Horrigan, Chautauqua County executive; Patricia Brinkman, co-director of the Fredonia PEC and director of Community Mental Health Services for Chautauqua

OBSERVER TODAY - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Teenager Charged After Collision With City Van

A Jamestown teenager was charged after colliding with a city van last week. Fawn R. Constable, 19, was issued several appearance tickets following the collision, which took place Thursday around 9:45 a.m. at the intersection of North Main and Third streets. Constable, driving a red sedan, reportedly

POST-JOURNAL - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Rally To Recover Sparks Debate On Local Drug Addiction

Chandra Germain speaks Saturday in Falconer at the Rally To Recover event on drug addiction. P-Jphoto by Jordan Patterson FALCONER - Positive change for drug addicts and drug awareness was demanded by people gathered at the Rally to Recover Jamestown event Saturday afternoon. Music could be heard co

POST-JOURNAL - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Get an inside view of State Supreme Court's Appellate Division

Several justices will give an inside view of the State Supreme Court Appellate Division, Fourth Judicial Department, during a program Wednesday at the Robert H. Jackson Center in Jamestown. The 1 p.m. program will feature a panel discussion on best practices by Presiding Justice Gerald J. Whalen, an

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-09-24 21:56:14

Sinclairville man, 26, arrested on drug charges

A Chautauqua County man sought by authorities on an outstanding warrant for drug-related charges was arrested Thursday by deputies after he was stopped while driving on Route 20 in the Town of Sheridan, according to the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office. Benjamin M. Gray, 26, of Sinclairville, had

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-09-23 02:45:38

Beautiful weather is prime for good walleye/perch fishing

OBSERVER Photo by Gene Pauszek Bill Begier in the foreground and David Woodworth in the back at the Southtowns Walleye Association meeting on Thursday. The Southtowns Walleye Association of Western New York held their monthly meeting last Thursday at their club located at 5895 Southwestern Boulevar

OBSERVER TODAY - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Chamber Members: Sign up now to accept the Shoptauqua gift card

The new Shoptauqua Gift Card program is catching on quickly, and we continue to build participation. Our membership has taken an active interest in this program, and for good reasons. First and foremost: it is a gift card. While we have operated a gift check program for many years, paper checks are

OBSERVER TODAY - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Annual Out Of The Darkness Walk Shines Downtown

The Out of the Darkness Walk proceeded Saturday morning after a ceremony inside Northwest Arena. Walkers wore shirts as members of teams to remember those who have taken their own lives. Balloons also were carried through the walk to honors those who have died as the result of suicide. P-J photo by

POST-JOURNAL - 2017-09-23 07:00:00

Borrello, Ferguson tackle NRG Plant in debate

George Borrello and Mike Ferguson, the Republican and Democratic county executive candidates, respectively, dug into issues such as fixing the economy, sanctuary cities and repowering the NRG plant in Dunkirk during the debate Thursday in Jamestown. Held by the Southern Tier TEA Party Patriots at

OBSERVER TODAY - 2017-09-23 07:00:00

Horseshoe Pond: Presque Isle's hidden jewel

When people visit Presque IsleState Park they all have their favorite places to stop. Hidden just beyond Beach 11 is a hidden Jewel that is not on most peoples radar. Eugene H. Ware When people come to Presque Isle State Park, they have favorite places they usually visit. Beach 6, Waterworks, Beach

ERIE TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-23 05:01:00

Home Sought For Maimed Canine After Brutal Attack In Stockton

Polly, Piebald Catahoula mix, is seeking a forever home following an assault by a wild animal in Stockton. STOCKTON - A brutally injured rescue dog is now home and currently on the mend after an unidentified wild animal scaled two 7-foot fences and assaulted her. According to Tera Cunningham, owner

POST-JOURNAL - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Lecture on 100th Anniversary of Women's Suffrage set for today

Submitted Photo Pictured are JCC Professor Traci Langworthy, left, and Dr. Shannon Risk of Niagara University. BEMUS POINT - The Chautauqua County Historical Society, in partnership with the Bemus Point Historical Society, will present a special lecture on the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage

OBSERVER TODAY - 2017-09-23 07:00:00