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ESSEX JUNCTION | An unusual funeral. more

Feb 17, 2018 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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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

Feb 1, 2018 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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

Jan 28, 2018 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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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

Jan 20, 2018 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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

Jan 13, 2018 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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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

Jan 5, 2018 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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

Jan 3, 2018 12:00 PM Guest Columnists

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

Dec 20, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

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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

Dec 20, 2017 6:45 AM Guest Columnists 1 Comments

The Wall Street Journal recently looked at IRS data and noticed “an accelerating flight from high-tax states.” more

Dec 16, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

Here’s an interesting insight into the arcane world of global renewable energy politics, based on the Oct. 30 column in Forbes by widely-read energy blogger Rod Adams. more

Dec 6, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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As Congress begins discussion on proposed changes to the tax code, there are often small points that take a while to attract the public’s attention. more

Dec 6, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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I have been teaching since 1992, and this will be my last year. The reason I am leaving is that I can no longer allow myself to be subjected to the foul language and disrespect I hear in schools on a daily basis. more

Nov 18, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

Recently, Raise the Wage Coalition member Nathan Suter wrote an editorial entitled “Economic Evidence Points to Broad Benefits of a $15 Minimum.” more

Nov 3, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

Free electricity from the Sun has been a dream for decades. more

Oct 25, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

One certain result of the horrific Las Vegas massacre will be the revival of the cry to somehow control the firearms used by the shooter. more

Oct 12, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

The number of illegal immigrants seeking asylum status across the Canadian border north of Plattsburgh will this month likely exceed 4,000... more

Oct 4, 2017 12:00 PM Guest Columnists 2 Comments

An article in Seven Days reminded us that back in 2007 the Vermont Legislature set a goal to cut child poverty in half in 10 years. A 14-member panel was charged with getting this done. The deadline passed on June 30. How’d we do? more

Sep 28, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle 2 Comments

In a move that will further militarize police departments across the country while decreasing accountability, President Trump issued an executive order that strips away limits on weapons of war that the Defense Department can hand over to state ... more

Sep 20, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

Vermont, along with 19 other states, has a long-term greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction mandate. more

Sep 14, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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