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MONTPELIER | Last week, Gov. Phil Scott signed Executive Order No. 02-18, which directs the Agency of Administration to ensure that all state contracts with internet providers include net neutrality protections. more

Feb 28, 2018 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle


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MIDDLEBURY | Vermont Gov.  Phil Scott delivered a memo to the Vermont Legislature last week outlining actions he’d like to work with the legislature on to maintain the safety of local schools. more

Feb 27, 2018 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle


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MIDDLEBURY | Middlebury Union High School senior student Julian Schmitt was honored at the State House in Montpelier recently as one of the 2018 Vermont Presidential Scholars. more

Feb 18, 2018 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

I’m deeply saddened at the passing of our friend, Tony Pomerleau, and I send my sincere sympathy to his wife Rita, son Ernie, and the entire family. more

Feb 13, 2018 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor


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VERGENNES | Addison County’s firefighters and emergency personnel were honored at an annual awards dinner hosted by the Addison County Firefighters Association held at the Vergennes Eagle Club Jan. 17. more

Jan 31, 2018 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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

Jan 28, 2018 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

The biennial session of the Legislature that convenes this week will face more than its share of hot button issues. Here’s a quick survey of the 2018 agenda. more

Jan 24, 2018 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle


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MIDDLEBURY | Pot advocates have finally scored a significant victory with Republican Gov. Phil Scott signature approval pen hovering over H.511, the latest and final version of the state’s pot legalization attempts. more

Jan 23, 2018 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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MONTPELIER | Vermont Gov. Scott delivered his 2018 State of the State address Jan. 4 highlighting the progress of the past year and strengthening his commitment to growing the economy and making Vermont more affordable... more

Jan 22, 2018 4:00 PM The Vermont Eagle


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MIDDLEBURY | A bill legalizing recreational marijuana was passed by the Vermont Senate this week, after clearing the House earlier. more

Jan 16, 2018 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle


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MONTPELIER | Gov. Phil Scott announced the appointment of Randy Brock, of Swanton, to represent the Franklin District in the Vermont State Senate. more

Jan 7, 2018 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

Low energy prices have helped lead the United States to its 101st consecutive month of economic recovery, the third longest in history, Vermont State Economist Tom Kavet on Nov. 30 told a one-day gathering of the Vermont Legislature. more

Dec 19, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle


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MIDDLEBURY | Gov. Phil Scott’s administration and the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation have launched an ambitious plan to get Vermonters educated and trained for 21st century jobs by the year 2025. more

Dec 19, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle


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MIDDLEBURY | When it comes to recreational marijuana, some Vermonters might recommend that you “roll your own.” more

Dec 13, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle


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MONTPELIER | In Colorado, commercial marijuana cultivation comprises about half of all demand for new electricity. more

Dec 5, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle


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CASTLETON | Gov. Phil Scott announced that Castleton’s Spartan Stadium will be renamed in honor of its recently retired President Dave Wolk. more

Dec 5, 2017 9:30 AM The Vermont Eagle


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Some Vermont Republicans appear to be experiencing buyer’s remorse, at least when it comes to Gov. Phil Scott at the top of the party. more

Nov 29, 2017 7:00 AM Editorials

The Carbon Tax really is the zombie, body snatcher legislation that will not die. more

Nov 25, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle


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RUTLAND | Vermont Gov. Phil Scott (left) visited Rutland last week to meet with Rutland Mayor David Allaire (right) and greet a former resident of Puerto Rico, a hospitality worker who came to Rutland following Hurricane  Maria. more

Nov 19, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

Mars may need women, at least according to the 1967 sci-fi B movie, “Mars Needs Women”, but Vermont needs more young people and middle-class families — that is, more people paying taxes and fees. more

Nov 14, 2017 7:00 AM Editorials 1 Comments

Fellow Vermonters, I was asked by a member of the media last week at my weekly press conference how I’ve arrived at a calculation I frequently use to highlight our past and present economic and demographic challenges – the phrase I use is ‘6-3-1.’ more

Feb 6, 2018 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

It’s been over a week since the government shutdown started and I cannot think of a single American whose life is better because of it. more

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