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PLATTSBURGH — As Mayor Colin Read prepares to release his proposed budget for 2018,  city councilors and residents sounded off on the lawmaker’s plans to make significant cuts. more

Jul 25, 2017 2:00 PM The Sun

POTTERSVILLE — Chester Town Board member Edna Wells said she has decided not to seek another term after representing Pottersville and the Town of Chester for nearly 16 years. more

Jul 21, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun

It’s amazing to me how much time, energy and money is being wasted on this Paris Accord issue of global warming in hopes of changing temperature by less than 1 degree 80 years from now as if that’s the biggest problem we face. more

Jul 12, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

PLATTSBURGH — Two lawmakers, two parties — and two very different approaches to healthcare reform. more

Jul 11, 2017 8:00 AM The Sun

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Members of the non-profit Vermont Institute for Government (VIG), based in Middlesex, have written extensively about public right-of-ways and landowners. more

Jul 11, 2017 7:00 AM Editorials

When former New Haven Selectman Doug Tolles decided not to seek another term on Town Meeting Day last March, it wasn’t for lack of getting votes. more

Jul 4, 2017 6:00 AM Editorials

By the time you read this, perhaps the latest round of fighting over the American Health Care Act will be over — for now. more

Jun 28, 2017 12:00 PM Guest Columnists 1 Comments

Jefferson County is the second most rapidly shrinking county in the nation. And, Syracuse, one of our state’s grand cities, is considering collapsing into Onondaga County. It isn’t easy to maintain cities and counties in rural New York... more

Jun 21, 2017 1:46 PM Guest Columnists

Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently charged every county to develop plans to share and consolidate services. more

Jun 18, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

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To say it’s been an exciting time for current affairs is an understatement. more

Jun 7, 2017 6:00 AM Editorials 1 Comments

Recently, I’ve read numerous letters discussing the behavior exhibited by audiences and political figures at village forums. more

Jun 2, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

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

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WESTPORT — Three 4-Hers represented the North Country at the 82nd Annual 4-H Capital Days in Albany. more

May 31, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun

I was disturbed to read a letter to the editor last week (May 20) that so misrepresented the community forum with Congresswoman Stefanik on May 8 at Mountain Lake PBS. more

May 30, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor 1 Comments

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

I am writing this letter because I am so disgusted with the actions of the so-called adults who attended the taped Mountain Lake PBS forum with Rep. Elise Stefanik. more

May 20, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor 5 Comments

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VERGENNES —  The American Legion Auxiliary Department of Vermont and Unit 14 of Vergennes will sponsor four junior girls as delegates to Vermont Girls’ State from  June 17 to 22 at Vermont Technical College in Randolph. more

May 17, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

A typical week sees our newsroom receive all sorts of reader tips. more

May 17, 2017 6:00 AM Editorials

Last week I had the privilege of serving as a panelist when the Keene Valley Library hosted their continuing series on current topics. more

May 17, 2017 6:00 AM Guest Columnists

Your recent editorial on shared services was largely on the mark. The more “local” the governing body is, the more responsive it is to residents’ needs. more

May 10, 2017 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor

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