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Rev. Rosaire Bisson, assistant pastor at the Christ Community Alliance Church in Barre, was suspended from giving devotions before the Vermont Senate for a year after he spoke in January about “everyone’s right to life.” Read more

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On Feb. 10, VTDigger political columnist Jon Margolis declared that “the carbon tax is dead.” Read more

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When the wait for spring gets you down, would the scent of lemon blossoms lift your mood? Read more

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As Monteplier correspondent Guy Page reported in these pages last week, the Vermont Legislature has the discretion to fund, modify, or not fund thousands of current and proposed line items that comprise the proposed 2020 General Fund budget... Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | The Addison County Chamber of Commerce’s (ACCC) February mixer was held at the Middlebury Fitness and Wells Physical Therapy facility. Read more

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VERGENNES | Throughout the year, Vermont 4-H horse members hit the books to study equine science topics to prepare for the annual state 4-H Horse Quiz Bowl. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | The 2019 construction season in Middlebury got underway as planned last week, in weather that Vermonters like to call “bracing,” with a day of tree clearing at the north end of the project. Read more

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VERGENNES | Basin Harbor announced that longtime hotelier Jamie Fox, of San Antonio, Texas, has joined the family-owned establishment to oversee operations as general manager. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Green Mountain Power (GMP) officials have kicked off a new way for Vermonters to cut carbon and help address climate change by driving electric vehicles (EVs). Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Danforth Pewter, a Middlebury based company, has been targeted, along with other firms, in a planned boycott by a group of anti-carbon tax citizen groups. Read more

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LEICESTER | A Vermont State Police (VSP) trooper is recovering after he collapsed following a traffic stop in the Addison County town of Leicester. He was revived by multiple doses of Narcan. Read more

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The Vermont House of Representatives has introduced 515 bills to date and is on pace to hit the 1,000-bill mark this biennium for the first time this century. Read more

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There was a time when access to the internet was a luxury and even a novelty. Those days are long gone. Today, fast, reliable and affordable access to the internet is as much a necessity as electricity. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Rob Carter of the Addison County Chamber of Commerce reported that the organization had several new members join during the past month. Read more

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CASTLETON | Davis Mikell and Andy Kenosh of the Castleton University baseball team have earned Little East Baseball Athletes of the Week recognition for the week ending March 3. Read more

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CASTLETON | Castleton University will celebrate Women’s History Month in March with a full schedule of events. Read more

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CASTLETON | After leading the Castleton field hockey program to one of its most successful seasons in program history, Christine Kemp announced March 6 that she will be stepping down as head coach following the conclusion of the current academic year Read more

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RUTLAND | For voters in the City of Rutland, this year’s mayoral race was a surprise conservative buffet. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Middlebury’s Town Meeting Day 2019, held at the Middlebury Union High School auditorium on March 4, will likely be remembered by residents as a day for a changing of the guard... Read more

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“Riders” is a series of vignettes or character sketches of individuals I came to know well while working as a volunteer transit driver for ACTR, Addison County Transit Resources. Read more

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