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As we kick off 2020, I wanted to update you on the important work that my Congressional office has been able to accomplish on your behalf over the past year. Read more

Guest Columnists

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ELIZABETHTOWN | In his State of the State and Executive Budget address last week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo outlined several measures to small business cut taxes. And Sen. Little honored; longest-serving GOP member of legislature. Read more

The Sun

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GRANVILLE | After five months being vacant, Gov. Phil Scott announced the appointment of Peter Reed (I) to fill the Orange-Washington-Addison House District seat. Reed follows August 2019 resignation of Independent Rep. Ben Jickling. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

Census coming

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MIDDLEBURY | It’s the start of a new decade and that means Census takers will be seen throughout the area. According to the U.S. Constitution, all persons in the United States must be counted and that’s what is commonly referred to as the Census. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

MONTPELIER | Turn Out for Tourism will be held at the Vermont State House front steps in Montpelier on Wednesday, Jan. 15, in the new year. Read more

News Briefs - Vermont

BRANDON | Officials of the Preservation Trust of Vermont, in collaboration with Maine Preservation, the New Hampshire Preservation Alliance and the Preservation League of NY, announced the opening of the 2019 Northeast Heritage Economy Program grant. Read more

News Briefs - Vermont

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QUEENSBURY | Within hours of Stec’s announcement, several candidates revealed they had submitted letters of intent with area Republican party officials to run for his 114th district Assembly post. Read more

The Sun

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The Counseling Service of Addison County, Addison County Economic Development Corporation, and the United Way of Addison County, hosted UVM economist, Dr. Art Woolf, on Dec. 12 for a special community breakfast event at Catamount Park in Middlebury. Read more

News Briefs - Vermont

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MIDDLEBURY | Skilled workforce shortages plague the construction industry, with Bureau of Labor Statistics data showing 379,000 vacant jobs in the sector nationally. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

What lies beneath

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MIDDLEBURY | Champlain Valley gas will remain untapped Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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

The Vermont Eagle

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WARRENSBURG | Local citizens interested in the future of the Warrensburg hamlet’s character and ambiance should attend a special meeting of the Warrensburg Zoning Board of Appeals set for 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25, at the town hall, according to various Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Arts Council held a reception for supervisors at the historic Hand House last week to thank them for their role in helping to revive an agency that just a decade ago had been in danger of withering away. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County is being lauded for its economic strength. Read more

The Sun

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TICONDEROGA | After a one-year hiatus, the Ticonderoga Festival Guild Players will be back in action in 2019, performing a dinner-theater murder mystery later this month at the Best Western hotel. Read more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | Vermont Gov. Phil Scott (R) and U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D) announced on Jan. 22 that Vermont communities struggling to overcome the decline in the forestry industry will now be able to consider accessing a $7 million taxpayer-funded... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

I would like to respond to Luke Dailey’s letter to the editor in the Dec. 8 issue of The Sun. Read more

Letters to the Editor

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Many Vermonters are not benefiting from the state’s economic growth. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | For most Vermonters, it’s clear that the state relies heavily on tourism to help add needed money in local coffers. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga has been selected as a trailhead for the planned Empire State Trail, a multi-use route expected to open in 2020. Read more

The Sun