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BURLINGTON | To be named to the University of Vermont dean’s list, students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or better and rank in the top 20 percent of their class in their respective college or school. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Middlebury Selectboard member Heather Seeley, and consulting engineer Peter DeGraff, reported on their recent meeting to discuss next steps following the board’s discussions of repair options for Creek Road that DeGraff presented... Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Middlebury Tree Committee members Judy Wiger-Grohs, Leslie Kameny and Chris Zeoli, also Middlebury’s tree warden, conveyed the news to the Middlebury Selectboard that the emerald ash borer (EAB) insect has been detected in Bristol... Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Denecker Chevrolet of Middlebury, along with a group of 14 Chevrolet dealerships, gave a helping hand to Rutland resident, Stefanie Schaffer. Read more

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RUTLAND | If you would like to make a difference for the animals at the Rutland County Humane Society (RCHS), consider becoming a transport volunteer. Read more

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Nala is a sweet young gal looking for a home without other pets, as they tend to stress her out too much. Read more

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We spend a lot of time and energy trying to get insects out of our gardens, but what if we thought about trying to bring more in? Read more

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According to Vermont Senate bill S113, approved by the 2019 Legislature and now awaiting approval on Gov. Phil Scott’s desk, the statewide ban on point-of-sale plastic bags, straws and coffee stirrers will take effect July 1, 2020. Read more

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We just learned that Shelburne Farms and the Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont (NOFA-VT) will be offering a year-long professional development program through their Vermont FEED partnership... Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Middlebury student Lubomir Cuba, who just finished his senior year as a member of the men’s tennis team, found a love for art and drawing at an early age. Read more

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CASTLETON | The Little East Conference (LEC) has announced its first sport expansion in nearly 20 years, announcing the addition of men’s golf and men’s swimming and diving Thursday morning. Read more

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RUTLAND | Castleton University officials announced a partnership with MHG Solar that will allow Castleton to purchase net-metering credits from a community solar site in nearby Poultney. Read more

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RUTLAND | On May 23, Rutland South Rotary Club presented a donation to Rutland Regional Medical Center in the amount of $2,352.66. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | The Middlebury Selectboard made the following appointments to a new ad hoc committee that has been formed to develop a draft of an ordinance regulating single-use plastic bags in Middlebury, as approved by the voters at Town Meeting... Read more

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RUTLAND | Poultney Selectboard member and 2018 state-senate primary candidate Terry Williams wants to draft new Republican Party candidates in time for the 2020 campaign. Read more

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BRANDON | Long before it became a long-running Broadway musical and then 2002’s Best Picture, the story of “Chicago”first achieved worldwide fame as a hit silent film. Read more

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VERGENNES | Bess Gramling, daughter of Phillip and Julie Gramling, has earned the honor of being valedictorian of the class of 2019 at Vergennes Union High School. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | The Middlebury Selectboard made the following contract awards: Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | In a special Middlebury Selectboard meeting held June 4 to update the community on Middlebury’s downtown rail and bridge project... Read more

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VERGENNES | Vermont Gov. Phil Scott last week joined local, state and federal partners to announce over $2.5 million in taxpayer-funded community development grants to nine communities in nine different counties throughout Vermont. Read more

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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

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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

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