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ELIZABETHTOWN | The state’s top law-enforcement officials sent out news releases triumphantly announcing fines and jail time for a band of scofflaw Essex County taxi cab owners who, the officials said, had bilked Medicaid out of millions of dollars. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Warren County’s relatively new method of keeping its roads clear of ice — undertaken in recent years to reduce salt pollution — has been temporarily jeopardized by the lack of prepared salt brine to spread on the county’s many miles of Read more

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AU SABLE FORKS | The fire department will donate all proceeds from their Feb. 2 Big Breakfast Benefit to Craig Scholl as he now recovers from successful kidney surgery in Maryland and gears up for further treatment and expensive travel costs. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Fewer hikers might wind up parking in the yards of Keene Valley residents because of a planned shuttle system that will bus hikers from Marcy Field to all popular Route 73 trailheads. Read more

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WILLSBORO | Cameras are mounted below Stop-Arms on all Willsboro Central School buses. New law allows use of footage to investigate possible violations. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | The year 2025 is looming. And Vermont’s road to “90 by 2025” carbon-free energy is proving to be a rocky, costly trek. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Knights of Columbus to host breakfast Jan. 5 Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Upon recommendation from the Middlebury Infrastructure Committee, the Selectboard awarded a contract to Broughton’s Farm Supply in Bridport for the purchase of a Cub Cadet 4x4 utility vehicle for use by the Parks & Recreation Department, Read more

News Briefs - Vermont

Each week, we do our best to provide our readers with timely, accurate community news, as well as coverage of education, features on engaging community members, and the high school sports coverage you have come to expect. Read more

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RAY BROOK | The Ray Brook Biomass Project boilers fired up last Friday, switching from fossil fuel to pellets to heat state office buildings. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County will use surplus funds and successful health insurance negotiations to keep taxes relatively flat in its 2020 spending plan, according to a budget memo provided to town supervisors. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Vermont has pockets of growth, mainly in urban and semi-urban centers and Addison County is considered one of them. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Commissioners are looking at state recommended technology designed to streamline Early Voting systems. But they are balancing concerns of cost and actual efficiencies, especially in rural areas. Read more

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Anyone in business today will tell you these are very interesting and challenging times in which we find ourselves. Read more

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ESSEX | The Town of Essex 2019 tax levy, minus fire district costs, is projected to be $700,634, a number approximately $13,000 less than current year spending. Read more

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SCHROON LAKE | Town hall expansion ran over by nearly $100,000 state says. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | For many Middlebury area residents and college students, it’s a dream come true: Amtrak passenger train service to New York City. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Numbers for the county’s assigned counsel program are escalating, and show no sign of plateauing. Read more

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So apparently there was some sort of big football game last Sunday? At least that’s what I heard; I was too busy at the snack table to pay much attention to what was on TV. Read more

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