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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

WARRENSBURG — The public vote on Warrensburg School District’s proposal for a $11 million capital improvement project — which includes converting an existing high school cafeteria to an auditorium — has been delayed to May 16. more

Mar 30, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun


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ELIZABETHTOWN — The replacement plan to kill the Affordable Care Act is dead on arrival following last week’s cancelled House vote. more

Mar 28, 2017 7:00 AM The Sun


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WARRENSBURG — The fond dreams of many local advocates of the performing arts may become a reality if voters of the Warrensburg Central School District approve a capital project referendum set for 7 a.m. to 8p.m. Tuesday March 14. more

Mar 2, 2017 11:00 AM The Sun


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PLATTSBURGH — A bill proposed by Assembly Democrats would revert the STAR rebate tax credit program from the state back to local control. more

Feb 28, 2017 7:00 AM The Sun

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CROWN POINT – The dilapidated house next to Crown Point Central School will soon be owned by the school and demolished. more

Feb 15, 2017 6:00 AM The Sun

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CROWN POINT – Crown Point Central School is proposing purchase of a rundown house next to the school for safety and future expansion needs. more

Feb 1, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun

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