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Each week, we do our best to provide our readers with timely, accurate community news, as well as coverage of education, features on engaging community members, and the high school sports coverage you have come to expect. Read more

Editorials

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M.O. Stevens

Last week, I came across the tragic news story of a little boy with an Addison County, Vt., connection. The report appeared in the online edition of The Oregonian, dated Jan. 23, 2016. Read more

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In early June, I wrote a letter to U.S. Rep. Peter Welch to ask what his position was regarding Trade Priorities and Accountability Act. Read more

Opinions

Some months ago, this weekly commentary devoted space to look at the life of Seth Warner, Vermont’s forgotten patriot-hero. Read more

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It all started back in 1831, when the Vermont State Legislature approved the first railroad charter to link Rutland with Whitehall, N.Y. Read more

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Several recent bicycle-automobile accidents in our area call to mind that “sharing the road” will require more than just a nifty slogan. Read more

Opinions

Each week, we do our best to provide our readers with timely, accurate community news, as well as coverage of education, features on engaging community members, and the high school sports coverage you have come to expect. Read more

Editorials

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A remarkable likeness of the founder of Alcoholics Anonymous, Rutland’s newest sculpture is designed to celebrate William G. Wilson, known as “Bill W.” Read more

News Briefs - Vermont

MIDDLEBURY | The U.S. Department of Transportation has approved $500,000 in emergency relief funding following the Halloween rainstorm that left widespread damage throughout Vermont, according to Gov. Phil Scott’s office. Read more

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What lies beneath

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MIDDLEBURY | Champlain Valley gas will remain untapped Read more

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VERGENNES | John Graham Housing & Services candlelight vigil for the homeless Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | A Texas man, who was accused of posing as a medical a doctor as a way to “medically inspect” a Middlebury College student, was convicted of a federal charge of possessing child pornography in Burlington last week. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Former Eagle photographer won numerous news awards. J. Kirk Edwards, formerly of Ferrisburgh, passed away earlier this month at his retirement residence in South Carolina. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | The Vermont Book Shop will celebrate 70 years in business on Dec. 17. To commemorate the occasion, John Vincent of a Revolutionary Press to create a letterpress broadside of a Robert Frost poem, “A Time to Talk”. Read more

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Growth

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MIDDLEBURY | Vermont has pockets of growth, mainly in urban and semi-urban centers and Addison County is considered one of them. Read more

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FERRISBURGH | On Nov. 17, at approximately 8:50 p.m., a trooper with the Vermont State Police (VSP) conducted a motor vehicle stop on U.S. Route 7 after observing several moving violations. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Young people from around Addison County, especially those who have been involved in 4H Club activities in recent years, know and respect educator Martha Seifert. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Middlebury Selectboard members recently discussed a recommendation from the Creek Road Task Force that the town should install guardrails along eroded sections on the southern end of Creek Road, which has been closed since 2015. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Gov. Phil Scott and some members of his administration visited Addison County on Nov, 18, for its “Capitol for a Day“ initiative, a 14-county tour launched by the Governor in 2018. Read more

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News Briefs - Vermont

Mary Ruefle

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MIDDLEBURY | Mary Ruefle may not be a household name in her home state, but during the coming months, we’re sure more Vermonters will recognize her poetry and her insight. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Last week’s Halloween minicyclone did more property damage than first anticipated. Green Mountain Power officials were still accessing the damage from the surprise Oct. 31 rain and wind event when the Eagle went to press. Read more

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Hunter Safety - Bill Garrison

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MIDDLEBURY | Rifle season in Vermont is fast approaching and we asked Ethan Ready of Green Mountain National Forest (GMNF) in Rutland about safety tips and news relating to this year’s hunting season. Read more

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PITTSFORD | If you love yoga and love cats, then you’ll love our new fundraising event. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Paxton is a super sweet, 3-year-old silver lab who came to us when his owner was unable to provide him care. Read more

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The 2019 Vermont legislative session is now history, and it’s worth taking stock of its accomplishments, both positive and negative. Read more

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