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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

BURLINGTON – More often than not, the misuse of drugs begins right at the family medicine cabinet – where prescription painkillers may sit long after they are needed. more

May 4, 2017 6:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

MONTPELIER — The Vermont Department of Health is conducting a series of presentations for health care professionals about new rules governing the prescribing of opioids. more

Apr 25, 2017 6:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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ELIZABETHTOWN — County applauds clean water and infrastructure funding, but wary over unfunded mandates — including consolidation proposal more

Apr 18, 2017 6:00 AM The Sun

PLATTSBURGH — Two people are in police custody after a traffic stop on Wednesday led to the seizure of 170 bags of fentanyl. more

Mar 30, 2017 4:03 PM The Sun 1 Comments

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PLATTSBURGH — New police chief talks opioid epidemic, community safety more

Mar 14, 2017 12:00 PM The Sun

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Essex County Heroin and Opioid Prevention Coalition says they’ve been successful in education outreach efforts more

Mar 14, 2017 10:15 AM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH — An older gentleman and younger woman walked into the Koffee Kat together a few months ago, a situation that made owner Patty Waldron suspicious. more

Mar 7, 2017 1:00 PM The Sun

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