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The Week in Pictures for March 24th: Lyndsey O’Day, vice president of UE Local 203, rallies CCTA union supporters outside of Contois Auditorium at Burlington City Hall Wednesday night, March 26, as the city council held an executive session. Supporters then flooded the meeting, spending nearly two hours dominating the public comment session.
The Week in Pictures for Jan. 6th:Burlington’s #32, center Ilona Maher towers over Spaulding’s #15 Annie Duff for the rebound during Tuesday night’s girl’s basketball game at BHS. (Photo by RYAN MERCER/FREE PRESS)
Whisps of smoke rise from Lake Champlain Tuesday as sub-freezing temperatures settled into the Champlain Valley. Share your Vermont Beauty photos at www.facebook.com/bfpnews or firstname.lastname@example.org. ( Photo by RYAN MERCER/FREE PRESS )
Ice Storm hits Vermont: Crews plow downed trees instead of snow as ice build up on trees becomes the enemy Sunday morning, bringing down power lines, cuttinh power to tens of thousands and clogging roadways as crews try to keep up.
Ice Storm: Jody Fuller of VTRANS Dist. 3 near Rutland cuts branches off trees along Vermont 15 in Cambridge coated with about an inch of frozen rain Sunday morning. Crew from across the state descended on the Champlain Valley, the Northeast Kingdom and other parts of northern Vermont after ice-laden trees snapped, bringing down power lines and cutting power to tens of thousands.
Anthony Solari of VTRANS Dist. 3 near Rutland finishes breaking up downed tree limbs on Vermont 15 in Cambridge. An ice storm brought freezing rain through the weekend in Vermont, coating trees with about an inch of ice or more, bending them far enough to touch the road by Sunday morning.
Fire fighters pour hundreds of gallons of water into a hay barn at Pine Island Farm off Ballard Road in Georgia Wednesday night after the hay ignited and fire quickly spread throughout the structure. No one was hurt, but more than 250 bales of hay were destroyed. (Photo by RYAN MERCER/FREE PRESS)
For Capt. Richard Phillips of Underhill, Vermont, his ordeal at the hands of Somali pirates on a ship half a world away from his home, the terror and, ultimately, the triumph that followed, has all come full circle. Tuesday night, Vermonters got a first look at the movie that tries to give an idea of what it is he went through. (Photo by RYAN MERCER/FREE PRESS)