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Steven Bourgoin, who is charged with the largest mass criminal homicide in Vermont – the deaths of five high school students in an October 2016 car crash – had in his bloodstream high concentrations of THC... more

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“Every farm counts”, we often hear, but in spite of notable efforts on the part of the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) and others, American Indians continue to be one of the most underrepresented groups in the ... more

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MONTPELIER | Remember back in January, when the Legislature was considering the bill that would become Act 86, Vermonters were assured that legal “recreational pot” would just be grown and smoked in people’s homes? Boy, were we ever naïve. more

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This following guest column was written in response to The Sun Publisher Dan Alexander’s “Thoughts from Behind the Pressline: A Deceptive Master Plan” published in the June 16 edition. more

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The “Guest Viewpoint” in the March 10 Eagle needs an answer to try to bring to it some sensibility. more

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Nearly every school-aged child has access to a cell phone.  Information is today more readily available than ever before, but the ability to make sense out of that information remains a serious problem. more

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We’d like Eagle readers to know about the following letter sent to Vermont State House Speaker Johnson and House Judiciary Chair Grad: more

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Rutland Regional Medical Center is the largest employer in Rutland County with over 1,700 employees and more than 300 volunteers.  How is it that a large company has such high employee retention? more

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MONTPELIER | Bills about drones near prison, fireworks, marijuana odor, studying carbon taxation, the statewide voter checklist, campaign finance,  child fatality, human trafficking, vagrancy, animal cruelty and more... more

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The House and Senate health care committee chairs in Montpelier are pondering new adventures in health care policy for 2018. High on their list is a Vermont individual insurance mandate. more

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As we celebrate Black History Month this year, one of our goals was to change the history of African-Americans like my father enduring needless suffering when we die because we don’t prepare for the inevitable end of life. more

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ESSEX JUNCTION | An unusual funeral. more

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As you go about your day, it’s likely you pass a farm – or two or more – along the way. Hidden in hamlets and stretched out in the valleys, Vermont’s farms are part of our daily lives. more

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Remember 1984? It was a big year in Vermont and beyond. more

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I received a draft of our revised town plan back in October and decided to attend our commission’s next meeting, which was held on Oct. 25. more

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Federal rulemaking slowed dramatically in 2017, with the Trump administration issuing two-thirds fewer regulations in its first year (1,136) than both Presidents Barack Obama (3,356) and George W. Bush (3,927). more

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During the past 18 months, college students have engaged in disruptive and even violent activities toward guest speakers whose ideas they considered offensive. more

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I very much enjoy your newspaper and editorials, but I find myself greatly disagreeing with your editorial of Dec.27, wherein you take to task Plattsburgh Mayor Colin Read for his remarks thought to be off the record but ... more

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It is with mixed feelings that I announce my intent not to run for re-election in 2018. more

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This year, we worked together on many important initiatives to help grow the North Country economy, help our veterans and military families, strengthen our local healthcare system and improve education. more

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