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RUTLAND | If you would like to make a difference for the animals at the Rutland County Humane Society (RCHS), consider becoming a transport volunteer. Read more

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Nala is a sweet young gal looking for a home without other pets, as they tend to stress her out too much. Read more

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We spend a lot of time and energy trying to get insects out of our gardens, but what if we thought about trying to bring more in? Read more

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According to Vermont Senate bill S113, approved by the 2019 Legislature and now awaiting approval on Gov. Phil Scott’s desk, the statewide ban on point-of-sale plastic bags, straws and coffee stirrers will take effect July 1, 2020. Read more

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We just learned that Shelburne Farms and the Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont (NOFA-VT) will be offering a year-long professional development program through their Vermont FEED partnership... Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Middlebury student Lubomir Cuba, who just finished his senior year as a member of the men’s tennis team, found a love for art and drawing at an early age. Read more

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CASTLETON | The Little East Conference (LEC) has announced its first sport expansion in nearly 20 years, announcing the addition of men’s golf and men’s swimming and diving Thursday morning. Read more

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RUTLAND | Castleton University officials announced a partnership with MHG Solar that will allow Castleton to purchase net-metering credits from a community solar site in nearby Poultney. Read more

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RUTLAND | On May 23, Rutland South Rotary Club presented a donation to Rutland Regional Medical Center in the amount of $2,352.66. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | The Middlebury Selectboard made the following appointments to a new ad hoc committee that has been formed to develop a draft of an ordinance regulating single-use plastic bags in Middlebury, as approved by the voters at Town Meeting... Read more

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RUTLAND | Poultney Selectboard member and 2018 state-senate primary candidate Terry Williams wants to draft new Republican Party candidates in time for the 2020 campaign. Read more

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BRANDON | Long before it became a long-running Broadway musical and then 2002’s Best Picture, the story of “Chicago”first achieved worldwide fame as a hit silent film. Read more

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VERGENNES | Bess Gramling, daughter of Phillip and Julie Gramling, has earned the honor of being valedictorian of the class of 2019 at Vergennes Union High School. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | The Middlebury Selectboard made the following contract awards: Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | In a special Middlebury Selectboard meeting held June 4 to update the community on Middlebury’s downtown rail and bridge project... Read more

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VERGENNES | Vermont Gov. Phil Scott last week joined local, state and federal partners to announce over $2.5 million in taxpayer-funded community development grants to nine communities in nine different counties throughout Vermont. Read more

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RUTLAND | Conservative Vermonters alarmed by political and policy trends in the state gathered recently at an 802VT Alliance meeting, and attendees had no difficulty finding controversial issues to discuss. Read more

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PITTSFORD | Did you know that you can drop off your redeemable bottles and cans at the Rutland County Humane Society (RCHS) and help the animals? Read more

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Tyson is an amazing pup with an incredible story. He is currently in Homeward Bound’s foster program and under the loving care of Comfort Hill Kennels. Read more

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The Board of Trustees for the Vermont State Colleges System voted last week to roll back a planned 3 percent tuition increase to 1 percent, following an increased investment of state funding, proposed by Gov. Phil Scott and supported by... Read more

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