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  1. Burlington 'Built it's City' 150 Years AgoRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WVNY

    ... mplain, and that was certainly a lot of business interest," said Devin Colman, Preservation Burlington and Chittenden County Historical Society.

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  2. Should lobbyists be required to wear nametags at Vt. Statehouse?Read the original story

    Friday | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Before first taking a seat in the Legislature last year, Chittenden County State Sen. Michael Sirotkin, D-Chittenden County, spent more than two decades as a lobbyist. Now he's teaming up with the state's longest-serving senator, Sen. Bill Doyle, R-Washington County, to bring more transparency to the Statehouse.

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  3. 'Jordan's Bill' introduced at Vt. StatehouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    ... or to their nearest special police investigative unit. "Whenever in doubt, you (should) report." said Chittenden County State's Attorney T.J. Donovan. "Let trained investigators do the investigation work as opposed to schools trying to conduct their ...

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  4. Why are people paying more at the pump in Chittenden County?Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Members of the public and state officials continue to express their concerns over the price of gas in the Burlington area. Officials in the Statehouse were concerned that the gas costs per gallon in Chittenden county remain at around 20 or 30 percent above the rest of the state, even as fuel prices drop.

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  5. Family of teen who killed self is pushing hazing billRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Daily Herald

    ... guilty to charges of simple assault and a fourth to disorderly conduct under agreements reached with Chittenden County State's Attorney T.J. Donovan's office. A fifth, Brandon Beliveau, 21, of Milton, denied a charge of attempted sexual assault at ...

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  6. Fight against opiate addiction working, Shumlin saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Bennington Banner

    BURLINGTON >> A year after Gov. Peter Shumlin dedicated his inaugural address to opiate abuse, much of the stigma carried by addiction has been "washed aside," according to T.J. Donovan, Chittenden County state's attorney. "What the governor did, and continues to do, is he has given people the courage to speak about addiction openly," Donovan told a group of social workers and reporters at the Howard Center's Baird School in Burlington on Wednesday.

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  7. Getting around when you can no longer driveRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Williston Observer

    ... on a per ride basis. Many use vans and offer accessible services for riders with special needs. In Chittenden County, call SSTA at 878-1527 or visit www.sstarides.org. Taxi or car service: These private services offer flexible scheduling but can be ...

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  8. Jim Glanville has joined Inn by the Sea as General ManagerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Hospitality Net

    ... of Tourisms Borden Avery Innkeeper of the Year award. He also held positions with the United Way of Chittenden County and Vermonts Make A Wish Foundation, and currently serves on New England Inns and Resorts Associations board. Glanville will be ...

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  9. Vermont: Progress made in opiate fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | KSL-TV

    ... of the drug treatment and counseling. He celebrated a year of sobriety on Dec. 13, 2014. The clinic in Chittenden County, which has the most demand for treatment, is near capacity right now serving 950 people, up from 690, nearly a 30 percent ...

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  10. Lawmakers to hold public hearing on gas pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    ... THE HIGHEST PUMP PRICES IN VERMONT. MONDAY, TWO DOLLARS 44 CENTS A GALLON WAS THE BEST WE CAN FIND IN CHITTENDEN COUNTY. THAT IS $.20 HIGHER THAN IN RUTLAND. I DO NOT UNDERSTAND HOW THE GAS PRICES CAN BE SO CHEAPER AND BRATTLEBORO COMPARED TO ...

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  11. Windham County lawmakers praise gov's budget pitchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    ... the Vermont Employment Growth Incentive Program - removing a $1 million cap for special projects outside Chittenden County, and changing the qualifying wage rate to "increase the number of companies around the state that qualify for job-creation ...

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  12. Gun rights group fires back at new proposed legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... I have heard how they are going to help," said Jim Benson of Milton. Senate Majority Leader Phil Baruth, D-Chittenden County, wants to make sure that people buying a weapon at a gun show get thorough background checks. His bill would also include a ...

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  13. Chittenden County school calendar remains unchangedRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The Champlain Valley Superintendents Association decided Thursday not to eliminate days off for two religious holidays and to allow districts to decide that issue locally. Also, the superintendents association says it is not taking any further steps toward the so-called Calendar 2.0. That proposal would have shortened summer vacation while creating longer breaks during the school year.

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  14. 4th Defendant Sentenced in Milton Hazing CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | WVNY

    William Jenkins, 19, plead guilty to disorderly conduct after Chittenden County State's Attorney TJ Donovan agreed to drop the original simple assault charge. Jenkins is one of five former Milton football players who police say assaulted fellow teammates during the Fall of 2011 and 2012 seasons.

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  15. Two religious holidays could be taken off school calendarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    ... IN SEVERAL DIFFERENT TOWNS INCLUDING BURLINGTON, WINOOSKI, MILTON AND COLCHESTER. RIGHT NOW KIDS IN SOME CHITTENDEN COUNTY SCHOOLS GET YOM KIPPUR AND EID OFF WHEN THEY OCCUR ON SCHOOL DAYS. BUT IN AN EFFORT TO CONSOLIDATE THE CALLENDAR CHAMPLAIN ...

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  16. Colchester Looks Into Local Option TaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | WVNY

    Colchester, Vt.- It's a tax not uncommon to Chittenden County; it puts a one percent tax on top of the state's six percent sales tax on most retail and food items. If Colchester adopts it, it would give the townspeople the option of how they want that money spent.

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  17. Inmate reported dead prior to releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    An inmate set to be released Tuesday died from the South Burlington prison, has died at the hospital. Officials say 43-year old Annette Douglas of Chittenden County died Friday night.

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  18. Help WantedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... mobility needs. The best candidates will be extremely familiar with all roadways and addresses within Chittenden County. These are safety sensitive positions subject to the rules and regulations of SSTA drug and alcohol policies. To learn more about ...

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  19. 2 Colchester men plead not guilty to sex assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... best course of action would be to cover her with a blanket, rather than call for any kind of assistance," Chittenden County Deputy Prosecutor Bram Kranichfeld said. Chagnon and Saric both pleaded not guilty to sex assault. The judge imposed a ...

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  20. Former Milton football player charged with assault accepts plea dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... which is a companion case regarding the assault against Jordan Preavy in 2011," said T.J. Donovan, Chittenden County State's Attorney. Jordan's family say the hazing event was a contributing factor in their son's suicide. And until they learned of ...

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