May 30, 2014 — MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) Top officials with several Vermont state agencies say they are ready to collaborate on efforts to clean up phosphorus pollution in Lake Champlain.
Environmental Conservation Commissioner David Mears briefed reporters on a new plan submitted by the state to the Environmental Protection Agency that is designed to reduce the flow of phosphorus into rivers feeding the lake. Go to full article
May 26, 2014 — Fort Ticonderoga is "America's fort" perched on the New York side of Lake Champlain, it was instrumental in the American Revolution and other early wars. Now, it's a historical site that comes alive with reenactments and music.
Sarah Harris visited Ticonderoga last Memorial Day and sent this report. Go to full article
May 09, 2014 — SHOREHAM, Vt. (AP) Critics and supporters of a plan by Vermont Gas to extend a natural gas pipeline through parts of western Vermont to New York are voicing their opinions about the project.
They attended a packed Public Service Board public hearing Wednesday night in Shoreham on the second phase of the project, which would run under Lake Champlain to International Paper in Ticonderoga, New York. Go to full article
May 08, 2014 — Railroads will have to tell emergency responders when and where shipments of crude oil are traveling on the rails. That's according to a new order the U.S. Department of... Go to full article
May 02, 2014 — Last year's deadly train explosion in Quebec put the potential dangers of so-called "oil trains" in the headlines. Trains now carry 160,000 barrels of crude oil from the... Go to full article
Apr 21, 2014 — The sun is out. The air is warm. It's late April. The crocuses are up and the daffodils aren't far behind. So, time to plant some peas, and maybe some lettuce, right? ... Go to full article
Feb 24, 2014 — Most gardens are a long way from yielding those delicious spring and summer veggies, but you could still make a meal of the food on offer from professional growers, livestock... Go to full article
Feb 19, 2014 — Ticonderoga has a new slaughterhouse. The Adirondack Meat Company, a USDA inspected facility, opened this month. It's amping up production - and filling a need for Adirondack... Go to full article