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CASTLETON | Behind a strong starting pitching performance from Cameron Goulet, the Castleton University baseball team defeated the Plymouth State Panthers 7-5 last Wednesday evening at Pappas Field on the campus of Franklin Pierce University. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Middlebury scored the game’s first 15 goals on its way to a 15-7 win over Springfield (4-8) last Tuesday afternoon on Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Middlebury women extended their winning streak to double figures, as the third-ranked Panthers coasted past visiting Plymouth State University (PSU) 19-4 on last Wednesday for their 10th-straight victory. Read more

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CASTLETON | Pinwheel gardens, like the one at Community Health Centers of the Rutland Region (CHCRR)... Read more

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VERGENNES | Vergennes’ picturesque boat basin is located below the falls in the downtown section of Vermont’s Little City. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Lake Champlain is smaller than the Great Lakes, but Vermont politicians (jockeying to get taxpayer funds for a variety of special projects) have tried to reclassify it as the fifth Great Lake... Read more

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RUTLAND | Col. Matthew T. Birmingham, director of the Vermont State Police, announced that Detective Sgt. Michael Dion, with the Vermont State Police (VSP) Major Crime Unit-North, has been promoted to lieutenant/station commander... Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | A new online report shows that Vermonters have a lot of reasons to sing the blues: they have one of the United States’ highest state tax loads to bear. Read more

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RUTLAND | Following a one-day trial, a Rutland jury convicted Eric Bryan, 39, of Rutland, of attempted burglary and unlawful mischief for his role in the Jan. 15, 2017, attempt to break into a Vermont Railways System’s building... Read more

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RUTLAND | “Bill W.,” the co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), who spent his formative years in Rutland, will be honored as the subject of the seventh statue along the Rutland Sculpture Trail. Read more

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On April 5, I saw a group of Middlebury residents on their way to Montpelier to protest any further natural gas pipe installation. Read more

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RUTLAND | Please help the Rutland County Humane Society (RCHS) take care of our new arrivals this spring and summer. Read more

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This little guy needs a very special home. At six years old, JACK is looking to kick back and relax in a calm house with an individual or family who is in tune with his unique needs. One of the things that makes Jack so special is that he is deaf. Read more

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My father, Henry A. Pinsonneault, a resident of Bennington passed away on Feb. 15, 2002, at the age of 94; had he lived a little longer he would be 123 years old now. Read more

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Last week, Vermont Rep. Maxine Grad (D-Moretown), chairwoman of the House Judiciary Committee, told gun rights supporters at a public hearing to stop waving small United States flags. Why? Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Two members of the Middlebury College women’s hockey players were named 2019 New England Hockey Writers Association’s (NEHWA) Division II-III All-Stars. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | The Middlebury College baseball team split a pair of games against Hamilton College of New York in Florida on March 30, falling during the opening seven-inning game 5-1 before winning the nine-inning nightcap... Read more

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RUTLAND | The Mount St. Joseph (MSJ) Academy boys basketball team put it all together at the right time and claimed the Boys Division II Basketball Championship with a 49-44 win over Lake Region at Barre Auditorium. Read more

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RUTLAND | Rutland’s Chaffee Art Center is currently welcoming teens and young people to the new Open Studio Hub. Read more

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CASTLETON | Former Vermont Gov. Jim Douglas, a resident of Middlebury, will deliver the commencement address at Castleton University’s 232nd graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 18. 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

Editorials

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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