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MONTPELIER | According to Rebecca Kelley, media aide to Gov. Phil Scott, members of the Vermont Opioid Coordination Council released their long-awaited progress report. Read more

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Members of the Vermont Opioid Coordination Council released their long-awaited progress report. Read more

Editorials

According to a news report last week by Montpelier investigative reporter and columnist Guy Page, of State Headliners appearing occasionally in this newspaper, Vermont’s homeless population is on the rise. Read more

Editorials

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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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The North Country is no stranger to the tragedies that result from a pattern of opioid abuse in our area. Read more

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MONTPELIER  | “Understanding Vermont’s Opioid Crisis” is an eight-part series highlighting the science of addiction as well as the cultural, social and economic challenges associated with addiction. Read more

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RUTLAND | Vermont Department of Health officials began warning people who use street drugs to seek a supply of the overdose “reversal” drug naloxone (commercially known as Narcan). Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Several Vermont State Police barracks and municipal police station in our area now accept unused and unwanted prescription medication from members of the public year-round. Read more

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BRANDON | Brandon Police officers responded to two drug overdose calls in one day last month. Read more

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While Vermont’s opioid crisis is far from under control, there is positive news about stamping out the epidemic of drug abuse and wasted lives, one person at a time. Read more

Editorials

Opioid epidemic, your government at work. Have you ever heard of the “Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act”? Read more

Letters to the Editor

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PLATTSBURGH | It was not the time he spent as a high school standout, a front-runner for the 1998 Heisman Trophy, or even the poor performance in the NFL that landed Ryan Leaf in a prison cell for 32 months. Read more

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In honor of September being National Recovery Awareness Month, I recently spent a day meeting with people and organizations dedicated to helping those affected by the opioid crisis. Read more

Guest Columnists

The current opioid epidemic was caused by a deadly intersection of many factors: greed, fear, the quest to feel good, misinformation and legitimate efforts to treat acute and chronic pain. Read more

Community Columnists

Battling addiction and winning has been the hardest thing I have had to do. Read more

Community Columnists

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TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga Elks are gearing up again for their annual Dictionary Project. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga Neighbors Addressing Drug Abuse (TiNADA) Coalition focuses on friends sharing hope about recovery from drug dependence. Read more

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The head of Friends of Recovery New York will speak in Ticonderoga Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — The fight to combat the North Country’s opiate crisis has gone digital. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury Police Chief Tom Hanley is among those local law enforcement officials who feel unsettled about opening the lid on legalized marijuana in Vermont. Read more

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