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  1. Santa comes to the University MallRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... Thanksgiving? "No, my kids love Santa so he's not too early," said Elizabeth Harper of Milton. Betsy Magee of Essex Junction said she was, "Just shopping around with my little granddaughter and going to see Santa. We didn't plan on it but we just ...

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  2. Cider Monday returns to bookstores this DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... Last year, as we reported, bookstores from all over New England joined in. This year, Phoenix Books of Essex Junction, Vt. has created a Facebook event for Cider Monday this year, as has Waterbury , Vt.'s Bridgeside Books . We'll see what other ...

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  3. Inside GlobalFoundries: The impact beyond the IBM plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    In part two of WPTZ's special report on GlobalFoundries, Jarred Hill looks at the potential impact the merger with IBM could have on its employees and residents of Essex and Essex Junction, Vt. AGGRAVATED ASSAULT OF A POLICE OFFICER.

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  4. Inside GlobalFoundries: The influence goes beyond the plant wallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    In part two, we're bringing the story back home, looking at how the merger could impact not only the employees at the plant, but also the tens of thousands who live in Essex and Essex Junction. "We didn't buy these assets to say 'Oh, we're just going to shut them down.'

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  5. IBM to sell chip-fab business to GlobalFoundriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Times Herald-Record

    ... opportunities” will be offered to all IBM workers at East Fishkill and its microelectronics plant in Essex Junction, Vt., which IBM was also shedding. A team of semiconductor server group employees in East Fishkill will stay with IBM. ...

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  6. Potential Plan for a Single School DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | WVNY

    ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt.- A potential plan is in the works to create a regional school district within the Town of Essex. A meeting between Chittenden Central Supervisory Union and Essex school boards was held Monday night.

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  7. Inside GlobalFoundries: Turning around IBM's struggling businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    ... are crucial to the ever growing smartphone and tablet industry. While some of that was happening at IBM in Essex Junction, it was a much smaller piece of the operation. Caulfield said, "GlobalFoundries, on the other end is investing in scale, and ...

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  8. WWII vets receive French Legion of HonorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... the Battle of the Bulge. He returned to service after treatment. Ninety-eight year-old, Harold Bergeron of Essex Junction fought his way through France for three years to reach the Battle of the Bulge. His company lost 800 men along the way. And ...

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  9. Leaders relieved to see end of East Fishkill uncertaintyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Times Herald-Record

    ... The sale, which is expected to close sometime next year, will transfer IBM's facilities in East Fishkill and Essex Junction, Vt., and thousands of patents to GlobalFoundries – along with more than 7,000 employees. The company, owned by the ...

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  10. IBM to sell chip-fab business to GlobalFoundriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Times Herald-Record

    ... opportunities” will be offered to all IBM workers at East Fishkill and its microelectronics plant in Essex Junction, Vt., which IBM was also shedding. A team of semiconductor server group employees in East Fishkill will stay with IBM. ...

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  11. Obstacles Blocking Train Service to MontrealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | WVNY

    As passengers waited for the train to arrive in Essex Junction Thursday, snow began to fall and stick for the first time in the Champlain Valley. The flakes reflected off the train's bright lights to create a magical feeling about where that train was headed.

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  12. Students Craft Empty Bowls Night at Lawton IntermediateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | WVNY

    Empty Bowls Night at Albert D. Lawton Intermediate School in Essex Junction is a big fundraiser by 7th graders to benefit the Heaven Food Shelf. They're making bowls and centerpieces in art class, cooking soup and bread in family and consumer sciences, even writing and recording songs in music class.

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  13. Two New Disaster Trucks Headed to VTRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | WVNY

    ... of the new trucks will be based in Rutland, covering the southern half of the state. Another will be based in Essex Junction covering towns farther north.

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  14. Officials: IBM's deal with GlobalFoundries will bring jobs to Essex JunctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Big Blue's big deal with GlobalFoundries will lead to job growth at the Essex Junction plant according to company officials. IBM plans to pay GlobalFoundries $1.5 billion to take over its chip-manufacturing operations next year.

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  15. Inside GlobalFoundries: WPTZ's inside lookRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    ... of that industry and the company. But many people still want to know if there is a future for chip making in Essex Junction. "We didn't buy these facilities to sell them. This is all about scale," said Thomas Caulfield, senior vice president of ...

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  16. First Look: Inside GlobalFoundriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    ... INDUSTRY AND THE COMPANY ITSELF. THE BIG QUESTION PEOPLE ARE WONDERING, IS THERE A FUTURE FOR CHIPMAKING IN ESSEX JUNCTION? WE DID NOT BUY THESE ASSETS TO SHUT THEM DOWN. WE BOUGHT THEM TO RUN THEM AND MAKE THEM PROFITABLE. OUR BUSINESS MODEL IS TO ...

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  17. GlobalFoundries holds open houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The new owner of IBM's semiconductor plant in Essex Junction is holding an open house at its plant in Malta, New York. WCAX visited there last summer, and again, have a crew there Tuesday.

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  18. Looking to the future in Essex & EJRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 10 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    ... NY - near Saratoga Springs - and has plans on growing that facility. George Tyler, the village president of Essex Junction, said his community and the town of Essex are making sure Vermonters are protected, no matter what the future holds. "We have ...

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  19. Welcoming and Working With GlobalFoundriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 10 | WVNY

    It's a tight-knit business community here and the Village of Essex Junction wants to make sure that feeling extends to GlobalFoundries when the company takes over IBM's plant. "I think we need to take a very proactive approach in reaching out to GlobalFoundries and saying what can we do?" Essex Junction Village President George Tyler said.

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  20. Leaders relieved to see end of East Fishkill uncertaintyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Times Herald-Record

    Hard on the heels of IBM's announcement that it was selling its unprofitable chip-making operations to GlobalFoundries came the new owner's assurance that employees and plants will be retained. “It's good news for Dutchess County, since manufacturing has such a big impact on the local economy,” said Catherine Maloney, president and CEO of the county's Economic Development Corp. The sale, which is expected to close sometime next year, will transfer IBM's facilities in East Fishkill and Essex Junction, Vt., and thousands of patents to GlobalFoundries – along with more than 7,000 employees.

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