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Thanksgiving is just a few short days away, continuing the tradition of being a national holiday that was established in 1863 by President Abraham Lincoln. While the first Thanksgiving was observed through a 1789 proclamation by President George Washington, it didn’t become an official holid…

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In 2020, we've been introduced to a whole new dictionary of words and terms. "Social distancing," "remote learning" and "flattening the curve" are now phrases we hear on a regular basis. A "close contact" is one of these new terms, and it's extremely important to know what it means and who i…

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Cheers! We made it to the end of another week. Celebrate by going out or staying home this weekend.

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My hands brush against the dead grass, something once so green now unrecognizable. The sky is black with smoke, though there are no clouds. I pull up my mask slightly, trying to stop ash from getting inside. We use masks for more than one reason now.

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ESSEX -- The idea might seem strange to some owners, but feeding your furry friends raw pet food could become popular in the near future. One recently-opened shop in Essex Junction, Rolling Meadows Pet Supplies (RMPS), would be ahead of that curve if it does begin to garner more traction.

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The Essex Police Department reported 116 incidents during the week of Nov. 9-15. Listed below are some of those calls.

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In the state of Vermont, leaves, grass and yard trimmings are banned from landfills. Now that most of the trees have shed their fall color, you should drop off what you rake up from your lawn at one of the Chittenden County Solid Waste District drop-off locations. 

BURLINGTON -- Feeding Chittenden announces the formation of an Ambassador Committee comprised of community leaders who strive to fight hunger. The volunteer group will focus on raising awareness of the issue of food insecurity and will work to mobilize others to join with Feeding Chittenden …

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ESSEX JUNCTION -- In the early hours of Nov. 14, a carport in the Village of Essex Junction became engulfed in flames during an incident that public safety officials are deeming suspicious.

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Happy weekend to you! Thanks for staying with us all week as we continue to share the news you need to know.

BURLINGTON – The University of Vermont Medical Center, in collaboration with the Vaccine Testing Center at the University of Vermont’s Larner College of Medicine, has begun enrolling volunteers as part of the Phase 3 trial of a COVID-19 vaccine developed by Oxford University and manufactured…

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The Essex Police Department reported 130 incidents during the week of Nov. 2-8. Listed below are some of those calls.

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COLCHESTER — If you look out the passenger side window while driving north along East Road in Colchester, you might just catch a glimpse of wooden walkways and bridges through the sharp polygons of the empty tree branches.

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BURLINGTON, Vt. – As Vermont’s health department reports the highest single-day increase in COVID-19 cases in months, officials are urging Vermonters to avoid large gatherings and events outside typical social circles.

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74 percent of residents from the Village of Essex Junction who recently voted on a special ballot’s question asking if the village should adopt a plan to merge with the Town of Essex and form a single community approved doing so.