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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh is reminding its residents to shovel their sidewalks after the declaration of an end of snow event. Or else. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh Parking Advisory Committee held its inaugural meeting in City Hall last week. Read more

The Sun

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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

The Vermont Eagle

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ALBANY | State Sen. Betty Little (R-Queensbury) and Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay) are calling for the “Recovery in Jobs Act” to be included in the 2019-20 state budget. Read more

The Sun

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SCHROON LAKE | In a developing island nation a thousand miles from home, Schroon Lake speech-language pathologist Jeanette Weber noticed some striking differences, of course, but also some striking similarities. Read more

The Sun

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TICONDEROGA | With the assistance of a $3,000 grant from the Pearsall Foundation, the Ticonderoga Festival Guild will present two special programs to local schools this winter that will be both educational and entertaining. Read more

The Sun

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OTTER CREEK | The Residence at Otter Creek was awarded the “Spirit of the ADA” award from the Vermont Governor’s Committee on the Employment of People with Disabilities. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

LAKE GEORGE | Robert F. Flacke, one of the region’s most prominent citizens over the past half-century, died Nov. 10 at his home in Lake George. Read more

The Sun

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MINEVILLE | Steven Collins is the sort of worker whom any employer would cherish. Read more

The Sun

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BEEKMANTOWN | Temple Grandin has no problem acknowledging that, as a person with autism, she sees the world through the eyes of a cow. Read more

The Sun

Life brings extra challenges to people with a disability. Putting food on the table should not be one of them. Read more

Letters to the Editor

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SCHUYLER FALLS | After years of negotiations, meetings, planning sessions and at least one late-night phone call from a state Senator, a new drug rehabilitation facility in Schuyler Falls opened last week. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh Common Council has written and released an online survey designed to garner public opinion on imposing a plastic straw ban. Read more

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The following is in response to the letter from Kenneth G. Barcomb published in the Aug. 18 edition of The Sun. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Adirondack North Country Gender Alliance (ANCGA) has received approval from the Plattsburgh Common Council to hold this year’s pride parade downtown — as long as marchers stay on the sidewalks. Read more

The Sun

Not content to merely “ask” Vermonters to go without single-use plastic straws, VPIRG is telling our legislators that they should pass a proposal to ban these straws altogether to keep them out of landfills in 2019. Read more

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NORTH HUDSON | Gov. Andrew Cuomo has formally approved the Boreas Pond classification, calling the state’s recent acquisition a “national treasure” as he signed the deal recommended by the Adirondack Park Agency last month. Read more

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RAY BROOK | The Boreas Pond Tract classification has been approved by the Adirondack Park Agency and is now awaiting the governor’s signature. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | If the City of Plattsburgh fines a property owner for not clearing the snow from their sidewalks, that property owner can now appeal the decision. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A city councilor has abandoned a plan to explore whether some property owners should be exempted from the city’s current sidewalk snow removal policy. Read more

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