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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. more

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On Nov. 14, the Vermont Eagle published an article announcing my citation for operating a motor vehicle while under suspension. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Deena Giltz McCullough honored by statewide group more

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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. 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. 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. 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). more

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TICONDEROGA | Substance dependency is an issue many would rather not mention in polite company, which, prevention workers say, is among the reasons it is such a hard problem to fight. more

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PLATTSBURGH | A proposed transitional housing and rehabilitation campus expected to take over the old Clinton Community College dormitories on the former U.S. Air Force base has received early approval from the Town of Plattsburgh Planning Board. more

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BRISTOL | “A vote for Gov. Phil Scott is a vote for all of us,” U.S. House candidate Anya Tinyo said during a GOP candidates’ forum held at a recently constructed volunteer fire station in the Addison County town of Bristol on Sept. 13. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Ongoing policy review of legalizing marijuana use in New York drew a thumbs down Monday in Essex County. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | State Sen. Betty Little (R-Queensbury) could face as many as three challengers this November as she defends her seat for a ninth term. more

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TICONDEROGA | Teachers in the Ticonderoga Central School District got to hear from an expert on opiate addiction recently. more

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SARANAC LAKE | The St. Joseph’s Addiction Recovery Center, a Saranac Lake-based substance abuse treatment facility, was awarded $450,000 from the state Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services last week. more

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

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PLATTSBURGH | Gov. Andrew Cuomo has asked state lawmakers to authorize funding for a study that will explore the legalization of recreational marijuana in New York state. more

The Sun

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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. more

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Opiates continue to have the country in a chokehold. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Assemblyman D. Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay) has introduced legislation that would allow businesses to claim a tax credit for hiring recovering addicts from state-certified rehab facilities. more

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TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga Town Police Department now has an officer trained as a narcotics investigator. more

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