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Opioid epidemic, your government at work. Have you ever heard of the “Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act”? more

Nov 22, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

On Nov. 14, the Vermont Marijuana Commission met and the chair of the Highway Safety Subcommittee, Commissioner of Public Safety Thomas Anderson, and Dr. Mark Levine, chair of the Education and Prevention subcommittee, reported for their committees. more

Nov 21, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

A Vermont “state of the state” legislative forum was held at Burr & Burton Academy in Manchester last week; it provided grist for some of the best, common-sense angles of attack to our state’s many problems I’ve heard in years. more

Nov 21, 2017 7:00 AM Editorials

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh is convening a panel designed to squash crime. more

Nov 10, 2017 3:00 PM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County District Attorney Andrew Wylie has always been a college football fan. more

Nov 9, 2017 3:30 PM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | It was not the time he spent as a high school standout, a front-runner for the 1998 Heisman Trophy, or even the poor performance in the NFL that landed Ryan Leaf in a prison cell for 32 months. more

Nov 9, 2017 3:00 PM The Sun

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Jamarr Robinson, 36, of Philadelphia, Pa. more

Nov 4, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

The current opioid epidemic was caused by a deadly intersection of many factors: greed, fear, the quest to feel good, misinformation and legitimate efforts to treat acute and chronic pain. more

Oct 11, 2017 12:00 PM Community Columnists

Battling addiction and winning has been the hardest thing I have had to do. more

Oct 4, 2017 12:00 PM Community Columnists

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A national headline getting 2014 report in Rolling Stone dubbed Vermont, as “America’s capital of heroin”. more

Oct 3, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | Programming designed to share personal stories, erase stigma more

Sep 12, 2017 5:15 PM The Sun

TICONDEROGA | A Ticonderoga man who hid cocaine while riding in a medical taxi  has been convicted of drug possession during a jury trial. more

Aug 30, 2017 1:30 PM The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | Officials of the Town of Middlebury are asking residents their opinions about the legalization of marijuana, which contains a psychoactive drug consisting of chemical compounds known as cannabinoids. more

Aug 30, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga Elks are gearing up again for their annual Dictionary Project. more

Aug 27, 2017 12:00 PM The Sun

TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga Neighbors Addressing Drug Abuse (TiNADA) Coalition focuses on friends sharing hope about recovery from drug dependence. more

Aug 26, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun

MORIAH — Two men police say were major drug dealers who moved to the town of Moriah from the Albany area have been arrested and charged with selling crack cocaine. more

Aug 17, 2017 12:30 PM The Sun

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"While the cause of these crashes is still under investigation, we do know that seven of the eight people who died were not wearing seatbelts. more

Aug 9, 2017 9:09 AM The Vermont Eagle

The head of Friends of Recovery New York will speak in Ticonderoga more

Jul 28, 2017 6:00 AM The Sun

PLATTSBURGH — The fight to combat the North Country’s opiate crisis has gone digital. more

Jul 22, 2017 12:00 PM The Sun

Ten people, including a correction officer at Clinton Correctional, have been indicted on federal charges for their alleged involvement in a heroin distribution ring more

Jul 13, 2017 5:10 PM The Sun

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