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It’s been a tough year for the press. more

Dec 13, 2017 7:00 AM Editorials


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MIDDLEBURY | This fall, Condos is making the state rounds with his 2017 “Got Transparency?” tour. more

Nov 14, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle


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PLATTSBURGH — The city is broke. more

Aug 1, 2017 3:30 PM The Sun


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PLATTSBURGH — The City of Plattsburgh Common Council last week voted to abolish four city departments. more

Aug 1, 2017 12:30 PM The Sun 1 Comments

The Town Board in Thurman has had five months now to prove themselves. Let’s look at the current state of the town, as of May 22: more

Jun 1, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

It seems a day doesn’t go by without a headline about a crisis in the running of our government. more

May 25, 2017 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor 5 Comments

This is the first Sunshine Week, since it began in 2005, when the public’s right to know has been under direct assault, and on several fronts. more

Mar 22, 2017 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor


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Lawmaker engaged in year-long process to develop strategies, policy that will make the Republican Party more attractive for young people more

Feb 21, 2017 7:00 AM The Sun


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ELIZABETHTOWN — A state supreme court judge has ordered Essex County to release electronic ballot scans and cast vote records from the 2015 local elections more

Feb 1, 2017 6:00 AM The Sun

The Vermont Press Association thanks each of you very much for your ongoing effort to provide greater transparency for all Vermonters with your work in recent years both on open meetings and public records. more

Apr 26, 2016 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor


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QUEENSBURY — State legislators are patting themselves on the back this week for passing a sixth on-time budget. more

Apr 5, 2016 10:30 AM The Sun

We’re coming up on an entire year since the earliest contenders declared their presidential campaigns. more

Mar 23, 2016 6:00 AM Editorials


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ESSEX — A cloud has opened up and a big beam of sunlight has splashed the town hall here in a brilliant glow. more

Feb 9, 2016 1:40 PM The Sun

There is no shortage of authors whose work serves as a metaphor for local government, be they William Shakespeare, Mark Twain or Stephen King. more

Jan 27, 2016 6:00 AM Editorials

In June, the town of Moriah began making recent videos of board meetings accessible via YouTube, an online video sharing site. more

Sep 23, 2015 6:00 AM Editorials

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