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Theatre Review: Balmoral at Depot Theatre in Westport

Balmoral, currently running at the Depot Theatre in Westport is a riotous comedy that is well worth a visit. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng was at the Sunday matinee and has this review.  Go to full article

Girls Will Go to Camp Dudley

A Lake Champlain bastion of boy's camp tradition, Camp Dudley, makes a revolutionary move--admitting girls. Beth Schmidt reports.  Go to full article

Commentator Elle Berger on Patrol

Living on Lake Champlain, commentator Elle Berger has seen plenty of police patrol boats pass by--this time, she rides along.  Go to full article

Train Sparks Wildfire in Essex

High winds and dry weather have led to a rash of wildfires in the North Country this week. Nearly 500 acres of timber and farmland burned in the towns of Essex and Willsboro yesterday. The blaze was started by sparks thrown from a passing train. Brian Mann reports.  Go to full article

Lake Champlain Ferry Captain Eyes High Water

Officials in Plattsburgh and Burlington are watching rapidly rising lake waters this week. Todd Moe talks with Lake Champlain ferry captain Steve Pond about high water levels.  Go to full article

Flood Risk High in Adirondacks, Champlain Valley; St. Lawrence Valley Sees Low Risk

County officials in the north country say the chance for spring flooding is high this year, with deep, wet snow continuing to build in the mountains. Towns and villages in a half dozen river valleys are bracing for what could be very wet April. Emergency officials in St. Lawrence County say there's little likelihood of floods in their county. Here's a list of north country towns and villages that could be hard hit by spring flooding. Brian Mann has our report.  Go to full article

Train Derailment Disrupts Traffic in Champlain Valley

A southbound freight train derailed Saturday night in Westport, sparking a propane fire and disrupting rail traffic. As Brian Mann reports, officials say the accident occurred near the Boquet River and could have sparked a major environmental disaster.  Go to full article

The Traffic Dilemma in Essex: The Village Historic District Is Also a Major Transport Corridor

For more than two centuries, ships have docked at the village of Essex, on the shore of Lake Champlain. In recent years, the town's ferry connection to Vermont has grown in popularity. But now, a plan to expand the ship's dock--which lies in the heart of the historic district--has some locals worried. Brian Mann has this report.  Go to full article

Commentary: The Valcours: 19th Century Idealists

Commentator Tim Brookes tells the tale of a late 19th century "free love" commune near Lake Champlain.  Go to full article

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