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ELIZABETHTOWN | The sixth merger committee meeting between two local school districts reviewed financial conditions and tax rates of Westport Central and Elizabethtown-Lewis Central schools. more

Mar 9, 2018 9:00 AM The Sun

The State of Vermont has a problem: it likes to spend more than it takes in in revenues especially when it comes to the education budget. It also has a problem backing away from its reliance, more and more, on property taxes. more

Feb 27, 2018 7:00 AM Editorials


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BRANDON | Voters in the Otter Valley Unified Union School District will gather Wednesday, Feb. 28, at 6:30 p.m., for part 1of the annual district meeting and budget vote. more

Feb 8, 2018 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

CHESTERTOWN | The state comptroller’s office released an audit of the North Warren School District budget on Jan. 12 faulting the school district for putting too much money into its surplus fund, and appropriating too much money in some areas. more

Jan 28, 2018 11:00 AM The Sun


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ELIZABETHTOWN | As the state enters choppy fiscal waters, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed increasing public school aid by 3 percent this year. more

Jan 23, 2018 10:00 AM The Sun


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PLATTSBURGH | As budget season gets underway, state Senate Republicans are proposing a series of tax cuts designed to reduce the high tax burden they say is causing people to flee the state in droves. more

Jan 15, 2018 1:30 PM The Sun

MIDDLEBURY | While perennial Vermont political candidate H. Brooke Paige doesn’t describe himself as a latter-day “David” in his fight against Vermont’s “Goliath” Act 46, the state’s compulsory school consolidation law... more

Oct 17, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

It has been a long-time goal of the public school special interests to regulate Vermont independent schools ... more

Sep 2, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle


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ELIZABETHTOWN | Projected enrollment numbers took center stage at the first meeting of Elizabethtown-Central and Westport Central’s joint merger committee. more

Aug 30, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun


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PLATTSBURGH — Counties statewide have been hustling this summer to assemble shared service panels. more

Aug 7, 2017 8:19 PM The Sun


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We fanned out across the region last weekend to cover high school graduations. more

Jun 28, 2017 6:00 AM Editorials

I noted in your newspaper that there will be a public hearing at the Town of Putnam school regarding the school budget on Monday, June 12. more

Jun 15, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

PUTNAM – Voters in the Putnam Central School District will get another shot at approving a 2016-17 school budget. more

Jun 8, 2017 7:00 AM The Sun

WARRENSBURG —Voters approve $11 capital project by wide margin more

May 17, 2017 12:00 PM The Sun


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School districts across the region have prepared their budgets. Voters will head to the polls on Tuesday, May 16. more

May 13, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun

I write regarding the upcoming Putnam election for Proposition I and II, the proposed Putnam Central School Budget and for one seat on the Board of Education. more

May 11, 2017 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor


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ELIZABETHTOWN — Details are surfacing on the state’s new shared services initiative requiring counties to convene panels of local stakeholders in order to reduce property taxes. more

May 2, 2017 7:00 AM The Sun


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Local government has always been this governor’s foil. more

Apr 19, 2017 6:00 AM Editorials


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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

STARKSBORO — Starksboro resident John Jefferies has received a preliminary injunction against ANESU’s contract bargaining council that will force them to hold negotiations in open session when negotiating teachers contracts... more

Apr 3, 2017 2:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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