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- Fri, 30 Jan 2015 13:08:11 -0800
Less than a week after a former special education teacher from Maine was sentenced to a 65-year federal prison sentence for videotaping the sexual abuse of three young boys, he was sentenced to a 50-year state prison...
Meet Ida May Fuller, who 75 years ago received the 1st Social Security check - for $22.54
- Thu, 29 Jan 2015 23:24:08 -0800
LUDLOW, Vt. - Seventy-five years ago, the government cut 65-year-old Ida May Fuller a check. It was numbered 00-000-001 the first Social Security payout. Fuller, of Ludlow, Vermont, didn't realize it at the time, but her check helped launch the granddaddy of all entitlement programs. And it ...
Vermont's Catholic Church gets new leader
- Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:30:55 -0800
"I like many of you, do not stand in this cathedral without hope," said Bishop Christopher Coyne. On the WPTZ app? Tap here for the video. The 10th bishop of the Diocese of Burlington told followers of the Catholic faith to go out and spread joy. "Now more than ever our community needs to hear the call of the good news," he said. Appointed by Pope Francis, Coyne received good wishes by one of ...
Vermont's Catholic Church has a new leader
- Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:21:08 -0800
Bishop Christopher Coyne was installed Thursday as the 10th bishop of Burlington. As Alex Apple reports, Coyne says the Catholic Church in Vermont is ready to head in a new direction-- one of openness and acceptance
Vermont Teddy Bear® Aims to Dominate Valentine’s Day with Fifty Shades of Grey® Bear
- Wed, 28 Jan 2015 07:04:00 -0800
SHELBURNE, Vt.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vermont Teddy Bear, the nation’s largest producer of handcrafted teddy bears, announces the launch of its limited-edition “Fifty Shades of Grey Bear.” Approved by bestselling author E.L. James, the adult gift is designed for fans enthralled with the “Fifty Shades of Grey” book and left biting their lips in anticipation for the movie. He can be tied down at www ...
'I am your brother,' Burlington's new bishop tells Vermont Catholics
- Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:17:36 -0800
Bishop Christopher Coyne, the new head of the diocese of Burlington, Vt., greets two priests during his installation Mass Thursday at St. Joseph Co-Cathedral in Burlington.
Vermont’s new Roman Catholic bishop installed during Mass
- Thu, 29 Jan 2015 22:25:42 -0800
The Rev. Christopher Coyne, center, is formally installed as Vermont’s new Roman Catholic bishop at St. Joseph Co-Cathedral in Burlington, Vt., on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. Coyne said the church needs to shift from a "church of the establishment," where worshippers come to it, to a "missionary church" that goes out and engages a wider community.
YCQM: January 25, 2015
- Sun, 25 Jan 2015 10:55:50 -0800
New Vermont Gas CEO Don Rendall joins Darren Perron and Cat Viglienzoni to discuss pipeline project cost overruns.
Saying so long to Assignment Manager Scott Waterman
- Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:36:08 -0800
WCAX News Assignment Manager Scott Waterman is moving on, leaving us to take a job with the Vermont State Police. Scott started as a photographer at WCAX 20 years ago. Anson Tebbetts takes a look back at Scott's journey.
It’s time for Vermont to get in on New Hampshire’s primary spoils
- Sun, 11 Jan 2015 16:34:57 -0800
Why should New Hampshire have all the fun with its first-in-the-nation primary?