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WESTPORT | Boquet Valley Central School Board has hired a new principal for the elementary/middle school at Lake View Campus here. Read more

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AUSABLE FORKS | The state Farm Bureau and farmland conservation groups found good news in New York’s State Budget. Read more

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PERU | Peru is facing state fines for failing to comply with a law that requires municipalities to contract with shelters that have the ability to house all dogs — including those deemed dangerous in court. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | According to anecdotal reports heard by The Eagle, few Vermonters working locally in the private sector, at this time, are being affected by the partial federal government shutdown. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Vermont farmers, long the unfair main target of environmentalists concerned about high-phosphorous runoff into the Lake Champlain basin, are aware of the enormous cost of cleaning up the lake. Read more

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FORT-COULONGE, QUEBEC | Agri-tourism effort aims to support rural towns, small biz Read more

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After refusing pleas last month by at least two Vermont doctors’ organizations to listen to physicians about the medically-appropriate uses of marijuana... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

What ever happened to the good old days when our worst worries on the Fourth of July were traffic jams and wayward fireworks? Read more

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PERU — Town officials decided to hold off on approving a proposed dog licensing law at Monday’s public hearing. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY —The Vermont Dairy Promotion Council and the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets have partnered to launch a new website and video highlighting the economic impact of the state’s dairy industry. Read more

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PERU — Disagreements in dog licensing redemption procedures have Peru town officials and Elmore SPCA on a tight leash. Read more

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