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PLATTSBURGH | Director of Community Services Richelle Gregory came to the recent Clinton County Health Committee meeting to discuss the needs of local mental health and addiction services... Read more

The Sun

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MONTPELIER | Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan has sued eight members of the Sackler family, owners of Purdue Pharma LP, makers of the opioid OxyContin, among others. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | The Substance Abuse and Recovery of Clinton County (SPARCC) spends its time and services raising awareness of help for those struggling during the ever-growing opioid addiction crisis. Read more

The Sun

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PORT HENRY | Medical marijuana has the potential to treat a far-ranging list of maladies, from chronic pain to anxiety, representatives of a North Country dispensary told a meeting of the Moriah Chamber of Commerce last week. Read more

The Sun

TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga Neighbors Addressing Drug Abuse (TiNADA), in conjunction with the Substance Abuse Prevention Team of Essex County, presented a free movie night at North Country Community College last Thursday to help raise awareness... Read more

The Sun

CHAZY | Ice anglers from around New England are invited to participate in “Reeling for Recovery” Feb. 16, an ice fishing event where all money will be donated to a large substance abuse facility in upstate New York. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County Sheriff David Reynolds believes an early formative experience has instilled in him a moral compass as he takes control of the department. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Recovery in Jobs Act has been included in Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s $175 billion 2019-20 budget proposal. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The North Country’s delegation to the state legislature is primed to get back to work. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | In the late summer of 2017, Liam Brown had decided to come home. Read more

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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

The Vermont Eagle

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

Editorials

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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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It should come as no surprise to anyone that we live in turbulent times, and while some areas seem to be improving, others continue to spin out of control. Read more

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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. Read more

Editorials

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

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PLATTSBURGH | Deena Giltz McCullough honored by statewide group Read 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. Read more

The Sun

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

Letters to the Editor

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

The Vermont Eagle