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Low energy prices have helped lead the United States to its 101st consecutive month of economic recovery, the third longest in history, Vermont State Economist Tom Kavet on Nov. 30 told a one-day gathering of the Vermont Legislature. more

Dec 19, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | Devin Thurber, an engineering technician at SEC-Structural Energy Corp. in Middlebury, stands alongside a Smartflower solar-power array at the SEC’s office on Exchange Street. more

Dec 17, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) has co-signed a letter expressing concern over drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR). more

Dec 12, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun

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Vermont utilities have to import “offset” nuclear power via New Hampshire’s Seabrook Nuclear Power Station, a zero-carbon, high energy workhorse. more

Dec 12, 2017 7:00 AM Editorials

Here’s an interesting insight into the arcane world of global renewable energy politics, based on the Oct. 30 column in Forbes by widely-read energy blogger Rod Adams. more

Dec 6, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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MONTPELIER | In Colorado, commercial marijuana cultivation comprises about half of all demand for new electricity. more

Dec 5, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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NEWCOMB | David Hughes stood in the kitchen at Newcomb Central School, cutting pumpkins as light splashed through the windows on a brilliant autumn afternoon. more

Nov 23, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | Citizens of Middlebury and surrounding towns gathered on Oct. 26 as part of the Greater Middlebury Climate Economy Initiative to prioritize action ideas that will guide the work of the program moving forward. more

Nov 14, 2017 3:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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INDIAN LAKE | The Indian Lake Main Street Revitalization Committee sponsored a roundtable discussion last month to highlight energy efficiency programs available to local residents. more

Nov 6, 2017 11:00 AM The Sun

Free electricity from the Sun has been a dream for decades. more

Oct 25, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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ELIZABETHTOWN | People come to the Adirondacks to escape from urban woes. more

Oct 17, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun

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STONY CREEK | How U.S. citizens are resisting governmental restrictions in order to retain their homes, businesses and land rights is the theme of the 21st annual conference of the Property Rights Foundation of America. more

Oct 13, 2017 3:00 PM The Sun

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TICONDEROGA | Solarize Eastern Essex County is holding six seminars this fall to talk about its offerings. more

Oct 11, 2017 4:00 PM The Sun

ELIZABETHTOWN | The Adirondack Community Action Program, Inc. Weather Assistance Program of Essex County is seeking applicants for 2017-18. more

Sep 4, 2017 3:00 PM The Sun

I was surprised to learn last week that the now shuttered Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station continues to support schools, the environment and the economy through a $5.2 million fund. more

Aug 29, 2017 7:00 AM Editorials

MIDDLEBURY | A survey of over 100 Vermont businesses, located mostly in Chittenden County, by the Vermont Chamber of Commerce reflects an up tick in cheeriness about the state’s business future. more

Aug 25, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

JOHNSBURG | The Johnsburg Town Board voted to accept the bid of Kasselman Solar to install a solar array on the Town Hall/Town Library building. more

Aug 22, 2017 4:00 PM The Sun 2 Comments

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RAY BROOK — As the state strives to meet new renewable energy goals, progress begins at home. more

Aug 9, 2017 12:52 PM The Sun

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LAKE PLACID — National Grid wants to increase residential gas and electricity delivery rates by double-digits. more

Aug 1, 2017 10:30 AM The Sun

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INDIAN LAKE — The Indian Lake Town Board has voted to support the Indian Lake Volunteer Fire Department’s efforts to seek grant funding for a proposed new “regional security center” at the former IGA building. more

Jul 26, 2017 11:00 AM The Sun

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  • The world's first nuclear power plant to produce electricity from the atom: Experimental Breeder Reactor 1, in the Great Basin Desert of Idaho. Photo taken July 2014.

  • Pictured: View of a SunCommon solar array at a residence from Dog Team Road in New Haven, Vt. The commercial array was built in 2014 in a residential zone. A similar commercial array is being proposed for a residential site Howland Road in Hubbardton, Vt.

  • Vermont's anti-nuclear activists helped shut down Vermont Yankee, now another nuclear power plant, Seabrook Station in New Hampshire—a power plant that Clamshell Alliance activists tried to stop in the 1970s—is now helping to keep the lights on in Vermont. (Jim Richmond photo)

  • Life-long Vermonters fleeing state for opportunities elsewhere (Photo: Wordpress)

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    Emily Masonville performs with the senior band during the annual spring concert on May 19 at Schroon Lake Central School.

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