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WILMINGTON | Based on all the data, this should have been a terrible year for ticks, particularly those in the nymph stage, which is primarily blamed for the transmission of lyme disease. more

The Sun

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SPLIT ROCK | Wilderness advocate John Davis urged a gathering of about 75 conservation-minded residents recently to advocate for the reintroduction of the puma into Adirondack forests... more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | Lyme disease is a pernicious disease. more

The Vermont Eagle

As the seasons and days change from cold to warm, New Englanders are eager to get outside and enjoy the mountains, beaches, lakes and camping that makes up our well-rounded landscape. more

Guest Columnists

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PLATTSBURGH | As Lyme disease continues to spread throughout northern New York, state and federal authorities have rolled out aggressive new efforts to combat the bacterial disease, which a state task force has referred to as a “ticking time bomb.” more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | The northeast is the epicenter of what authorities are referring to as a Lyme disease epidemic. more

The Sun

MIDDLEBURY |  The long-term prognosis for the health of Vermonters who work and play in the great outdoors isn’t good. more

The Vermont Eagle

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CHESTERTOWN | Sam Peterson, a graduate student studying moose in New York State, told a crowd gathered at the Chestertown Public Library, Sept. 27, he “fell in love with moose” as an undergraduate student in Colorado. more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY —  For the second year in a row, Middlebury College Assistant Professor of Biology David Allen and a group of students are doing tick research in Addison County during the summer. more

The Vermont Eagle

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ELIZABETHTOWN — There will soon be a special Crisis Intervention Team in Essex County. more

The Sun

Thanks for the tick article (The Eagle, June 3, page 1). What I’ve been doing with some success is a program of biological control. more

Letters to the Editor

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MIDDLEBURY — It didn’t take long for this reporter to discover just how bad of a tick season the spring of 2017 is turning into—a few hours spent raking out last year’s autumn leaves from the garden bed last weekend revealed numerous ticks. more

The Vermont Eagle

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ELIZABETHTOWN — The Essex County Heroin-Opiod Prevention Consortium (ECHO) will be heading into lockdown in order to help teach others about the dangers of these types of drugs. more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY — The Vermont Fish and Wildlife department has begun a three-year study to gather information on the moose population in the state. more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY — The Vermont Fish and Wildlife department has begun a three-year study to gather information on the moose population in the state. more

The Vermont Eagle

INDIAN LAKE — It was more than a decade ago when Indian Lake native Gina (Arsenault) Grillo began offering a different kind of insect repellent to ward off ticks, mosquitoes, black flies, stable flies. more

The Sun

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SCHROON LAKE — Attention sportsmen — the “best sportsmen’s dinner event in the North Country” is right around the corner. more

The Sun

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