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New Home For Rutland Winter Farmers’ Market
Thursday, 11/01/12
By Nina Keck
Rutland's winter farmers' market will kick off its new season Saturday in a much larger location. Organizers are excited because it means more vendors can take part.  And city officials are pleased because the market is moving into an old warehouse that's been vacant for years.
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Early Voting Up In Parts Of Vermont
Wednesday, 10/31/12
By Bob Kinzel
Interest in early voting is very high is several parts of the state. In some communities it's expected that as many as a third of all voters will cast their ballot before Election Day.
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Voter Registration Spikes On Deadline Day
Wednesday, 10/31/12
By Kirk Carapezza
Election Day is next Tuesday, but the deadline to register to vote in Vermont is today. It's been a busy afternoon at city and town clerks' offices across the state, as last minute get-out-the-vote drives have overwhelmed town officials with voter registration applications.
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Readsboro Civil War Dead Identified
Wednesday, 10/31/12
A Readsboro math teacher has reached his goal of finding the gravesites of 78 men who enlisted to fight the Civil War with the Green Mountain Boys.
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Trooper Struck With Wine Bottle
Wednesday, 10/31/12
A Springfield man has been accused of throwing a bottle at a state trooper and injuring him in a scuffle at a gas station.
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In Vermont, Sandy Is No Irene
Tuesday, 10/30/12
By Nancy Eve Cohen
Vermonters who lived through the worst of Irene got prepared for Sandy. Generators sold out quickly and people settled in for whatever nature dished out. Irene survivors in southern Vermont say they've emerged from the storm much better than they had feared.
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Vt. Towns Prepare, Wait For Sandy
Monday, 10/29/12
By Kirk Carapezza
Storm-weary cities and towns across the state continued to prepare for Hurricane Sandy Monday afternoon, as they closely monitor the path of the massive storm.
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Sandy Resurfaces Memories Of Irene's Destruction, Despair
Monday, 10/29/12
By Kirk Carapezza
Hurricane Sandy has been an unwelcome reminder for many Vermonters who suffered during Tropical Storm Irene 14 months ago. Those affected by Irene spent this weekend getting ready for a dangerous storm - even as they continued to recover from the previous one.
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Storm Weary Vt. Gets Ready For Hurricane Sandy
Friday, 10/26/12
By Steve Zind
As forecasters plot the course of Sandy, local and statewide emergency management officials in Vermont are watching and mobilizing for a potentially dangerous storm.
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State Police Rescheduling Form In St. J
Friday, 10/26/12
In St. Johnsbury, Vermont State Police officials are postponing a public forum because of the threat posed by Hurricane Sandy.
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Wal-Mart Thanking Local Supporters
Friday, 10/26/12
After nearly 20 years of debate to get approval for a Wal-Mart in St. Albans, the developers are holding a ceremony to thank supporters.
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A Bright Future For Brooks House
Friday, 10/26/12
By Susan Keese
In Brattleboro, two dreams have moved closer to reality. One is the dream of restoring the Brooks House, an important downtown building, gutted by fire in 2011. There's also the dream of a downtown college campus that would bring students and jobs to Brattleboro's Main Street.
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FEMA Turns Down State's Request For Larger Culverts
Friday, 10/26/12
By John Dillon
A stream crossing in Townshend is the test culvert for building back town infrastructure in a more resilient fashion after the devastation of Tropical Storm Irene. The Federal Emergency Management Agency says it won't pay for larger culverts like the one in Townshend that the state says are needed to withstand future floods. FEMA says the state is applying inconsistent standards.
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Vt. Business Leaders Collect 11,000 Signatures To Support F35 Basing
Thursday, 10/25/12
By Kirk Carapezza
The Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce has released results of its petition drive in support of basing the F-35 jet fighters at the Vermont Air Guard Base in South Burlington, asking South Burlington's City Council to reverse its vote in opposition.
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Petition Circulates To Recall North Bennington School Vote
Thursday, 10/25/12
By Susan Keese
Days after North Bennington voters agreed to close their public school and establish an independent school in its place, a petition is circulating to recall the vote.
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Irene Fresh In Mind, Vermont Braces For Hurricane Sandy
Thursday, 10/25/12
More than a year after Tropical Storm Irene devastated the state, town and state officials from Bennington to Bethel are getting questions from residents concerned about Hurricane Sandy as it moves north from the Carribean.
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Renewable Energy Forums Kick Off In Colchester
Thursday, 10/25/12
A forum Thursday night at Colchester High School is designed for people to share ideas on getting the state to 90 percent renewable energy by 2050.
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Road Closed For Meth Lab Investigation
Thursday, 10/25/12
A road in Hinesburg was closed for several hours yesterday while authorities investigated a possible meth lab. That came after a man was injured in an explosion there the day before.
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North Bennington Votes To Create Independent School
Wednesday, 10/24/12
By Susan Keese
The bid to close the North Bennington Graded School won by a much smaller margin than last March, when voters agreed to close the school by July of this year.
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President Of Rutland Aldermen Says He's Running For Mayor
Wednesday, 10/24/12
By Nina Keck
David Allaire,president of the Rutland City Board of Aldermen, says he wants to be the city's next mayor.  
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Explosion Leads Police To Possible Meth Lab
Wednesday, 10/24/12
By Amy Kolb Noyes
Police say a 19-year-old Hinesburg man has been hospitalized after suffering burns from what they call a possible meth lab explosion.
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Two Store Break-ins In Tunbridge
Wednesday, 10/24/12
By Amy Kolb Noyes
The Vermont State Police is investigating a pair of retail break-ins in Tunbridge.
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Bennington OKs Land Swap With National Guard
Wednesday, 10/24/12
The Select Board in Bennington has approved a property swap with the Vermont National Guard.
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Four Arrested For Counterfeiting $100 Bills
Wednesday, 10/24/12
The U.S. attorney's office says three of the men were arrested Thursday at a gas station in South Burlington, after several area businesses reported receiving fake bills.
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Barstool Blackout President Defends Burlington Event
Wednesday, 10/24/12
The head of the company that put on a dance party at Memorial Auditorium says there's nothing to back up claims by Burlington officials that the event was unsafe.
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