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MIDDLEBURY | Conclusion: The Immigration and Nationality Act 287(a)(3) permits authorities to act without a warrant “within a reasonable distance from any external boundary of the United States” and... more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | He was 14 years old when war broke out in Lebanon. more

The Sun

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RUTLAND | Don Chioffi, a retired Vermont state legislator, educator and Vietnam veteran, has been named “Citizen Activist of the Year” by Washington, D.C.-based ACT! for America. more

The Vermont Eagle

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RUTLAND — A former state legislator and city alderman president, Rutland Mayor David Allaire is a fiscally-minded Republican who seeks to jump start the Rutland County shire town of 16,500. more

The Vermont Eagle

RUTLAND — At Town Voting Day last week in Rutland, residents made their voices heard and voted David Allaire into office, bumping Chris Louras from the seat after ten years. more

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Vermont Watchdog

RUTLAND — Mike Coppinger has a ready answer for why he could unseat Rutland Mayor Chris Louras on Town Meeting Day — he alone has a viable plan for the city. more

The Vermont Eagle

RUTLAND — “I want to bring trust, respect and transparency back to the mayor’s office,” Rutland mayoral candidate David Allaire said during an interview for Watchdog’s series on the mayor’s race. more

The Vermont Eagle

Our Champlain Valley Friends of Refugees organization has since May 2016 shared friendships and programming with refugees in the Burlington, Vermont area. more

Letters to the Editor

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RUTLAND — The first Syrian refugee families have arrived in Rutland, one arriving Wednesday, and the second on Thursday. more

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RUTLAND — Approval of a secret plan to make Rutland a refugee resettlement center has divided the community and left many unanswered questions about security and financial risks for the city. more

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You know what the great thing about Skittles is? You can never eat just one. They’re just that tasty. more

Letters to the Editor

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As he navigates the storm over a controversial program on his home turf, Chris Louras offers local leaders some tips from the trenches more

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RUTLAND — It’s a big deal when a founding father and official of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security chooses Rutland for a major speaking engagement. more

The Vermont Eagle

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RUTLAND — Rutland Board of Alderman President William Notte has reported that the City of Rutland’s plans to welcome 100 Syrian Civil War refugees in the community are on hold. more

The Vermont Eagle

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RUTLAND — Rutland First members expressed deep concerns over the potential economic impact and secrecy of a proposal to bring 100 Syrian refugees a year to the city. more

The Vermont Eagle

RUTLAND — Will Notte is using his role as senior bookseller at Phoenix Books in Rutland to educate residents about Syria and its people, following Mayor Christopher Louras’ controversial proposal to let up to 100 Syrian refugees settle in the city. more

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ESSEX — Christina Kampf of Beeskow, Germany will speak about the refugee situation in Germany on Tuesday, Aug. 16 at 7 p.m. at the Essex Community Church. more

The Sun

RUTLAND — A secret plan to make Rutland a permanent refugee resettlement community has divided residents and put the mayor’s political future in doubt. more

The Vermont Eagle

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RUTLAND — Members of the Board of Aldermen say they haven’t seen the city’s refugee resettlement application despite a claim by the mayor that the document’s availability proves he’s being transparent on the issue. more

The Vermont Eagle

Topic: Refugee relocation program for the City of Rutland proposed by Mayor Louras and the Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program, developed in secret between January and April 2016. more

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