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MIDDLEBURY | U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced that Rutland resident Wendy Wilton (R) will be director of the U.S. Farm Service Agency (FSA). more

Nov 14, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle


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“Vermonters have a proud tradition of military service,” according to U.S. Rep. Peter Welch of Vermont. more

Nov 6, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle


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MIDDLEBURY | Lawmakers from Vermont want to close the so-called bump stock loophole, but gun owners in the state say the effort would have little impact, other than to give government more control over guns. more

Oct 11, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

MONTPELIER — Beginning this month, the nation’s largest online retailer, Amazon, will start collecting sales tax from customers in Vermont. more

Jan 31, 2017 6:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY — Last week, Vermont press outlets found themselves caught in the middle of an apparent fake news story first reported by the Washington Post. more

Jan 9, 2017 2:30 PM The Vermont Eagle

SPRINGFIELD — U.S. Congressman Peter Welch (D) did the honors last week at the official ribbon cutting ceremony for Konrad Prefab’s new manufacturing facility in Springfield, Vt. more

Dec 30, 2016 6:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY — Tuesday, Nov. 8, appears to have been a bleak day for the future of ridgeline wind power in Vermont. more

Dec 12, 2016 8:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

HINESBURG — Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) teamed up with U.S. Rrp. Peter Welch, Montpelier Mayor John Hollar, and other Vermont civic and business leaders to emphasize the importance of shopping locally. more

Nov 29, 2016 6:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos (D) chaired the statewide canvassing committee for the general election in Montpelier. more

Nov 25, 2016 6:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

A the dawn of Election Day 2016, Nov. 8, many final polls indicated that races on both the national and local level would be close. more

Nov 14, 2016 2:32 PM The Vermont Eagle

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BARRE — Last week, Vermont officials and congressional staff gathered to commend the City of Barre for a comprehensive project that will limit future flood damages to its downtown businesses and residences. more

Aug 30, 2016 6:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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