LINCOLN | Paul Forlenza, a 22-year resident of Lincoln, announced his candidacy for state representative last week at the Addison County Democratic Committee meeting. more

Feb 20, 2018 3:00 PM The Vermont Eagle


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MIDDLEBURY | Middlebury businessman Farhad Khan is proud to be a Vermont resident and an American citizen. more

Feb 20, 2018 3:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

A ruling by a Vermont Superior Court judge has led to the removal of 13 percent of a small Northeast Kingdom town’s electorate from the voter checklist... more

Feb 20, 2018 7:00 AM Editorials


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MIDDLEBURY |  The town of Middlebury has announced early Australian ballot voting for this year’s Town Meeting. more

Feb 19, 2018 4:00 PM The Vermont Eagle


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ELIZABETHTOWN | Hyper-partisanship appears to be the new normal as the U.S. seems more divided than ever, a measure fueled by a bombastic president who relishes in upending all political conventions. more

Feb 19, 2018 2:00 PM The Sun 1 Comments

It’s hard to watch a newscast, read a newspaper or even hear about current events and attempt to make sense of the anger that seems to have altered the general optimism that has always been a part of our country. more

Feb 14, 2018 7:00 AM Guest Columnists 1 Comments


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Rep. Elise Stefanik faced a tough crowd last May after voting to repeal the Affordable Care Act. more

Feb 14, 2018 7:00 AM Editorials


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PLATTSBURGH | Candidates running for New York’s 21st Congressional District will face off in a forum this weekend. more

Feb 13, 2018 8:00 PM The Sun


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ELIZABETHTOWN | Concerns continue to grow by an expanding coalition over an executive budget proposal to use payment-in-lieu-of-taxes agreements instead of market value to calculate taxes on land in the Adirondack Park and the Catskills. more

Feb 12, 2018 5:03 PM The Sun

I was reading the Feb. 3 edition. How tired I am becoming with the antics of our elected so-called leaders. more

Feb 9, 2018 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

Last week, I reflected on an event from the past but didn’t have the space to bring it into the context of today’s governmental affairs. more

Feb 7, 2018 7:00 AM Guest Columnists


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PLATTSBURGH | Jim Woods, the Town of Plattsburgh’s Highway Superintendent for the last six years, retired last Thursday. more

Feb 6, 2018 1:00 PM The Sun


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ELIZABETHTOWN | Democrats are chomping at the bit to replace Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) in a primary that has seen nine candidates announce so far. more

Feb 5, 2018 3:45 PM The Sun 1 Comments


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PERU | One month after former councilman Brandy McDonald took office as town supervisor, his seat on the board remains vacant. more

Feb 5, 2018 1:45 PM The Sun 1 Comments

Yet another Democrat congressional candidate — the ninth — joins the race for the 21st District? more

Feb 3, 2018 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

It has become fashionable to attack our traditional news sources, as was done in a recent editorial in The Sun. more

Jan 31, 2018 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor 2 Comments


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PLATTSBURGH | The Clinton County Legislature has officially set March 27 as the date for the special election to fill the vacant Area 3 seat. more

Jan 29, 2018 4:30 PM The Sun


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SCHROON LAKE | A Saratoga doctor with a home in Schroon Lake is the latest candidate to enter the crowded Democratic primary race for New York’s 21st Congressional District. more

Jan 29, 2018 2:09 PM The Sun


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JOHNSBURG | New Johnsburg supervisor Andrea Hogan has broken with tradition and named someone not on the town board as her deputy town supervisor. more

Jan 26, 2018 12:00 PM The Sun


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PLATTSBURGH | Councilor Peter Ensel (Ward 4) has been named mayor pro tem for the City of Plattsburgh. more

Jan 25, 2018 10:00 AM The Sun

  • 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.

  • Pete Chagnon, a life-long Vermonter and proud U.S. Navy veteran, said the high cost of living in the state was a key factor in his decision to move to Maine instead of retiring his home state.

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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.

  • A bond slatted to pay for renovations at Charlotte Central School is less expensive than originally thought. (Image courtesy CCS)

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    At its recent meeting, the Middlebury Select Board authorized Town Manager Kathleen Ramsay to submit a grant application to the Addison County Regional Planning Commission's Transportation Advisory Committee.

  • North Country lawmakers are livid that Joyce Mitchell, who pled guilty to her role in the escape of two inmates from Clinton Correctional last month, will continue to receive her state pension.

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