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Back in early 2013, when I began planning what I had thought would be a fun, cost-conscious automobile adventure trip from Vermont to Montana, the estimated travel price tag turned out to be a real shocker. more »

Mar 28, 2016 9:52 AM Editorials 2 Comments

You’d be wrong if you think that we can run a competitive, 21st-century industrial nation like the USA entirely on alternative energy sources. Any superpower needs to produce and consume energy—lots of it, in the form of mixed sources of everything from oil and gas (Earth’s original biofuels) to solar and wind, among a few others. more »

Aug 5, 2015 6:00 AM Opinions




The Eagle salutes Addison County volunteers Ann Keogh of Walhtam and Cynthia Gillen of Shoreham. more »

Jul 28, 2015 6:00 AM The Sun

Ted E. Bear, a Vermont Teddy Bear character, made his annual appearance at the Teddy Bear Picnic for tots held in Holley Hall in downtown Bristol. When the sun shines, the event is typically held outdoors on the town green. more »

Jul 27, 2015 9:55 AM Sports


The Eagle met up with William Brooks, executive director of the Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History, at his museum office, at 1 Park St., in downtown Middlebury recently. Brooks has an undergraduate degree in American history and a master’s degree in folk art studies. more »

Jul 27, 2015 9:04 AM The Sun


Monroe Street Books, located next to Paquette Storage on Route 7 in Middlebury, claims the title of being Vermont’s biggest bookstore—new or used. As a result, authors, students, and other book lovers, like to visit the store to browse or find out-of-print research books. You never know who you’re going to bump into in the store’s crowded aisles. more »

Jul 27, 2015 8:26 AM The Sun


Last summer we reported on various efforts to slow down the solarization of Vermont’s agricultural and residential landscapes, notably in New Haven... more »

Jul 24, 2015 6:00 AM Opinions


Few residents of Addison County have heard of the late Eva Grace Ward Goss, a long-time resident of Middlebury. more »

Jul 17, 2015 6:00 AM The Sun

With a population of 2,326, just about everyone living in semi-rural West Rutland knows someone with a World War II veteran in their family tree. more »

Jul 16, 2015 11:19 AM The Sun

Vermont Route 125 has been closed to through traffic at Bridge 5 as of July 14 . The road is scheduled to reopen at 6 p.m. on Friday, July 17. more »

Jul 15, 2015 1:50 PM The Sun

In my mind, July 14, 2015 will be memorable not for the nuclear weapons agreement signed between the USA and Iran, but for the fact that the USA completed humanity’s initial remote reconnaissance of our solar system. more »

Jul 15, 2015 10:54 AM Opinions




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