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  1. Vermont Gas pipeline estimate jumps 27 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Brattleboro Reformer

    SOUTH BURLINGTON >> The incoming head of the natural gas utility working to extend a pipeline from Colchester to Vergennes and eventually Middlebury and Rutland said Friday the cost estimate for the first phase of the project is now $154 million, a 27 percent increase in the amount approved by state regulators in October. And as a result of the new cost estimate, incoming Vermont Gas Systems CEO Don Rendall said the company would be "hitting the reset button" and asking the utility-regulating Public Service Board to delay considering the company's proposal for the second phase.

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  2. Vermont US Attorney resigns from officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    ... be victimized by this," said Coffin. "And that's really been a huge game changer in our region." And with former Colchester officer, Tyler Kinney's case still on the table, Coffin says it points to the work that still needs to be done on that front. ...

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  3. Vermont Gas announces 40% cost increase for gas pipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... one of the natural gas pipelines has increased again. It will now cost over $150 million to build the line from Colchester to Middlebury. That's almost double the estimate when the project was proposed. "The increase reflects updated numbers, ...

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  4. Vt. Gas says pipeline to Middlebury rising 27 percent, to $154MRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    ... cost increase follows a 40 percent spike in July that raised the cost of the proposed 43-mile pipeline from Colchester to Middlebury from $86 million to $121 million. Four months later, Rendall said higher construction and project management costs ...

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  5. Former Colchester detective pleads not guilty to drug and firearm chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A former Colchester Police detective has pleaded not guilty to stealing drugs and a gun from the station's evidence room. Tyler Kinney is accused of stealing the drugs and gun to fuel his heroin addiction.

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  6. Losing on Oil PricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | WVNY

    ... John Quinney. When it comes to buying oil to heat your home, Vermonter heavily rely on the form of energy. Colchester, Vt.- "We can't predict which way markets are going more than anyone else can," said Energy Co-Op of Vermont General Manager John ...

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  7. Colchester girl recovering from brain surgery in BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A nine year-old girl whose friends from a Vermont music school traveled to Boston Children's Hospital so she could finish a holiday concert she'd been unable to complete after falling ill is recovering from surgery. Sophie Fellows underwent surgery Friday to remove a brain tumor, the day after an emotional concert at the hospital.

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  8. In Vermont, some power outages could last into MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Nashua Telegraph

    ... wet snow across the state, downing trees, branches and power lines. ... Subscribe or log in to read more  COLCHESTER, Vt. - The state's largest utility says it could be Monday before all Vermont customers have power restored after a two-day ...

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  9. Your opinionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Bennington Banner

    ... of two quantities." Steve Wark's algebraic expression asserts that the fastest way to get gas to Rutland is from Colchester through Vermont's rural landscape and across Lake Champlain. The problem is it's just that, an assertion. Everyone knows the ...

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  10. Police: Facebook message helped save Vt. womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... know where the woman lived, so she messaged police. Bristol police finally found an address for the woman in Colchester. They contacted police there, who conducted a welfare check and said the woman was intoxicated. She made comments that confirmed ...

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  11. Colchester police phone problem repairedRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Police in Colchester say a problem they were having with one of their phone lines has been repaired. Their former primary phone line, 802-655-1412, had intermittent reception problems Thursday.

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  12. 9-year-old with brain tumor gets to finish concert with friendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Boston.com

    ... it was a godsend, she said. "We're just thankful we could watch Sophie finish her concert," said Fellows, of Colchester, Vt.. "This was a good distraction for us." Sophie hugged her family and said hi to friends. The show had been great, Sophie ...

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  13. Digging Out: People Get To Work After SnowstormRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | WVNY

    While some of you may have been able to watch the snow fall from your warm home, others were outside braving the elements to keep business going. Gary at Sam Mazza's farm in Colchester, VT has to shake off dozens of snowy trees before customers can take them home.

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  14. Young Vt. musicians hit the road to help a friendRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Sophie Fellows, 9, has a gift for playing the violin. The Colchester girl has been performing in front of crowds for five years.

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  15. Former Colchester police officer out of rehab, indicted on chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A former Colchester police officer accused of stealing evidence is out of rehab and was indicted by a federal grand jury on drug and gun charges. Tyler Kinney is faces charges after heroin and a weapon disappeared from the evidence room.

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  16. Super Senior: Peggy LarsonRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    For the last 23 years, the Cat Spay and Neuter Clinic in Colchester has been run by veterinarian Dr. Peggy Larson. "I'm just tying the uterus off now," said Peggy.

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  17. Colchester police having phone problemRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    So, callers are urged to use the primary line 802-264-5555 to call police, or call 911 for an emergency. The problem is with FairPoint copper telephone lines that work as a redundant communication system.

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  18. Colchester Rolls Out Proposed Town BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | WVNY

    For months town leaders in Colchester crunched the numbers to create next year's budget. Colchester's Chief Financial Officer Aaron Frank says last year the budget failed on Town Meeting Day, but passed the second time around.

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  19. Vt. highway crews hit the road ahead of winter stormRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... The Vermont Agency of Transportation is responsible for treating over 6,000 miles of roads during the winter. In Colchester, all plow trucks have been out at work. Jerry Dubois has been driving plow trucks in Vermont for 10 years. Tuesday, his work ...

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  20. GMP president named woman of the year by industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Mary Powell is the president and CEO of Green Mountain Power in Colchester. She was named Power-Gen 2014 Woman of the Year last night in Florida at the industry's largest trade show in the world.

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