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BRANDON | Brandon Police officers responded to two drug overdose calls in one day last month. more

Feb 19, 2018 3:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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While Vermont’s opioid crisis is far from under control, there is positive news about stamping out the epidemic of drug abuse and wasted lives, one person at a time. more

Jan 30, 2018 7:00 AM Editorials

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PLATTSBURGH | Assemblyman D. Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay) has introduced legislation that would allow businesses to claim a tax credit for hiring recovering addicts from state-certified rehab facilities. more

Jan 16, 2018 4:00 PM The Sun

LEWIS | With the retirement of Essex County Sheriff Richard Cutting now official, one candidate has officially thrown his hat in the ring, while another potential candidate will wait until the new year to make an official decision. more

Dec 5, 2017 3:00 PM The Sun

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LEWIS | After over four decades of service to country and county, Essex County Sheriff Richard Cutting has decided it is time to move on. more

Dec 5, 2017 9:43 AM The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | Vermont’s struggle to grow its workforce weakens our economy, inhibits the ability for Vermont businesses to expand their operations, and threatens the ability for Vermonters and future generations to grow and thrive... more

Nov 30, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

Opioid epidemic, your government at work. Have you ever heard of the “Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act”? more

Nov 22, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh is convening a panel designed to squash crime. more

Nov 10, 2017 3:00 PM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County District Attorney Andrew Wylie has always been a college football fan. more

Nov 9, 2017 3:30 PM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | It was not the time he spent as a high school standout, a front-runner for the 1998 Heisman Trophy, or even the poor performance in the NFL that landed Ryan Leaf in a prison cell for 32 months. more

Nov 9, 2017 3:00 PM The Sun

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In honor of September being National Recovery Awareness Month, I recently spent a day meeting with people and organizations dedicated to helping those affected by the opioid crisis. more

Oct 25, 2017 12:00 PM Guest Columnists

The current opioid epidemic was caused by a deadly intersection of many factors: greed, fear, the quest to feel good, misinformation and legitimate efforts to treat acute and chronic pain. more

Oct 11, 2017 12:00 PM Community Columnists

Battling addiction and winning has been the hardest thing I have had to do. more

Oct 4, 2017 12:00 PM Community Columnists

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A national headline getting 2014 report in Rolling Stone dubbed Vermont, as “America’s capital of heroin”. more

Oct 3, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

The head of Friends of Recovery New York will speak in Ticonderoga more

Jul 28, 2017 6:00 AM The Sun

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LAKE CHAMPLAIN – The wreck of the S.S. Champlain ferry in July 1875 is pictured on the rocks on Lake Champlain. more

Jul 15, 2017 6:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

It’s amazing to me how much time, energy and money is being wasted on this Paris Accord issue of global warming in hopes of changing temperature by less than 1 degree 80 years from now as if that’s the biggest problem we face. more

Jul 12, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

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RUTLAND — A former state legislator and city alderman president, Rutland Mayor David Allaire is a fiscally-minded Republican who seeks to jump start the Rutland County shire town of 16,500. more

Jun 27, 2017 6:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH — Plattsburgh City Police have seized over $10,000 worth of fentanyl, a deadly opiate derivative. more

Jun 9, 2017 11:11 AM The Sun

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