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A Republican lawyer from Vermont, President Calvin Coolidge worked his way up the ladder of Massachusetts state politics, eventually becoming governor. more

The Vermont Eagle

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BRISTOL | “A vote for Gov. Phil Scott is a vote for all of us,” U.S. House candidate Anya Tinyo said during a GOP candidates’ forum held at a recently constructed volunteer fire station in the Addison County town of Bristol on Sept. 13. more

The Sun

I have spent a lot of time over the past weeks and months talking to Vermonters and sharing my story of how Vermont accepted and welcomed me after I transitioned. more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Adirondack North Country Pride Parade returns next weekend. more

The Sun

As a proud Democrat, I was elected to represent St. Albans in the Vermont state legislature for six years, and after that I served as mayor of St. Albans for four years. more

Letters to the Editor

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PLATTSBURGH | Gov. Andrew Cuomo may have won a commanding victory over challenger Cynthia Nixon in last week’s Democratic primary, winning 65 percent of the vote. more

The Sun 3 Comments

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HUBBARDTON | U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Second Lady Karen Sue Pence spent vacation time at a private residence on Lake Hortonia in Hubbardton over the Labor Day holiday weekend. more

The Vermont Eagle

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LONG LAKE | Republican hopefuls for state office are making the rounds in the North Country. more

The Sun

Remember the days when politics were reserved to, well, politics? Well, no longer. more

Editorials

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QUEENSBURY | Tedra Cobb said her approach to campaigning is the same as it was when she entered the race 14 months ago: more

The Sun 1 Comments

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QUEENSBURY | Tedra Cobb acknowledged it’s uncommon for a politician to tell a crowd she loves them. more

The Sun 1 Comments

This space recently shared a local man’s smug, self-congratulatory paean to conservativism. more

Letters to the Editor 2 Comments

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BURLINGTON | With only two months left until the 2018 midterm elections, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) joined Christine Hallquist (D) and other key leaders at Burlington City Hall last week... more

The Vermont Eagle

If conservatives are indeed governed by “cold logic” and not emotions, as Mr. Barcomb  claims, then the Republican Party has abandoned conservatism. more

Letters to the Editor 2 Comments

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Cynthia Nixon squared off in their first and only debate last week ahead of the Democratic primary contest on Sept. 13. more

Editorials

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FERRISBURGH | Incumbent Rep. Warren Van Wyck (R-Addison 3) won the Aug. 14 GOP primary on write-in votes alone. more

The Vermont Eagle

George, I realize that your letter is a quick reaction to John O’Neill’s letter about the Republican takeover by the extreme right, but the idea that the Democrats have been taken over by the extreme left is actually funny. more

Letters to the Editor 4 Comments

I have watched with disgust the letters, editorials and turmoil in the news that oppose our duly elected officials and everything they are trying to accomplish simply out of party anguish. more

Letters to the Editor

OK liberal Democrats. Let’s say you’re successful in deposing our president. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Campaigns are again squabbling over the use of “trackers” in New York’s 21st Congressional District. more

The Sun

  • The world's first nuclear power plant to produce electricity from the atom: Experimental Breeder Reactor 1, in the Great Basin Desert of Idaho. Photo taken July 2014.

  • Pete Chagnon, a life-long Vermonter and proud U.S. Navy veteran, said the high cost of living in the state was a key factor in his decision to move to Maine instead of retiring his home state.

  • Essex County Democratic Election Commissioner Mark Whitney issued a belated ruling on specific challenges to petitions on Thursday, June 30, a procedure required by state law to weed out violations. But he did it behind closed doors with the head of the Essex County Democratic Committee, a process that stunned county officials, including Republican Commissioner Allison McGahay.

  • The race to unseat Essex County Clerk Joseph Provoncha (R) has entered the courtroom. Plaintiffs Win Belanger and Provoncha filed suit against challenger Luke Hudak (D) and the Essex County Board of Elections on Thursday, July 23 on the grounds that 92 of the signatures Hudak collected to gain ballot access are invalid.

  • Pictured: View of a SunCommon solar array at a residence from Dog Team Road in New Haven, Vt. The commercial array was built in 2014 in a residential zone. A similar commercial array is being proposed for a residential site Howland Road in Hubbardton, Vt.

  • Patricia Higgins-Bollman Candidate, Chester Town Clerk

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