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PLATTSBURGH | As another act to make The City of Plattsburgh a New York State Climate Smart Community, the city council voted to join together with the Town of Plattsburgh and municipalities to reduce greenhouse emissions with a new act. Read more

The Sun

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RUTLAND | Back in its heyday, the Rutland Railroad was the King of Steam in New England. Just after the Civil War, the Rutland & Burlington Railroad was reorganized and changed its name to the Rutland Railroad. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

After five years at The Sun — the past two as managing editor — I’m moving on to new opportunities. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Rising sea levels. Melting ice. Droughts. Fires burning more quickly, and more frequently, on the west coast. People in coastal towns displaced by dramatic changes to the landscape. Read more

The Sun

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RAY BROOK | The reversal of damage caused by acid rain, which was devastating to native Adirondack fish populations, is an environmental success story. Read more

The Sun

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The Dec. 11 Rutland Herald editorial, titled “Classic Conundrum,” asks whether Vermont should tax fossil fuels as “the best, most effective way to limit greenhouse gas emissions” or pass because it’s “a tough sell,”... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | The use of hydrogen as an alternative to fossil fuels is catching on in Europe, where two dozen nations last week pledged to boost research funding into the technology. Read more

The Sun

George, I realize that your letter is a quick reaction to John O’Neill’s letter about the Republican takeover by the extreme right, but the idea that the Democrats have been taken over by the extreme left is actually funny. Read more

Letters to the Editor 4 Comments

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LAKE CLEAR | Environmental groups are continuing to sound the alarm on what rollbacks of the Clean Power Plan may mean for the Adirondack Park. Read more

The Sun

SARANAC LAKE | Clean-up of former Saranac Lake Gas Company Superfund sites is scheduled to start soon. Read more

The Sun

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WESTPORT | Twenty-five years ago, the Parent and Teacher Organization (PTO) at Westport Central School resolved to foster a healthier, safer school environment, including ensuring schoolchildren access to healthy foods. Read more

The Sun

Here’s an interesting insight into the arcane world of global renewable energy politics, based on the Oct. 30 column in Forbes by widely-read energy blogger Rod Adams. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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CHESTERTOWN | Representatives from various firms were in Chestertown on Nov. 16 to test fire a new wood pellet burning boiler installed in the former coal room in the basement of Chester Town Hall. Read more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | People come to the Adirondacks to escape from urban woes. Read more

The Sun

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AU SABLE FORKS | It’s nine months before the primary election, but Katie Wilson is already making the rounds and meeting with voters. Read more

The Sun

Maybe you wouldn’t be caught dead wearing Ivanka Trump’s apparel, but many buy into the fashion image. Read more

Letters to the Editor

For a businessman, President Trump is woefully behind the times on the emerging markets of today. Read more

Letters to the Editor