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In 1998, President Bill Clinton signed a bill giving Lake Champlain official designation as one of the nation’s great lakes, making the area eligible to compete for research money under the National Sea Grant Program. more

Jun 23, 2017 12:00 PM NCL Magazine

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MIDDLEBURY –  Summer means more bicyclists on Vermont roads. more

Jun 22, 2017 1:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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LAKE GEORGE — Ever-popular Million Dollar Beach on Lake George, one of the region’s top tourist attractions, will remain closed to swimming at least through Friday June 23 due to high levels of E. coli contamination in the lakewater. more

Jun 21, 2017 10:37 AM The Sun 1 Comments

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The mountain biking community is riding high after a series of recent developments have put the area on the map as a premier destination. more

Jun 21, 2017 12:00 AM Editorials 1 Comments

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Rutland resident Don Chioffi will be happy to tell you the story behind how he caught this rainbow trout on the Deerfield River with Harrison Anglers Guide Service. more

Jun 20, 2017 3:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

Fourth-graders from Elizabethtown-Lewis, Keene, Westport and Willsboro Central recently took part in a Boquet River study assessing the health of the river. more

Jun 18, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH — The town of Plattsburgh Parks and Recreation Department will hold monthly disc golf doubles at the Cadyville Disc Golf Course throughout the summer. more

Jun 16, 2017 8:00 AM Sports

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ELIZABETHTOWN — State conservation officers and preservation groups are expecting another high traffic summer hiking season. more

Jun 16, 2017 6:00 AM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH — Organizers last week released details about the 40th Annual Mayor’s Cup Festival and Regatta this year. more

Jun 12, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN — The climb up Hurricane Mountain to staff its fire tower might recall the many years, days and hours local fire wardens kept watch for fire. more

Jun 9, 2017 8:00 AM The Sun

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MORIAH – Visitors came from all over last weekend to hike the Moriah Challenge. more

Jun 9, 2017 7:00 AM The Sun

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MINERVA – The Minerva Youth Commission held their annual regatta on May 20. more

Jun 5, 2017 6:00 AM The Sun

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MORIAH – Dozens of children and their parents lined the banks of Roe Pond in Moriah for the Youth Fishing Tournament. more

May 31, 2017 1:33 PM Sports

Spring is here. The weather is warming and growth is underway. Farmers have tilled fields and crops are being planted. Cows are going out to pasture and turkeys are gobbling! Tulips are blooming and dandelions are out in full force. more

May 31, 2017 1:30 PM Community Columnists

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MIDDLEBURY — It didn’t take long for this reporter to discover just how bad of a tick season the spring of 2017 is turning into—a few hours spent raking out last year’s autumn leaves from the garden bed last weekend revealed numerous ticks. more

May 31, 2017 6:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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MORIAH – To celebrate National Trails Day, the Moriah Chamber of Commerce will host hikes at Belfry Mountain, Big Hollow/Coot Hill, Cheney Mountain, and Crowfoot Pond trails. more

May 30, 2017 6:00 AM The Sun

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Champlain Area Trails hosted the fourth Grand Hike from Wadhams to Essex earlier this month. more

May 29, 2017 8:00 AM The Sun

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WESTPORT — Soils scientist Dr. Jerry Smith stood in knee-high rubber boots inside a very deep hole. White tags marked clearly each layer of dirt descending about five feet. more

May 26, 2017 8:00 AM The Sun

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STARKSBORO —  Spring is a busy time for young volunteers of the AmeriCorps’ National Civilian Community Corps. more

May 23, 2017 3:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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ALBANY — The state has formally ended a long-standing land dispute in the central Adirondacks. more

May 23, 2017 2:45 PM The Sun

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