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

Teams from all over Vermont are invited to come together, 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 12, at the Maple Wind Farm to compete in a wide range of events designed to challenge farmers’ field skills. The first annual Farmer Olympics, hosted by the Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont (NOFA Vermont), is a chance to take a mid-season break and enjoy food and refreshments along with some healthy competition. more

Aug 4, 2015 6:00 AM The Sun

A common plant found along Vermont's roadsides and open areas may not appear harmful but its sap contains a chemical that causes serious skin reactions when exposed to sunlight. more

Aug 3, 2015 10:29 AM The Sun

2015 4-H Club Jamboree Senior Division more

Aug 3, 2015 6:00 AM Sports

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

When pop singer Kim Carnes' 1980s version of the song “Bette Davis Eyes” hit the top of the music charts, everyone was thinking about the late Hollywood actress’s mesmerizing baby blues. But now there appears to be a deeper, more ominous significance behind all eyes of blue. more

Jul 8, 2015 8:53 AM Opinions

Time Capsule is an Eagle special feature looking at Vermont history through photographs. more

Jul 7, 2015 8:28 AM The Sun

Immortalized in the title role in the 1960 CBS-TV Twilight Zone series episode “Mr. Bevis”, Vermonter Orson Bean went on to appear on stage as well as in several popular television shows and movies. more

Jul 6, 2015 9:15 AM The Sun

Towns around the area celebrated July 4 with parades and fireworks—from Bristol to Rutland. Despite a few clouds and scattered showers, the holiday weekend saw a return to more normal temperatures. more

Jul 6, 2015 8:59 AM Sports

On April 8, Vermont State Police responded to a fraud call regarding several forged bank checks used at several store locations, including the Tops supermarket in the Rutland City area. more

Apr 24, 2015 11:48 AM The Sun

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