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MIDDLEBURY | After a divisive start in Pownal last July, the Vermont Council on Rural Development has targeted Randolph for its next community to participate in the Climate Economy Model Communities program. more

Feb 21, 2018 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | A typical tourist trip to Vermont might include hiking on the Long Trail, skiing at one of our many resorts, fishing for wild brook trout, visiting a farm, and sampling some of the finest cheese, yogurt, and ice cream. more

Feb 12, 2018 4:30 PM The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | Billing itself as 350.org’s climate-resistance campaign, Fossil Free Fast kicked off an anti-Trump campaign 2020 lobbying effort Wednesday via the internet. more

Feb 7, 2018 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | With the state nearing the home stretch on its universal broadband project, state Sen. Betty Little and Assemblymen Billy Jones and Dan Stec are pivoting to ensure better cell phone reception for local visitors and residents. more

Feb 6, 2018 4:45 PM The Sun

The Adirondack Park Agency has reached a verdict on the long-awaited decision on how to classify the Boreas Ponds Tract. more

Jan 31, 2018 7:00 AM Editorials

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ELIZABETHTOWN | U.S. Sen. Charles “Chuck” Schumer has become the latest lawmaker to blast the storage of unused rail cars in the Adirondacks. more

Jan 23, 2018 12:27 PM The Sun 2 Comments

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TICONDEROGA | The anticipated solar energy project for Ticonderoga Central School District has been canceled because of cost escalation. more

Jan 19, 2018 2:00 PM The Sun

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RAY BROOK | Adirondack Park Agency commissioners last week welcomed a clear and experienced local business voice discuss the future of manufacturing in the Champlain Valley. more

Jan 16, 2018 11:15 AM The Sun

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Pete DeMola

PLATTSBURGH | Forestry associations, environmental groups and state lawmakers are asking the governor to prioritize reform of a program designed to preserve timberlands by giving private forest owners tax breaks and other incentives. more

Jan 16, 2018 10:09 AM The Sun

TICONDEROGA | Contractors who deal with lead contamination can get some help from a free class sponsored by PRIDE of Ticonderoga. more

Jan 14, 2018 11:00 AM The Sun

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JOHNSBURG | The state Department of Environmental Conservation has confirmed it has removed petroleum storage tanks at the former Johnsburg Garage, located on state Route 8 at Oven Mountain Road. more

Jan 11, 2018 11:00 AM The Sun

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TUPPER LAKE | As the region sets into a deep freeze, several farmers are hitting the workshop circuit. more

Jan 10, 2018 9:00 AM The Sun

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For the past year, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been on a warpath, leading a crusade against what he views as a “federal assault” on health care, the environment and social justice issues. more

Jan 10, 2018 7:00 AM Editorials

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RUTLAND | The Agency of Natural Resources announced last week that Rowley Fuels of Milton, was fined $18,600 for illegally cutting open fuel oil storage tanks and lighting the fuel on fire. more

Jan 7, 2018 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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NORTH HUDSON | With temperatures in the Adirondacks dipping well below zero, the Town of North Hudson’s Highway Department garage is toasty warm with its new wood pellet boiler. more

Jan 5, 2018 11:00 AM The Sun

WESTPORT | Healthy Schools Network has pressed for over 20 years for good science and steady funding to protect and clean up school environments. more

Jan 5, 2018 9:00 AM The Sun

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LAKE GEORGE | Efforts to preserve, promote and protect Lake George are the focus of 10 of the state’s Regional Economic Development Awards announced Dec. 13 by Gov. Cuomo. more

Jan 4, 2018 2:00 PM The Sun

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Alan Irwin

SHELBURNE | When it comes to controlling road-salt shipments via rail, along with purported threats to the local environment, Shelburne town officials lost their fight against Vermont Railway last week. more

Dec 24, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | The state has hatched a plan to combat harmful algal blooms that threaten upstate lakes. more

Dec 22, 2017 12:01 PM The Sun 2 Comments

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RUTLAND |  Rutland County’s amateur ornithologists are concerned about the low activity around local birdfeeders leading up to this year’s Christmas bird count. more

Dec 14, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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    Lake George Wastewater Treatment Plant supervisor Tim Shudt explains the steps of processing sewage during a 2012 tour of the facility. Monday, the village board enacted a moratorium on sewer hookups for commercial and multi-family developments while local officials pursue plans for a major renovation or replacement of the treatment plant.

  • 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.

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    The Adirondack Park turned 40 this year. At their annual meeting on July 18, attendees said the political climate is markedly different than when the region’s leading environmental advocacy organization was launched in 1975. Pictured above: Executive Director William Janeway poses with former board chairs at the Heaven Hill Farm in Lake Placid.

  • Award-winning Girl Scout Carolyn Carolyn Balparda lives in Addison County, Vt.

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