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WILMINGTON | Randy Preston’s two-year battle with cancer ended Thursday, July 18. The 60-year-old Wilmington supervisor and veteran of his local Wilmington Volunteer Fire Department was known for his “real and true” nature and devotion to Wilmington Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The American Cancer Society’s popular community charity Relay for Life was back in Plattsburgh June 14 at the Clinton County Fairgrounds. The 23rd annual event ran from 6 p.m. to midnight with the theme of Disney’s “Wish Upon a Cure." Read more

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MONTPELIER | Vermonters are taking a cautious approach to the use of Roundup after the Environmental Protection Agency recently announced that the prime chemical ingredient does not cause cancer. Read more

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Corporations without commitments to social and environmental impact focus on turning a profit and producing products as cheaply as possible. While this sounds reasonable from an economic perspective, human health is the primary cost. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Health Department is taking the fight against colorectal cancer ... to the bar. Read more

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PORT HENRY | Medical marijuana has the potential to treat a far-ranging list of maladies, from chronic pain to anxiety, representatives of a North Country dispensary told a meeting of the Moriah Chamber of Commerce last week. Read more

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When it comes to using state taxpayer dollars to advance his left-of-center political agenda, Vermont Lt. Gov. David Zuckerman isn’t shy. Read more



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PLATTSBURGH | The FitzPatrick Cancer Center is bringing together lovers of food and art alike next month for a fundraiser to benefit local cancer patients. Read more

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WESTPORT | The Westport Fire District is in the preliminary stages of replacing the Westport Hose Company Firehouse. Read more

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RUTLAND | There is a growing number of charity events around the region, all of them excellent causes and worthy of support. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The city’s firefighters are doing more than battling flames this month. Read more

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January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month and the Cancer Services Program (CSP) of Northeastern NY wants to raise awareness that there are two ways to prevent cervical cancer. Read more

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Through the All Knotted up with Love program, teacher Kristen Ramey and her fifth graders from the Rutland Intermediate School donated 42 blankets to the Foley Cancer Center. Read more

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KILLINGTON | On Giving Tuesday, employees of Northern Ski Works of Killington joined the staff of the Foley Cancer Center at the Rutland Regional Medical Center to make a donation of $5,000. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

I have no fear of zombies, witches or evil clowns lurking on Halloween. Read more

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THURMAN | Eugene Barnaby’s house was destroyed by a fire last week. Read more

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MENDON | Allen Pools and Spa held a special Pink Mixer at the store on U.S. Route 4 in Mendon last week. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | For the third season, volleyball games played in the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference are playing for more than bumps, sets and kills... Read more


We all know that many prescription medications cost too much. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | A disturbing spike in health care costs has prompted Ticonderoga Central Schools to call on employees to be smart consumers when buying medicine or being treated for an illness. Read more

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